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Veterans Day – Thank You

Honor belongs with our men and women of the Armed Forces. We would not be the nation we are without the brave souls who raised their hand to defend and protect our freedom! Thank you!  


Veterans Day 2019

Since our forefathers founded this country, America’s military has battled to keep it, and to keep us, safe. To honor every veteran who has fought for freedom, Veterans Day became an officially recognized day of remembrance in 1954. On Veterans Day, we remember the fallen and pay tribute to those heroes who still fight. Please […]


R.E.D. Shirt Friday – Remembering Everyone Deployed

We wear our RED shirts on Friday to support and remember our troops who are deployed. We support our troops!


Spirit of Labor’s Angel Tree Program

Were not asking you to put a Christmas tree up just yet. We’re sharing the opportunity to brighten Christmas for children in our community with you, Machinist style!


Veterans Day Parade Saturday, November 9, 2019

Join the Wichita Area Union Label and Service Trades with IAM Veterans Service Program in downtown Wichita November 9th, 2019 as we say “Thank You” to those who keep us safe – during the Veterans Day Parade & Celebration of Heroes. The parade starts at 11:00 am Central & Main ending at Water Walk Commons. […]


Wreaths Across America – A Way to Give Back

IAM Local Lodge 774 Veterans Service Program is asking you to help us Remember, Honor, and Teach on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at 11:00 AM by sponsoring a wreath, volunteering, or inviting friends to help. Link to sponsor a wreath.


November 2019 – Staying Connected

District 70’s November 2019 issue of Staying Connected is available online for your convenience. Hard copies will be available in the shop soon.


Happy Halloween

Have a fun and safe Halloween from your District Lodge 70 Representatives and staff!


NOTICE TO MEMBERS: National Labor Relations Board Settlement Agreement

This is a NOTICE TO MEMBERS regarding an NLRB settlement agreement that must be posted on the District Lodge 70 and Local Lodge 774 websites for 60 days.


Local 708 Members On Strike Against Sherwin-Williams Ratify Deal

Congratulations to our Brothers and Sisters of Local 708 who’ve ratified an agreement with Sherwin-Williams after 19 days on an unfair labor strike.


Local 708 Solidarity Food Drive

We support Local 708 members on an unfair labor strike against Sherwin-Williams! We hope you will too!


Other News of Interest


Up, Up and Away

Buddy Boylan stands in the parking lot in front of his workplace at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral and sees opportunity with a recent uptick in activity. “After the space shuttle program ended, it slowed down here quite a bit,” said Boylan, an IAM Local 2061 member who handles fuel and other propellants […]


IAM Urges House Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

The Machinists Union is urging the House to pass the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019 (H.R. 4863), which would sustain U.S. manufacturing and other strategic industries and improve the balance of trade between the U.S. and high export nations by reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank for the next 10 years. IAM International President Robert Martinez, […]

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