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  • iMail , News , Southern September 29, 2016

    Working People Saying ‘IAM Yes’ in Supposedly Union-Unfriendly South

    Listening to the politicians, you’d think there weren’t any unions in the South. But working people in the region of the country with the lowest wages and fewest worker protections are quickly finding out there’s a way to reverse that trend – joining a union.

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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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  • News March 7, 2012

    Machinists Union Wins Election for 17,000 at United Airlines

    In an election conducted by the National Mediation Board (NMB), the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today won exclusive representation rights for nearly 18,000 Passenger Service and Reservation Employees at the new United Airlines. The IAM received 8,305 votes during the seven-week election, while 5,865 votes were cast for no representation. The

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  • News December 30, 2011

    NMB Authorizes United-Continental Passenger Service and Reservation Election

    The National Mediation Board (NMB), an agency of the ferderal government, has authorized a union representation election for the combined group of Passenger Service and Reservation employees  at the newly-merged United Airlines, Continental Airlines and Continental Micronesia, all subsidiaries of United Continental Holdings, Inc. No dates have been set yet, but are expected to be

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  • iMail , News August 25, 2011

    Hytek Workers Win IAM Representation

    By more than a two-to-one margin, 165 workers at Hytek Finishes in Kent, WA voted to join the IAM. The election capped a four-month organizing effort by Seattle District Lodge 751, initiated by Hytek employees who approached the District for help. The workers specialize in various types of metal finishing and coating for aerospace manufacturers,

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