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  • iMail , News November 13, 2012

    Ohio Local 1943 Honors Veterans, Active Duty Members

    Local 1943 President and Directing Business Representative Neil Douglas lauds Ohio veterans and active duty service members during Veteran’s Day remarks in Middletown, OH. Local 1943 President and Directing Business Representative Neil Douglas commended the service and sacrifice of Ohio veterans and active duty service members in Veteran’s Day remarks delivered at the American Legion

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  • News February 3, 2012

    Unemployed Veterens Factoid

    Yesterday, the White House detailed its new Veterans Jobs Corps that will put 20,000 vets to work over the next five years. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki described it as a “bold new effort” to lower the unemployment rate for veterans. And Interior Secretary Ken Salazar suggested that the program – aimed at preserving

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  • iMail , News May 26, 2011

    Social Security – Serving Those Who Serve

    This Memorial Day, when we pause to honor those who served and sacrificed, it is fitting to acknowledge the important difference that Social Security benefits make to veterans and families of veterans killed in the line of duty. Military men and women contribute to Social Security just like other working Americans, from their first paycheck

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  • News March 31, 2011

    Creator of Maine Labor Mural Addresses Controversy

    By STEVEN GREENHOUSE Judy Taylor, the artist who painted the mural that was removed from Maine’s Department of Labor, said on Wednesday that she was sad to learn that the governor’s decision to move the mural might have started with an anonymous letter comparing it to North Korean brainwashing. Gov. Paul LePage of Maine ordered

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  • iMail , News March 8, 2011

    Veterans Council Serves Those Who Served

    The IAM is urging all union members who are military veterans to take advantage of the resources provided by the AFL-CIO Union Veterans Council (UVC), an organization founded in 2008 and dedicated to providing information about legislation, programs and benefits of value and interest to veterans and their families. Veterans, family members and even non-veterans

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