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  • Transportation October 18, 2018

    ITF Congress Elects IAM/TCU Reps to Key Leadership Positions

    The 44th International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) Congress is taking place this week in Singapore to develop strategies to protect transportation workers globally. The Congress of more than 2,400 delegates, the biggest ITF Congress to date, elected several IAM and TCU officials to leadership positions.   IAM Transportation General Vice President (GVP) Sito Pantoja and

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  • Politics & Legislation , Transportation October 3, 2018

    IAM Lobbying Helps Push Senate to Pass FAA Reauthorization Bill

    The Senate today passed a bipartisan five-year FAA Reauthorization Bill, sending the legislation to the White House for President Trump’s signature. The bill passed overwhelmingly in large part due to a coordinated lobbying effort between IAM members and its legislative team.   “I want to congratulate our legislative team for the countless hours they spent

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  • iMail , News , Transportation September 27, 2018

    House Passes FAA Reauthorization Bill, Senate Votes Next

    The House yesterday passed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Bill that will renew the agency’s funding for another five years. The bill will provide long-term stability for the nation’s aviation community, continue investment in U.S. airports, and make necessary reforms to improve American competitiveness and safety in aviation.   “This bill has provisions that

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  • iMail , News , Politics & Legislation , Transportation September 25, 2018

    House to Vote on FAA Bill This Week

    The House and the Senate Saturday reached consensus on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018. The approximately $17 billion, five-year FAA bill will make its way to the House floor this week and could be voted on as early as Wednesday.   Airline labor highlights of the bill include protection for customer service

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  • Transportation September 19, 2018

    New Jersey Machinists Fight Proposed $20 Million Tax Hike

    Members of Local 914 based at Newark Liberty Airport (EWR) along with IAM Members and Officers from District 15, Local 447 and from the NJ State Council of Machinists descended on New Jersey’s State House in Trenton to express their opposition to a proposed bill that targets their employer, United Airlines, for an increase in

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