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  • iMail , News February 2, 2010

    Nevada’s Nellis AFB Workers Vote for IAM

    More than 250 Service Contract workers who provide valuable support for the U.S. Air Force at Nellis AFB near Las Vegas, NV, recently voted overwhelmingly for IAM representation, citing the Machinists’ great track record in Service Contract agreements. “This is a great win for the IAM,” said Western Territory GVP Gary Allen. “The teamwork between

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  • iMail , News February 2, 2010

    Brother Can You Spare a Dime?

    The White House released its $3.8 trillion dollar budget this week, with $100 billion earmarked for its highly-touted jobs program. The program, designed to address the highest unemployment levels in decades, would be funded with 25 cents out of every 10 dollars the federal government will spend next year. Of the $100 billion, $33 billion

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  • iMail , News February 2, 2010

    Ohio Workers Rally to Stop Pension Theft

    IAM members of Local 1471 in Columbus, OH, braved freezing temperatures and sub-zero wind chills last week to provide members and the community with updates regarding an attempt to eliminate pensions for workers at Center City International Trucks (CCIT). Local 1471 members have been working without a contract since the previous agreement expired in November

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  • iMail , News February 2, 2010

    House Honors A. Philip Randolph, Also Passes Paycheck Fairness Act

    Members of the House passed a resolution honoring the legacy of labor and civil rights leader A. Philip Randolph. Randolph is known as the father of the modern civil rights movement. He was a key player in organizing the March on Washington Movement and led the campaign to organize the Pullman Company which led to

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  • iMail , News February 2, 2010

    Conigliaro Honored for Lifetime Achievement

    District 15 DBR James Conigliaro, Sr. was recently presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Peggy Browning Fund, in recognition for a union career that spans more than three decades of fighting for workers’ rights and shows no sign of ending anytime soon. The Peggy Browning Fund was established in 1997 in honor of

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