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Machinists Union Files for Mediation at Southwest Airlines

After more than two years of direct talks with Southwest Airlines, the IAM announced it will file for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB), the federal agency that oversees contract negotiations in the airline industry.

Obama Throws Support Behind Ex-Im Bank

In his weekly address, President Obama asked Americans to use Congress’ August recess to demand their elected officials support a full reauthorization of the suddenly controversial Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank.

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Local 99 Calgary Stampede Members Prepare for Negotiations

Members of IAM Local 99, who work for the Calgary Stampede entertainment venue in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, attended the Negotiation Preparation class at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Southern Maryland to prepare for upcoming contract negotiations.

Register Now for the 2014 IAM Automotive Conference

The deadline to reserve a hotel for the 2014 IAM Automotive Conference is September 5, 2014.

IAM Automotive Department Director Boysen Anderson will chair the conference, which will focus on new approaches to expanding IAM automotive membership in North America.

TPP: The Next Big Free Trade Mistake?

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Trans-Pacific Partnership

TPP is poised to become the biggest free trade agreement since NAFTA. Keep up to date with the latest information.

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IAM 125th Anniversary

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IAM 125th Anniversary

The IAM celebrated its 125th birthday in Atlanta, the city of the union’s founding, with the opening of the 2013 IAM National Staff Conference.

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UCubed :: Ur Union of Unemployed

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UCubed :: Ur Union of Unemployed

You lost your job. You're not alone. 20.6 million Americans face the same challenges. 

You want your job back. You want your life back. But you can't do it alone. Neither can anyone else. You all need each other. >>Read More