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October is Breast Cancer Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month first was observed in the United States in 1985. In the US October is referred to as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In 2011, approximately 230,000 cases of invasive breast cancer were diagnosed among women in the United States. Although there is no cure for breast cancer, there is hope. Initially, […]

Activists Stop Graham-Cassidy Health Care Tax on Older Americans in its Tracks

Vulnerable Citizens Dodge another GOP Senate Bullet The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision not to hold a vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). “Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy introduced a bill that […]

Oregon Precision Castparts Welders Vote IAM Yes

On September 22, nearly 100 workers at Precision Castparts in Portland, OR voted to join the IAM. The company makes heavy-duty metal components for airplanes, generators and other industrial products.  “I want to welcome and congratulate the welders at Precision Castparts for voting to become members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers,” […]

Second Chances

The statistics are alarming. According to the Department of Corrections, the rate of female incarceration in Oklahoma is the highest in the nation, which is almost double the national average. In 2015, 151 women out of every 100,000 in the Sooner State were behind bars, leaving nearly 4,600 minor children at home without a mother. […]

New York Machinists Set to Take on Constitutional Convention

Machinists flooded the New York State AFL-CIO in Albany to attend a training session for union members, officers, and staff on labor’s opposition to a constitutional convention. On November 7, New Yorkers will vote on a once-in-a-generation ballot question on whether to empanel a delegates’ convention to amend the state constitution. Every twenty years, New […]

Are You Ready for Some Football? It’s Game Time for Guide Dogs of America!

Every road team needs a place to stay. The clock is ticking for the Guide Dogs of America 37th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet. Don’t forget to make your reservations by October 13th to get our convention rates. Go to: https://aws.passkey.com/go/SPDOG7  Our group code is SPDOG7. The post Are You Ready for Some Football? It’s […]

Open Enrollment for Members Covered Under the Railroad Employees National Health and Welfare Plan Begins October 1st

Members will be receiving materials in the mail in the near future which will provide details of the 2018 Open Enrollment. During the period of October 1 until October 31, 2017, members can securely access the Railroad Enrollment Services online at www.yourtracktohealth.com/public/Login.aspx to review and make changes to their benefits or personal record for 2018. […]

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