Once every four years, the Machinists Union comes together to examine its past and chart its future at the Grand Lodge Convention.
As always when we celebrate Labor Day, we have an important responsibility to honor the struggles and sacrifices of those sisters and brothers who secured …
The right to wear the badge as a delegate for the IAM’s 39th Grand Lodge Convention carries great responsibility. Each delegate carries a voice for their local lodge, and will use that to guide the direction the IAM will take for the next four years. For that reason, the badge must be something as special as the occasion.
The 39th IAM Grand Lodge Convention brings the union back to the site of its 27th convention in 1968. The Hilton Chicago was then named the Conrad Hilton, but it was just as much at the center of the action for Chicago and the IAM.