Senator Durbin & State Senator Cullerton Tour Local 701 Training Center

Recently Local 701 was honored to host U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Illinois State Senator Tom Cullerton of Illinois’ 23rd District for a tour of Local 701’s Apprenticeship Training Center in Carol Stream, IL.  Local 701’s Directing Business Representative Sam Cicinelli extended the invitation to Senator Durbin and Illinois Senator Cullerton  in the hopes […]

Roesch Ford Strike Has Ended

The strike at Roesch Ford ended Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The Local 701 mechanics working at Roesch Ford in Bensenville, Illinois walked out on strike on Thursday, November 10, 2016 when the employees voted not to accept the owners offer of a “fourteen month extension contract” providing the same terms as the contract which expired […]

2017 Voluntary Benefits Open Enrollment

Attention Automobile Mechanics’ Local #701 Health & Welfare Participants! Open enrollment October 17, 2016 – November 18, 2016 The Automobile Mechanics’ Local 701 Welfare fund has partnered with Homeland HealthCare, LLC to offer Voluntary Benefits to you and your eligible dependents.  During the open enrollment period, you can enroll in a variety of benefits including: Short-Term […]

Labor And Unity

The very first “newsletter” ever published by the IAM, well by the “United Machinists and Mechanical Engineers” as it was called at that time, was published in February of 1889, nearly a year after our founding.  The very first monthly Journal was also written by the IAM’s founding father and first President of our Union,  Tom […]

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