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METAL TRADESIN THE NEWS "HAMMER is the most important labor-management partnerships in this country. It successfully brings together diverse groups to solve and debate the important education, health and safety issues of the day. HAMMER should not be unique to Hanford...
“It’s up to you to compare the records and decide which candidate in the race is truly committed to America’s Working Families … Your Vote Counts. Use It!”
— Jimmy Hart, Metal Trades Department President
METAL TRADESIN THE NEWS Metal Trades Patriots to Overhaul US Naval Hospital Ship Mercy Metal Trades workers at Vigor Marine in Portland will perform a complete overhaul on the USNS Ship Mercy In June, Vigor Marine was awarded a $56,450,644 firm-fixed price...
John Quincy Adams once said, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” At the Metal Trades Department, we have been extremely lucky to have so many great leaders at all levels from our local affiliated unions and councils to our international affiliates. I am proud to have worked with, and learned from, so many great labor advocates. I salute their service to America’s working families. — James Hart, Metal Trades Department President
Unions are the great experiment which unites men and women of all races, faiths, occupations and political beliefs. It is because of the beautiful mosaic which is the labor movement that workers have been able to defy and frustrate anti worker forces who believe time and time again, that they could divide and conquer us from within.
“The Metal Trades Department will work with Republicans or Democrats so long as they support the mission of America’s working families. I was proud to support Director Giacolone, and believe that he will continue to be an asset to the FMCS.” — James Hart, Metal Trades Department President
METAL TRADESIN THE NEWS Metal Trades Department Affiliate, IAM Settles Largest Strike of 2020International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local S6 members recently settled their eight-week strike at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. IAM Local S6 were...
When Supply Lagged, NAVSEA Metal Trades Shipyard Workers Stepped Up to Make Half-a-Million Masks for First Responders, Peers
The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed a number of areas in which our nation is simply not prepared. Nowhere has this been more visible than in the workplace, where far too many men and women have been asked to do their jobs without the personal protective equipment (PPE) needed to keep themselves and those around them safe.
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