The IAM continues to prepare for its 40th Grand Lodge Convention, to be held October 2-7, 2022 at the Las Vegas Hilton at Resorts World. As part of the preparations, the IAM Executive Council has voted on and come to consensus on a 40th IAM Grand Lodge Convention logo and theme, which will be “IAM Standing […]
“When right is wrong”
By IAM Canadian General Vice-President (@IAMAWDavid) Dissent and protest are as much a part of democracy as elections, participation and debate. The right to protest has been a vehicle for many movements that ultimately changed our society for the better; the labour movement is a testament to the collective power in fighting for a better […]
Honor a Fallen Member with a Personalized Brick at the IAM Workers’ Memorial
Each year, April 28 is recognized as Workers’ Memorial Day, a day for us to commemorate the thousands of workers killed, injured or sickened on the job. Your local can memorialize a fallen member with a personalized brick placed at the IAM Workers Memorial at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. […]
IAM to Bid Farewell to Longtime Winpisinger Center Director Chris Wagoner, Welcome Mary McHugh as New Director
Longtime Winpisinger Education and Technology Center Director Chris Wagoner has announced his retirement from the IAM, leaving a storied legacy of expanding educational opportunities in the union. IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has appointed Winpisinger Center Assistant Director Mary McHugh as the center’s new director. Wagoner’s retirement and McHugh’s appointment are both effective July 1, 2022. Over […]
2022 IAM Photography Contest – ENTER NOW!
To All District Lodge Presidents and Secretary-Treasurers, Local Lodge Presidents and Recording Secretaries, TCU Carmen Division Officers, National Representatives, Assistant National Representatives, and Local Lodge Officers Dear Brothers and Sisters: This is the official announcement of the 2022 IAM Photography Contest. It is open to all IAM members in good standing. Entries should catch IAM […]
Concrete action needed to address anti-Black racism and discrimination (CLC)
Canada’s unions are marking Black History Month by calling for long-term, concrete government action to address systemic labour market discrimination and disadvantages faced by Black workers. “Black people in Canada have had to struggle with the impacts of colonial systems that have rooted anti-Black racism into our institutions, policies, workplaces and society,” said Bea Bruske, […]
Shoeboxes for Shelters
Houston, We Have A Housing Problem!
Women’s Committee Makes a Meal
Members of the Local’s Women’s Committee volunteered to make a meal for families staying at Halifax’s Ronald McDonald House on October 4th. Joanne Hale, Manager of Operations at Ronald McDonald House Charities Atlantic sent the following message and photos: “Attached are some pictures from your visit to RMHC Atlantic yesterday. Your meal was a big […]