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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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  • 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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  • 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 June 2, 2011

    Pensions Preserved for Machinists at Arnprior Aerospace

    Members of Local 1542 in Arnprior, ON, recently concluded contract negotiations with Arnprior Aerospace and were able to turn back company proposals that sought to reduce wages, cut holidays and eliminate pensions for current and future employees. Despite assistance from a provincial mediator, the company continued to propose terms that eliminated pensions for new hires

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  • iMail , News November 30, 2010

    Mexico Outsourcing Conference in Seattle is Cancelled

    On November 23, MexicoNow organizers announced they were cancelling their Mexico Aerospace Outsourcing conference scheduled for December 2 at the Seattle Airport Hilton because of planned protests being coordinated by IAM District 751. The cancellation marks the third time the threat of IAM protests forced the cancellation of the outsourcing conference, which encourages U.S. aerospace companies to

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