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  • iMail , News August 26, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, August 26, 2008

    Tentative Agreement Reached at Hawker Beechcraft IAM members at Hawker Beechcraft in Wichita and Salina, KS, will vote August 28 on a tentative agreement with significant improvements over the offer rejected by members more than three weeks ago. The new offer, which has the recommendation of the IAM Negotiating Committee, was reached after three days

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  • iMail , News August 21, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, August 21, 2008

    Round-the-Clock Bargaining Begins at Boeing  IAM negotiators entered the Doubletree Hotel in SeaTac, WA, today for the start of traditional round-the-clock bargaining with representatives of the Boeing Company. At stake is a new contract covering nearly 27,000 Machinists in Washington state, Oregon, Kansas and California. All bargaining subcommittees and Main Table negotiators expect to meet

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  • iMail , News August 19, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, August 19, 2008

    Wichita Striker Killed in Auto Accident Public services and private remembrances are taking place in Wichita this week for Jeff Hart, a 45-year old father of two who died shortly after being struck by a vehicle early on Monday morning. A member of Local 733, Hart was on his way to join fellow Hawker Beechcraft

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  • iMail , News August 14, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, August 14, 2008

    NMB Proposes Anti-Union Rule Change In an openly anti-union gesture, the National Mediation Board (NMB) announced its intent to change its rules and procedures governing airline mergers. The proposed change says that when “there is a certified representative on one of the affected carrier(s), but no certified representative on the other, the Board will exercise

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  • iMail , News August 12, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, August 12, 2008

    Major Victory for Raytheon Retirees In a precedent-setting decision that could be worth as much as $12 million for Local 933 retirees, a U.S. District Court Judge in Arizona ordered Raytheon Missile Systems to restore health care benefits for retirees and dependants whose benefits were unilaterally terminated by the company. U.S. District Court Judge David

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