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  • iMail , News January 24, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, January 24, 2006

    Northwest Log Truckers Vote to Pursue IAM Affiliation By an overwhelming majority, members of the 500-strong Northwest Log Truckers Cooperative voted Jan. 21 to authorize their board of directors to develop a proposal that could lead to an historic affiliation with the IAM. The effort by non-union log truck operators to join forces the Machinists

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  • iMail , News January 19, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, January 19, 2006

    AFL-CIO President Rips Outsourcing as ‘Suicidal’ In a wide-ranging address before reporters at the National Press Club in Washington, AFL-CIO President John Sweeney renewed the federation’s call for universal health care, increases in the minimum wage and an end to the rampant outsourcing of U.S. jobs to low-wage foreign countries. Sweeney also predicted the Employee

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  • iMail , News January 17, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday January 17, 2006

      Gulf Coast Hurricane Survivors Honored Dozens of IAM members in Louisiana and Mississippi whose lives were turned upside down by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita gathered last week in Picayune, MS to mourn their losses, share experiences and draw strength from each other for the challenges ahead. “There are brothers and sisters here today who

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  • iMail , News January 12, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, January 12, 2006

    Machinists Continue Strike at Boeing After requesting a meeting with IAM Aerospace Coordinators, the Boeing Company then balked at restarting formal negotiations over issues that led to a strike at Boeing space and defense facilities in Florida, Alabama and California. According to a bulletin by Aerospace Coordinators John Crowdis, Frank Santos and Dick Schneider, Boeing

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  • iMail , News January 10, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday, January 10, 2006

    IAM Unveils New Campaign at Halleen Chevrolet The IAM is launching an air campaign to force Halleen Chevrolet, in North Olmstead, Ohio, to recognize the rights of its workers to seek union representation. A 30-second ad began running this week on Cleveland-area cable television stations asking viewers to hold the dealership accountable for denying its

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