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  • Transportation March 26, 2020

    TWU-IAM Ratifies New Contracts at American Airlines

      The TWU-IAM Association today announced its American Airlines membership overwhelmingly ratified contracts covering more than 30,000 Mechanic & Related (including Maintenance Control Technicians & Maintenance Training Specialists), Fleet Service and Material Logistics Specialists/Stores members.   Percent Voting Yes:   Mechanic & Related:    90.94%  Fleet Service:              95.45%  MLS/Stores:                92.12%  “The resounding approval of these contracts yet again proves that

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  • Politics & Legislation , Transportation March 26, 2020

    Senate Passes Bill to Steady Air and Rail Industries

    The Senate late last night passed a bi-partisan stimulus Bill that will help stabilize the air and rail industries, protect our members and provide the entire country with much-needed financial relief. The House of Representatives is expected to easily pass the Bill in the coming days.    “This critical legislation was almost derailed by opportunists,

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  • Politics & Legislation , Transportation March 22, 2020

    Machinists Union Opposes GOP Airline Relief Proposal

    Dear Sisters and Brothers,    The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) strongly opposes the recently unveiled Republican stimulus proposal that fails to support the airline industry.   “This proposal does not help the industry or its workers. Congress needs to take real action in order to protect a vital piece of our

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  • Transportation March 20, 2020

    Opportunist Politicians and Labor Leaders Jeopardize Airline Workers Futures

    Amid the COVID-19 pandemic that is threatening the existence of our nation’s airlines, opportunist politicians and so-called labor leaders are threatening the federal aid that US airline workers need to remain employed and US carriers need to continue operations and survive this crisis.    Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Tammy Baldwin (D-IL), Edward Markey (D-MA) and

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  • Transportation March 18, 2020

    IAM Employee Assistance Professional Team is Here for You

    Dear Sisters and Brothers,    We are experiencing unprecedented events due to the impact of the corona virus outbreak. We are hearing about the crisis from many sources of information. The information can be confusing and overwhelming and can have a profound effect on us individually.    Your IAM Employee Assistance Professional (EAP) team is

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