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  • iMail , News , Politics & Legislation January 12, 2017

    Machinists Fighting Back Against Right to Work for Less

    As the battle against “right-to-work” laws heats up across the country, some IAM members have gone into full “Fighting Machinist” mode. In the past two weeks, legislators in Missouri, New Hampshire, Kentucky and even West Chester Township, Ohio have either passed or are in the process of passing the anti-worker legislation.

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  • iMail , News , Politics & Legislation January 10, 2017

    State Legislators Take Aim at Workers

    In the second week of January, what do legislators in states nearly 1,300 miles apart have in common? If you guessed working on laws to help improve the lives of the citizens of their states, you would be wrong.

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  • iMail , News April 12, 2012

    Walker Repeals Wisconsin’s Equal Pay Law

    The relentless anti-worker, GOP attacks on working families continues in Wisconsin as Republican lawmakers recently repealed the state’s equal pay law. Governor Scott Walker (R) quietly signed the bill last week. The 2009 Equal Pay Enforcement Act was put in place to prevent wage discrimination against certain groups, particularly women, by giving workers more ways

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  • iMail , News February 15, 2011

    Indiana Machinists Fight Right to Work

    With the Indiana governor’s mansion and both houses of the state’s legislature now controlled by business-friendly Republicans, it’s no surprise that a push is on to make Indiana the first state in years to pass Right-to-Work (RTW) legislation. At the most recent meeting of the Indiana State Council of Machinists, a cadre of IAM national

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