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  • iMail , News October 4, 2012

    Sequestration Poised to Devastate Battleground States

    With sequestration looming, large government contractors have threatened to issue mass notices of pending layoffs as required by the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act. While the act requires large employers to provide employees with 60 days advance notice of possible layoffs, the U.S. Labor Department issued a memo saying the layoff notices would

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  • iMail , News August 9, 2012

    Sequestration Poised to Push Unemployment Over 10 Percent

    To date, there have been a long list of studies published on the potential fallout from $109 billion in mandatory sequestration cuts scheduled to hit the government on January 2, 2013. Analysts are now predicting that more than one million jobs could be lost, pushing the unemployment rate back above 10 percent. This week, President

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  • iMail , News November 15, 2011

    Winners Named in 2011 Newsletter & Website Competition

    The winners in the 2011 IAM Newsletter and Website Contest have been chosen. The District and Local Lodge first place winners for each category are: In the Newsletter Category – Top honors for General Excellence goes to NFFE-IAM Federal District 1 in Washington, DC for The Federal Employee and to Local Lodge 869 in Montreal,

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  • iMail , News May 5, 2011

    SAMs Workers Rally for Justice

    NFFE-IAM Federal District 1 President & DBR Bill Dougan, second from left, rallies with DC Safety/Hospitality Maintenance workers demanding their employer, Downtown Business Improvement District, recognize the IAM as the workers’ union. Dozens of IAM members rallied in downtown Washington, DC, demanding an end to their employer’s refusal to recognize the IAM as their union.

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  • iMail , News December 2, 2010

    NFFE-IAM Responds to Two-Year Federal Pay Freeze

    NFFE-IAM Federal District 1 PresidentWilliam R. Dougan was among the first to speak out against the White House decision earlier this week to impose a two-year pay freeze on federal employees. “We are deeply disappointed by the White House announcement this morning calling for a two-year freeze on civilian federal employee pay,” said Dougan. “It

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