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  • Latest Videos , News April 15, 2016

    Retirees Rally Congress To Protect Pensions

    Thousands of retirees and union members held a rally on Capitol Hill to demand that Congress block the Central States Pension Fund from cutting their pensions. Machinists & Teamsters support retirees in their effort to get the Treasury department to reject the Central States application. A decision is expected this Spring.

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  • Latest Videos , News March 30, 2016

    Turning 100: Four Wise Voices

    Four women who grew up in Southwest Washington, D.C. are turning 100 years young this year. They went to school together, church together and remained friends all these years. Leona Barnes, Gladys Butler, Ruth Hammett and Bernice Underwood share their experiences about work, voting and life. Special thanks to Arlene Holt-Baker, former Executive Vice President

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  • iMail , News April 19, 2011

    IAM Honors Retired Activists

    Retired DBR John Capobianco is presented with 60-year membership certificate and pin from International President Tom Buffenbarger and General Secretary-Treasurer Warren Mart. If the labor movement in America has a “greatest generation,” then retired IAM members John Capobianco and Dick Cummings deserve to be in its forward ranks, decorated with respect and appreciation for the

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  • iMail , News September 16, 2010

    IAM Retirees Gear up to Defend Social Security

    More than 1,000 IAM and TCU retirees took part in the 5th Annual Retirees Convention held in Las Vegas, NV. More than 1,000 IAM retirees took part in the 5th IAM Retirees’ Conference in Las Vegas, NV, where speaker after speaker urged the delegates to mobilize for the political battle to save Social Security.  Among

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  • iMail , News September 9, 2010

    IAM Fights – and Wins – for Raytheon Retirees

    Courtroom experience and a legally-binding IAM contract combined to bring a multi-million dollar legal victory for the retirees in Local 933 who formerly worked for Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, AZ. In the ruling issued this week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an argument by Raytheon and upheld the lower court’s ruling that the

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