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  • iMail , News May 1, 2007

    iMail for Tuesday, May 1, 2007

    Fallen Members Remembered at Winpisinger Center More than 100 people gathered at the William W. Winpisinger Center for a service honoring IAM members whose lives were lost to workplace accidents, injuries or illness. “As we remember those who have died,” said Transportation GVP Robert Roach, Jr. in addressing the group, “let us honor them by

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  • iMail , News May 1, 2007

    iMail for Thursday, April 26, 2007

    Hartford Goes Green with Hydrogen Fuel Bus Commuters in Hartford, CT are enjoying the first hybrid electric fuel-cell bus in New England, built by Local 1746/District 26 members working at UTC Power in South Windsor. Fuel cell technology combines hydrogen with oxygen to produce electricity without creating clouds of exhaust. Development of the quiet, clean

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  • iMail , News May 1, 2007

    iMail for Tuesday, April 24, 2007

    Presidential Candidates to Join ‘Day of Action’ New York Senator Hillary Clinton, Delaware Senator Joe Biden and Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich will address the Transportation Department’s 2007 ‘Day of Action’ rally in Washington, D.C., on May 17, 2007. The rally is aimed at highlighting the sacrifices and contributions of transportation workers worldwide. “Our goal is

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  • iMail , News May 1, 2007

    iMail for Thursday, April 19, 2007

    United in Sorrow and Grief The heartbreaking sound of gunfire this week at Virginia Tech echoed closer to home when it was learned that an IAM member’s stepson was among the 32 students and teachers killed in the nation’s worst school shooting ever. Ryan Clark, 22, a fourth-year Biology, English and Psychology major and stepson

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  • iMail , News April 19, 2007

    iMail for Tuesday, April 17, 2007

    DOE Revives Attack on Pensions In a stunning proposal that underscores the anti-worker animus of the current administration, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing guidelines that could eliminate defined benefit pension plans and retiree benefits for tens of thousands of DOE contract employees. “We would be very disturbed to see the resurrection of

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