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  • iMail , News October 31, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, October 31, 2006

    NFFE-IAM Mourns Fallen Firefighters Four Forest Service workers died last Thursday while fighting a fire in the San Bernardino National Forest in California. Killed were Mark Loutzenhiser, 44, the Engine Captain, and three members of NFFE-IAM Local 1558; Jason McKay, 27; Jess McLean, 27; and Daniel Hoover-Najera, 20. A fourth NFFE-IAM member, Pablo Cerda, 23,

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  • iMail , News October 26, 2006

    iMail for Thursday October 26, 2006

    Call to Action for November Elections With the critical midterm election less than two weeks away, IAM members have a chance to change the face of Congress and state capitols, if they show up to vote. “This election will be decided by turnout. It’s simple, if you stay home on Election Day or don’t volunteer

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  • iMail , News October 24, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday October 24, 2006

    Wichita Strikers Win at Bombardier Members of Local 639 in Wichita, KS voted by a 56 percent margin this week to ratify an improved contract offer from Bombardier Aerospace, ending a 22-day strike over pay, pensions and health care benefits. The new 3-year accord, reached after a 36-hour bargaining session and with help from federal

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  • iMail , News October 19, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, October 19, 2006

    Airline District 141 Celebrates 60 Years  More than 200 delegates and guests from 28 local lodges around the country gathered in Phoenix, AZ this week to hold their annual convention and to celebrate the trials and triumphs of one of the largest districts in the Machinists Union.  “Our history is nothing less than the history

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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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