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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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  • iMail , News February 9, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, February 9, 2006

    Unions Support Fairness for FAA Controllers The IAM is standing shoulder-to-shoulder with fellow aviation union counterparts in support of legislation introduced by Illinois Democratic Senator Barack Obama to deny the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) the ability to unilaterally impose contract terms on its workers. The “Federal Aviation Administration Fair Labor Management Dispute Resolution Act of

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  • iMail , News February 2, 2006

    iMail for Thursday February 2, 2006

    Bush Fails to Connect with Workers in Annual Address In his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, President Bush vowed no retreat in Iraq, urged a halt to “oil addiction” and even spoke of an “American Competitiveness Initiative” to make sure math and science students can compete in the global market. But he failed

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  • iMail , News January 31, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday January 31, 2006

    Greenspan’s Legacy: Lots of Debt and No Jobs Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan steps down today after 18 years and five terms as the most powerful man behind the U.S. economy. Pundits and politicians of all persuasions have entered a realm of “irrational exuberance,” ignoring record deficits and lost jobs to heap praise on Greenspan’s

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  • iMail , News January 26, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, January 26, 2006

    Join the Fight for Truckers’ and Loggers’ Rights The IAM campaign to win better wages and working conditions for non-union log truck operators in Washington took a major step forward on Jan. 24 with the filing of HB 3227, legislation that would establish a system of collective bargaining for timber cutters and log haulers in

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