Machinists District Lodge 24

Machinists rep Joe Kear retires

Kear helped reform the local Machinists union, and persuaded Daimler not to close its Portland truck plant.

Gary Will, 1938 – 2017

Will spent 31 years as a local and national representative of the Machinists Union.

Chip Elliott elected director of Machinists District W24

Incumbent vice president Bob Petroff loses to challenger Noel Willet of Woodworkers 130

After DCTU says no to privatization, City of Portland declares impasse

City's declaration that bargaining is done sets timeline for strike as soon as Feb. 12

Lee Hunsaker, former Machinists rep, 1923-2011

Lee Hunsaker, a former business representative and 69-year member of the Machinists Union, died Nov. 11 of age-related causes. He was 88. Lee G. Hunsaker...

OrAFL-CIO, NOLC relocate to old Machinists hall

Local Machinist HQ is now in Gladstone, and its old office is being rehabbed as a multi-union hive.

Machinists, Woodworkers district lodges consolidate

A new group, 6,000-member International Association of Machinists District W24, is born of merger.

Machinists, Woodworkers district lodges consolidate

Jan. 1, a new union is born: 6,000-member Machinists District W24.

Machinists host home foreclosure seminar

Labor’s Community Service Agency and Machinists District Lodge 24 sponsored a seminar Oct. 22 for people facing foreclosure on their homes. About 70 people attended.