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  • Air Transport April 9, 2014

    IAM Enlists Pol’s Help to Oppose United’s Outsourcing Plans

    Both the IAM’s Transportation and Legislative Departments have met, and will be meeting, with US senators, representatives, state and local officials to plan a course of action to possibly maintain IAM-represented workers in 15 locations United targeted for outsourcing. “I’d like to thank IAM Airline Coordinator Ira Levy and our Legislative Department’s Co-Director Hasan Solomon

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  • Air Transport March 27, 2014

    IAM Pickets US Airways

    Massachusetts Treasurer Receiver-General and candidate for governor Steve Grossman (second from left, front) and TWU members join IAM members’ informational picket at Boston’s Logan Airport. IAM-represented ground workers at US Airways conducted informational pickets across the country to protest the carrier’s insistence that they accept second class status and agree to lower wage rates than

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  • Air Transport March 20, 2014

    Machinists Press NMB for Right to Strike US Airways

    After hearing American Airlines CEO Doug Parker lie about how wonderful labor relations are at the “new” American Airlines at a JPMorgan investor conference last week, Parker and his management team once again slapped IAM members at US Airways in the face by refusing to settle contracts that provide comparable wage rates to those negotiated

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  • Air Transport March 13, 2014

    IAM Wins Pension Increase for Members at United Airlines

    “IAM members at United Airlines are covered by the best pension plan in the airline industry, and that plan just got a whole lot better today,” said IAM General Vice President Sito Pantoja, who credited IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger and General Secretary-Treasurer Robert Roach Jr. as well as the trustees of the IAMNPF for

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  • Air Transport March 6, 2014

    ITF Affiliate Unions Act for Women Transport Worker’s Rights

    Saturday March 8, 2014 is International Women’s Day and women’s transport workers rights in Qatar is this year’s focus. The global campaign, led by the International Transport Workers Federation’s (ITF) Civil Aviation Section, in coordination with ITF-affiliated women and the Arab World regional office, this year will focus on the violations occurring at Qatar Airways.

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