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  • iMail , News April 9, 2009

    iMail for Thursday, April 09 2009

    Machinists Host Flight Attendant Coalition Twenty representatives from a coalition of U.S. and foreign flight attendant unions came together this week at the IAM’s William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center. The coalition meets quarterly to develop common strategies to address flight attendants’ legislative, health and safety and collective bargaining issues. “Flight attendants operate in

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  • News April 8, 2009

    April 2009

    Sister of the Month Marla Ryan Sister Marla Ryan is a 9 year member of IAM LL 873 in Horicon, WI and has been the Recording Secretary for the past 6 years.  In  addition, she is the Editor and Communicator, the webmaster for LL 873 and DL 121, as well as a member on a

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  • iMail , News April 7, 2009

    iMail for Thursday, April 07 2009

    Machinists Denounce F-22 Funding Cut IAM leaders promptly denounced this week’s decision by U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates to end funding for the F-22, the next-generation fighter aircraft that would have assured U.S. air superiority for years to come. “Not only is the decision to cut funding for the F-22 shortsighted militarily, but our economy

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  • iMail , News April 2, 2009

    iMail for Thursday, April 02 2009

    Minnesota Machinists Hold ‘Day of Action’ Rally  Hundreds of IAM members were joined by elected officials and area union members in Bloomington, MN, for a rally to support what is likely to be the largest and most important union organizing drive in decades. The “Day of Action” rally, organized by Local 1833, was part of

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  • iMail , News March 31, 2009

    iMail for Tuesday, March 31, 2009

    Moncure Machinists Return with New Agreement Striking members of Local W369 in Moncure, North Carolina, will return to work at Moncure Plywood with their contract and their dignity intact after ratifying a new three-year contract that preserves seniority rights and sharply restricts the amount of forced overtime employees can be required to work. “The new

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