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  • iMail , News October 21, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, October 21, 2008

    Talks to Resume at Boeing Talks between the IAM and Boeing are scheduled to resume. “After 45 days on the line, your solidarity brought Boeing back to the bargaining table. Since talks adjourned last Monday, we have kept the lines of communication open and have agreed to pursue additional talks through the federal mediator. At

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  • iMail , News October 16, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, October 16, 2008

    Freightliner Says ‘Adios’ to Portland The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has struck again, this time paving the way for Daimler Trucks NA to close the Portland, OR, plant where Freightliner trucks have been built for more than half a century. The decision to move truck production to Mexico is part of what the

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  • iMail , News October 14, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, October 14, 2008

    Boeing Talks Stall Over Outsourcing The latest round of contract talks between the IAM and Boeing broke down over Boeing’s insistence on contract language that could lead to the elimination of more than 2,000 IAM members’ jobs. Despite record profits and hundreds of aircraft on back order, Boeing continues to claim its future “competitiveness” depends

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  • iMail , News October 8, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, October 07, 2008

    Boeing Strikers Determined to Prevail International President Tom Buffenbarger joined IAM members this weekend on picket lines outside Boeing facilities in Everett, WA, Portland, OR and Wichita, KS, where the strike over wages, pensions, health care and job security is entering its second month. “This strike matters to every IAM member in North America,” said

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  • iMail , News October 2, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, October 02, 2008

    IAM Supports NASA Space-suit Decision When Neil Armstrong stepped off the lunar module in 1969 and became the first man to walk on the moon, he was wearing a space-suit made by IAM workers at Hamilton Standard in Windsor Locks, CT. The company is now known as Hamilton Sunstrand, a division of United Technologies (UTC).

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