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  • iMail , News February 25, 2010

    IAM Supports Bankruptcy Reform

    IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger has sent a letter to Congress requesting support for thousands of IAM members and retirees who have seen their wages, benefits and pensions shredded as airlines and manufacturing companies use bankruptcy to gut union contracts, while at the same time rewarding executives with big bonuses. The scenario has played out

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  • iMail , News December 17, 2009

    Machinists Call for Bankruptcy Reform

      Memphis Local 2763 Secretary-Treasurer John Kalkstein (left) and Vice President Kenneth Vicknair (right) met with Tennessee Democratic Representative Steve Cohen (center) to discuss issues facing workers at Northwest-Delta Air Lines. Transportation GVP Robert Roach, Jr. testified this week before the House Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law and called for changes to existing bankruptcy

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