Tag: IAM

Machinists Union Fighting for Local 778 Members at Missouri Olin Winchester Ammunition Plant

IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. recently sent a letter to U.S. House and Senate appropriators, urging them to reject a Biden administration budget proposal that would cut funding for U.S. Army ammunitions and threaten the jobs of IAM Local 778 members at the Olin-Winchester Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP) in Independence, MO. Martinez urged Congress to […]

Union Plus 2022 Scholarship Program

The Union Plus Scholarship Program application for study courses beginning in the Fall of 2022 is now available at www.unionplus.org/scholarships. The Program awards annual scholarships to eligible union members, current and retired, their spouses and dependent children. The recipients are chosen based on outstanding academic achievement, personal character, financial need and commitment to organized labor values. […]

Help Pass the PRO Act

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act or H.B. 842 that passed the House in early March, has gained momentum in the Senate after IAM Members along with working families across the U.S. flooded Senate offices with calls to support the hardworking men and women of this country by supporting the PRO Act. The […]

Biden’s American Rescue Plan Provides Free COBRA Coverage

President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act provides 100 percent health COBRA coverage to employees and their family members. IAM members would qualify for COBRA coverage if they lost health insurance (including medical, dental, and vision plans) due to a reduction in hours being cut back, switch from full time to part-time, a temporary leave of absence, […]

IAM District 9 Hosts COVID Vaccination Site for St. Louis Area Members

Last week IAM District 9 hosted a COVID-19 vaccination site for Machinists Union members and staff. Firefighters from Pattonville Fire District distributed over 460 shots at the Bridgeton, MO office. “Thanks to the Pattonville Fire District with the help of St. Louis County, IAM members in our area who wanted to get vaccinated had the […]

Machinists Union Launches Groundbreaking Program to Increase Women Involvement in Union

Throughout its history, the IAM has always acknowledged and respected the role of women in the labor movement, even when it was not popular opinion to do so. In fact, in 1911, nearly eight years before women were granted the right to vote by the 19th Amendment, the Machinists Union had already opened its doors to […]

Blue Springs, MO Public Works Employees Vote to Join Machinists Union

30 workers from the City of Blue Springs Public Works in Missouri have voted overwhelmingly to join the IAM. The new members will be a diverse group of employees from the public works water department, fleet services and street and sewer maintenance fields. The inside organizing committee and new members had to overcome many obstacles […]

Machinists Union Stands with Asian American Community After Horrific Atlanta Shootings

IAM international and local leadership issued the following statements after the recent mass shootings in Atlanta: “The Machinists Union is outraged and deeply saddened by the senseless murders in Atlanta,” said IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. “Asian Americans make up a critical, and growing, segment of our union family and our communities. A racially […]

Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance Program for TCU/IAM members!

TCU/IAM members take advantage of discounted activities with Union Plus!

  • Up to 25% on Car Rentals with Avis, Budget, Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Payless
  • Book flights and hotels together and save with Expedia
  • Tours and restaurant discounts
  • Discounts for water/theme parks, concerts and sporting events tickets
  • Save up to 24% on movie theater eTickets

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