Black History Month: The IAM Fight for Civil Rights in the 1960s

Human rights for African Americans were officially recognized in the U.S. with the historic passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the implementation of the Voting Rights Act a year later. Despite those historic legislative accomplishments, the IAM understood that centuries of racial discrimination had caused devastating social and economic damage in black communities. […]

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. […]