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  • iMail , News May 5, 2006

    iMail for Thursday May 4, 2006

    Thursday, May 4, 2006 ‘Surge’ Conference Highlights Critical Shortages “The fact that the United States no longer manufactures a battlefield tank is almost unthinkable when you consider the kind of world we’re living in today,” said IP Tom Buffenbarger after a two-day meeting with dozens of business, labor and policy experts to examine the future

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  • iMail , News April 27, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, April 27, 2006

    Berkeley Honda Strike Ends, Giant Rat Wins A giant 12-foot rat, a highly-visible symbol against corporate greed, came down at Berkley Honda in Berkley, California after striking auto technicians of IAM Local 1546 won a new contract and voted by a wide margin to approve it. The new five-year deal guarantees some of the highest

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  • iMail , News April 25, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, April 25, 2006

    McHugh, Olsson, Canning Tapped for New Posts IAM President Tom Buffenbarger has announced two key personnel changes. IAM Associate Legal Counsel Mary McHugh will join the staff of the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center and Grand Lodge Representative Bruce Olsson will be the new Assistant Legislative Director of the IAM’s Legislative and Political

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  • iMail , News April 20, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, April 20, 2006

    Contract Negotiations Open At PPG Southern Territory General Vice President Bob Martinez traveled to Lake Charles, Louisiana for the contract opening for Local Lodge 470 at PPG Industries, Inc. The contract covering over 900 members in PPG’s Chemical Division expires May 11. Prior to the contract talks, GVP Martinez went on a plant tour with

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  • iMail , News April 18, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, April 18, 2006

    IAM and Hamilton Sundstrand Win OSHA Safety Award The OSHA Voluntary Protection Program flag was proudly raised on April 11, 2006 in a ceremony at Hamilton Sundstrand in Windsor Locks, Connecticut for their efforts in working with the IAM and another union to achieve OSHA’s highest level of voluntary participation. In attendance were Eastern Territory GVP

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