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Machinists, Rep. Norcross Leading Charge for ‘Buy American’ Defense Expansion

An amendment championed by the IAM and U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ) that would dramatically increase domestically made procurement requirements in major defense programs has cleared a critical hurdle in Congress. The IAM, North America’s largest aerospace defense union, has been pushing the increase for years in order to strengthen the defense industrial base and […]

President Biden Honors Labor Unions, Essential Workers at White House

President Biden delivered a historic speech from the White House recognizing unions and essential workers for their sacrifices and courage in keeping America moving during the COVID-19 pandemic. The president honored the legacy of the late AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka and took a moment of silence to remember working people who have passed away from the virus.   The president called for the passage […]

Machinists Vow to Fight ‘Anti-Democratic, Anti-American’ Texas Voter Suppression Law

IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr., is urging union members and allies to help unseat the “right-wing radicals” who spearheaded the new Texas state law that suppresses voter rights. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott recently signed Senate Bill 1 into law after the Republican-led legislative passed it during a special session. We have a saying in […]

Registration Now Open for 2022 Winpisinger Center Leadership Programs

The Winpisinger Center’s call for 2022 Leadership Programs has been distributed to Local and District Lodges. The table of dates and a registration link for 2022 Leadership Programs are now available on the Winpisinger Center’s website. Leadership Programs fill up quickly and members are encouraged to talk with their Lodge Officers concerning the registration and […]

Fuentes Appointed IAM Grand Lodge Auditor

Mariaelena Fuentes, formerly a District W2021 organizer, has been appointed to serve as a Grand Lodge Auditor. Fuentes will serve District and Local Lodges in Auditing Zone 4, which covers Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A member of IAM Local 2917 since 2007, Fuentes has served […]