IAM Local 389 https://iamlocal389.org Sat, 13 May 2023 13:22:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.2.2 Nominations Open For Local 389 Officers and Delegates https://iamlocal389.org/current-relevant/nominations-open-for-local-389-officers-and-delegates/ Sat, 13 May 2023 13:22:56 +0000 https://iamlocal389.org/?p=954

Local Lodge 389 nominations for officers and delegates are now open.

Members and retirees are officially notified that local lodge Officer and Delegate nominations and elections will be conducted on the following dates.

Local 389 Lodge Officer and Delegate nominations will occur during the regular business meeting on November 1, 2023 at 4:00pm at the Chula Vista Machinists Hall at 950 Park Way, Chula Vista, CA 91910.

Local 389 Lodge Office and Delegate election will occur during the regular business meeting on December 6, 2023 at 4:00pm at the Chula Vista Machinists Hall at 950 Park Way, Chula Vista, CA 91910.

The following Officer and Delegate Positions are up for nomination and election:


Vice President

Recording Secretary

Secretary Treasurer

Trustee (x3)

Conductor Sentinel

Cal Conference of Machinists Delegate (x2)

San Diego Building Association (x3)

SDIC Labor Counsel (x3)

District 947 Delegates (x3)

Any questions regarding the nomination and election process should be directed to any shop steward or Executive Board member.

For a downloadable copy of the announcement above click here.

May 2023 General Membership Meeting Reminder https://iamlocal389.org/current-relevant/may-2023-general-membership-meeting-reminder/ Mon, 01 May 2023 01:16:12 +0000 https://iamlocal389.org/?p=945

Our May, 2023 General Business Meeting for Local Lodge 389 members is this Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at the San Diego Machinists Hall (5150 Kearny Mesa Rd., San Diego 92111) at 4:00 pm. There are only two more meetings scheduled for the Kearny Mesa location, so if this is the more convenient location for you to attend, be sure to get to these next two meetings. Meetings will be held at the Chula Vista Hall beginning in July.

Meeting Dates 2023 https://iamlocal389.org/current-relevant/meeting-dates-2023/ Thu, 09 Mar 2023 03:07:10 +0000 https://iamlocal389.org/?p=941 ]]> Richard Sanchez Memorial Scholarship Applications Being Accepted https://iamlocal389.org/current-relevant/richard-sanchez-memorial-scholarship-applications-being-accepted-2/ Wed, 08 Feb 2023 19:30:23 +0000 https://iamlocal389.org/?p=934 It’s scholarship time again! Every year Local 389 offers scholarship opportunities for members, their children, grandchildren and spouses. Formerly known as the Local Lodge 389 Scholarship, the award was renamed after the late Richard Sanchez , the founder of the award. Richard had a vision to help members and their children with some of their college expenses and ran the program since 2005. The deadline is May 26, 2023. Awarded participants will receive their scholarships at the June 7th general membership meeting at the Kearny Mesa Hall.

Please pass the word along to members you know with kids attending college this semester. Get applications or questions answered through your shop stewards or any Local 389 Executive Board members. A downloadable PDF application is available by clicking the link below.

For a downloadable copy of the application click here.

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Labor Day Support for Automotive Technicians https://iamlocal389.org/action-needed/labor-day-support-for-automotive-technicians/ Sun, 28 Aug 2022 18:01:59 +0000 https://iamlocal389.org/?p=922

Bring your friends and family out to Mercedes Benz of San Diego this Labor Day, September 5, 2022 and show your support for the IAM automotive mechanics on the strike line. A press conference will take place at 10am at the Kearny Mesa Machinists Hall and then we will march over to the dealership and the strike line. Food and refreshments will be provided. Celebrate this Labor Day by participating in some important union activity.

Solar Turbines Joint Apprenticeship Committee Election https://iamlocal389.org/current-relevant/solar-turbines-joint-apprenticeship-committee-election/ Fri, 05 Aug 2022 16:39:08 +0000 https://iamlocal389.org/?p=911

On Thursday, August 4, 2022, the union conducted an election for the precision machine tool mechanic seat that was vacant on the Joint Apprenticeship Committee. Matthew Wisma and Ryan McCarty were both candidates and are both apprenticeship graduates at Solar Turbines. It was a small voting pool and the race was very tight with the decision being handed out by one vote. Congratulations to Ryan McCarty on winning the seat Special thanks to both candidates for running and exercising your union rights. Further thanks to those who voted. Union participation is what makes unions work.

IAM District 947 and Homeboy Industries E-Waste Drive https://iamlocal389.org/action-needed/iam-district-947-and-homeboy-industries-e-waste-drive/ Wed, 27 Jul 2022 22:04:55 +0000 https://iamlocal389.org/?p=906

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District 947 and Homeboy Industries are kicking off an E-waste recycling drive set to kick off August 10, 2022. We are looking for items people are able to recycle such as laptops, desk top computer towers, servers, smart phones and other electronics that can be refurbished and repurposed to aid Homeboy industries in their mission. We will not be accepting TVs or monitors at this time. There will be drop off locations in San Diego and Los Angeles area for the e-waste.

Homeboy industries is the largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. They provide hope, training, and support to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated people, allowing them to redirect their lives and become contributing members of our community. For more information about Homeboy Industries click here.

For additional information about the e-waste drive, call Business Representative Brian Steinrichter at (619)453-1851.

Job Posting-District 947 Business Rep https://iamlocal389.org/uncategorized/job-posting-district-947-business-rep/ Thu, 26 May 2022 04:22:49 +0000 https://iamlocal389.org/?p=900 To download the posting click here.

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Come See Your Building Association In Action! https://iamlocal389.org/current-relevant/come-see-your-building-association-in-action/ Fri, 15 Apr 2022 01:31:36 +0000 https://iamlocal389.org/?p=897

The San Diego Machinists Building Association is having its annual general meeting and all members are invited. The meeting will be held at the Kearny Mesa Hall at 4pm on Monday, April 18, 2022. Food will be provided. The menu includes tri tip, ribs, chicken tenders with sides including mac and cheese, collard greens, potatoes salad and cornbread. Desert will be peach cobbler.

So come on out early and enjoy some good food, great friends and get acquainted with Building Association directors and see what they do for your San Diego Union halls. We hope to see you all there.

Local 389 Steward and Safety Representative Nominations Are Open https://iamlocal389.org/uncategorized/local-389-steward-and-safety-representative-nominations-are-open/ Tue, 05 Apr 2022 23:42:11 +0000 https://iamlocal389.org/?p=892 This is an official announcement that 2022 steward and safety representative nominations are open. Please see the notice below for instructions and details about the nomination process. Notices will also be posted on the union shop boards throughout the plants. For a downloadable version of the notice click here.

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