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  • iMail , News October 17, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday October 17, 2006

    IAM Journal Notes Governors’ Power With less than a month before Election Day, voters in thirty-six states are poised to choose governors with the power to create jobs, control gas prices, expand (or restrict) collective bargaining rights and bypass the gridlock that routinely stymies lawmakers in Washington, D.C. “The consequences for union members are enormous,”

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  • iMail , News October 12, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, October 12, 2006

    Local 41 Photog Snaps 1 st Place Winner The winners of the 2006 IAM Photo Contest have been announced, and Local 41 member Ben Castic has won first-place for the second year in a row. This year’s entry, entitled, “Tunnel Vision” shows IAM member Gus Patakas as he deburrs a furnace section cylinder at South

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  • iMail , News October 10, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, October 10, 2006

    San Francisco Local 1781 Celebrates 60 Years IP Tom Buffenbarger and Transportation GVP Robert Roach, Jr. joined California Reps. George Miller, Tom Lantos and more than 300 guests for the 60th anniversary celebration of San Francisco’s legendary Local 1781. “The Air Transport sector of the IAM rose to greatness thanks to the solidarity and strength of

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  • iMail , News October 6, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, October 5, 2006

    U.S. Approves Joint Rocket Venture Antitrust regulators at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) gave the green light this week to the United Launch Alliance (ULA), a $1.06 billion plan by Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co. to merge their rocket building and launch operations. Under the agreement, Boeing’s Delta rockets and Lockheed’s Atlas rockets will

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  • iMail , News October 4, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, October 3, 2006

    NLRB Rules in Kentucky River Cases Overturning nearly sixty years of established precedent, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today issued rulings in the “Kentucky River” cases, setting the stage for the re-classification of tens (or even hundreds) of thousands of workers as “supervisors,” thereby depriving them of the right to union membership. In the

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