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DL141 Messenger 2014

Safety

Just last year, twelve members from IAM District Lodge 141, ten from Local Lodge 1487 Chicago O’Hare and two from Local Lodge 1351 Seattle working at United Airlines, completed the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials 40-Hour Hazardous Material Instructor Train-The-Trainer Course held at Local Lodge 1487 located in Chicago, Illinois.

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EAP

District 141 Employee Assistance Program

The IAM EAP program is ready to help you with any Drug or Alcohol issues you may be facing. The EAP also can assit you with any other home family issues you may be having. If you’re in need be sure to reach out and contact your IAM EAP for a confidential meeting.

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MNPL

The Machinists Non-Partisan Political League is the political arm of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. It was created in 1947 to allow IAM members to gather individual contributions, coordinate political activity, and elect candidates, regardless of party affiliation, who support IAM members and their families.

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Organizing

Union organizers help people who work secure union representation at their worksite. A union organizer informs people (mostly nonunion workers) about their rights, identifies and develops leadership skills among workers, explains the union organizing process and helps the workers campaign for union recognition. The organizer builds relationships based on what those workers do on their jobs, the problems they face at work and challenges and inspires them to get involved with their co-workers to have a say on the job by organizing a union.

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Education

To find out about scheduling Shop Steward Training in your location, check with Mac McGovern, Director of Education.

Your Local Lodge will coordinate with Mac and your AGC or Committee Person, for current Shop Stewards to attend.

 

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News

Basic facts about the Family Medical Leave Act

The Family Medical Leave Act

FMLA is a federal law sponsored by labor Unions. It protects certain workers from discipline when using time away from work to care for their own serious medical condition, or that of an immediate family member.

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The number of retirees in the IAM doubled over the past decade and continues to grow.

Retirees

Excellent Retiree benefit and services programs can be found on the IAM Grand Lodge goiam.org web site. They are designed to fill Medicare gaps, provide benefits that Medicare doesn’t cover and replace healthcare coverage withdrawn or reduced by employers.

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Support your Union Brothers and Sisters

Union Discounts Available

When you stay at unionized hotels, you support your fellow union members and companies that are legally obligated to treat workers fairly.

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Leading the way in Employee Benefits

Union Member Insurance

National Group Protection is a union shop and an ad approved vendor on the AFL-CIO “Do Buy” list. As a union shop, NGP acts as an advocate on behalf of the union and its members. NGP works with the following unions:

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