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  • iMail , News October 6, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, October 5, 2006

    U.S. Approves Joint Rocket Venture Antitrust regulators at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) gave the green light this week to the United Launch Alliance (ULA), a $1.06 billion plan by Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co. to merge their rocket building and launch operations. Under the agreement, Boeing’s Delta rockets and Lockheed’s Atlas rockets will

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  • iMail , News October 4, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, October 3, 2006

    NLRB Rules in Kentucky River Cases Overturning nearly sixty years of established precedent, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today issued rulings in the “Kentucky River” cases, setting the stage for the re-classification of tens (or even hundreds) of thousands of workers as “supervisors,” thereby depriving them of the right to union membership. In the

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  • iMail , News September 28, 2006

    iMail for Thursday September 28, 2006

    Ohio, California Lead ‘Hell Yes’ Tally Union members in two key states, California and Ohio, are running neck and neck for bragging rights over which state has the most members pledging to vote in the upcoming gubernatorial elections. Other states coming on strong in the unofficial competition are Illinois, Florida and Maryland. The state-by-state tally

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  • iMail , News September 26, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, September 26, 2006

    Local 1943 Members Reject AK Steel Offer In a day-long vote, locked out members of AEIF-IAM Local 1943 in Middletown, OH voted to reject vaguely worded outsourcing and back-to-work terms contained in a “final offer” from AK Steel Corp. The company presented the 2-inch thick document three days earlier, angering the locked out workforce by

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  • iMail , News September 21, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, September 21, 2006

    Custom Made Harley-Davidson Raffled Off A custom built and painted 2006 Harley-Davidson Street Guide FLHX raffled to benefit the Guide Dogs of America was won by Carole Mertens of Minnesota. Another fundraiser is currently under way. The IAMAW Bike Build, allows visitors to track the progress of the custom bike being built in an effort to

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