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  • iMail , News September 7, 2010

    Western Territory Scores Multiple Organizing Wins

    A rapid sequence of wins in the automotive sector has brought new IAM members to a pair of local lodges in District 190, which has a long history of organizing prowess. Among the new members are a group of eight service writers and dispatchers at Winter Chevrolet-Honda in Pittsburg, CA, who will join IAM Local

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  • iMail , News July 27, 2010

    Workers at Americanos USA Win First Agreement

    When workers at Americanos USA, LLC in Laredo, TX voted ‘yes’ in May to join the IAM, they joined with IAM members across Texas and California, culminating in a first contract for IAM members at all nine Americanos locations. More than 150 members ratified the new three-year agreement by a 9 to 1 margin. The

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  • iMail , News June 10, 2010

    Auto Dealer Touts IAM Value on Talk Radio

    The IAM, and especially Local 1363 members who work at Nick Mayer Lincoln Mercury in Westlake, OH, received far-reaching praise via the airwaves recently. Dealership owner Nick Mayer was interviewed on the America’s Work Force (AWF) radio program and championed the benefits of a running a union shop. “As an employer, I’m proud to say

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  • iMail , News May 18, 2010

    Minnesota Mechanics Ink New Three-year Deal

    Members of Twin Cities Automotive Lodge 737 in St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN, ratified a new three-year agreement with the St. Paul Automobile Dealers Association. There are 545 members in Local 737 at 22 locations in the St. Paul – Minneapolis, MN metro area. The new agreement includes a two percent general wage increase each year, significant

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  • iMail , News May 6, 2010

    Machinists Rally at AutoNation Shareholders Meeting

    As shareholders of AutoNation, Inc. gathered this week for their annual meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Machinists union members rallied to protest the company’s refusal to recognize the IAM after being elected to represent the auto mechanics at an AutoNation dealership in Orlando. IAM representatives, joined by a former Auto Technician at AutoNation’s Mercedes-Benz of  Orlando, attended the shareholder meeting. 

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