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  • iMail , News November 13, 2012

    IAM and LIRR Negotiations Stall

    The IAM has requested the National Mediation Board (NMB) release the IAM from mediated contract talks with the Long Island Railroad (LIRR). If granted, a release would trigger a 30-day “cooling off” period. If an agreement still cannot be reached during that time, either party may engage in self-help. The Long Island Railroad Labor Bargaining

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  • iMail , News March 8, 2012

    Orchestrating the Historic Organizing Win at United

    It was a combination of grassroots organizing, legal prowess and sophisticated communication tactics that produced this week’s organizing victory for nearly 17,000 Passenger Service and Reservation Employees at the new United Airlines. The election increases IAM membership in all classifications at United to 31,500 and marks the third consecutive airline organizing victory for the IAM

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  • iMail , News February 23, 2012

    Voting Period Extended at United Airlines

    Nearly 17,000 Passenger Service and Reservation employees at the new United Airlines have until March 7, 2012 to cast ballots in the historic election to determine union representation for their classification. The election, which was initially set to conclude on February 21, was extended by the National Mediation Board (NMB) thanks to a successful effort

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  • iMail , News February 14, 2012

    IAM Urges Obama to Veto Flawed FAA Bill

    Calling it “deeply flawed” and “a capitulation that upsets carefully balanced safeguards that have long existed in the Railway Labor Act,” IAM President Tom Buffenbarger urged President Obama to veto the “FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012.” Approved by both houses of Congress after four years of temporary extensions and intense political wrangling, the

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  • iMail , News January 3, 2012

    ExpressJet/Atlantic Southeast Flight Attendants Vote ‘Yes’ for IAM

    In an election prompted by the merger of ExpressJet Airlines and Atlantic Southeast Airlines, the IAM emerged as the clear winner in a contest to determine union representation rights for more than 2,160 Flight Attendants. The election, which was conducted by the National Mediation Board (NMB), was between the IAM, which represented 1,150 ExpressJet Flight

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