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  • Transportation October 3, 2019

    IAM Participates in ICAO Assembly

    The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is currently holding their 40th Assembly in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The ICAO is a specialized agency of the United Nations that regulates the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to guarantee safe and orderly growth.   The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

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  • Transportation September 19, 2019

    IAM Supports Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act of 2019

    Today, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Lee M. Zeldin (R-NY) reintroduced the “Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act of 2019.”   “The IAM thanks Congressmen Garamendi and Zeldin for their tireless support of aviation safety,” said Transportation General Vice President Sito Pantoja. “The IAM will

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  • Transportation September 12, 2019

    IAM Sends Letter to DOT Secretary Urging the Implementation of Sections of FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018

    IAM International President Bob Martinez, Jr. and Transportation General Vice President Sito Pantoja recently sent a letter to United States Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao respectfully urging her to swiftly implement Sections 551 and 335 of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.   Section 551 of the bill addresses the troubling rise in assaults directed at

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  • Transportation September 11, 2019

    A 9/11 Message from GVP Pantoja

    General Vice President Sito Pantoja today issued the following statement on the anniversary of 9/11:   Sisters and Brothers, today marks the eighteenth anniversary of the cowardly attacks that killed thousands of innocent people. It is a day of reflection and remembrance. On that fateful day, there was no shortage of heroism as many people

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  • Transportation September 10, 2019

    IAM Mourns Passing of Former Transportation GVP William Scheri

    The IAM mourns the loss of former General Vice President of Transportation William “Bill” Scheri. He recently passed away. “We send our prayers to the Scheri family,” said IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. “William Scheri was an invaluable part of the IAM Transportation Department and we will never forget his contributions to our union.”

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