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Ex-Im Bank creates jobs in aerospace, Machinists told

CHICAGO — The U.S. Export-Import Bank supports tens of thousands of aerospace industry jobs and does it at no cost to the taxpayer, the bank’s president told Machinists Union members at a national conference last week. In fact, the federally sponsored bank returned a surplus of $675 million to the U.S. Treasury last year, Fred … Continue reading

IAM 751 president to new CEO: Invest in workforce

SEATTLE –Jon Holden, the President and Directing Business Representative of Machinists Union District Lodge 751, had the following statement after the Boeing Co. announced that Dennis Muilenburg would take over as the company’s chief executive officer on July 1: “CEOs come and CEOs go, but District 751 Machinists have been the driving force behind Boeing’s … Continue reading


Flight for Sight run raises $14,000 for Guide Dogs

EVERETT — More than 110 runners took part in the 14th annual Flight for Sight fun run, helping to raise more than $14,000 for charity. The combined 5K and 10K race — with a non-competitive 1-mile walk — was held June 6, with Machinists Union District Lodge 751‘s Everett Union Hall serving as the start … Continue reading

Machinists and Lions Club team up to collect glasses

SEATTLE — Volunteers with Machinists Union District Lodge 751 are joining with the Bonney Lake Lions Club this summer to collect used eyeglasses for people in need. Collection boxes are being placed at all IAM 751 union halls in Puget Sound. The drive will run from June through September. The collected glasses will be cleaned … Continue reading


Union thanks Congressmen for derailing Fast Track

SEATTLE — Machinists Union District Lodge 751 thanks Washington state Congressmen Denny Heck, Jim McDermott and Adam Smith for the key role they played in derailing fast-track authority for the Trans Pacific Partnership.  The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday took action that blocked a move to grant the White House trade promotion authority — … Continue reading

Aerospace Machinsts plan 2015 charity go-kart race

KENT — Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-F will hold its third annual Guide Dogs Karting Challenge on Sept. 12 at PGP Motorsports Park at Pacific Raceways. The event will be from 2 to 6 p.m. on that Saturday, and will feature teams of drivers racing for two hours around the PGP track, which is at … Continue reading

Unions spread the love with peanut butter for kids

EVERETT — Members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 in Snohomish County collected nearly 1,400 pounds of peanut butter during the recent Snohomish County Central Labor Council peanut butter drive. In addition, Machinists in south King and Pierce counties collected 280 jars of peanut butter, weighing an estimated 415 pounds, which has been given to … Continue reading

Holden gets Puget Sound union leadership award

SEATTLE — Jon Holden, the president of Machinists Union District Lodge 751, has been honored by the community activists at Puget Sound Sage for his leadership. Holden received the group’s annual Union Leadership Award at a breakfast in Seattle May 28. “He took the reigns of (District) 751 at a challenging time, but he has … Continue reading


NLRB certifies union vote at Cadence-Giddens

EVERETT — Hourly workers at Cadence Aerospace-Giddens in Everett are now part of Machinists Union District Lodge 751. The National Labor Relations Board on Friday certified the results of the union election at the company, which had been held May 14-15. Hourly workers had voted by a roughly 3-to-2 margin in favor of joining the … Continue reading

IAM 751, Pacific Raceways team up again for charity

KENT — Machinists Union District Lodge 751 and Pacific Raceways are teaming up for their 10th annual joint charity event. The union is selling discount $5 tickets for drag racing on Aug. 21-23 at the track, which is at 31001 144th Ave. SE in Kent. The tickets will be on sale starting next week at all District … Continue reading

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