Month: October 2019

Register Now for the 2020 IAM Veterans Services Program

The IAM is holding its 2020 Veteran Services Program February 23-28 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. The IAM understands military veterans can have unique situations and needs. This week-long course was developed to help IAM veterans themselves, and to better recognize those needs in order to help our […]

Machinists Sweep the Georgia Labor Awards

It’s a proud moment for one machinist to be inducted into the Georgia Labor Hall of Fame. So when four IAM members were honored at this year’s ceremony, proud didn’t begin to describe the emotions felt by our union family. Machinist members Brother Peter F. Taylor Jr., Brother Alan R. Williams, Brother Waymon D. Norwood […]

Ohio Local Raises $6K for Guide Dogs

The 21st Annual IAM Local Lodge 912 Golf Tournament was held on October 8, 2019 at the Mill Golf Course in Cincinnati, OH. More than $6,300 was raised for the Guide Dogs of America. This year’s event was the most attended in the two decades since its inception, with 140 golfers on 35 teams competing for prizes […]

Donating Life

It was 4 a.m. when Michael Bukta rose from a deep sleep with a voice telling him to go see his friend Chuck. “He’s not going to say ‘no’ today, just go see Chuckie,” the voice said. Having never experienced anything like this, the IAM Transportation Department member of Pittsburgh Local 1044 knew he had […]

IAM Urges House Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

The Machinists Union is urging passage of the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019 (H.R. 4863), which would sustain U.S. manufacturing and other strategic industries and improve the balance of trade between the U.S. and high export nations by reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank for the next 10 years. The Ex-Im Bank is one of the […]