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  • iMail , News January 22, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, January 22, 2008

    Labor Honors Dr. King in Memphis The annual AFL-CIO event commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. took place this year in Memphis, TN, where the Nobel Prize-winning civil rights leader was slain while supporting striking sanitation workers in 1968. The observance drew more than 2,000 delegates and guests, double the number

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  • iMail , News January 17, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, January 17, 2008

    IAM and NASSCO Open Negotiations in San Diego IAM District 947 Negotiating Committee (left and left to right: Roberto Becerra, Nick Ferioli, Joe Zimolzak, Richard Sanchez, Scott Gilding, Gilbert Huffman, Robert Martinez and, not pictured, Steve Cooper) sits across bargaining table from NASSCO Reps. (right to left: Tom Fawcett, Ted Scott, Anna Cooper, Don Dame)

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  • iMail , News January 16, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, January 15, 2008

    Congress Back for New Year With fears of a recession looming, Congress opened its 2008 session today looking to address health care, energy costs and a host of economic issues. Democratic leaders have said a top priority will be to shape a bipartisan economic stimulus package to jumpstart the struggling economy. “American families are facing

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  • iMail , News January 10, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, January 10, 2008

    IAM Journal Addresses Critical Skills Shortage The need to provide young workers with apprenticeship programs, technical and vocational education and affordable alternatives to a four-year college education is the focus of the latest issue of the IAM Journal, the award-winning publication of the Machinists Union. While labor economists are predicting a shortage of 21 million

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  • iMail , News January 8, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, January 08, 2008

    Amtrak PEB Report Supports Rail Labor The Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) that was appointed in December to investigate the long-running contract dispute between Amtrak and nine labor unions issued its report to President George W. Bush on December 30, 2007. The lengthy report recommends adoption of nearly all of labor’s proposals. The PEB agreed with

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