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  • iMail , News December 8, 2005

    iMail for Thursday, December 8, 2005

    Nationwide Events Highlight Organizing Rights Dozens of cities in the U.S. and around the world are holding vigils, marches and teach-ins this week to bring attention to human rights abuses and the corporate war on workers’ rights to form unions. “For years, this nation strived to live up to the ideals of democracy, human rights

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  • iMail , News December 6, 2005

    iMail for Tuesday, December 6, 2005

    Ohio Machinists Endorse Strickland for Governor As the race to replace outgoing Ohio GOP Governor Bob Taft heats up, the Ohio State Council of Machinists endorsed Rep. Ted Strickland (D-OH) to become the next governor of the Buckeye State. “Strickland will restore dignity and integrity to the State Capitol,” said Eastern Territory GVP Lynn Tucker, Jr. “Ted

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  • iMail , News December 1, 2005

    iMail for Thursday, December 1, 2005

    Abramoff Scandal Snares More GOP Players One political analyst quipped the Republican Party came to power in Washington, D.C. to start a revolution but they stayed to run a racket. Witness the growing circle of scandal surrounding former GOP super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff. A target of a criminal and Senate Indian Affairs Committee investigation, Abramoff alledgedly bilked

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  • iMail , News November 29, 2005

    iMail for Tuesday, November 29, 2005

    IAM Wins Election for 500 in Virginia Preparations are underway for a first contract following a major Southern Territory organizing win that secured IAM representation for more than 500 workers who make Trojan brand condoms at Church & Dwight Co., in Richmond, Virginia. Workers at the manufacturing facility rejected a fierce campaign coordinated by a

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  • iMail , News November 17, 2005

    iMail for Thursday, November 17, 2005

    Machinists Launch on Boeing Rocket Safety The IAM is charging the Boeing Co. with circumventing critical safety regulations in an attempt to meet launch deadlines for NASA’s plutonium-powered New Horizons mission. There are personnel currently working on this project at Cape Canaveral, Florida who do not meet Air Force requirements for hazardous operations such as

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