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unioNation First Album Available for Online Purchase, Digital Download 6/24/12

IAM’s unioNation Band’s first album (with President Greg Goold) is now available for purchase at www.unionation.com

 

 

 

 

WE WILL HAVE SOLIDARITY DAYS ON EVERY THURSDAY UNTIL WE VOTE ON THE CONTRACT. 

 YOU CAN WEAR YOUR GEAR ON ANY DAY, BUT THURSDAYS IS YOUR DAY TO SUPPORT YOUR COMMITTEE AND FELLOW BROTHERS AND SISTERS. 

IT IS TIME YOU SHOW THE COMPANY THAT YOU WANT A GOOD CONTRACT AND WANT IT NOW. 

 THE MORE YOU SHOW YOUR SUPPORT, THE BETTER THE CONTRACT CAN BE.

THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR PAST SUPPORT AND FOR THE GROWING SUPPORT IN THE FUTURE.

YOUR NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE THANKS YOU!

 

 

 

 

 

IAM Video Unveils True Labor Day Founder 8/29/14

Ever wondered who founded Labor Day?...read

 

At Koch Retreat, Top GOP Senate Candidates Credited Koch Network For Their Rise 8/27/14

Three top Republican Senate candidates heaped praise on the political network built by the conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch...read

 

Boycott Burger King 8/26/14

Because if they don't pay their fair share of US taxes, someone else has to, and that someone is you...read

 

Corporations Spy on Nonprofits With Impunity 8/26/14

Corporations conduct espionage against U.S. nonprofit organizations without fear of being brought to justice...read

 

Burger King In Talks To Buy Canada's Tim Hortons To Dodge U.S. Taxes 8/25/14

For them to take their headquarters and move it across the border is a negative for me," "It's an American brand."...read

 

At least 2 dead in Illinois recycling plant explosion 8/25/14

officials fear more explosions, perhaps from live ammunition rounds...read

 

Honeywell plant Metropolis, IL. 8/21/14

News form Negotiations at Honeywell plant in Illinois, get ready Kansas City...read

 

Remington shifts jobs from N.Y. to Alabama 8/21/14

Remington is cutting 105 jobs from its workforce in Ilion, N.Y...read

 

Income is on the rise ... finally! 8/21/14

Median household income has been on the rise for the past three years, climbing 3.8% to $53,891 in June...read

 

America's middle class: Poorer than you think 8/21/14

Americans' median wealth is a mere $44,900 per adult -- half have more, half have less. That's only good enough for 19th place, below Japan, Canada, Australia and much of Western Europe...read

 

Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work 8/21/14

13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries is closing...read

 

Expert debunks claim U.S. corporate taxes are too high 8/20/14

corporations on average paid 12.6 percent tax as of 2010...read

 

How Overtime Reform Will Grow the Economy from the Middle Out 8/20/14

Our overtime system is broken...read

 

San Diego defies mayor, raises minimum wage 8/19/14

On Monday, the San Diego City Council overrode his veto to approve a gradual wage increase and paid sick days...read

 

Why American workers feel increasingly poor 8/19/14

A major reason is because the new jobs being created are centered in low-wage industries...read

 

Lousy Work: Will it Break Through as a Political Issue? 8/19/14

"The Task Rabbit Economy" -- a collection of ad hoc gigs with no benefits, no job security, no career paths, and no employer reciprocity for worker diligence...read

 

Americans Are Too Afraid And Stressed To Take Days Off From Work 8/19/14

Compounding workers’ fear of taking time off is the “perception we have based on corporate culture,”...read

 

Five Reasons Walmart's New 'Commitment' to American Manufacturing is Nonsense 8/18/14

The retailer is claiming its new plan will invest $250 billion over the next decade and create 1 million jobs...read

 

What the NLRB Announcement on McDonald's Means 8/14/14

other practices companies use to avoid directly employing their workers, such as subcontracting, outsourcing and using temporary employment agencies...read

 

One key sign the job market is bouncing back 8/13/14

the number of job openings around the U.S. has risen for five straight months and is now at its highest level since 2001...read

 

Who rules America? 8/12/14

ordinary Americans have virtually no impact whatsoever on the making of national policy...read

 

Ga. Governor Agrees His State Is Great for Business Because Workers Are Cheap 8/11/14

Nathan Deal agrees his state is a real "deal" for businesses because workers are paid so little. Oh yeah, he directly ties this with being a "right to work" state...read

 

Out-of-state contributions give Wis. incumbents an edge 8/11/14

our political system is already owned by people with the most money...read

 

Are wages finally ready to soar? 8/11/14

Wage growth, the year-over-year change in the hourly earnings of private production and nonsupervisory employees slid to a low of 1.3 percent in 2012...read

 

Koch Brothers Reach Out To Hispanic Voters 8/11/14

The billionaire industrialists are working to patch a gaping hole in the GOP coalition...read

 

Even Wall Street Thinks Income Inequality Could "Capsize" the Economy 8/11/14

At extreme levels, income inequality can harm sustained economic growth over long periods...read

 

When will the US catch up to the rest of the world on paid family leave? 8/8/14

in 185 nations, and the United States stood out as one of just three that doesn't mandate paid maternity leave...read

 

GOP plots offensive on labor 8/6/14

GOP lawmakers are planning to attack the National Labor Relations Board Read...read

 

Kansas is the only state to see a significant increase in its uninsured rate, survey says 8/6/14

It’s eye-popping. Kansas really sticks out...read

 

Family Leave Turns 21, Now It’s Time for Paid Sick Leave 8/6/14

growing move across the nation, from Congress to statehouses to city halls, to pass paid family leave...read

 

NLRB ratifies actions of unconstitutional board 8/5/14

The National Labor Relations Board said Monday that it had ratified a host of administrative, personnel and procurement actions initially taken when the board was unconstitutionally constructed...read

 

The Truth: Some Very Smart Businesspeople Want to Raise the Minimum Wage 8/5/14

With the recent news of $15 an hour wages in the city of Seattle and minimum wage going up in many other cities, it's a bit like dominoes...video

 

Summertime, and the Livin’ Is Easy—If You’re Big Oil 8/5/14

The five biggest global oil corporations had yet another incredible quarter, making a combined total of $25.2 billion in profits...read

 

In States Where It's Wanted, Obamacare Is Working Well 8/5/14

States that expanded Medicaid and created their own health insurance exchanges, or worked closely with the federal government to cover more people, have shown the largest drops in their uninsured rates...read

 

Buffetts Take On Ricketts in Nebraska's Billionaire-Backed Race 8/5/14

The contributions pouring into Nebraska is the latest example of how U.S. billionaires are engaging in elections...read

 

We Love How This ‘Frozen’ Star Sang About the Minimum Wage. But There Are Three Problems With It 8/5/14

Minimum Wage Mary Poppins...read

 

300,000 More People Just Got Paid Sick Days 8/5/14

Nine cities and the state of Connecticut now have paid sick leave laws...read

 

Warren: Time of corporate ‘freeloading’ is over 8/5/14

Under current law, if 20 percent or more of a U.S. company is owned by stakeholders overseas the company can avoid paying U.S. taxes even if they keep their headquarters within the United States...read

 

 

 

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