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  • iMail , News October 25, 2005

    iMail for Tuesday October 25, 2005

    Rosa Parks, Spark of the Civil Rights Movement, Dead at 92 Rosa Parks, the black woman whose refusal to give up her seat to a white man on a bus and whose subsequent arrest marked the start of the modern civil rights movement, has died at the age of 92. Parks’ protest in 1955 triggered

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  • iMail , News October 20, 2005

    iMail for Thursday October 20, 2005

    Arrest Warrant Issued for Former GOP Leader A Texas state court issued an arrest warrant on Wednesday for former House Republican Leader Tom DeLay (R-TX), indicted earlier this month on conspiracy and money laundering charges. The court also set bail at $10,000 for the former exterminator. DeLay and two political cronies were charged by a

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  • iMail , News October 18, 2005

    iMail for Tuesday, October 18, 2005

    Union Coalition Unites Metro-North Rail Workers Anger and solidarity fueled a recent gathering of nearly 450 workers from eight different unions in New York City for the first joint meeting of the Metro-North Labor Coalition. More than 1,000 days have passed since their contracts reopened for negotiation and management continues to refuse to bargain in

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  • iMail , News October 13, 2005

    iMail for Thursday October 13, 2005

    Northwest Seeks to Reject Labor Contracts Lawyers for bankrupt Northwest Airlines filed a widely expected motion in a New York Bankruptcy Court this week asking a judge to abrogate its collective bargaining agreements with the carrier’s unions. District 143 of the IAM represents 14,200 employees in the Equipment Service, Office & Clerical, Passenger Service, Plant

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  • iMail , News October 11, 2005

    iMail for Tuesday, October 11, 2005

    IAM Solidarity Ends Alabama Lockout Two hundred Machinists at Pemco World Air Services in Dothan, Alabama are back at work today after ratifying a new contract by a three-to-one margin. The contract ends a two-month lockout by Pemco and represents a complete turnaround from the original company proposal rejected by Local 1632 members in August.

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