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  • iMail , News March 16, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, March 16, 2006

    Organizing Drive Gears Up at Alabama Mercedes Plant Fair wages, a voice at work and decent benefits are the foundations for a good job anywhere in the United States. Increasingly, however, these benefits are only available to union members with access to collective bargaining rights. In Tuscaloosa, Alabama, nearly 3,000 workers at a state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz

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  • iMail , News March 14, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, March 14, 2006

    Trotter Tapped to Lead IAM Legislative Dept. A seasoned and steady hand will be at the wheel of the IAM’s Legislative and Political Action Department when Assistant Legislative Director Tom Trotter takes over as director from outgoing Legislative Director Rich Michalski on June 1. “Tom Trotter’s experience, political insights and work ethic are a matter

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  • iMail , News March 9, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, March 9, 2006

    Machinists Announce Vote Results at NWA IAM members at Northwest Airlines delivered a split decision on the bankrupt airline’s $190 million cost cutting proposal. In separate voting by classification, Northwest’s proposal was accepted by the 7,677-member Clerical, Office, Fleet and Passenger Service group and the 18-member Plant Protection group. A similar proposal was rejected by

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  • iMail , News March 7, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, March 7, 2006

    Saskatchewan’s Newest Local Ready to Fly The training of temporary officers for the newest member of the IAM family in Canada, Local Lodge 32 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan was completed in mid February 2006. The new temporary officers reviewed their responsibilities, the movement of funds, examined sample bylaws as possible templates for their lodge’s own

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  • iMail , News March 2, 2006

    iMail for Thursday March 2, 2006

    IAM Member’s Son Fulfills Olympic Dream Canada’s first Olympic ski jumping team since 1992 flew higher than many expected at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy. The four young jumpers, including Calgary’s Graeme Gorham, the 18 year-old son of Local 1681 member and Air Canada employee Arthur Gorham, expected the 2006 games to be

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