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  • News December 30, 2011

    United Airlines Passenger Service/Reservation Election Dates Set

    The National Mediation Board (NMB), an agency of the federal government, today set January 17, 2012 as the starting date for a five-week election that can establish the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) as the collective bargaining representative for 17,930 Passenger Service and Reservation employees at the airline formed by the merger

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  • News August 11, 2011

    14,100 United Airlines Ramp/Fleet Workers Win IAM Union Representation

    The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) emerged as the winner today in an election to determine union representation for more than 14,100 Fleet/Ramp workers at the carrier formed by the merger of United Airlines, Continental Airlines and Continental Micronesia. The election, which was conducted by the National Mediation Board (NMB), was between

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  • News July 15, 2009

    National Education Association Supports Delta Organizing Campaign

    Support for the IAM organizing campaign at Delta Air Lines continues with a resolution of support adopted last week by the Representative Assembly of the 3.2 million-member National Education Association (NEA). The NEA is the nation’s largest professional employee organization committed to advancing the cause of public education. Its 9,000-delegate Assembly is the organization’s primary

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  • News May 8, 2009

    District 78 Organizes Transfreight in Ontario

    A drastic pay cut for workers at Transfreight Logistics in Woodstock, ON created a keen appreciation for a collective bargaining agreement and helped drive a District 78 organizing effort to a rapid and successful conclusion. “The employer used the recession as an excuse to cut the wages of each employee here by $1.50/hour,” explained District

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  • News May 5, 2009

    Canadian Health Care Professionals Join Machinists

    Technicians employed by LifeLabs Laboratories in Toronto, ON, are the latest in a growing number of Health Care professionals to join the ranks of the IAM. The 30 new members of Local 1295 in Toronto perform blood and E.C.G. tests at laboratories in Oshawa, Whitby and Ajax and Markham, ON. Since the beginning of this

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