Month: August 2019

IAM CREST Seeking Members to Help with Training Programs

Are you interested in safety and health? Do you want to help your Brothers and Sisters stay safe? IAM CREST is seeking members interested in assisting with training programs. To become an Associate Instructor with IAM CREST, the following is required: Attend a 32-hour Chemical Emergency Response (CER) Training: International Chemical Workers Union Council (ICWUC) […]

Machinists Union Asks Trump, Pence to Urge Regal Beloit to Reconsider Indiana Plant Closure

The IAM is asking the White House to save more than 110 jobs at Regal Beloit’s aerospace parts manufacturing facility in Valparaiso, IN. Regal abruptly and without warning announced plans to close its Valparaiso plant Tuesday. The news comes 59 days into a strike by Indiana IAM Local 2018 members seeking fair wages and affordable […]

IAM Members at Alaska Airlines Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contracts

Washington, D.C., Aug. 27, 2019 — The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced its Alaska Airlines membership overwhelmingly ratified two contracts covering 5,000 Clerical, Office, Passenger Service, Reservations, Ramp and Stores Workers at the Seattle-based carrier. The five-year accords run through September 2024 and provide pay increases between 10-16 percent on […]

Tough Conversations in the South

America Doesn’t Work Without Workers was the theme of the 2019 Southern States Conference of Machinists (SSCM) held recently in San Antonio, TX.  This concept resonated with the nearly 200 delegates from the IAM’s southern territory who gathered to talk about work, politics and everything in between. “The SSCM is where the plan is put […]