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Good Rockin’: Machinist to perform Elvis tribute show

SEATTLE — Elvis impersonator Tracy Alan Moore and his band, Rising Sun, will perform a benefit concert in Seattle in August. Moore’s show will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at Machinists Union District Lodge 751‘s Seattle Union Hall at 9135 15th Place S. Tickets cost $25 for adults and $10 for children under 15. … Continue reading

Spokane Machinists will have a blast for charity

SPOKANE VALLEY — Machinists Union Local Lodge 86 will hold its fourth-annual charity trap shoot on Aug. 20. The event will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Spokane Gun Club, which is at 19615 E. Sprague Ave. in Greenacres. The cost is $80 per person, which includes lunch, trophies and door … Continue reading

Local 751-A plans 2016 charity car and cycle show

EVERETT — The Bill Baker Memorial Steel & Wheel SuperShow is coming to Everett again this year. The annual show for classic cars, hot rods and custom motorcycles will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Machinists Union District Lodge 751‘s Everett Union Hall, 8729 Airport Road. Along with displays of … Continue reading

Union and Pacific Raceways plan charity race weekend

KENT — Machinists Union District Lodge 751 and Pacific Raceways are teaming up for their 11th annual joint charity event. The union is selling discount $5 tickets for drag racing on Aug. 19-21 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

IAM leaders join Machinists on picket line at Triumph

SPOKANE — Leaders of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers today marched in solidarity with Machinists Union Local Lodge 86 members in Spokane, who are in the second week of a strike at Triumph Composite Systems. IAM International President Bob Martinez and Western Territory General Vice President Gary Allen also met with local … Continue reading

Spokane community backs Machinists on picket lines

SPOKANE — Machinists Union members locked out at Triumph Composite Systems are gaining support from union workers and community advocates from across Washington state and the nation. On Wednesday, the first day of the lock out, Teamsters Union Joint Council 28 instructed its members to honor the picket lines at the Triumph plant on Flint … Continue reading

Union plans 13th annual charity horseshoes tourney

RENTON — Members of Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-E will pitch in for charity this summer at the 13th annual Shoes for Puppies horseshoes tournament. The tournament will start at noon Aug. 6 at the Red Dog Saloon, 18606 Renton-Maple Valley Rd. SE. The cost is $50 per player. Entry forms will be available at … Continue reading


Machinists picketing at Triumph Composite Systems

SPOKANE – Machinists Union members have begun picketing against Triumph Composite Systems. Workers were locked out by management prior to the expiration of their collective bargaining agreement. A strike had been expected to start at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, May 11. The 403 union workers are united in their determination to reverse Triumph pay and benefit … Continue reading


Spokane Machinists vote to strike against Triumph

SPOKANE – Some 400 Machinists Union members have voted to go on strike against Triumph Composite Systems starting at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. On Monday, 94 percent of union members voted to reject the company’s three-year contract offer, and 93 percent also voted to strike. The strike is in large part a protest over the company’s … Continue reading


Union urges strike vote at Triumph Composites

SPOKANE – A major aerospace industry supplier could face a work stoppage next week as Machinists Union members who work at Triumph Composites Systems prepare to vote on a contract offer. More than 400 union members, who work at the plant on Spokane’s West Plains, will vote on the company’s proposed three-year deal between 7 … Continue reading

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