Sort by
  • iMail , News March 13, 2007

    iMail for Tuesday March 13, 2007

      Union Coalition Strikes Mississippi Shipyard Dissatisfaction over a proposed contract and deep-seated resentment over economic and psychological stresses brought on by Hurricane Katrina have triggered a strike by 6,300 union shipbuilders at Northrop Grumman’s Pascagoula, MS, shipyard.  The Gulf Coast facility, also known as the Ingalls Yard, was shut down on March 8 following

    Read more
  • iMail , News March 9, 2007

    iMail for Thursday, March 8, 2007

    Fast Track to Nowhere The debate over free trade agreements is back on the nation’s front pages as the Bush administration seeks fresh “Fast Track” authorization to broker sweeping trade deals without input from labor activists, human rights advocates or even elected officials. Clickhere to see an eye opening video that cuts to the core

    Read more
  • iMail , News March 6, 2007

    iMail for Tuesday March 6, 2007

    Industrial Policy Needed Now, says Buffenbarger Machinists Union International President Tom Buffenbarger told a group of fellow union leaders and top presidential campaign staffers that blue collar workers in the U.S. cannot afford to wait for election-year platitudes and campaign promises to rebuild the nation’s devastated manufacturing base. “America’s industrial resurgence cannot wait for ’08,”

    Read more
  • iMail , News March 1, 2007

    iMail for Thursday March 1, 2007

    Tentative Agreement Reached at AK Steel After weeks of intense bargaining and exactly one year after the lockout at AK Steel began, the IAM announced a tentative agreement on behalf of members of newly chartered Local 1943 in Middletown, Ohio.   Voting on the agreement will take place via mail-in ballot to provide ample time for

    Read more
  • iMail , News February 28, 2007

    iMail for Wednesday Feb 28, 2007

    Custom Bike for Guide Dogs Goes on Display in Daytona Beach The custom motorcycle built as a fundraiser for Guide Dogs of America (GDA) is finished! Now it’s headed to the 2007 Daytona Bike Week in Daytona Beach, FL, where more than 500,000 motorcycle enthusiasts will gather March 2-11, 2007. The IAM Bike Build motorcycle

    Read more