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Main Office

TELEPHONE ( 717) 600-1198

TOLL FREE 1-800-434-6720

FAX NUMBER (717) 600-1988


District 98 Staff and Other Office Locations click here

District Lodge 98, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW).

We are commonly known as “The Machinists Union”.

District Lodge 98 was chartered in March 1941 for York County and its vicinity.

Today District Lodge 98’s jurisdiction covers 42 counties in Central Pennsylvania.

The Counties are: York, Lancaster, Adams, Franklin, Fulton, Cumberland, Huntingdon, Perry, Juniata, Mifflin, Snyder, Dauphin, Northumberland, Montour, Union, Centre, Clearfield, Lycoming, Cambria, Blair, Bedford, Somerset, Clinton, Lebanon.

Effective 1-1-2005 the former DL 83 merged into DL98 representing 18 counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Green, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Washington, and Westmoreland.

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We have twenty (20) Local Lodge’s in District 98.

Affiliated Local Lodges: 175, 1400, 1403, 2058, 2171, 2367, 2530, 2779, 2906, 2948, WW#1.  (Former DL 83 locals are: 52, 1060, 1211, 1671, 1842, 1968, 2430, 2439, 2448.)

To See a list of the Local Lodge officers and meeting locations click here.

We represent workers at about one-hundred (100) companies, including  municipalities. We have large and small shops. Harley-Davidson, York. Our smallest shop (contract) is for three (3) members.

We represent workers in many different types of Industries and Services such as:

Metal Workers – Machinists, Tool & Die Makers, Machine Operators, Welders, Assemblers, Fabricators, Quality Assurance Inspectors, NDT Inspectors,  Maintenance Millwrights, Electricians,  Painters, Helpers, etc. 

Automotive – Truck Drivers, Truck Mechanics, Automotive Technicians, Parts Department Employees.

Service & Public Service

Heating and Air-Conditioning Service and Installation Technicians.

Township and Borough Municipal Workers, Road Maintenance Crews,
Private Sector employees covered under the Service Contract Act.

If you are interested in having a union represent you at your place of employment, please call us at the telephone number listed above or email us (just click here to Contact us) with your email address or telephone number and we will get in touch with you. For more information on how to get a union at your place of employment click here.

District Lodge 98, is governed by District delegates who are elected from each local lodge. The District Delegates nominate and elect the officers and the Business Representatives who serve the membership.

The District Lodge meets on the third Saturday of January, April, September, and November. The meetings are held at the District Union Hall at 11:00 am. The Executive Board meets at 10:00 am prior to the regular meeting. Location, times and dates may change from time to time check the schedule page.

District Lodge 98 is represented by four (4) full time Business Representatives.

    (click on a name to send an email)

        Robert Miller, Directing Business Representative (Altoona, PA. Office)

        Tim Buck, Assistant Business Representative (New Castle, PA Office)

         Kermit Forbes, Jr. , Business Representative (York, PA Office)

        Kevin P Hallam, Business Representative, (Pittsburgh, PA Office) 



        York, PA Office & District Headquarters  scroll down for info on our headquarters

        3200 East Prospect Rd.
York, PA 17402
Phone: (717) 600-1198   or toll free 1-800-434-6720
Fax: (717) 600-1988
email: Administrative Assistant Kelly Loucks


     Altoona, Pa. Office        DBR Bob Miller

        Robert D. Miller, Directing Business Representative (DBR)
        214 W. Southey Ave., Altoona, PA 16602
        Altoona, Pa. Office 
        Altoona Fax (814) 946-3025
        email: rmiller@iam98.org

   Pittsburgh Office – Kevin Hallam, Business Representative

        86 S. 26th St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Ph. (412) 381-6464
Fax: (412) 381-6466
email: khallam@iam98.org 

        New Castle – Office – Tim Buck, Assistant Directing Business Representative

        PO Box 7436
New Castle PA, 16107-7436

       Fax: (724) 654-9375
        email: tbuck98@comcast.net


       Our Headquarters and Union Hall is Located in York, PA It is know as the ” Chestnut Ridge Farm and Banquet Center”.  

We purchased the property in 2000.                

Located in Windsor Township is Chestnut Ridge. What once was an Early 18th Century barn, has now been beautifully converted into a one-of-a-kind Banquet hall featuring both an Upper and Lower Level.

The upper level seats up to 130 guests and features a large covered deck, while the lower level accommodates up to 250 guests.


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