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  • News December 12, 2011

    IAM Welcomes NMB Ruling for United/Continental Passenger Service

    The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) welcomed today’s National Mediation Board (NMB) single carrier ruling for Passenger Service and Reservation Employees at United Airlines, Continental Airlines and Continental Micronesia. The ruling follows the merger of the three airlines and is necessary before union representation issues can be resolved and integration of the

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  • News December 10, 2011

    NMB Dismisses Passenger Service Charges Against Delta

    The National Mediation Board (NMB) has dismissed the IAM’s election interference complaint against Delta Air Lines in the 2010 election the NMB held on behalf of the airline’s 15,400 Passenger Service employees. This dismissal follows recent similar NMB decisions on complaints the IAM filed on behalf of the airline’s Fleet Service and Stock & Stores

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  • News November 20, 2011

    Sito Pantoja to Lead IAM Transportation Department

    Tapping into the wealth of experience that is among the IAM’s greatest resources, International President Tom Buffenbarger named Sito Pantoja to become the newest member of the IAM Executive Council. Pantoja will begin serving as General Vice President (GVP) of the Transportation Territory on January 1, 2012 and succeed current Transportation GVP Robert Roach, Jr.,

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  • News October 25, 2011

    Rail PEB Hearings End

    The IAM, TCU, a coalition of nine other rail unions and rail carrier representatives have wrapped up a week of hearings before a Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) in Washington, D.C. The parties are waiting for the PEB’s written recommendations for settlement of the contract dispute between the unions and the nation’s Class 1 Freight Rail

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  • iMail , News April 14, 2011

    Lawmakers Respond to IAM Campaign to Expand CrewPass

    Two top members of the House Committee on Homeland Security have lent their voices and their influence to the IAM effort to include Flight Attendants among the flight crew members authorized to use the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) expedited security screening system. Under current TSA guidelines, only pilots are entitled to access secure areas using

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