This Constitution Day, Be Counted for the Census

Constitution Day , celebrated every year on September 17, commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. Article I, Section II of the U.S. Constitution mandates a count of the U.S. population every 10 years. The data collected helps determine where more than $675 billion in federal funding is distributed to states […]

Big Show of Solidarity in Wichita for Local 774

Hundreds of IAM Local 774, District 70 members and supporters rallied in downtown Wichita, KS last week in a show of solidarity and support of their negotiating committee amid contract negotiations with Textron Aviation. “Textron Aviation manufactures the industry’s best-in-class aircraft,” said District 70 President and Directing Business Representative Cornell Beard. “Our skilled machinists are […]

Apply Now for the 2021 IAM Scholarship Competition

The 2021 IAM Scholarship Competition is accepting applications . The competition is open to members of the IAM and their children throughout the United States and Canada. The deadline for applications is February 12, 2021.  Apply for a 2021 IAM Scholarship. In 2020, the IAM awarded 16 scholarships valued at $64,000. The winners were selected […]

Senators Schumer, Gillibrand Support IAM Workers at Jamestown Metal Products, Urge Institutional Casework to Reverse Course, Halt Plant Closure

U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling on Institutional Casework Inc. to reconsider their plan to close Jamestown Metal Products in Jamestown, NY and work with local officials to overcome financial challenges the company may be facing. Institutional Casework Inc. announced in May that they would close the historic Jamestown plant, which has […]

IAM’s Maria Santiago Lillis Recognized for Making a Difference in Hawaii

IAM Western Territory Grand Lodge Representative Maria Santiago Lillis was recently featured in an article published in the Hawaii Landscape magazine titled, “Sisters Under the Skin: Diversity of Women and Labor in Hawaii .” The article, written by Dr. Leslie Lopez who specializes in labor education curriculum at the University of Hawaii’s Center for Labor […]