International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

October 21, 2009 - 10:29am

Boeing will reveal the location of its planned second final assembly line for the 787 “over the next couple of weeks,” CEO James McNerney said today. Speaking during the company’s third-quarter earnings call, McNerney effectively narrowed the competition to Everett and Charleston, S.C., while downplaying the risk and redundancy of locating two lines that build the same product on opposite sides of the country.

October 7, 2009 - 12:25pm

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) has accused General Electric Aviation of failing to seriously consider viable proposals that would have preserved the GE Aviation facility in Albuquerque, N.M. “Despite a legal obligation to weigh alternatives, it is clear the decision by GE to close this plant was made long ago,” said Ernest “Red” Dow, Local 794 president and directing business representative.

September 23, 2009 - 10:01am

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) has filed a complaint in federal court in an attempt to block Pratt & Whitney from moving 830 union jobs out of Connecticut.

September 11, 2009 - 6:06am

Production and maintenance workers at Boeing Charleston, the former Vought factory in North Charleston, S.C., yesterday voted to remove the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) as their collective bargaining representative.

September 9, 2009 - 11:45am

Local 794 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM&AW) in Albuquerque, N.M., is working with state and local leaders to put together an economic incentive package to avoid closure of the GE Aviation facility in the third quarter of next year.

August 12, 2009 - 12:00pm

Production and maintenance workers at the former Vought plant in North Charleston, S.C., won approval today from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to vote to remove the International Association of Machinists (IAM) as their collective bargaining representative.

January 28, 2009 - 7:38am

A nearly four-month-old strike at Vought Aircraft’s plant in Nashville ended last month with the ratification of a new contract by members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace workers. The settlement means Vought will not move ahead with its threat to hire permanent replacement workers and move Citation Columbus wing production from Nashville to Grand Prairie, Texas.

January 12, 2009 - 11:27am

Vought Aircraft Industries planned to meet again tomorrow with leaders of the striking International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local 735 in Nashville, Tenn., in hopes of “a quick contract resolution” after threatening to use permanent replacement workers for the nearly 1,000 employees who walked out in September.

October 9, 2008 - 5:00am

Talks between Boeing and its striking machinists could resume this weekend under the terms of an agreement to return to the bargaining table more than a month after 27,000 members of the International Association of Machinists walked off the job September 6.

September 9, 2008 - 6:33am

Spirit AeroSystems said yesterday that it would take “immediate action” to cut production volumes on Boeing products in response to the strike by 27,000 members of the International Association of Machinists (IAM) at several Boeing factories. Boeing’s machinists walked off the job Saturday after a 48-hour emergency bargaining session failed to produce a settlement.

 
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