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  • iMail , Southern July 9, 2020

    Louisiana VA Medical Professionals Vote to Join IAM

    Despite COVID-19 and logistics associated with the pandemic, the IAM Organizing Department has won a campaign for 47 medical professionals at the Overton Brooks Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Monroe, LA. The group includes doctors, nurses, dentists, podiatrists, physical therapists, lab technicians, social workers, and dieticians, who now look forward to the benefits and security of a union contract.

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  • iMail , News , Southern June 25, 2020

    Texas Council of Machinists President Speaks at Labor for Black Lives Rally

    IAM District 37 President Byron Williams headlined an Organized Labor for Black Lives Matter rally in Huntsville, AL on Saturday, June 20. The rally was hosted by the North Alabama Labor Council. Williams, a long-time IAM labor leader in Texas, is the first Black president of the Texas State Council of Machinists.

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  • News , Southern April 10, 2020

    It Runs in Our Veins

    Keeping Americans safe seems to run in the veins of IAM members at Fort Rucker in Alabama. Before COVID-19, it was maintaining U.S. Army training helicopters. Today, it’s about producing thousands of face masks to protect the workers and their families who call this base home.

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  • iMail , Legislative Events , News , Politics & Legislation , Southern March 19, 2020

    Machinists Help Secure Bipartisan Support for F-35 Program

    The IAM recently helped secure bipartisan congressional support for continued investment in the F-35 program. The funding is part of the Fiscal Year 2021 defense authorization and appropriations bills. The Defense Department’s budget request had called for less investment in the F-35 program.

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  • iMail , News , Southern March 10, 2020

    Machinists Step Up to Help Those in Need

    In a matter of just a few minutes, but what felt like hours to some, thousands of people in Nashville area lost everything in the early morning of March 2, 2020 when a powerful tornado ripped across middle Tennessee, hitting speeds of nearly 165 mph and devastating everything in its path. At least 25 people

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