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NFFE Local 178 Presents Labor-Management Success in DC
November 20, 2014
Earlier this week, members of NFFE Local 178 were invited to present before the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations in Washington, DC to discuss their successes working with Aberdeen Proving Ground managers. Notable achievements included a new employee wellness program, new communication channels and a telework program that was being finalized by the group. (Full Story)

Extremists in Congress Float Idea of Another Shutdown
November 18, 2014
While incoming Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has promised that there will not be another government shutdown under his leadership, it would appear that all the members of his caucus have not received the memo. Incoming Senate Budget Committee Chairman Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) has floated the idea of holding government funding hostage in order to defund any executive order President Obama may issue on immigration reform. Immigration reform is an increasingly partisan debate in Washington, and there is no conceivable reason to link the fight with funding the federal government. (Full Story)


NEWS FROM THE IAMAW:

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Apprenticeships and Skills Training Partnerships Are Key to Economic Future
Connecticut Local 1871 Breaks Annual Turkey Drive Record
Canada Northwest District 250 Completes WWW Negotiation Prep Class
ITF Taps Klima, Da Costa for Leadership Posts
District 751 Golf Tournament Raises $15K for Guide Dogs
Werkmeister Named Special Representative to IAM Transportation Department
Satisfaction in Strathroy: Laid-Off IAM Members Win Back Pay
Georgia Machinists Ratify Improved Contract at John Deere
Tell Congress to Fully Fund F-35 Production, Protect IAM Jobs
Register Now for WWW Center 2015 Federal Employee Classes
Vote for 'Brotherhood Outdoors,' Your Union-Dedicated Outdoor TV Show

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