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Month: February 2018

Time to Stop Tax Breaks for Outsourcing

Time to Stop Tax Breaks for Outsourcing It makes little sense for the U.S. government to provide tax breaks to companies that outsource America’s jobs, and yet the recently passed Republican tax law makes the problem worse, it doesn’t solve it. That’s why Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) are introducing the “No Tax Breaks […]

IAM/Lockheed: The Gold Standard in Aerospace

“This is the power of Collective Bargaining in black and white,” said IAM’s Southern Territory General Vice President Mark A. Blondin proudly, holding the final agreement.  “Thousands of Machinists and their families will prosper from this IAM/Lockheed Martin Contract. General wage increases with a ratification bonus, increases to pension,  health care improvements for members and […]

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