In response to the recent and rapidly changing events with COVID-19 we want to make you aware of the following information regarding your Union membership:

If you become unemployed due to lay-off, illness, accident or termination, please contact District Lodge No. 77, either by telephone at 651-646-7447, or by mail at 1010 East Highway 96, Vadnais Heights, MN  55127.  A member must be out of work the major portion of the working days of the month in order to qualify for an UNEMPLOYMENT STAMP, which costs $2.00 per month.  This should be done each month until you return to work.  Remember; once your membership is delinquent in dues for 60 days, your membership will automatically lapse.  Anyone experiencing a lay-off related to COVID-19 should also apply ONLINE for Unemployment Benefits at

If you have questions or concerns regarding your INSURANCE COVERAGE or INSURANCE CLAIMS either under the St. Paul Automobile Dealers Trust or the District #77 Health and Welfare Fund, please call Wilson-McShane at 952-854-0795.

If you sever employment within the jurisdiction of District Lodge No. 77, please contact our office at 651-646-7447, or by mail at 1010 East Highway 96, Vadnais Heights, MN  55127 to request a WITHDRAWAL CARD.  In order to be eligible for a Withdrawal Card your dues must be paid for the current month in which you leave.

These are trying and unprecedented times for all of us.  We will continue to do our best to keep you informed as we move through this process.

                                                          DISTRICT LODGE NO. 77, I.A.M.A.W.

                                                          John J. Steigauf               Ko Vang

                                                          Willie Nelson                  Andrew Peltier

                                                          John Duerscherl              Kathy Todd

Welcome to IAM District Lodge 77

Chartered in February 1942 , District 77’s membership is as diversified as the area it services. Coming from all aspects of life, our membership has always maintained the common goal of preserving the rights of working men and women.

With a centralized office located in Vadnais Heights, MN, the District staff services approximately 2,600 members in Central, Northern Minnesota and Southern Minnesota along with North Western Wisconsin. The full time staff at the District office includes the Directing Business Representative, two Business Representatives, District Secretary-Treasurer, Organizer and an office Secretary. The primary function of the District is organizing new members and the representation of the members, through contract negotiations, education, and the handling of grievance and arbitration issues. The District Lodge Financial Office provides logistical support and service to the affiliated Local Lodges.