Monthly Archive: September 2018

Sep 25 2018

Machinists on Ground to Help with Florence Recovery

Residents of North Carolina and the surrounding states are still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. The massive storm was responsible for more than 30 lives and catastrophic damage from historic flooding. Machinists Union members in the path of the storm are in need of help in the recovery process. The IAM Southern Territory, …

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Sep 25 2018

House to Vote on FAA Bill This Week

The House and the Senate Saturday reached consensus on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018. The approximately $17 billion, five-year FAA bill will make its way to the House floor this week and could be voted on as early as Wednesday. Airline labor highlights of the bill include protection for customer service …

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Sep 25 2018

Guide Dogs of America Graduate Finds Serenity

For nearly 70 years Guide Dogs of America has brought independence to blind and visually impaired individuals from across the United States and Canada. New stories of companionship, confidence and empowerment emerge from each graduating class of guide dog teams. One such inspiring story is that of blind surfer Derek Rabelo and his guide dog …

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Sep 25 2018

Kendall Appointed to Assistant Secretary

International President Bob Martinez and General Secretary-Treasurer Dora Cervantes announce the appointment of Paul Kendall to the office of Assistant Secretary. The appointment fills the vacancy from the recent reassignments of General Vice Presidents and is effective October 1, 2018. “Brother Kendall brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position,” said General Secretary-Treasurer …

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Sep 25 2018

Are You Registered for this November’s Elections?

Today is Voter Registration Day. Have you registered? Don’t wait, November’s elections will be here before you know it. Register today Our right to vote gives us the power to make a difference. We have the freedom and the responsibility to choose our leaders and get involved with the issues that we care about. Change …

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Sep 20 2018

Connecticut Local 62A on Strike for Fairness at UTC

About 200 members of IAM Local 62A(District 26) at United Technologies Corp., in Cheshire, CT are striking for a fair contract. Pay at the plant is among the lowest for UTC aerospace plants, said IAM Local 62A President Mary White. The company also failed to budge on its proposal to raise health insurance costs. Read: …

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Sep 20 2018

Support GDA with a Charity Banquet Program Ad

Guide Dogs of America’s annual Las Vegas charity weekend is on the horizon and arrives November 15-17, 2018. Purchase an ad in the official William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet program for your organization, district or local lodge today. The deadline for program ads is October 31, 2018, so don’t delay. It is a great way …

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Sep 20 2018

New Economic Data Tool Available for IAM Members

IAM members, officers and staff now have a central location to find economic data in sectors important to our union. The IAM Strategic Resources Department built an interactive map showing data from every U.S. or Canadian state, province, territory and major city. Visit the website here. The site contains information on how jobs and wages …

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