MLK Would Call on Us to Protect Our Democracy

Dear Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM, This weekend, we honor the life and legacy of an iconic civil rights activist. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was an early proponent of voting rights and a tireless advocate for the working class and the oppressed around the world. I call on you to celebrate the […]

2022 Meeting Schedule

The meeting dates and times for 2022 have been posted. They can be found in the Events window on the home page of this site, on the events page of our Facebook page and on the shop bulletin boards pending approval from HR. Click “going” or “interested” on the event in Facebook to get reminders […]

Education for Everyone

For union activists, nothing will ever be able to replicate the value of in-person learning but the IAM wants to make sure all members have access to education. That’s why the Machinists Union is offering Leadership I classes online in 2022. “While I think we all prefer in-person classes, I believe that the real question isn’t […]

Apply Now for the 2022 IAM Scholarship Competition

The 2022 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 Application packet must be postmarked by February 11, 2022, and received no later than February 23, 2022. Applications, rules, and general information can be found on the 2022 IAM Scholarship Competition page. […]

Machinists Union Urges Congress to Invest in Nation’s Shipyards

The IAM is reaching out to members of Congress, encouraging them to support bipartisan legislation that would provide much-needed investment to optimize and improve our nation’s shipyards. International President Robert Martinez Jr wrote a letter to all U.S. Representatives and Senators urging them to co-sponsor the Supplying Help to Infrastructure in Ports, Yards, and America’s […]

Remembering Our Heroes

  Sisters and Brothers, This Memorial Day weekend, we remember military service members who have fought and died for our freedom. They were willing to put their lives on the line, at home and abroad, to defend us against all enemies, both foreign and domestic. These heroes died protecting the many freedoms we enjoy today from […]