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Month: March 2016

District 70 Fundraiser News

District 70’s Guide Dogs of America bowling tournament held on Saturday evening June 25th, 2016 was a huge success and fun for everyone that attended.

Next up is the District 70 Golf Tournament currently scheduled for Saturday October 8th, 2016.

As the date gets closer more information will be available.

Save the date. Start making plans today to play golf while helping raise money for Guide Dogs of America.

Machinists at New Jersey Transit Ratify Contract

IAM and TCU negotiators after reaching a tentative agreement to avert a strike with New Jersey Transit. The deal was recently ratified by 90 percent of the IAM’s membership at NJT. After five years of negotiations and two Presidential Emergency Boards (PEBs), IAM District 19, Local 1041 members have overwhelmingly ratified a new agreement with […]

Boeing Aims to Cut Thousands Despite Tax Incentives

IAM District 751 President Jon Holden addresses a press conference demanding tax accountability after legislation passed that provided Boeing with $8.7 billion in tax incentives. The president of IAM District 751 expressed anger and frustration in the wake of a recent Seattle Times article that said the Boeing Co. is looking to eliminate thousands more […]

IAM Urges Senate to Hear, Confirm SCOTUS Nominee Merrick Garland

President Obama’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, is “extraordinarily qualified” for a seat on the nation’s high court, says IAM International President Bob Martinez. Senate Republican leadership has refused to hold hearings on Garland’s nomination, despite Garland’s long-standing reputation as […]

Tennessee Members at Unarco Ready for Contract Talks

IAM Local 1441 Negotiating Committee recently completed the Negotiation Preparation Program at the Winpisinger Center in Hollywood, MD. First row from left: Committee member James Homsany, Recording Secretary Benjamin Sprouse and President Kevin Schwarz. Second row from left: Vice President Shane Long and Committee Member Jeff Heatherly. Third row: District 711 Business Representative Mike Lee. […]

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