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  • Departments , Employee Assistance Program August 31, 2017

    Courage and Solidarity Amid the Destruction of Harvey

    Airline workers have grown accustomed to working long hours in terrible weather. They are comfortable in high-stress, time-sensitive situations where the margin for error almost does not exist. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that airline workers were often at the forefront of community responses to Harvey. Jo Angel Hernandez and his sister look

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  • Departments , Employee Assistance Program August 29, 2017

    Hurricane Harvey Grounds All Commercial Flights in Houston

    Eric Price Houston, TX — With tropical storm Harvey continuing to bring massive flooding to Texas, the Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday began suspension of all commercial flights to Houston’s IAH and Hobby Airport (HOU) until at least Noon on Thursday, August 31. This is the longest such closure in the airport’s history. Not since

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  • Departments , Employee Assistance Program August 27, 2017

    To our Sisters and Brothers of Texas

    When horrible things happen we want to know that there are people who care, and that someone will be there for us when we need help. The officers of District Lodge 141, as well as the entire International Association of Machinists (IAM), want you to know that you are not alone. Please don’t hesitate to

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  • Departments , Employee Assistance Program July 21, 2017

    IAM141 EAP Reps Attend the Labor Assistance Professionals Conference

    http://iam141.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/lap_eap_conference_las_vegas_170721.mp4 IAM141 EAP Representative J.R. Richardson at the Labor Assistance Professionals Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Labor Assistance Professionals Conference is an annual event dedicated to the creation of comprehensive alcohol and drug treatment and mental health services for members, as well as promoting Employee Assistance efforts. This year’s conference was attended by EAP

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  • Departments , Employee Assistance Program , MNPL July 14, 2017

    The Liberty Bell Lodge is taking action.

    http://iam141.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/1776_advanced_training_170714.mp4 The members of Local 1776 (PHL) are holding advanced Shop Steward training classes today, with a special focus on improving workplace safety. With the tools that IAM141 activists are building, every airline worker can double as an independent safety inspector, making their workplaces safer and holding their companies accountable. Legal experts also explained the

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