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  • iMail , News May 29, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, May 29, 2008

    Negotiations Herald New Era at Hawker Beechcraft The IAM marked an historic occasion this week with the opening round of contract talks between Locals 733 and 2328 and Hawker Beechcraft, the newly-formed company that resulted from last year’s sale of Raytheon’s aircraft division to Onex Corporation. These negotiations find Hawker Beechcraft well-positioned in a booming

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  • iMail , News May 27, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, May 27, 2008

    Doubt, Resistance Grows Over Airline Mergers On Capitol Hill and in the court of public opinion, airline mergers have been getting a chilly reception. At a House Transportation Subcommittee hearing held last week to examine the proposed Delta-Northwest merger, Transportation GVP Robert Roach, Jr. declared: “A Delta-Northwest merger will eliminate jobs, reduce choices for passengers,

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  • iMail , News May 22, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, May 22, 2008

    Kentucky Local Wins Big in Overtime  Persistence and attention to detail paid off for 57 members of Local 681 in Louisville, KY, who recently shared a six-figure arbitration settlement over a company policy that unfairly restricted overtime in their workplace. Two years ago, managers at the Alcoa Louisville Foil Plant proposed what became known as

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  • iMail , News May 20, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, May 20, 2008

    IAM Urges DNC to Recognize Florida, Michigan Delegates The IAM is urging the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to seat, and accord full voting rights, to delegates from Florida and Michigan at the Democratic National Convention in August. “Our primary objective should be winning the White House with a Democratic nominee who cares about working families

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  • iMail , News May 15, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, May 15, 2008

    McCain Gets Cold Shoulder in Boeing Country IAM members in the Pacific Northwest braved wind, rain and cold temperatures to send a heated message to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), who played a key role in delivering the $40 billion tanker contract to a European aircraft consortium. Holding signs that declared “America’s Jobs – America’s Economy

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