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Angel Tree Deadline Quickly Approaching

A friendly reminder that Angels for this years Angel Tree Program are due back to the District 70 office by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 29th. Thank you!

A Letter to Local Members in Aerospace From District 70 President Cornell Beard

A letter to Local 839 and Local 774 members from District 70 President Cornell Beard in regard to OSHA suspending enforcement of the vaccine mandate for private employers.

Thank You, Veterans

IAM Veterans

Here’s what Veterans Day means to our IAM family who have served. The post IAM Veterans appeared first on IAMAW.

2021 Salvation Army and Spirit of Labor Christmas Program

In standard Machinists Union fashion, we are excited to join with The Salvation Army – Wichita/Sedgwick County to provide gifts to children (Angel Tree Program) in our community. Get your “Angels” today!

US 107.9 KWLS Real-American-Country – 2021 Veterans Day Radio Special

A Veterans Day Special will air on KWLS The New 107.9 Real American Country on November 11, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. CST. Radio DJ Gentle Ben will host the special feature that highlights the IAM Veterans Service Program and the services they provide to past and present veteran members of the IAM. In the special […]

October Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Guide Dogs of America a Success

Thank you, to everyone who took part in the October Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Guide Dogs of America – Tender Loving Canines! Our hats off to the hard-working volunteers and participants who raised more than $60,000, for a very worthy cause! We appreciate the collaboration of Local 774, Local 839, and District 70 in hosting […]

Veterans Day Parade – Wichita Kansas

The Wichita Area Union Label and Service Trades along with IAMAW Veterans Service Program committee members were a part of the Veterans Day Parade in downtown Wichita on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. It was a beautiful day to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the US involvement in the Vietnam war and to encourage our community […]

Recent Kansas Legislation Committee Hearing Comments

A message from District 70 President Cornell Beard.

2021 Salvation Army and Spirit of Labor’s Angel Tree Program

Machinists unite for the Salvation Army and the Spirit of Labor’s Angel Tree Program, 2021! We are devoted to bringing justice on the job and making a difference in our community.

Local 2799 Members at Johnson Controls Inc. Approve Company’s Proposal

Hundreds of local lodge members working for Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) ventured to the District Lodge 70’s Machinists Hall on Monday, Oct. 25th to vote on a company-proposed collective bargaining agreement modification. The modification includes: -$1.50 increase to the minimum pay grades. -$1.50 pay increase to all employees up to the maximum of the Labor grade. […]

Other News of Interest


Victory for Federal Service Contract Workers-Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Signed Into Law- IAM Fights to Enforce Protections for Maine Loggers

  MACHINISTS UNION APPLAUDS BIDEN ADMINISTRATION EXECUTIVE ORDER PROTECTING SERVICE CONTRACT ACT WORKERS: The IAM applauds the Biden Administration’s reinstatement of Service Contract Act (SCA) Executive Order 13495, which will greatly improve job security for service contract workers across the country.   The IAM led efforts in urging the Biden administration to protect Service Contract Act (SCA) workers’ jobs by reinstating critical job security […]

November 2021 Wrench and Wood Newsletter

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