The Mission statement of The International Association of
Machinists & Aerospace Workers District 711
Shall be to:
Build a strong Union movement in the great state of Tennessee and surrounding area.
Bring the advantage of a Union contract, with better pay, benefits and working conditions to all working families.
Fight for good American jobs, which build strong families, a tax base to provide for the common good, and a highly skilled workforce.
Educate the public on the issue of Unionism, enabling us to build stronger Unions,
thereby making for a bigger voice for our membership and their families.
Let it be known that the Machinists Union is the answer to the issues that workers face every day on and off the job.
That workers standing together for justice and fair dealing ensures a better future for all.
We shall forever strive:
To improve the lives of our members, by building a broad progressive coalition
bringing economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our state.
To fight for an agenda on behalf of all our members and their families at all levels of local, state, and federal government.
To create a political force within the state that will educate and empower our members to speak out
forcefully, effectively, and creatively, on the public issues that affect all our lives.
To ensure affordable, high-quality health care for our members through negotiations and political action.
To strengthen those ties that-bind all of labor in the state of Tennessee and surrounding area.
To demand the enforcement of all safety and health regulations, ensuring all workers a safe and healthy workplace.
To professionally negotiate strong union contracts that provide fair and reasonable wage rates, benefits,
and a secure and portable retirement pension plan.