Sort by
  • iMail , News March 4, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, March 4, 2008

    Machinists Union Blasts Tanker Decision Machinists across the country are calling for congressional action following the decision by Air Force officials to award a $40 billion aerial refueling tanker contract to a team led by the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. (EADS), parent company of Airbus. “The Air Force’s decision is a serious blow

    Read more
  • iMail , News February 28, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, February 28, 2008

    Obama Telegraphs Pro-NAFTA Position The IAM is urging all union members to take a second look at Sen. Barack Obama’s (D-IL) position on the North American Free Trade Ageement (NAFTA), following news reports he assured Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. that his opposition to NAFTA was “just campaign rhetoric.” According to a report on CTV

    Read more
  • iMail , News February 26, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, February 26, 2008

    Machinists, Passenger Rights Group Join Forces The IAM and the nation’s largest passenger rights group are joining forces to oppose any combination of United Airlines, American Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Continental Airlines and Delta Airlines. The Machinists and the Coalition for an Airline Passengers Bill of Rights (CAPBOR) will coordinate legislative efforts and make the case

    Read more
  • iMail , News February 21, 2008

    iMail for Thursday, February 21, 2008

    President Buffenbarger Rips into Obama Before a raucous crowd of Hillary Clinton supporters in Youngstown, OH Tuesday night, IAM President Tom Buffenbarger ripped into Senator Barack Obama, taking aim at Obama’s lackluster record as a state Senator and his unwillingness to fight for working families. “He took a walk every time there was a tough

    Read more
  • iMail , News February 19, 2008

    iMail for Tuesday, February 19, 2008

    Negotiations Begin for 6,000 at Lockheed Martin IAM Leadership (L to R – GVP Headquarters, Rich Michalski, IP Tom Buffenbarger, Aerospace Coordinators John Crowdis and Ray Moffatt) at opening round of negotations with Lockheed Martin. After months of preparations and in the midst of record-breaking profits for the aerospace industry, IAM leaders this week launched

    Read more