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Welcome to District 8 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace workers. Chartered in 1939 District 8 has over 150 contracts throughout the state of Illinois providing representation for over 6000 active members who are employed in such fields as manufacturing, automotive, engineering, and law.

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Latest News

Ryan Budget Fleeces Federal Workforce – 21st Century Labor Union – IAMAW

The government spending plan proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan R-WI would gouge even more money out of the pockets of beleaguered middle-class federal workers who have already been hit with pay and pension cuts, furloughs and a government shutdown. Ryan’s more »

Machinists Union Mobilizes Congressional Support to Thwart United Airlines’ Job Cuts – 21st Century Labor Union – IAMAW

IAM representatives met with Sen. Sherrod Brown D-OH and Rep. Marcia Fudge D-OH to discuss the effects of United’s plan to downsize its operations at Cleveland’s Hopkins Airport and the possible outsourcing of Fleet and Passenger Service work to low-paid more »

IAM Employees at Alaska Airlines Ratify New Five-Year Contract – MarketWatch

April 9, 2014 Employees at Alaska Airlines Ratify New Five-Year ContractSEATTLE, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Alaska Airlines’ 2,500 clerical, office and passenger service employees, who are represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, have ratified a new more »