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  • iMail , News August 9, 2011

    Make Plans to Attend 2011 IAM Automotive Conference

    The 2011 IAM Automotive Conference is scheduled for October 15-18 at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Registration will take place Saturday, October 15, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. and again on Sunday morning from 8:00 to 9:00. The Conference begins Sunday, October 16, at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude no

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  • iMail , News October 7, 2010

    Help Available for NASA Workers in the Crosshairs

    While the IAM is vigorously working with Congress to fund an active space program, the Membership Services arm of the Retirees, Community, and Membership Services Department is working with District Lodge 166 to assist at-risk members at the Kennedy Space Center. A District Community Services Committee has been established to help any member in need

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  • iMail , News August 31, 2010

    Machinists in Canada Protest Aerospace Outsourcing

    Machinists in Montreal March to protest efforts by Mexican aerospace industry to persuade Canadian firms to move their jobs and facilities to Mexico.   IAM members in Canada took to the streets of Montréal last week to draw public attention to the failure of Canadian lawmakers to respond to an outsourcing symposium being sponsored by

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  • iMail , News July 29, 2010

    Independent Report Slams Space Privatization

    The final draft of an independent report on the future of the U.S. space program finds significant shortcomings in the plan to restructure NASA as proposed by President Obama. The report, issued this week by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), faults the president’s reliance on commercial launch capabilities as being “issued without

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  • iMail , News July 13, 2010

    United Space Alliance Announces Layoffs

    NASA contractor, United Space Alliance (USA), says it will layoff approximately 15 percent of its workforce on October 1, 2010. USA says it expects to layoff 800 to 1,000 workers at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center, 300 to 400 workers near the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX and about 10 in Huntsville, AL. The terminations

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