Machinists Union Statement on Milwaukee Molson Coors Shooting

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2020 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) releases the following statement on the shooting at Molson Coors Beverage Company in Milwaukee. The IAM represents approximately 50 mechanics and machine repair workers at the brewery. They are represented by IAM Locals 66 and 510 in Milwaukee.

“The Machinists Union is deeply saddened by the horrific tragedy that occurred Wednesday at the Molson Coors Beverage Company in Milwaukee. We want to express our deepest condolences to the victims’ families, the members of IAM Locals 66 and 510, and all our union sisters and brothers affected by this senseless act of violence. We are working closely with the company and fellow unions and are in the process of deploying resources and counselors from the IAM Employee Assistance Program, as we know many workers will need support in dealing with this tragedy.”

Updated: February 29, 2020 — 8:27 am