IAMAW

International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers
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  1. Don’t Be Greedy: Buddy Passes are Not a Side Hustle

    As airline employees, one of the best perks of our jobs is the ability to fly everywhere for free or cheap. If we mention the type of work we do in a casual conversation, it will surely prompt an enthusiastic response, even from complete strangers. A popular t-shirt for sale online proclaims: “Marry me and

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  2. BARGAINING SURVEYS DISTRIBUTED TO ALL CLERICAL AND CARMEN LOCAL CHAIRPERSONS IN NATIONAL FREIGHT HANDLING AHEAD OF NEXT ROUND OF NEGOTIATIONS

    TCU/IAM and its Brotherhood Railway Carmen Division, together, are in the process of preparing our National Freight Section 6 Notices to be served in November on the national rail carriers for the bargaining round beginning January 1, 2020. “We are anticipating a very difficult round of bargaining, given that we have both a Republican President

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  3. CBS News affiliate interviews TCU’s Kevin Loftin on PSR, train safety

    On Tuesday, Salt Lake City’s KUTV CBS News local affiliate published an investigative news piece on Union Pacific’s Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR) model and its impact on safety, including the derailment of several trains in western states.  TCU Carmen National Representative Kevin Loftin was interviewed throughout the program, and highlighted the importance of having adequate

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  4. Congress Votes to Repeal So-Called ‘Cadillac Tax’

    The bipartisan middle-class Health Benefits Tax Repeal of 2019, H.R. 748, passed in the House of Representatives with a 419-to-6 vote. This important piece of legislation will now head to the U.S. Senate for a vote. This vital legislation would repeal the 40 percent health benefits tax on employer-sponsored healthcare. Send a letter now urging

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  5. Congress Votes to Raise Wages for 33 million Americans

    The 2019 Raise the Wage Act (H.R. 582), historic legislation that would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2025, passed in the House of Representatives. According to the Economic Policy Institute , gradually raising the minimum wage to $15 would increase wages for up to 33 million people. Once fully phased in, this

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