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  • iMail , News February 14, 2012

    United Airlines Attacks Workers’ Voting Rights

    With less than two weeks before votes are counted in the representation election for nearly 18,000 Passenger Service and Reservation Employees at United Airlines, the National Mediation Board (NMB) ruled that nearly 1,000 United/Continental employees are ineligible to vote in the election that will conclude on February 21. The ruling, which was sought by United

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  • iMail , News August 4, 2011

    FAA Held Hostage by GOP Extremists

    The ongoing FAA shutdown that has caused furloughs of thousands of FAA employees and threatens nearly 90,000 construction workers will continue through much of August because House GOP leaders decided summer vacation was more important than airline safety. House Transportation Committee Chairman John Mica (R-FL) has stalled the FAA Reauthorization bill in a game of

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  • iMail , News June 14, 2011

    NMB Sets Dates for Ramp/Fleet Election at United

    The National Mediation Board (NMB) set July 7, 2011 as the starting date for a five-week election that can establish the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) as the collective bargaining representative for 14,300 Ramp/Fleet Service workers at the recently merged United and Continental Airlines. “This election is all about job security and

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  • iMail , News May 26, 2011

    White House Cites IAM members as Champions of Change

    Rosalie Canton Two IAM members, Local 2339H member Rosalie Canton of Houston, TX and Local 754 member Andrew Sandberg of Jamaica, New York participated in a “Champion of Change” roundtable at the White House. Each week, people who have special expertise in selected areas gather at the White House to give their ideas to better

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  • iMail , News May 26, 2011

    Flight Attendants Resume Dialog on Reserve Issues

    Flight Attendants from Continental and United discuss Reserve Flight Attendant issues at the IAM’s second Reserve Summit held at the IAM’s Education Center and IAM Headquarters in Maryland. More than 20 Flight Attendants from Continental and United came together this week for the IAM’s second Reserve Summit, held at the IAM’s Education and Technology Center

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