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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.

City of Wichita Imposes Mask Ordinance

In response to the spike in COVID-19 cases in the city, Wichita has imposed the following ordinance to help slow the spread.

Have a Safe and Memorable Independence Day

Your District Lodge 70 Representatives and Staff wish you a safe and memorable 4th of July! 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

District 70 Offices Closed July 3-5

⚠️District Lodge 70 offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day July 3-5, 2020. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

District 70 Updates on Facebook Live

District 70 President/Directing Business Representative, Cornell Beard addresses some current events going on in the District. ✊

District 70 Facebook Live Friday, June 26, 2020

Members can tune in to a Facebook live for updates on current events. This update will include updates on Furlough Extensions, Contract Opener Vote, COVID-19, and Dues Deductions in particular. Join us Friday evening, June 26, 2020, at 5:30 PM.

Positive Case of COVID-19 Confirmed at Textron Aviation

Please be advised: A letter from President/Directing Business Representative, Cornell Beard regarding a confirmed positive case of COVID-19 at Textron Aviation.

Local 774 Members Reject Textron Aviation’s Request to Open Contract Negotiations Early

Local Lodge 774 members have voted to reject Textron Aviation’s request to open contract negotiations early. Negotiations will resume as scheduled with an expiration date of September 20, 2020. In addition, the membership approved the strike sanction vote.

Local 774 Press Release – June 22, 2020

Local Lodge 2799 Negotiations with Johnson Controls Inc. Begin Monday, June 22, 2020

Local Lodge 2799 Negotiators have been preparing for contract negotiations that begin on Monday, June 22, 2020.

Textron Aviation Requests the IAM to Open Contract Negotiations Early

Local Lodge 774 members working at Textron Aviation will be voting on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, on whether to open contract negotiations 60-days early or not. The company contacted Union Representatives and officially requested to open contract negotiations immediately. The current collective bargaining agreement they have with Textron Aviation expires on September 20, 2020.

Other News of Interest


TCU Vice-President Matt Hollis Appears on CNN’s First Move

Look for Matt again on CNN, tentatively Saturday July 11th with Ana Cabrera TCU Vice-President Matt Hollis, the head of the coalition representing 43,000 Walt Disney World service workers (STCU) appeared on CNN’s First Move to discuss the opening of Disney World on July 11th. During the interview discussing safety and concerns about a safe […]

Louisiana VA Medical Professionals Vote to Join IAM

Despite COVID-19 and logistics associated with the pandemic, the IAM Organizing Department has won a campaign for 47 medical professionals at the Overton Brooks Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Monroe, LA. The group includes doctors, nurses, dentists, podiatrists, physical therapists, lab technicians, social workers, and dieticians, who now look forward to the benefits and security of a union contract. […]

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