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  • iMail , News September 23, 2009

    New Mexicans Supports Machinists at General Electric

    Local 794 President and Directing Business Representative Ernest “Red” Dow, addresses the Albuquerque City Council in favor of a resolution calling on General Electric to preserve the G.E. Aviation plant in Albuquerque. The resolution passed unanimously. With less than 72 hours remaining before the conclusion of a 60-day “Decision Bargaining” period, support is pouring in

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  • iMail , News September 18, 2009

    Albuquerque Mayor Seeks Summit with GE Chief

    The mayor of Albuquerque, NM, is calling for a meeting between General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt and the New Mexico congressional delegation to make the case for preserving the company’s jet engine facility in Albuquerque, where more than a thousand local jobs hang in the balance.  GE has said it intends to close the facility

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  • News September 9, 2009

    New Mexico Machinists Work to Save G.E. Jobs

    IAM members in New Mexico are working every avenue to save more than 1,300 jobs that could be lost if G.E. Aviation closes an engine facility that has been an economic driver in Albuquerque for nearly four decades. The IAM and G.E. are currently in a 60-day period of “Decision Bargaining” to explore alternatives to

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  • Activism , Member Action Center , News September 4, 2009

    Save Albuquerque Jobs

    For more than 30 years the GE Aviation jet engine facility has been an economic anchor for the Albuquerque community.  Now GE wants to close the doors on members of Local Lodge 794.  IAM Leaders, state and local officials are in talks to convince GE Aviation to abandon their plans to close.  Don’t let GE shut

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  • iMail , News September 1, 2009

    G.E. is MIA in Albuquerque Jet Plant Talks

    The IAM today sharply criticized General Electric (GE) Aviation in Albuquerque, NM, for refusing to jointly meet with state officials over a planned shutdown that could cost more than 1,300 jobs and $30 million in economic activity. “The clock is ticking on an economic time bomb for hundreds of families in Albuquerque,” said Western Territory

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