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  • iMail , News July 13, 2006

    iMail for Thursday July 13, 2006

    Nurses Threatened by ‘ Kentucky River’ Rulings Hundreds of nurses at the Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) in Bangor, ME who are working to win a voice at work with the Machinists union, could be barred from union membership by the upcoming “ Kentucky River” rulings from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The NLRB,

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  • iMail , News July 11, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday July 11, 2006

    Democrats Debate the ‘Vision Thing’ Subtle but profound differences over the future of the Democratic Party were apparent in recent back-to-back presentations to the New Democratic Network (NDN) by New York Senator Hillary Clinton and Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack. Click here to listen to both speeches. Senator Clinton rolled out a litany of Democratic domestic priorities stymied by

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  • iMail , News July 6, 2006

    iMail for Thursday July 6, 2006

    Be On the Lookout for AK ‘Scab Steel’ On February 28, 2006, AK Steel Corp. in Middletown, OH, locked out more than 2,700 workers represented by the Armco Employees Independent Federation (AEIF).  The AEIF wants to become part of the IAM and the National Labor Relations Board has scheduled an election for July 26-27 when these union brothers

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  • iMail , News June 29, 2006

    iMail for Thursday June 29, 2006

    Vote Online for America’s Worst Boss The votes are in for the first installment of Working America’s My Bad Boss Contest. The competition included bosses who denied workers time off to attend funerals, and one who made workers write training manuals for their overseas replacements. Of the 15,000 votes cast for this week’s Bad Boss

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  • iMail , News June 27, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, June 27, 2006

    Labor College Honors IAM Graduates Ten IAM members who earned Bachelor’s degrees from the AFL-CIO’s National Labor College (NLC) in Silver Spring, MD were honored at the College’s eighth annual graduation ceremony. The IAM members were part of a 106-member graduating class who earned Bachelor of Arts degrees and 16 union members who earned masters

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