More than 130 workers at Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Services (VSES) in Rochester, NY, are set to begin bargaining for a first agreement. The unit of 130 workers is made up of licensed veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, front desk staff, and other critical staff.
180 IAM Local Lodge 1379 (IAM District 65) members at Kennedy Valve in Elmira, NY, who produce fire hydrants and water valves, recently ratified an extremely strong three-year agreement.
The New York State Council of Machinists recently came together in Niagara Falls, NY, to map out the political action plan for locals and districts throughout the state. New York Machinists State Council president Dominic Taibbi kicked off the meeting with a powerful lineup of speakers that included IAM Eastern
IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has announced the appointment of Chuck Herod, an 18-year IAM member and current Eastern Territory Grand Lodge Representative, as Eastern Territory Chief of Staff. The appointment is effective May 1, 2022.
The IAM Executive Council has taken action to appoint Brian Bryant as Resident General Vice President at IAM Headquarters. Eastern Territory Chief of Staff David Sullivan has been appointed to fill Bryant’s position as Eastern Territory General Vice President. Both appointments are effective May 1, 2022
During Women’s History Month this year, the IAM is highlighting current trailblazers in the union. Are you an IAM Sister interested in taking a more active role in your union? Reach out to your District leadership about the IAM Leadership Assembly of Dedicated Sisters (LEADS) Program.
More than 100 workers at the Cascades Containerboard facility in Niagara Falls, N.Y. have overwhelmingly ratified a strong first collective bargaining agreement.
District 65 DBR Ron Warner Awarded Eastern Territory Organizer of the Year. District 65 Receives Top District/Local Organizing Distinction In The Eastern Territory
Over 130 workers at Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Services (VSES) in Rochester, NY, overwhelmingly voted to join the IAM last week.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has approved a petition for 130 workers at a Pathway Vet Alliance facility in Rochester, N.Y., to conduct a mail-in ballot election for representation by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).
The chant of “contract now” could be heard over the roar of the wind, the rush of passing cars and occasional horn-honking as new Machinists Union members employed by Cascades Containerboard in Niagara Falls, NY, rallied for a first contract.
Approximately 110 IAM Local 2920 (District 65) members at Amentum AFM East II in Fort Drum, NY ratified a new four-year contract last week.
125 IAM Local 761 (District 65) members from the New York Air Brake plant in Watertown, NY recently ratified a closing agreement, with members receiving an enhanced severance package based on years of service along with extended medical coverage for three to six months.
Approximately 280 IAM Local 588 (District 65) members from Garlock Sealing Technologies in Palmyra, NY ratified a new four-year contract today, ending a three-day strike.
Approximately 280 IAM Local 588 (District 65) members from Garlock Sealing Technologies in Palmyra, NY went on strike Monday, November 1 after voting against ratifying a four-year contract. Members, who are now on the picket line outside Garlock’s entrances, voted overwhelmingly to reject the company’s offer...
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2021 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) released the following statements on New York Air Brake’s decision to slash 125 IAM jobs from its Watertown, N.Y. plant: