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708 Strike Line Schedule This Weekend

For those who support our Local 708 members on an unfair labor strike against Sherwin-Williams, here is an update of the schedule for this weekend. We are strongest together!

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Still Striking at Sherwin-Williams

To many, ten days may not seem like a long time. But for a worker on strike, ten days can feel like forever. But for the more than ninety machinist members from Local 708 on strike against Sherwin-Williams in Andover, KS, there really was no other choice but to walk. Not just for themselves, but for the […]

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Local 708 Strike Solidarity Walk

Join the Solidarity Walk and support Local 708 members on strike against Sherwin-Williams. Together we are strongest!

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Machinists Strike at Sherwin-Williams

For the first time in nearly half a century, more than ninety machinist union members from Local 708 working at Sherwin Williams in Andover, Kansas have made the arduous decision to demand justice on the job for themselves and all workers by going out on strike. The strike started at midnight on Saturday, September 28 […]

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Local 708 Members at Sherwin Williams Reject Contract Offer

The Local 708 membership working at Sherwin Williams in Andover, Kansas has made the difficult decision to REJECT the company’s contract offer and to strike. The strike will begin at 12:01 am tonight. Members will meet in the Butler Community College Parking lot to discuss strike line protocol at 11:30 pm tonight.

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Local 708 Negotiations with Sherwin Williams Manufacturing

The hardworking employees at the Sherwin Williams Manufacturing Plant in Andover, Kansas produce a lot of wealth for the company and we deserve a GOOD contract!

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8th Annual Robert Martinez Jr. Golf Fundraiser

Please join us on Sunday, September 22, 2019, at Sand Creek Sation Golf Course in Newton, KS for the District 70’s 8th Annual RMJ Golf Fundraiser to benefit Guide Dogs of America. The Flyer and Registration for the event are provided below if you’d like to print one or feel free to stop by the […]

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Attention: IAM Members

An avenue for members to use their voice in determining who the IAM will endorse in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Primary Election. https://iam2020.org/

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A Day of Rememberance

That day we watched unspeakable acts of evil unfold. But we also witnessed incredible courage, outpourings of human kindness, fierce solidarity; and that is what will be remembered, along with thousands of innocent souls who perished that day. 

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Local 708 Negotiators Request Federal Mediation at Sherwin Williams Negotiations

    We stand united with the hard-working members of Local 708 at the Sherwin-Williams Manufacturing plant in Andover, Kansas, who are fighting for a good collective bargaining agreement! FOR UPDATES ON NEGOTIATIONS, GO TO: WWW.D70IAM.ORG/LL708 OR WWW. FACEBOOK.COM/IAM708  

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September 2019 – Staying Connected

September 2019 – Staying Connected

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Built Girl Tough

Kittra Headtke is a forklift mechanic at Equipment Depot in Illinois and a proud member of IAM Local Lodge 701. She loves the career she chose but admits it wasn’t easy getting here. The post Built Girl Tough appeared first on IAMAW.

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Texas District 776 Golfs for Guide Dogs

The annual Bob Martinez Golf Tournament, hosted by District 776 in Fort Worth, TX, is an event everyone looks forward to attending.  One reason is that this is the home district of the IAM’s International President and the members here are extremely proud to call him brother. But the other motivation is that no matter the […]

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