Latest News

See the articles below for the Lodge's latest news and announcements.

2022 IAM Scholarship Quickly Approaching (Feb 11th)

The 2022 IAM Scholarship Competition is accepting applications and has added a new program which will allow entrants the option to apply online. The competition is open to members of the IAM and their children throughout the United States and Canada. If you opt to apply via mail-in, the application packet must be postmarked by February Read more about 2022 IAM Scholarship Quickly Approaching (Feb 11th)[…]

IAM Wins Backpay and Dignity for Employees of Strategic Technology Institute (STI)

(This article is a reprint from www.goiam.org) After a legal fight that lasted more than two years, the Machinists Union is proud that a group of former employees from Strategic Technology Institute (STI) will receive full back pay with interest and benefits after being unjustly fired for trying to join the IAM. The decision comes Read more about IAM Wins Backpay and Dignity for Employees of Strategic Technology Institute (STI)[…]

Toys for Dorcas House: Donation Boxes placed in each building.

Sister Julie Snyder is spearheading a toy drive for the Union Rescue Mission Dorcas House. Toys were collected at the November Local Lodge Meeting — Thank you to all those Members who brought a toy donation!  But, the Lodge is asking for help from those of you that didn’t make it to the meeting.  Donation boxes have Read more about Toys for Dorcas House: Donation Boxes placed in each building.[…]

IAM Southern Territory GVP Issues Letter to Lodges Concerning Vaccine Mandates

IAM Southern Territory General Vice President, Ricky Wallace, has issued a letter to all Local Lodges (and their members) concerning federal vaccine mandates, and the actions the IAM has been pursuing to validate the legality of such mandates. Please click on the link below to be taken to the 3-page PDF of the letter from Read more about IAM Southern Territory GVP Issues Letter to Lodges Concerning Vaccine Mandates[…]

Lodge’s #1 (in seniority) Heads into Retirement

Sister Linda Brown, who has worked on both C-130 programs (H and J) for the past 38 years, and holds the oldest seniority date of any Local Lodge Member, retires from her position on Wednesday, September 15th.  She has held many different positions throughout the years, but most recently has been serving as a CSA Read more about Lodge’s #1 (in seniority) Heads into Retirement[…]