December Gun Raffle

Date Firearm Ticket Name Price 1 Heritage Rough Rider 2 Benelli Nova 12ga 3 Remington 870 Express 4 Ruger 10/22 5 Savage Axis II XP 6 Kimber Hunter Pro 6.5 7 Ruger SR22 8 Browning AB3 Stalker 9 Smith & Wesson SD9 10 Ruger American .270 11 Savage Mark IIF 12 Savage Axis .243 13 Henery AR-7 14 Henry .30-.30 15 Smith & Wesson 638 16 Ruger Security 9mm 17 Heritage Rough Rider 18 Browning A-Bolt 19 Savage 93R17 20 Browning X-Bolt 21 Ruger EC9 22 Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 23 Henery Frontier .22 24 Tikka T3X 25 Browning […]

Boeing Contract SpeedFact

Reasons to Reject the Contract July 18, 2022 Dear Brothers and Sisters, ELIMINATION OF TIER 2 MEANS NOTHING WITHOUT AN INCREASE TO WAGE PROGRESSION RATE• No improvement to the wage progression rate. Remains at $0.50/hr. twice a year.o The current wage progression rate means on average it would take 23 years to reach the rate range maximum. o Company rejected multiple Union proposals addressing wage progression rates. o Company rejected Unions proposal of zoom to the top of scale after 8 years from hire date. GENERAL WAGE INCREASES COMPANY MISSES THE TARGET!• Year 1 of the contracto $1.50/hr. for those at the top of the rate o $2.00/hr. for those not at the top […]

December 2021 GDA Gun Raffle

Tickets are currently being sold for our Guide Dogs of America Gun Raffle. There will be 400 Tickets Sold. Please reach out to your Plant Chair or Steward if you would like to purchase a ticket. Day Firearm Price Ticket Number Winner 1 Heritage Rough Rider 134.99 302 TJ Marsh 2 Ruger SR22 377.99 050 Mike Craig 3 Savage 110 Apex 270 539.99 357 Kendrick Williams 4 Beretta A300 Outlander 719.99 265 Bob Alexander 5 Savage 93R17 251.99 311 John Tinnon 6 Heritage Rough Rider 22 Mag 161.99 003 Roger Hammett 7 Ruger LCP .380 215.99 141 Dennis Vlasak 8 […]

Have You Registered for the IAM’s 2020 Presidential Endorsement Election?

Who should the IAM endorse for the U.S. president? Don’t miss the opportunity to register to have your voice heard! As you may have heard, there’s a new process that gives the IAM members the opportunity to vote online for a candidate of their choice. To do so, you must register to vote in our endorsement process at iam2020.org. “When presidential candidates call me and ask for our endorsement I tell them all the same thing: If you want the IAM’s endorsement, don’t talk to me—talk to our members,” said IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. “Go visit them, and listen to them, […]

Gun Winners as of 4/25/2019

Thank you to everyone that participated in Guide Dogs of America Spring Gun Raffle.   Brad Demond        Stoeger M3500 Cody Davis             Heritage Rough Rider Steven Schultz       Ruger LCP Seth Flamm           Ruger SR22 Kevin Kline            Browning Cynergy Sixto Limiac          Sig Sauer P320 Larry Kunza          Ruger 10/22 Travis Litteken     Savage 110 Joe Gruber            Savage Axis II Scott Edger           Savage Mark […]

It’s Time for Equal Pay

This year, Equal Pay Day is on April 2, 2019. Equal Pay Day represents on average how far into the year a woman must work to earn what a man earned in 2018. The wage gap is even greater for women of color. The gender pay gap hurts working families and our economy “Wage disparity between men and women is an issue that we must all fight to eliminate,” said Machinists Union International President Bob Martinez. “The best way to fight wage discrimination is to join in union. The IAM is committed to raise awareness and help close the gender […]

Follow IAM Addiction Services on Facebook

Earlier this year, the IAM launched the Addition Services Program to help find help for members and their families who are struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. With the launch of their Facebook page, the program now has a social media presence.   Please give the IAM Addiction Services Facebook page a like and share it with your friends to spread the word about this useful benefit for Machinists Union members. IAM Addiction Services include assessment, placement into a treatment facility, follow up and aftercare. These services are available to all dues-paying IAM members and their eligible family members. Assistant […]

NASCAR Tribute To Labor

Join Us at the fifth annual Chicagoland Speedway Tribute To Labor! PACKAGE INCLUDES: •   A Premium Race Ticket in Section D to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 400 on June 30, 2019 •   A Sunday Infield Fan Zone Pit Pass, with access to the Drivers’ Red Carpet Walk, pit road, track and infield lawn access before the race and up-close access to the pre-race concert featuring Lee Brice! ($55 Value) •   Carnival in Champions Park June 28-30 – Family-Friendly Rides – All you can ride $20 wristbands – Youth Attractions & Games •   Pit Bike National – […]

IAM Members Continue Fight to End Government Shutdown

IAM members all across the nation are engaged in the battle to end the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history. IAM members several other unions recently held a rally  at the Nationals Park in Washington, DC where Senate Republicans were gathered for a retreat instead of voting on a House bill to reopen the government. Members gathered at the rally demanding  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to immediately call a Senate vote to end the shutdown. “Tell Mitch McConnell that enough is enough,” NFFE-IAM Federal District 1 President/Directing Business Representative Randy Erwin told the crowd. “Every member of the […]

Boeing Super Hornet Appears To Be The New ‘Top Gun’ — Not Lockheed F-35

GILLIAN RICH 5/31/2018 Boeing (BA) may have just received a huge publicity boost for its upgraded F/A-18 Super Hornet, after Tom Cruise tweeted a photo from the set of the “Top Gun” sequel. The photo shows Cruise, who played Maverick in the first “Top Gun” movie, in front of what appears to be a Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, instead of the Navy version of Lockheed Martin‘s (LMT) F-35. Boeing didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment. The Navy told CNN that it provided Paramount Pictures access to Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, Calif., for the filming of “Top Gun: Maverick.” David Evans, with […]

IAM Machinists On Strike Against ULA

Strike Line Cape Canaveral, FL The first day of a strike always garners a lot of attention; from the media, the community and even union members. But it’s the second day that separates the real heroes. Day two makes it clear who is willing to talk about change and who is willing to fight for it. Strike Line Decatur, AL     “Our members have delivered the reliability and experience that has helped United Launch Alliance create a world-class U.S. space program,” said Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. “The Machinists Union members at ULA connect the world with our […]

Show solidarity on #UnionShirtThursday

Wear your union shirts for #UnionShirtThursday every Thursday. Post your picture using the hashtag #UnionShirtThursday on twitter. If you are interested in t-shirts from your local lodge please talk with a plant chairman or attend a local lodge meeting. Follow District 837 @iam837.