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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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  • News February 14, 2006

    Katrina Investigation Blasts White House

    February 14, 2006 – The White House is on the defensive again following the release of a draft report by a Republican-only House Committee investigating the government’s response to the storm. “Our investigation revealed that Katrina was a national failure, an abdication of the most solemn obligation to provide for the common welfare,” said the

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  • News February 10, 2006

    IAM Fights for Connecticut Jobs

    February 9, 2006 – A proposal by State of Connecticut officials to rewrite a law designed to protect high-tech jobs in the Nutmeg State drew a strong rebuke from IAM representatives. “Why is a state agency – the Office of Consumer Counsel – taking it on itself to challenge a law that helps preserve and

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  • News February 9, 2006

    Take Action to Save Airline Jobs!

    February 9, 2006 – U.S.-based air carriers are attempting to make up for failed business plans and ineffective management by eliminating high-quality jobs and outsourcing work to low-wage workers overseas. Major U.S. airlines like United, Northwest, American and Delta currently employ foreign nationals from overseas locations as flight attendants, depriving U.S. workers of much-needed job

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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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