For more information, contact www.iamlockheed.com „Lockheed Martin needs to know that we are here to represent the machinists. The company must share its profits with those who have helped to achieve them. We should not give up what we have worked for decades of collective bargaining,“ said Mark A. Blondin, General Vice President of the Southern Territory. „We want to make sure that no one is left behind. In addition to good wages and strong social benefits, things like seniority and job security mean something to union families. „We are delighted that IAM membership has ratified a new treaty,“ said Joe Stout, a spokesman for Lockheed. „The proposal was the result of good faith negotiations between the company and the unions` collective agreement committees. „I`ve been here for 31 years and it`s the best contract I`ve ever seen,“ Farr said. „Maybe we could have had a little more, but it wouldn`t be worth going on strike.“ . . . . .