Kittra Headtke is a forklift mechanic at Equipment Depot in Illinois and a proud member of IAM Local Lodge 701. She loves the career she chose but admits it wasn’t easy getting here. The post Built Girl Tough appeared first on IAMAW. Please follow and like us:
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The annual Bob Martinez Golf Tournament, hosted by District 776 in Fort Worth, TX, is an event everyone looks forward to attending. One reason is that this is the home district of the IAM’s International President and the members here are extremely proud to call him brother. But the other motivation is that no matter the […]
Seventy-seven members of IAM Local 2704, employed by Velan Valve in Williston, Vermont, returned to work Monday after a weeklong strike. The highly skilled machinists manufacture high precision valves for customers such as the U.S. Navy and nuclear facilities. The members previously rejected the company’s offer over proposed changes to the temporary employee’s language and […]
The IAM continues to stand with the thousands of UAW workers who are on strike at General Motors (GM) facilities nationwide. The IAM hopes that GM stands up and shows up for the workers who sacrificed to save them from financial ruin. Aerospace District Lodge 837 members recently delivered a truckload of donations to striking […]
Pro-worker rights advocates on Wednesday rallied at the steps of the Supreme Court as the high court that day heard testimony about whether federal anti-discrimination law protects gay and transgender employees. The justices have to decide whether sexual orientation and gender identity should be covered under federal sex discrimination protections. The panel is looking at […]