Author Archives: Bob Wood

Day 2 2/09/2016 Update

We were quite disappointed today. After we passed the company over a dozen non-economic proposals yesterday, the company came back at 11 AM this morning and asked questions on our proposals but were not prepared to respond to any items … Continue reading

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Opening Day 2/8/2016 Update

Today was the beginning!  After six and one-half years, your Negotiating Committee met with company negotiators, led by Director of Labor Relations Debra Moore. It’s been a long time getting here, but this is an important day to flag in … Continue reading

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The Wait is OVER! Our time is NOW!

Negotiations start on Monday. We will be giving you updates via this website and our Facebook Page, Feel free to give us comments as we move forward. We will work to perfect a strong communications system. We have a … Continue reading

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Press Release

Press Release 2/4/2016 Negotiations start on Monday. Here’s our Press Release.

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About Negotiations Training

The Machinists Union has unique resources in the labor movement. The William W. Winpisinger Center at Placid Harbor is the IAM training center in Hollywood, MD. A year-round educational facility, the IAM has training both for full-time representatives and shop-floor … Continue reading

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Huntington Ingalls Committee visits IAM Training Center

The Huntington Ingalls Newport News Negotiating Committee is at the IAM’s William W. Winpisinger training center in Hollywood, MD this week for negotiating training and strategic planning for the upcoming negotiations. Front left to right: DL 74 Directing Business Representative … Continue reading

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Welcome to District Lodge 74 IAMAW

Join the other workers in Virginia that are represented by the IAM. Led by Directing Business Representative Larry Young, the IAM in Virginia has membership in many different industries. Check out what it means to be Union!

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