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  • News February 2, 2006

    UAL Exits Historic Bankruptcy

    February 2,  2006 – Senior management at United Airlines bid a fond farewell to the shelter of bankruptcy protection this week after using the courts for three years to squeeze billions from employees, shareholders, retirees and creditors. The carrier’s coming out party included a multi-million dollar package of perks for 400 top managers at United,

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  • News February 1, 2006

    Machinists at Boeing Ratify Contract

    February 01, 2006 – IAM members employed at Boeing space and defense facilities in Alabama, Florida and California voted today to ratify new contracts with the company, ending a strike that began on November 2, 2005. Additional information will be posted February 02, 2006 at: http://www.goiam.org/issue.cfm?cID=5966.

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  • News February 1, 2006

    February 2006 Sisters of the Month

    Canadian Sister of the Month Noreen Schmitt Sister Noreen is the Recording Secretary for Local Lodge 764 in British Columbia, Canada.  She has been an IAM member for 30 years, with 12 years experience serving on the Executive Board for her local. As a Lead Aviation Painter for Air Canada, Noreen first became active in

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  • News February 1, 2006

    Sister of the Month

    In an effort to spotlight the dedication and hard work of our IAM Sisters, different sisters will be highlighted each month.  Their stories will serve to provide inspiration and motivation to those who might be lacking the confidence to become more involved with their union.  If there is a hardworking sister in your lodge you’d like

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  • iMail , News January 31, 2006

    iMail for Tuesday January 31, 2006

    Greenspan’s Legacy: Lots of Debt and No Jobs Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan steps down today after 18 years and five terms as the most powerful man behind the U.S. economy. Pundits and politicians of all persuasions have entered a realm of “irrational exuberance,” ignoring record deficits and lost jobs to heap praise on Greenspan’s

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