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  • iMail , News April 4, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday April 4, 2006

    GST Mart Elected to Institutional Investors Board General Secretary-Treasurer Warren Mart was elected to serve as Secretary of the labor caucus to the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) and the Board of CII. GST Mart will serve with the President of UNITE-HERE, Bruce Raynor, in leading labor’s voice among the giant public and corporate pension

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  • News April 3, 2006

    April 2006 Sister of the Month

    April Sister of the Month: Eveleyna U. Washington Sister Eveleyna Washington has served on the Executive Board for Local Lodge 851 as Sentinel and now Trustee for the last 9 of her 31 year career as a Machinists Union member.  As a Materials Specialists with Caterpillar, Inc., Sister Eveleyna became more involved in her local

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  • News April 1, 2006

    Judge Grants Injunction Against Foster Farms

    A federal judge in California ordered Foster Poultry Farms to recognize and bargain with the League of Independent Workers, an affiliate of the International Association of Machinists, on behalf of more than 2,000 workers at a poultry plant in Livingston, California., while the National Labor Relations Board resolves unfair labor practice charges against the employer

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  • iMail , News March 28, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday March 28, 2006

    Delphi Demands Draconian Wage Cuts Corporate America’s slash and burn campaign against its workers took an ugly turn this week when auto parts manufacturer Delphi Corp. delivered its latest proposal to the United Auto Workers (UAW) for wage cuts covering a majority of Delphi’s 34,000 hourly workers. Delphi filed for bankruptcy last October and has

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  • News March 23, 2006

    IAM Supports Florida Aerospace Development Fund

    March 23, 2006 – The IAM has taken the lead in working with State Representative Bob Allen of Florida (R-FL) in developing a creative mechanism to spur economic development and create jobs in the Florida space industry.  Rep. Allen has proposed a $250 million commitment by the State of Florida to invest in new space

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