Category Archive: iMail

Mar 26 2019

Still Time to Vote for the Cutest IAM Dog

Early donation results are in, but the underdogs are still in the game. Take part in our first ever Puppy March Madness fundraiser to benefit Guide Dogs of America (GDA). Vote now to help select the cutest dog in the IAM family. Your donation, however much, can make a big difference for GDA, which provides …

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Mar 21 2019

Vote Now to Pick the Cutest IAM Dog

This March, IAM is hosting our first ever Puppy March Madness fundraiser to benefit our favorite charity, Guide Dogs of America. With a $1 donation, our members can cast a vote for the cutest Machinist pup! Dogs will move to the next round by getting the most votes in this March Madness-style bracket competition. Vote …

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Mar 21 2019

Six Weeks In

Six weeks on strike is tough; ask anyone who has ever walked in those shoes. But for the members of Local 708 on strike against FlightSafety Services Corporation (FSSC) in Wichita, KS, there’s really no other choice than to carry on. “What we so often forget when a strike is taking place is the passion …

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Mar 19 2019

Machinists Reengage on Fight for Federal Contract Worker Back Pay

The Machinists Union, the AFL-CIO and members of Congress are still fighting to secure back pay for federal contract workers. More than 1 million federal contract workers went without pay during the longest government shutdown in history. After GOP Senators blocked inclusion of federal contractor back pay in the funding bill that ended the shutdown, …

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Mar 19 2019

General Electric Unions Preparing for Contract Talks

The entire General Electric Coordinated Bargaining Committee (CBC), a coalition of 11 unions including the IAM, recently came together to tour the Evendale GE Facility in Cincinnati, discuss upcoming negotiations and establish subcommittees. CBC Chairman/IUE-CWA President Carl Kennebrew set the foundation and provided the vision for the negotiations scheduled to start in June 2019. Bargaining …

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Mar 19 2019

New Jersey Auto and Diesel Techs Complete IAM CREST Apprenticeship Program

Since 2009 IAM CREST has worked with IAM District 15 to encourage New Jersey high school students interested in careers as automotive and diesel technicians to enroll in the IAM Apprenticeship Program. From left: Local 447 President Joseph Scianna, Local 447 Automotive Technicians Edwin Acevedo, Warleen Carrera and Carlos Marin; District 15 Business Representative Cristino …

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Mar 19 2019

Deadline Approaches to Enter the IAM Photo, Newsletter, Website and Video Contests

The IAM is encouraging all district and local lodge communicators who produce videos, photos, newsletters and websites to enter their work before the April 1, 2019 deadline. Click here for complete contest rules, entry forms, the official call and other pertinent information. The contests are open to all good-standing local and district lodges that regularly …

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Mar 19 2019

Enroll Now for the 2019 Federal Employee Program

The IAM will conduct the Federal Employee Program June 23–28, 2019 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. Due to limited class space of 30, only those who have not previously attended may enroll. Participants will be chosen on a first come basis, so do not delay. Completed enrollment forms …

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