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  • Latest Videos September 18, 2018

    Aerospace Conference: Jobs, Security, Prosperity

    Aerospace workers represented by the Machinists Union gathered in Fort Worth, Texas, for a conference to discuss the industry, jobs and new technology, including 3D printing. Members also toured the nearby Lockheed Martin facility.

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  • Eastern , iMail , News November 3, 2016

    IP Martinez to Pratt and Whitney: ‘Do Not Underestimate the Resolve of Our Members’

    Sitting across the table from Pratt and Whitney management in Cromwell, CT, IAM International President Bob Martinez joined the bargaining committees for IAM Locals 700 and 1746 (District 26) to open contract talks with the aerospace engine manufacturer. 

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  • Latest Videos , News March 9, 2016

    IAMAW Opens Negotiations With Lockheed Martin

    IAMAW negotiators sat down with Lockheed Martin management to open negotiations in Fort Worth, TX. International President Bob Martinez, who hails from District 776, was part of the team that included Southern Territory General Vice President Mark Blondin, Headquarters General Vice President Rickey Wallace and Aerospace Coordinator Terry Smith. The current contract expires July 3.

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  • News September 30, 2011

    Breaking faith with jobless Americans over an applause line

    By R. Thomas Buffenbarger Ever since he took office, President Barack Obama has repeatedly attacked corporate jets as a symbol of all that is wrong with American business, with the U.S. tax code and with government finances. In one White House news conference dedicated to extending the debt ceiling, he mentioned corporate jets no fewer

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  • iMail , News August 9, 2011

    Pensions Preserved in Hawker Beechcraft Contract

    Local 733 members in Wichita, KS ratified a new agreement with Hawker Beechcraft by a 69 percent margin. The five-year contract protects jobs and preserves the defined-benefit pension plan for current and future employees. The contract also includes a new partnership agreement and guarantees job classifications will remain in Wichita, while providing training for workers

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