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  • Latest Videos , News May 17, 2016

    Machinists Lobby Congress

    Hundreds of IAMAW members lobbied Congress about legislation that affects our jobs in defense, railroads, manufacturing, aerospace and airlines.The group then rallied in front of the White House against the tentative approval of Norwegian Airlines, which has applied to operate in the United States. Everyone in attendance knows that voting in November’s general election is

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  • News May 2, 2006

    Votes During the 107th Congress 2nd Session

    Votes during the 107th Congress, 2nd Session Cumulative score is from the 90th Congress, 1st Session through the 107th Congress, 2nd Session   Key to Votes: Vote to support the RCPL position = R Vote to oppose the RCPL position = W Not eligible member = I Did not vote = ? Announced for =

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  • News May 2, 2006

    US Senate Captions

    THE FIRST SESSION OF THE 107TH CONGRESS 1. Ergonomics Rule on OSHA (S. J. Res 6) –Using the Congressional Review Act (CRA) for the first time, the Republican controlled Senate passed the first health and safety standard nullification in OSHA’s 30-year history.  The so-called “resolution of disapproval” not only eliminates the current ergonomics standard, it

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  • News May 2, 2006

    US Senate Captions Second Session

    THE SECOND SESSION OF THE 107TH CONGRESS 1. Unemployment Benefits (H.R. 622) – The Senate narrowly rejected an amendment offered by Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) that would have expanded eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits to laid-off workers seeking part-time jobs. The amendment would have provided a temporary supplement to unemployment insurance benefits of 15 percent

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  • News May 2, 2006

    US Senate Votes 1st Session

    Votes During The 107th Congress, 1st Session  Cumulative score is from the 90th Congress, 1st Session through the 107th Congress, 1st Session Key to Votes: · Vote to support the RCPL position = R · Vote to oppose the RCPL position = W · Speaker exercised discretion not to vote = S · Did not

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