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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

    What is PEP

    TCU has established the Political Education Program —PEP— to strengthen our legislative efforts financed from union funds. These efforts include activities to promote legislative research, campaigns to encourage voting, lobbying for legislation we support, and education programs either through our publications or at special conferences. To supplement what monies the Grand Lodge assigns for such

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  • News May 2, 2006

    What is RCPL

    A VOICE IN CONGRESS Each year, TCU International President Robert A. Scardelletti asks the members, to make a strong commitment to the Responsible Citizens Political League (RCPL) — the political action committee (PAC) that represents the interests of TCU members. In each session of Congress, the House, Senate, and other entities of the Federal Government,

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  • News May 2, 2006

    RCPL Sign Up

    I hereby authorize and direct my employer to deduct from my pay the sum of $ for each month in which compensation is due me, and to forward that amount to the Transportation · Communications International Union’s Responsible Citizens Political League (RCPL). This authorization is voluntarily made on the specific understanding that the signing of

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  • News May 2, 2006

    Votes During the 107th Congress

    Votes during 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 Not eligible member = I Did not vote = ? Announced for = + Announced against = – At Large =

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