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.
Strength through solidarity and diversity!
Unfair labor charges were brought against Local Lodge 851 by three people who crossed its picket line during a three and a half month strike that began in May of 2012. The membership of Lodge 851 had been informed in more »
On Friday January 10, 2014 IAM member Joyce Weaver had two reasons to celebrate. Joined by her coworkers Joyce received her IAMAW Forty Five Year Veteran Certificate and also was retiring. Joyce worked for the same amount of years for more »
Twenty strikers at the American Agricultural Chemical Co. in Roosevelt, N.J., were shot, two fatally, by factory guards. They and other strikers had stopped an incoming train in search of scabs when the guards opened fire – 1915 Some 3,000 more »