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Distracted Driving Awareness

Fri. March 27, 2015

Traveling down the road, how many times have you been sitting at a green intersection light with no vehicles moving, to discover the reason for the delay was because of a driver talking or texting on a cell phone, hand held or hands free, not aware that the signal light had changed?

VAntage Point Blog Update

Thu. March 26, 2015

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TAKE ACTION NOW: Urge Your Representative to Vote "No" on H.Con.Res. 27

Thu. March 26, 2015

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are expected to vote Thursday, March 26,on H.Con.Res. 27, the proposed Concurrent Resolution on the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget. The IAM urges all members to contact their members of Congress and urge them to vote “No” on this budget bill. This extreme budget would gouge hundreds of billions from dedicated civil servants and makes hard-working federal employees scapegoats for a dysfunctional Congress.

What a Record-Low Snowpack Means for Summer in the Northwest

Tue. March 24, 2015

     Southern Oregon is bracing for a fire season that could start earlier, last longer and burn hotter than usual in a part of the world known for major summer fires.

IAM Protects Members During Simpson Sawmill Sales

Tue. March 24, 2015

When Simpson Lumber Company put its sawmilling operations up for sale in December 2014 and put IAM members at risk, quick action by District W24 representatives helped save jobs and provide substantial benefits for those who were displaced.

ITUC CONDEMNS TUNISIA TERROR ATTACK

Thu. March 19, 2015

The ITUC has condemned yesterday’s barbaric terrorist attack in Tunis, which cost the lives of 19 people and left many more injured, and expressed its deepest condolences to all those affected.

Three quarters of world's people want governments to act on climate change

Thu. March 19, 2015

New ITUC Climate Justice Frontline’s briefing sets out union plans for a climate deal in 2015.

Overwhelming support for government action on climate change puts leaders in the spotlight to agree a climate deal in December 2015 that will give the world a fighting chance to limit temperature rises to 2 ºC.