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  • Eastern January 17, 2017

    Machinists Fighting Back Against Right to Work for Less

    As the battle against “right-to-work” laws heat up across the country, some IAM members have gone into full “Fighting Machinist” mode. In the past two weeks, legislators in Missouri, New Hampshire, Kentucky and even West Chester Township, Ohio have either passed or are in the process of passing the anti-worker legislation. IAM member and Missouri

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  • Eastern , iMail , News January 5, 2017

    NJ Members at Trump Plaza get Raises in First Contract

    Concierge employees, Porters and Doormen of IAM Local 447 working at the Jersey City, NJ Trump Plaza unanimously ratified their first contract recently with Planned Companies, bringing immediate wage increases of $2-3.00 an hour.

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  • Eastern December 14, 2016

    PAX River Local Scores Organizing Victory

    IAMAW PAX River Local Lodge 4/District 4 notched an important victory for more than 200 workers employed at the HMR Veterans Home in Mechanicsville, Md. The workers voted overwhelmingly to join the IAM earlier today. The facility exclusively serves the needs of Maryland Veterans and their eligible spouses. “Bryan Stymacks from Local 4, and District

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  • Eastern , iMail , News December 13, 2016

    New Women’s Committee Hits the Ground Running

    In the eight short months the newly formed Women’s Committee of IAM Local 1943 in Middletown, OH has been up and running, they’ve wasted no time in making their presence known.  Almost immediately the committee organized and held the first of many self-defense classes geared for women. Later, to help fund their efforts, a “Dine

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  • Eastern , iMail , News December 6, 2016

    Connecticut Pratt & Whitney IAM Members Ratify Contract

    IAM Local 700 members in Middletown and IAM Local 1746 in East Hartford, CT voted overwhelmingly to accept a new 5.5 year contract with Pratt & Whitney. The agreement, passed by a vote of 1,691 to 385 on Sunday, gives the 2,600 IAM members annual raises of 2.5 percent as well as $6,500 in bonuses.

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