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  • iMail , News November 8, 2005

    iMail for Tuesday, November 8, 2005

    Union Coalition Vows to Oppose Delphi Cuts Despite having less than 100 members employed at a single location of bankrupt Delphi Corp., the IAM plans to be an active member of the six-union coalition formed this week to fight threatened cuts in pay, benefits and pensions. As a member of the Mobilizing@Delphi coalition, the IAM

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  • iMail , News November 3, 2005

    iMail for Thursday, November 3, 2005

    IAM Strikes Boeing Space and Defense Systems Nearly 1500 Machinists are now on strike against the Space and Defense Systems unit of Boeing. Five of the locations are in California, with two located in Huntington Beach, and one each in Torrance, Edwards AFB and Vandenberg; the sixth location is Cape Canaveral in Florida. In addition

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  • News November 3, 2005

    Buffenbarger: Remarks to the 2005 Communications Conference

    Tom, thanks for returning to Wichita. It took real courage to write that book. And it takes real integrity to criticize the powers that be. Your book asks the question “what’s the matter with Kansas?” My own answer is “NOT A DAMN THING.” The problem, as you have correctly and convincingly pointed out in your

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  • iMail , News November 1, 2005

    iMail for Tuesday, November 1, 2005

    ‘What’s the Matter With Kansas? ’ IP Tom Buffenbarger and author Thomas Frank, author of What’s the Matter With Kansas?, kicked off the 2005 IAM Communications Conference in Wichita, Kansas talking to nearly 70 delegates about social class, religion and the issues that lead voters in states like Kansas to consistently vote against their own

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  • iMail , News October 27, 2005

    iMail for Thursday, October 27, 2005

    Strike Looms at Boeing Space & Defense Units Nearly 1,500 IAM members at seven Boeing facilities in California, Alabama and Florida are poised to strike the company’s space and defense division following contract offers that slashed retiree benefits, raised health care premiums, and failed to include adequate pension increases. The so-called “final offer” from Boeing

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