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  • iMail , News , Southern November 5, 2019

    Big Contracts in Little Rock

    October was a busy month for IAM representatives at District W2 as two of their contracts were back on the table. Machinist members ratified agreements with both aerospace contractor Delaware Resource Group (DRG) and manufacturer Koppers, Inc. in North Little Rock, Arkansas.

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  • iMail , News , Southern October 29, 2019

    Machinists Sweep the Georgia Labor Awards

    It’s a proud moment for one machinist to be inducted into the Georgia Labor Hall of Fame. So when four IAM members were honored at this year’s ceremony, proud didn’t begin to describe the emotions felt by our union family.

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  • iMail , News , Southern October 24, 2019

    A True Machinist

    When Jerry L. McCune walked into Vance Air Force Base in 1965, everything changed. Little did he know it was the first step of what would become his life’s work. And that nearly 50 years later, it would lead him to be inducted into the Oklahoma Labor Hall of Fame.

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  • iMail , News , Southern October 22, 2019

    Striking Local 708 Members Back to Work

    “The members of Local 708 stood in solidarity and were able to obtain several gains in their agreement,” said Chief Negotiator Tyson Kelly. “We do not arrive at the bargaining table to negotiate strikes; we are there to bargain for reasonable agreements and that is what we were able to achieve for our brothers and

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  • iMail , News , Southern , TCU October 17, 2019

    Workers Wonder if Lost Roanoke’s FreightCar Jobs Will Roll to Mexico

    “Seriously, what else would you call closing an American facility and opening one in Mexico six months later?” wrote Fred Owens, a third-generation worker at FreightCar America Roanoke and President of the TCU-IAM Carmen Division Local 6016. “And why else were we certified for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) by the Department of Labor, which only

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