Worker safety and workers’ voice go hand in hand. The popularity of unions is at 65%—one of the highest marks since the OSH Act was implemented in 1971—and 60 million nonunion workers say they would vote for a voice on the job today. That is why America’s labor movement is leading the campaign to pass […]
To honor, celebrate and remember veterans this Memorial Day, your United Way is inviting the community to be part of “Flags of Freedom,” a grand, two-week display of American flags. The IAM District Lodge #70 field at I-235 and S. Meridian Ave. will be transformed into a sea of red, white, and blue from Sunday, […]
For those interested in learning more about serving on KANSEL’s Board of Directors, a leadership committee, or play a bigger part in Firebirds, please join us for a meal, a good conversation, and the opportunity to find your place within our team! Founded in 1989 by members of our local Machinist Union, KANSEL was built […]
The IAM is holding an election for General Secretary-Treasurer today, Saturday, April 24, 2021. All members in good standing are encouraged to vote in person if you did not send in an absentee ballot. The election will be held locally in Machinists Hall from 6-8 AM & 6-8 PM at 3830 S. Meridian, Wichita, KS. […]
The Local Lodge 839 Community Service Committee is selling a limited number of tickets for their “Month of Guns” raffle. Contact information is provided in the flyer. Good luck!
Please consider volunteering at District Lodge 70 this Saturday, April 17, 2021, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm for a work day. Everyone is welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided after the work is finished.
Organized labor and United Way are celebrating 80 years of partnership this year! Together, we are transforming lives in our community by uniting to fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in south-central Kansas. Every year, union members contribute time, skills, and money to improve the lives of our neighbors. Together, […]
IAMAW District Lodge 70 presents our 8th Annual Doggie Bowl to benefit Guide Dogs of America/Tender Loving Canines on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Registrations @ 4:00 PM, Bowling @ 5:00 PM. The event location is at Northrock Lanes, 3232 N. Rock Road, Wichita, Kansas. Printed pre-registration forms are available at District Lodge 70 offices. The […]
Today marks the day into the next year where a woman on average meets the earnings of what an average man earned in 2020. That is a whopping 15 months. In other words, women work for free for 3 months compared to their male co-workers. If you look at a typical 9:00-5:00 work day, women […]
The Machinists Union led the fight to pass the American Rescue Plan. Our activism saved tens of thousands of IAM airline, transit and other critical industry jobs. The post American Rescue Plan Highlights appeared first on IAMAW.
The IAM’s advocacy on Capitol Hill is paying dividends with growing bipartisan support for the F-35 program, which is proudly built by Machinists Union members. As Congress begins consideration of their Fiscal Year 2022 defense authorization and spending bills, the Machinists Union is working to ensure that Congress continues their investment in this vitally important […]
The IAM’s commitment to military veterans was on full display at the 2021 IAM International President’s Capital Classic Golf Tournament. More than 130 golfers and 50 sponsors joined together on Monday, May 3 at Breton Bay Golf and Country Club in Leonardtown, MD. The tournament to raised approximately $100,000 for capital improvement projects for U.S. […]