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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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Enjoy Labor Day – You’ve Earned It

Have a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend! You’ve earned it.  

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Local 708 Members at Sherwin Williams Begin Negotiations

 The Local and District Negotiating team for Local 708 members at Sherwin Williams Manufacturing, in Andover, Kansas began the negotiation process this morning. Their current agreement expires September 28, 2019 at 12:01 AM.

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Machinists at Nortrak Overwhelmingly Ratify New Agreement

Machinists of Local 2799 voted overwhelmingly last Wednesday to accept the last, best and final contract offer from Nortrak, in Newton, Kansas. The new four-year collective bargaining agreement provides members with improved contract language, bereavement benefits and substantial gains in general wages and 401K Pension. “We continue to make great strides in District 70,” said […]

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Machinists Unite for Cause

The event was the brainchild of Local 774 member Kimberly Fedd who returned from the Women’s Leadership class in October 2018 with a mission. She wanted to create a local IAM event for breast cancer awareness. That idea became reality last week as the inaugural Machinists United for Mammos event found its place in history. “There are […]

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Join in Today’s ‘No Vote on NAFTA 2.0 Until It’s Fixed Call-in’ Day

We need your help on this one, Brothers and Sisters! Please join us in today’s National “No Vote on NAFTA 2.0 Until It’s Fixed” Call-In Day. We are urging you to call 1-855-973-4213 to leave a message for your member of Congress to promise not to support the Trump administration’s revised NAFTA trade deal unless it addresses some […]

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IAM Supports Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act of 2019

Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Lee M. Zeldin (R-NY) reintroduced the “Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act of 2019.”   “The IAM thanks Congressmen Garamendi and Zeldin for their tireless support of aviation safety,” said Transportation General Vice President Sito Pantoja. “The IAM will […]

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Apply Now for a 2020 IAM Scholarship

The 2020 IAM Scholarship Competition is accepting applications. The competition is open to members of the IAM and their children throughout the United States and Canada. The deadline for applications is February 21, 2020.  Apply for a 2020 IAM Scholarship. Last year the IAM awarded 16 scholarships valued at $64,000. The IAM now has a […]

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