2017 NASCAR Tribute To Labor

Experience NASCAR Racing at Chicagoland Speedway with your Local 701 Brothers and Sisters when Chicagoland Speedway honors Labor in this year’s Tribute to Labor Race. NASCAR returns to the Chicagoland Speedway September 17th for the Sprint Cup Series Race.  Local 701 has once again partnered with the I.A.M.A.W., NASCAR and the Chicagoland Speedway to obtain […]

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 […]

Local 701 Wins Gruber Gear Award

The IAM Midwest Territory and Guide Dogs of America sponsored the 8th Annual “Rides for Guides” Classic Auto Show on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at the IAM District 9 Hall located in Bridegeton, MO. This year’s show also included a competition between Local 701 and District 9 to see “Who could build the best looking […]

Roesch Ford Strike

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 July 31st.  “It wasn’t just the offer that had the […]

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