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  • iMail , News February 25, 2010

    IAM Says JOBS Now! For International Women’s Day

    In anticipation of International Women’s Day, Monday, March 8, 2010, the IAM Women’s and Human Rights Department is encouraging members to take part in the IAM campaign to create JOBS Now! for 30 million unemployed Americans. Reports from the U.S. Department of Labor show the long-term unemployment rate for women between 45 to 64 years

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  • iMail , News February 25, 2010

    Cut-Off Dates Near For Federal Employees Classes

    The IAM Government Employees Department is conducting two programs in June at the William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center in Southern Maryland, and enrollment deadlines for both classes are nearing.   Completed Participant Registration Forms must be submitted no later than March 26 for the “Federal Employees Advanced Program” being held June 6-11.  

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  • iMail , News February 23, 2010

    Health Care Excise Tax Hits Millions

    An article in The Washington Post confirms what the IAM has been saying all along: the Senate-proposed “Cadillac Tax” on health care benefits will not only affect union workers, but non-union workers, as well. “It happens often in Washington: A perception emerges and soon hardens into fact,” says the article. “Because organized labor took the

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  • iMail , News February 23, 2010

    Senate Jobs Bill Insults Unemployed Americans

    Senate Democrats have already begun congratulating themselves on securing enough votes to move forward with grossly inadequate legislation to address the most urgent issue facing the nation today, unemployment. By a 62-30 vote, the Senate approved a $15 billion package that provides $13 billion for companies who hire unemployed Americans and a payroll tax exemption

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  • iMail , News February 23, 2010

    AFL-CIO Unions Rally for TSO Workers

      IAM Transportation GVP Robert Roach, Jr. addressed a rally in Washington, D.C., calling for an end to the prohibition against union representation for nation’s 40,000 Transportation Security Officers. The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) and the AFL-CIO are calling for an end to the Bush-era policy that has been used to prevent lawful

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