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NEW IAMAW Medicare Eligible Retiree Group Plan

Exclusively and ONLY to all Medicare-eligible IAMAW retirees, their spouses, surviving spouses, and Medicare-eligible dependents.

District Lodge 70 is an Early Vote Center

Please Note: District Lodge 70 is an “Early Vote Center” in the 2020 Primary Election being held on Thursday and Friday, July 30 & 31 (10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.) and on Saturday, August 1, 2020, (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.).

District Lodge 70 Updates 7-25-2020

Facebook Live Updates Friday, July 24, 2020

Please join us this Friday afternoon at 3:30 PM for live updates.

Local 2799 Ratifies Agreement with Johnson Controls Inc.

Congratulations Local 2799, on the hard work and perseverance it took to ratify an agreement that supports the working people at Johnson Controls Inc, and for the community in Wichita, Kansas.

Local 2799 Ratification Vote Saturday, July 18, 2020

Local Lodge 2799 members are at Hartman Arena reviewing the last, best, and final offer from Johnson Controls Inc, in Wichita. Members will vote to accept or reject the offer this afternoon. Their current agreement expires at the end of the month.

District 70 Update on FB Live

District Lodge 70 President, Cornell Beard, and District 70 Business Representative, Tyson Kelly address some of the current events within the District.

District Lodge 70 Updates – Live on Facebook

Live updates from on IAMAW District Lodge 70 Facebook page, Friday, July 17, 2020, at 3:30 P.M.  

District 70 Letter to Local 774 Members

An important message from District Lodge 70 President/DBR, Cornell Beard to Local 774 members.

Textron Aviation Announces Layoffs

Wichita Area’s Union Label July Meeting

Wichita Area Union Label Delegates meeting for Thursday, July 9, 2020, will be at 7:30 PM in Machinists Hall.

Other News of Interest


IAM Local S6, Bath Iron Works Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2020 – The IAM Local S6 negotiating committee, representing more than 4,300 shipbuilders at Bath Iron Works in Maine, has reached a tentative contract agreement with the company, a General Dynamics subsidiary that builds ships for the U.S. Navy. The agreement keeps existing subcontracting language and protects seniority, the top issues that […]

United Rail Unions Sue to Block Carriers from Modifying Healthcare Benefits Without Bargaining

Washington, DC, August 7 — On August 5, 2020, 12 rail unions whose members and their families are covered by the NRC/UTU Plan and the Railroad Employees National Health and Welfare Plan, filed suit against the nation’s Class I railroad carriers in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The suit asks the […]

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