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  • Latest Videos , News , Politics & Legislation March 2, 2020

    TCU/IAM Fights Amtrak Outsourcing

    The Transportation Communications Union represents call center workers in Philadelphia, whose staffing levels have been cut by more than 50% compared to 2018. Positions have been outsourced to non-union shops in Florida and Ohio, where employees are paid low wages with little-to-no benefits.

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  • iMail , Local News , News , Politics & Legislation , TCU December 13, 2018

    TCU Members Rally in Riverside to Save Jobs, Stop Outsourcing

    Yesterday, TCU/IAM members from Amtrak’s Riverside call center rallied to save their jobs.

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  • iMail , News April 7, 2011

    IAM Remains Strongly Opposed to Colombia FTA

    The IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger today reaffirmed the IAM’s opposition to the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA). “The Obama administration’s latest efforts to secure passage of the Colombia Free Trade Agreement with a side agreement referred to as an ‘action plan’ is simply unacceptable,” said Buffenbarger. “While details of the plan have yet to be unveiled,

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  • iMail , News March 31, 2011

    GE makes $14.2 Billion in Profits, Pays No Taxes

    Corporate giant General Electric reported $14.2 billion in profits in 2010, but paid no taxes in the United States. In fact, they managed to wring $3.2 billion in tax benefits, according to a report in the New York Times. GE’s tax department employs “former officials, not just from the Treasury [Dept.], but also from the

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  • iMail , News March 29, 2011

    Philips Taking Stimulus Funds to Mexico?

    Employees of a Philips Luminaires plant in Sparta, TN, are fighting to keep the corporation from shutting down their plant and using stimulus funds to ship their jobs across the border. Philips informed more than 270 employees in November that they would be shutting down the nearly 40-year-old lighting fixture factory and moving most of

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