IAM Local 1871

Serving members of Groton, CT

Category: other unions

Deadline Nears for Grand Lodge Convention Ad Book

The Commemorative Convention Book is a great way for IAM Lodges and employers across North America to send their greetings to thousands of delegates at the 2016 IAM Grand Lodge Convention, to be held September 4-9 in Chicago. Ads and payment must be received by the IAM Communications Department on or before Monday, May 2, […]

U.S. Nuclear Defense Comes With High Cost to Workers

Most American workers go about their jobs, put in enough years to retire and expect to be healthy enough to enjoy their golden years. For many nuclear defense plant workers, it’s a roll of the dice. The Pantex weapons facility in Amarillo, TX was built in 1942 to manufacture conventional bombs for the war effort. […]

Martinez Takes Helm as IAM’s 14th International President

Bob Martinez, Jr., officially became the 14th International President in the IAM’s 127-year history after taking his oath of office at IAM Headquarters in Upper Marlboro, MD. Martinez takes over for former International President Tom Buffenbarger, who retires after more than 18 years as the IAM’s top officer. Martinez will serve the remainder of Buffenbarger’s […]

Ten Critical Problems with the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The TPP allows currency-manipulating countries to kill U.S. jobs. The current TPP text doesn’t contain enforceable currency manipulation rules. Countries that intentionally devalue their currency cheat U.S. manufacturers and undermine any benefits from tariff reductions. Enforcing currency manipulation rules is probably the single most effective thing the United States could do to create jobs; in […]

Machinist Annual Turkey Drive

Machinists’ 25th annual turkey drive has come and gone with great success. Donations at the gate are up almost $800 from last year. This is a great start to our goal to providing those turkey dinners to the families of our fellow Brothers and Sisters and those in the community who are in need. This […]

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