TELEPHONE ( 717) 600-1198
TOLL FREE 1-800-434-6720
FAX NUMBER (717) 600-1988
WEB ADDRESS: WWW.IAM98.ORG
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.
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Kevin Hallam Directing Business Representative (Pittsburgh, PA )
Kermit Forbes Jr, Assistant Business Representative (York, Pa)
York, PA Office & District Headquarters scroll down for info on our headquarters
Directing Business (DBR)
86 S. 26th St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Ph. (412) 381-6464
Fax: (412) 381-6466
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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