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  • iMail , News June 30, 2011

    President Renews Attack on Business Aircraft

    In a joint letter to President Obama, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) expressed deep concern over recent comments by the President questioning the value of corporate aircraft use and proposing tax changes that would negatively impact the entire general aviation industry. The letter emphasized

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  • iMail , News September 16, 2010

    Cessna Contract: a Knife in Wichita’s Heart

    Hundreds of of District 70 members and supporters in Wichita, KS, rallied for jobs and a fair contract with Cessna. “When negotiations started with Cessna, the IAM committed to partner with the company to survive the current recession, and to save and create jobs for the future,” said Southern Territory GVP Bob Martinez. “It soon

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  • iMail , News August 24, 2010

    High-Stakes Talks Begin at Hawker, Cessna

    IAM President Tom Buffenbarger and Hawker Beechcraft Chairman and CEO W.W. (Bill) Boisture Jr. shared the head table at the opening of negotiations for a new contract covering 2,400 members of Local 733 in Wichita, KS.   All eyes in the aviation community were on Wichita, KS last week, where IAM leaders gathered to open

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