Month: December 2019

Happy Holidays from the IAM

Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM,   As 2019 rapidly nears its end and we make our various holiday plans, I want to let you know what an honor it is for myself and your Executive Council to serve our great union. The IAM is much more than territories, districts, local lodges and shop floors—it is family. Our Machinists […]

IAM District 54 DBR Dean Wright Appointed to Law Committee

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. announced the appointment of District 54 Directing Business Representative T. Dean Wright to serve on the IAM Law Committee. “Dean Wright’s experience and leadership make him a valuable member of the Law Committee,” said Martinez. “He will serve our 2020 Grand Lodge Convention delegates well.” The IAM Law Committee […]

IAM Mourns Loss of Former Western Territory Administrative Assistant Tom Hurd

The Machinists Union mourns the passing of retired Western Territory Administrative Assistant Tom Hurd. “The IAM has lost a great leader,” said IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. “He was an important representative in this union, the Western Territory and in the aerospace sector. We will all surely miss Brother Tom Hurd.” Brother Hurd began […]

TELL CONGRESS: Vote “no” on USMCA

The IAM sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives urging a “no” vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), also known as NAFTA 2.0.  The IAM needs you to take action by asking your House member to oppose any vote on the proposed NAFTA pact. TELL CONGRESS: Vote “no” on USMCA NAFTA […]