IAM&AW Local Lodge 610

Cape Canaveral, Florida

Month: October 2014

Tell Congress Fair Trade, Not Free Trade, in the TPP

Negotiations for America’s next job-killing trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), are underway. The massive trade deal, which the White House hopes to conclude by year’s end, would link the United States and 11 other countries. Just like NAFTA, TPP has the potential to destroy hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs, erode workers’ rights, undermine […]

IAM Wins Election for Spirit Airlines Ramp Agents

In a hotly contested election overseen by the National Mediation Board (NMB), nearly 220 Spirit Airlines ramp agents voted overwhelmingly, by 80 percent, to be represented by the IAM. The victorious ramp agents, who work at airports in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Detroit, Atlantic City, NJ and Myrtle Beach, SC, began their campaign for IAM representation […]

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