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  • iMail , News October 24, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday October 24, 2006

    Wichita Strikers Win at Bombardier Members of Local 639 in Wichita, KS voted by a 56 percent margin this week to ratify an improved contract offer from Bombardier Aerospace, ending a 22-day strike over pay, pensions and health care benefits. The new 3-year accord, reached after a 36-hour bargaining session and with help from federal

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  • iMail , News October 19, 2006

    iMail for Thursday, October 19, 2006

    Airline District 141 Celebrates 60 Years  More than 200 delegates and guests from 28 local lodges around the country gathered in Phoenix, AZ this week to hold their annual convention and to celebrate the trials and triumphs of one of the largest districts in the Machinists Union.  “Our history is nothing less than the history

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  • iMail , News October 17, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday October 17, 2006

    IAM Journal Notes Governors’ Power With less than a month before Election Day, voters in thirty-six states are poised to choose governors with the power to create jobs, control gas prices, expand (or restrict) collective bargaining rights and bypass the gridlock that routinely stymies lawmakers in Washington, D.C. “The consequences for union members are enormous,”

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  • News October 16, 2006

    IAM Launches Delta Organizing Campaign

    The IAM unveiled a nationwide campaign to help organize more than 6,000 Ramp Service workers at Delta Air Lines. “Delta’s ramp workers are turning to the Machinists for our hard won experience at other airlines in crisis,” said Transportation GVP Robert Roach, Jr. “Our record of protecting pensions during the industry’s latest assault on its

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  • News October 16, 2006

    IAM Journal Notes Governors’ Power

    With less than a month before Election Day, voters in thirty-six states are poised to choose governors with the power to create jobs, control gas prices, expand (or restrict) collective bargaining rights and bypass the gridlock that routinely stymies lawmakers in Washington, D.C. “The consequences for union members are enormous,” said IP Tom Buffenbarger in

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