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Month: January 2018

Machinists Union Outraged at Harley-Davidson Kansas City Plant Closure

Harley-Davidson management announced early Tuesday that it will close a manufacturing facility in Kansas City, MO. The closure affects 572 Machinists Union members at Harley and Syncreon. “Kansas City is suffering the consequences of Harley-Davidson’s continued neglect of its North American workforce and ridership,” said International President Bob Martinez. “Harley-Davidson has yet to put together […]

Making Infrastructure Work for the Middle Class

Making Infrastructure Work for the Middle Class TTD On the campaign trail and as president, Donald Trump has continually shined a spotlight on America’s growing transportation and broader infrastructure crisis—and promised to do something about it. Now, as he prepares for his first State of the Union address, the president is expected to once again […]

Women Still Fighting for Equal Pay

When the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was signed into law nine years ago by then President Obama, it finally restored the right for women to sue employers over pay discrimination. On the 9th anniversary of the #LillyLedbetter Fair Pay Act being signed into law, I reaffirm the @MachinistsUnion‘s fight against pay discrimination. I am blessed […]

Celebrating 65 Years of Service

Clinton “C.L.” Williams was joined by coworkers, fellow Machinists and Western Territory General Vice President Gary Allen recently at a retirement celebration to honor his 65 years of membership and service to the IAM. C.L. initiated into Chula Vista, CA IAM Local 755 in January 1953 and is an active Life Member.  Over the span […]

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