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  • International President Martinez Visits Florida Members Recovering from Hurricane
    IAM International President Bob Martinez recently visited Panama City, FL Local 1106 members at WestRock mill and Local 449 members at Tyndall Air Force Base. They, and the community as a whole, continue to suffer two months after Hurricane Michael made landfall. The storm is the first ever Category 4 hurricane on record to hit […]
  • IAM Machinists Build A Brighter Christmas in Wichita
    IAM Southern Territory’s District Lodge 70, in Wichita, KS adopted 1,111 Angels for the local Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program and sponsored 25 Union families for 2018. “With the extent of involvement in the Angel Tree program by our Local Lodges, the district lodge decided to award the local and company that adopted the most […]
  • Tennessee IAM Local 2385 Gives Thanks
    For nearly 50 years, the Goodman plant, now owned by Daikin Industries, has been a mainstay in the small community of Fayetteville, TN. The facility has seen generations of workers walk through its doors. Fathers and mothers have worked alongside their sons and daughters and even grandchildren, producing residential and light air conditioning and heating systems. Families in […]

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  • Machinists Union: Current Text of NAFTA 2.0 Will Not Stop Outsourcing
    Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. issued the following statement about the signing of the new NAFTA, or USMCA: “Machinists Union members make, maintain, transport and service the products that create the global economy. We know how important the global economy is to our jobs and our communities. We also know first-hand that trade […]
  • Machinists Union: Working People Drove Midterm Election Results
    Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. issued the following statement on the results of the 2018 midterm elections: “The American people have chosen action over distraction. This is a clear sign that the political pendulum had swung too far in favor of Wall Street and corporate CEOs. “It is past due for politicians in […]
  • Machinists Union Statement on NAFTA Renegotiations
    October 1, 2018, WASHINGTON, D.C. – Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. issued the following statement regarding NAFTA renegotiations:  “Hundreds of thousands of U.S. and Canadian manufacturing jobs have been lost to Mexico since NAFTA was approved.  At the same time, workers in Mexico have yet to enjoy fundamental rights, like the right to […]
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