Boeing Contract Update

May 25, 2022 Dear Brothers and Sisters, The “Bargaining Committee” will be finishing our “Non-Economic” proposals this Friday, May 27th in preparation for the start of “Non-Economic” bargaining with the Company on June 14th. In addition, the “Bargaining Committee” will start meeting again in the next couple of weeks to put together our “Economic” proposals for the Company.  We have received the results of the last survey and based on those survey’s; the membership’s focus has not changed on what it will take to get an “ACCEPTED” contract.  We appreciate ALL of your suggestions and comments concerning the contract.  As […]

Today, the IAM Celebrates 134 Years of Fighting for Working Families

Sisters and Brothers, Today, we celebrate the 134th anniversary of our great union. In 1888, 19 Machinists met secretly in a locomotive pit in Atlanta declaring themselves “The Order of United Machinist and Mechanical Engineers.” A year later, 40 local lodges were established, and in 1889, the first Machinists Union Convention was held at the state capital in Atlanta, with 34 locals represented. Our 40th Grand Lodge Convention will be represented by more than 800 locals this October. Our founders would be proud of how our union has grown, both in size and diversity, as Machinists Union members now work in […]