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  • iMail , News February 9, 2010

    Support Airline Workers, Complete the FAA Bill

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has existed on eight short-term funding extensions since the funding legislation first expired in September 2007. Meanwhile, the FAA needs updated safety, infrastructure and modernization programs, as well as protections for worker rights.  An updated bill would also bring thousands of jobs. Please visit www.ttd.org to contact your Senators to

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  • iMail , News February 4, 2010

    Voter Participation Critical in First Delta Election

    The National Mediation Board (NMB) this week mailed telephone and Internet voting instructions to nearly 100 Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines Flight Simulator Technicians (Sim Techs), opening a three-week voting period in the first IAM election since Delta acquired Northwest. “Voter participation is critical in this election,” said Transportation GVP Robert Roach, Jr. “NMB

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  • iMail , News February 4, 2010

    New AIG Bonuses Top $100 Million

    Just one year after executives in the troubled Financial Products Unit at AIG split $168 million in “retention bonuses,” the same group is poised to get another $100 million in bonus money. The Wall Street Journal cites the Financial Products Group as “responsible for the soured trades that precipitated the government rescue of the company.”

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  • iMail , News February 4, 2010

    IAM Urges Jobs Priority in Export Control Review

    The IAM is calling on President Obama to proceed with caution during the administration’s ongoing export control review, and to not assume that easing export controls will necessarily lead to U.S. job creation. “While current export controls are in need of reform, we must be mindful that policies that encourage or facilitate further outsourcing of

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  • iMail , News February 4, 2010

    IAM Mourns Ohio State Council President Harold Langford

    Long-time Ohio State Council of Machinists President Harold Langford of Galion, OH passed away today at the age of 77. Langford, a 54-year member, was also serving as Local 1151’s President. One of the IAM’s most veteran and treasured activists, Langford joined the IAM in 1956 when he went to work for Galion Iron Works.

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