Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oct 23 2014

IAM Scores Organizing Hat Trick in Texas

Members of the IAM Organizing Committee who successfully organized more than 1,000 mechanics, technicians and maintenance workers employed at the Red River Army Depot near Texarkana, TX. The Southern Territory this week announced their latest organizing victory for 1,000 mechanics, technicians and maintenance personnel employed by URS at the Red River Army Depot (RRAD) near …

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Oct 23 2014

Traveling Quilt Welcomed at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital

After helping to raise thousands of dollars in a series of raffles for Guide Dogs of America (GDA) a handmade quilt is donated to Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, TN. Pictured left to right, IAM Southern Territory GLR Tony Blevins, Vanderbilt Hospital Manager Adelaide Vienneau, Asia, GDA Volunteer Teresa Blevins, District 711 Business Representative …

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Oct 23 2014

Tennessee State Council Hosts Fall Meeting

Tennessee State Council President Rickey Wallace (left) explains the rules for the Council’s third annual sporting clay shoot in Nashville, TN. The event raised more than ,000 to benefit Guide Dogs of America. Delegates from across the Volunteer State traveled to Nashville, TN recently for a full weekend of activities at the semi-annual meeting of …

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Oct 16 2014

Supreme Court Upholds North Carolina Voter Suppression

North Carolina’s Republican-majority state legislature passed the restrictive law in August 2013, just two months after a conservative majority on the Supreme Court voted to gut key portions of the Voting Rights Act. One of the law’s most fervent supporters, North Carolina House Speaker Tom Tillis (R), is challenging incumbent U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) …

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Oct 09 2014

Kentucky Local 219 Welcomes Shuler, Grimes

AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler, left photo, and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Alison Lundergan Grimes (KY), right photo, stand with striking IAM Local 219 members on the picket line at Allsource Global Management (AGM) at the Bluegrass Station Army Depot in Lexington, KY. IAM Local 219 members on strike at Allsource Global Management (AGM) at …

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