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Local 2799 Members Begin Negotiations

Guide Dogs of America Fundraiser/Raffle Tickets

Members who are interested in winning some outstanding union-made products will definitely want to buy raffle tickets for this year’s Guide Dogs of America Annual Golf Tournament at the Sand Creek Station Golf Course in Newton, Kansas, on Saturday, October 2, 2021. You need not be present to win. For more information on the Golf […]

Kansas State Fair Starts September 10-19

The Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson starts this weekend. Be sure to stop in the Sunflower North building this Saturday, September 11 (or next Saturday, September 18), and let them know you support the Union Label!

A Labor Day Message from IAM International President Martinez

We thank and recognize each and every one of you–today and everyday. The post A Labor Day Message from IAM International President Martinez appeared first on IAMAW.

A Labor Day Message From District Lodge 70 President and Directing Business Representative (DBR)

A Labor Day message from District Lodge 70 President and Directing Business Representative (DBR), Cornell Beard.

A Month of Labor – Honoring and Recognizing Workers Throughout the Labor Movement

For our union family, Labor Day is more than just a holiday. It is a month to honor and recognize workers throughout the labor movement. We thank you! #BecauseOfMyUnion #MonthOfLabor

Local Lodge Officers: Update Your Email Address for the Winpisinger Center’s 2022 Call for Leadership Programs

Calling all Local Lodge officers! Is your current email address on file with the Grand Lodge? The Winpisinger Center is preparing to distribute the 2022 Call for Leadership Programs and, for the first time, it will be distributed electronically. The W3 Center will be sending letters, forms, schedules and posters via email. If you are […]

District 70 Secretary-Treasurer Paves a Generational Path in Wichita

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Teressa Peart is an inspiration as she climbs the ranks of the Machinists Union and serves as Secretary-Treasurer at IAM District 70, a large lodge predominantly filled with aerospace workers in Wichita, KS. (This video first aired on District 70 Secretary-Treasurer Paves a Generational Path in Wichita – IAMAW (goiam.org))

Wichita Area Union Label Float in the Old Settlers Day Parade in Mulvane

Machinists Union Members Honoring Picket Line for Striking Nabisco Workers

Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International (BCTGM) members at Nabisco, a subsidiary of anti-worker Mondelēz International, are on strike in five states over brutal working conditions, low pay, outsourcing and the introduction of a two-tier health care system which forces health care costs onto workers’ shoulders. IAM members from Local 49 (District 8) and District W24 at Mondelēz facilities are honoring the […]

Wichita/Hutchinson Labor Federation Cancels Labor Day Festivities

Please Note: Due to the rising positive COVID cases in Sedgewick County, the Wichita / Hutchinson Labor Federation has decided to cancel the Labor Day Picnic and festivities scheduled for Saturday, September 4th. Please see additional meeting information in the flyer.

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Machinists, Rep. Norcross Leading Charge for ‘Buy American’ Defense Expansion

An amendment championed by the IAM and U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ) that would dramatically increase domestically made procurement requirements in major defense programs has cleared a critical hurdle in Congress. The IAM, North America’s largest aerospace defense union, has been pushing the increase for years in order to strengthen the defense industrial base and […]

President Biden Honors Labor Unions, Essential Workers at White House

President Biden delivered a historic speech from the White House recognizing unions and essential workers for their sacrifices and courage in keeping America moving during the COVID-19 pandemic. The president honored the legacy of the late AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka and took a moment of silence to remember working people who have passed away from the virus.   The president called for the passage […]

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