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North Charleston, SC, April 17, 2015 – Citing a toxic environment and gross violations of workers’ lawful organizing rights, the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) today withdrew its petition with the NLRB for an April 22 union election at the Boeing Company in North Charleston, SC. The decision pushes the date for a subsequent election forward by at least six months and was made after IAM organizers conducted home visits with more than 1,700 Boeing workers.
IAM District 70 organized 109 aircraft mechanics and other technicians at the Beechcraft Service Center in Wichita, KS, in the wake of a card check recognition agreement with the company. A third-party local minister oversaw the card check process and confirmed majority support for the IAM.
“We are angered and deeply disappointed that the legislation introduced today repeats the same old corporate-driven approach to trade that has cost America hundreds of thousands of jobs,” said IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger.
In an announcement that brings more than 30,000 Mechanic and Related, Fleet Service and Stores employees at American Airlines a step closer to joint contract negotiations, the National Mediation Board (NMB) ruled that the carrier is operating as a single transportation system.
Judges for the 2015 IAM Scholarship Competition met at IAM Headquarters in Upper Marlboro, MD to choose the 2015 Scholarship winners from a field of more than 300 entries. Winners will be contacted first and the will be announced in early summer.
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