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  • Transportation August 10, 2018

    Amtrak Gives Sneak Peek of Machinists Made Trains

    Amtrak this week provided a preview of the interior of its new Acela Express fleet that will operate on the Northeast Corridor. The train’s prototype is being made by IAM DL 19, Local Lodge 2741 members at Alstom’s manufacturing plant in Hornell, New York, and will be completed in 2019. The first train is slated

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  • Transportation July 30, 2018

    DL 19 Honors IAM Scholarship Recipients

    District 19 Local Lodge 180 member, Stephen Kraning, and Colton Millis, the son of Local Lodge 696 member, Frank Millis, were recently selected as 2018 IAM Scholarship Award winners.   Brother Kraning will receive $2,000 a year towards his bachelor’s degree in Business Management at Bellevue University. Kraning was presented his award during his local

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  • iMail , News , Transportation July 2, 2018

    IAM Honors Aviation High School Graduates

    Aviation High School recently held its annual graduation ceremony. Approximately 440 students received their high school diploma, with many earning their Airframe and Powerplant licenses certifying them to work as mechanics in the airline industry. 

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  • Transportation June 29, 2018

    Machinists Union Flight Attendants Announce Tentative Agreement with ExpressJet Airlines

    The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced a tentative labor agreement with ExpressJet Airlines covering more than 1,200 flight attendants.   “In a time when companies are demanding employees pay more and more for less and less, the negotiating committee has secured the best healthcare on the property, guaranteed it for

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  • iMail , News , Transportation June 21, 2018

    DL 19 Provides Railway Labor Act Training to Local Lodge 754

    District Lodge 19 Assistant-to-the-PDGC/Educator Andrew Sandberg recently conducted a two-day training session for Local Lodge 754 representatives of the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) in New York. The training introduced the 19 students to the Railway Labor Act (RLA) and the role that the labor-management relationship plays within the RLA.

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