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IP Martinez to Pratt and Whitney: ‘Do Not Underestimate the Resolve of Our Members’

Sitting across the table from Pratt and Whitney management in Cromwell, CT, IAM International President Bob Martinez joined the bargaining committees for IAM Locals 700 and 1746 (District 26) to open contract talks with the aerospace engine manufacturer.  Pratt and Whitney, which employs about 3,000 IAM members at plants in Middletown and East Harford, CT, …

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IAM Boston Local 100 Members Were Critical in Response to Fatal Water Main Break

“It went from nothing to a flood,” a witness said. A water main had burst at a construction site in Boston’s South End. The trench around it was quickly filling with water, overflowing onto the street and beginning to cave in. Two construction workers were trapped. Down the street, Billy O’Brian and his 14-member crew, …

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