The IAM Mourns

        The IAM mourns the loss of two IAM Local 1202 members and three employees of the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, IL. The five victims were killed in a mass shooting that took place at the Henry Pratt facility on Friday, February 15, 2019. “The IAM family is distraught about the […]

Government Shutdown over (for now)

Friday afternoon President Trump announced that he would sign legislation to open the government temporarily to get the the Government employees payed along with back pay for this past event.  There was nothing mentioned about government contract employees that were forced to endure the same shutdown.  For now, contact your Steward and or your supervisor […]

Call Congress NOW, Stop the Shutdown

        Sisters and Brothers, The House of Representatives passed a bill to reopen the government and get back to the table and negotiate on border security. Now it’s the Senate’s turn and we are asking you to call your Senator and tell them to support H.R. 268 (Amendment #6). Senate – (866) 803-8830 […]

Obituary for Michael Mabry

With heartfelt concern. Mrs. Pamela Mabry’s husband passed away this week and arrangements are in process. Please follow the link here: Mrs. Mabry retired as Secretary-Treasurer of District Lodge 37 and her father (now passed) also was of great service to our members having served in the past as Directing Business Representative of our […]

Government Shutdown Info

As most of you know, the Government is in a ‘Partial shutdown’.  This is having adverse consequences for those directly and indirectly affected by this action.  For information regarding assistance and support please click on the Gov.Shutdown2019 button on the main menu on this site.  if you have any questions or comments and mostly additional […]

Local Lodge 1786 Elections

For the Election of Officers and Stewards, the only position with multiple nominees is for the President of the local, Perry Scarborough (acting president) Luther W. Levan John T. Perry   The Vice President position is currently vacant, the first runner up for President will assume the post. The Steward race for Ellington Yulista contract […]

Lynette Armstrong

Lynette Armstrong ( August 26, 1962 – November 11, 2018 ) Lynette Armstrong, age 56 of Alvin, Texas passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Lynette worked for Jacobs Jets under N.A.S.A in the logistics industry, and she greatly enjoyed the work she was doing there. Lynette previously worked for several contractors for N.A.S.A Aircraft Operation’s […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2018

      Brothers and Sisters, On Thanksgiving, we celebrate the bonds that bring us together. We put aside our differences and find strength and hope in joining together. Amidst all the forces trying to divide us, I am as grateful as ever to be a part of this Machinists Union family. Together, we are […]