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  • iMail , News February 28, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, February 28, 2006

    Federal Workers Win Key NSPS Ruling In a major victory for federal workers and unions everywhere, a federal judge in Washington yesterday blocked the Bush administration’s attempt to eviscerate collective bargaining rights for 700,000 civilian Defense Department employees. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan follows a lawsuit filed in November by the

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  • iMail , News February 23, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, February 23, 2006

    IAM Kicks Off Lockheed Contract Talks Job security, affordable healthcare and a secure retirement are among the top concerns for nearly 4,400 manufacturing and aircraft assembly workers who are geared up for contract talks at the Ft. Worth, Texas unit of Lockheed-Martin Aeronautics Co. IP Tom Buffenbarger delivered the opening statement on behalf of IAM

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  • iMail , News February 21, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, February 21, 2006

    Giant Rat Stalks Arkansas Ford Dealer Members of LL 260 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, rolled out labor’s trademark symbol of corporate greed and thievery recently at Landers Ford in Bentonville, Arkansas, where workers have been seeking union recognition since July 2005. The auto technicians were locked out by Landers’ management immediately after petitioning for IAM

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  • iMail , News February 16, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, February 16, 2006

    IAM Announces Leadership Changes The IAM Executive Council announced a series of retirements and successions that will ensure IAM members benefit from tested leadership, experience and dedication in the years to come. After serving the IAM for more than 40 years, Headquarters GVP Robert V. Thayer will retire on June 1, 2006, and be succeeded

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  • iMail , News February 14, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, February 14, 2006

    Teamsters, TWU Threaten US Airways Workers The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and Transport Workers Union (TWU) have filed requests with the National Mediation Board (NMB) seeking representation of US Airways workers. The IBT is asking for an election for the Mechanic & Related classification and the TWU applied to represent Fleet Service employees. The

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