Category: Local News

Join Us at the 2019 IAM Communications Conference in Las Vegas

Communication Conference

Communicators at all levels of the IAM are encouraged to take part in the 2019 IAM Communications Conference at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas June 4-6, 2019. Click here for the official call letter and enrollment form (English | French) IAM International President Bob Martinez will chair the conference. The packed agenda will be a unique […]

IAM Fighting to Keep Indiana Schneider Electric Facility Open

Photo of lock on gate

The Machinists Union is fighting to save more than 300 high-skilled, middle-class jobs and keep a Schneider Electric plant in Peru, Indiana open after the company recently announced plans to shut down the facility and move production to other locations, including Mexico. In a multi-level city, county and statewide push to create an economic plan […]

TCU Local 2508 Member James Lake Goes Above and Beyond for Amtrak Passengers

In an Amtrak train stalled in mountain snow, with 183 people stranded, James Lake didn’t hesitate to give a hand. James is an on-board lead service attendant for Amtrak and member of TCU Local 2508. Lake was running the Coffee Car on the Amtrak Coast Starlight route from Washington to Southern California when the train […]