• District 250 And Its Locals Hone Their Communication Skills
    IAMAW District 250 provided training for each Local Lodge representative to better communicate to their membership through their website, as well as to reach out to the youth and next generation of IAMAW members. The training was delivered by Frank Saptel from the Canadian Office.
    The Machinists Union is following through on its promise to support women in their efforts to rise through the ranks of the IAM to leadership positions across North America. International President Robert Martinez Jr. announced the creation of the Leadership Excellence Assembly of Dedicated Sisters (LEADS) program earlier this year. The program’s mission is to prepare more … Read more
  • Highest-ever number of female delegates at District 140 Convention
     19 October, 2023 IAM District 140’s 25th anniversary marked another milestone in their history! Ivana Saula, Canadian Research Director and Canadian Director of Women and Human Rights, noted that the number of female delegates was the highest ever. “It is also nice that the number of sisters who attend as delegates continues to grow- it’s a … Read more
  • Period Promise
    Here at District Lodge 250, we enrolled in the Period Promise Campaign. About Period Promise We’ve done the research. Half of everyone who menstruates in BC – women, girls, non-binary people, and trans folx – have struggled to buy products at some point in their life. More than a quarter have gone through a period without … Read more
  • Canadian General Vice-President David Chartrand continues Site Visits
    David Chartrand, IAM Canadian General Vice-President, visited more locals this week in keeping with his commitment to stay in touch with locals and keep the lines of communications open. In the last series of visits, he toured Locals in Ontario: LL2412 and LL2922 in North Bay, LL1922 in Mississauga, LL386 in Owen Sound, LL103 in … Read more
  • William W. Winpisinger
    The IAM is proud of the W3 training facility down in Maryland. June of 1980, the IAM took the first steps toward realizing the vision of International President William W. Winpisinger. With the purchase of buildings and land, the concept of building an innovative education facility was underway. A facility where members could come together, … Read more
  • Denise Heath Appointed IAM Aerospace Department Special Representative
    AEROSPACE October 3, 2023 IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has announced, effective Oct. 1, the appointment of IAM Local 519 President and Directing Business Representative Denise Heath to the position of IAM Aerospace Department Special Representative.
  • Missouri IAM Local 778 Gives Back To The Community
    IAM H.E.L.P.S. IN THE COMMUNITY October 19, 2023 Twelve members of the IAM Local Lodge 778 helped Kansas City Parks and Recreation clean up a large section of the Indian Creek Trail. The Indian Creek Bike/Hike Trail links two states, four communities, and a multitude of parks along Indian Creek. On Saturday, September 9, 2023, … Read more
  • IAM Local 78 Members Prepare for Upcoming Negotiations with Harley-Davidson
    EASTERN October 19, 2023 Negotiating committee members from IAM Local 78, United Steelworkers (USW) Local 460 recently completed a Negotiation Preparation Program at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center (W3) in Hollywood, MD. The group is preparing for upcoming negotiations with Harley-Davidson. The four-day training, led by IAM Education Representative Jon Irvine and … Read more
  • Promote Awareness and Communication
    IAMAW District 250 provided training for each Local Lodge representative to better communicate to their members through their website, as well as to reach out to the youth and next generation of IAMAW members.
  • Strike at Avcorp Corporation ends – Thanks for the Solidarity!
    A thanks to all who supported IAM11. The Union and Company have reached a fair settlement that has been agreed to by the members. #bclab#clab Proud Fighting Machinist’s tearing down the Picket Line after achieving a Desirable Collective Agreement after being Locked Out by AVCORP Industries. We want to thank everyone for your Solidarity and … Read more
  • IAM Local Lodge 11 workers locked out by Avcorp Industries in Delta, B.C.
    17 September, 2019 For Immediate Release Delta, B.C. – Approximately 300 workers, members of IAM Local Lodge 11, were locked out by Avcorp Industries at 10:00 pm Monday evening. The company offered no rationale, but simply served the union notice and proceeded with the lockout. The union and the company have been in bargaining since early … Read more