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    • Assessing the Proposed IAM, UAW, and USW Merger: Critical Issues and Potential Outcomes 

      Clark, Paul F.; Gray, Lois Spier (2000-12-01)
      [Excerpt] We examine the many difficult issues facing the IAM, UAW, and USW as they move toward the creation of a single organization. In order to place this merger in con- text, the larger issue of mergers in the American ...
    • Chapter 11: The Fall Crisis at Eastern 

      Baicich, Paul J. (1984-01-01)
      [Excerpt] When the IAM's contract with Eastern was ratified on April 8, membership morale and self-confidence were at a high point. But labor relations in the airline industry as a whole were bad and getting worse.
    • IAM District 100 Vs. Eastern and the Banks 

      Banks, Andrew R. (1984-01-01)
      The story that follows is a story of how IAM District 100, step by step, escalated a struggle over almost every major issue facing the labor movement today: concessions, control of corporate investment decisions, the power ...
    • Interview with Charles Bryan, President, District 100, I.A.M. 

      Unknown author (1984-01-01)
      [Excerpt] "The long-term success of any corporation is fundamental and necessary for the success of the union. So to put your head in the sand and say, 'I just want to pull my head out when I can, slam my fist on the table ...
    • Machinist vs. Mismanagement at Eastern Airlines 

      Baicich, Paul J. (1987-04-01)
      IAM 100 leaders interviewed by Paul J. Baicich.
    • Model Struggle, Yes. Model Contract, No. 

      Compa, Lance; Baicich, Paul J. (1984-06-01)
      [Excerpt] As the largest airline union and one with a tradition of hard-nosed bargaining, the IAM and the role of its District 100 at Eastern have become the focus of discussion in and out of the labor movement. Political ...
    • Questions & Answers 

      Unknown author (1984-01-01)
      [Excerpt] As part of a sophisticated public relations campaign, management released a series of bulletins which purported to answer its employees' questions and "concerns." Samples from Bulletins 7 and 8 are reprinted ...
    • Rejoinder 

      Compa, Lance; Baicich, Paul J. (1984-06-01)
      [Excerpt] Most of Randy Barber and Andrew R. Banks' response to our analysis of the "District 100 model" exaggerates our arguments, then goes on to attack the exaggerated versions.
    • Research, Experts and Building Solidarity 

      Urra, Marty (1984-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The message read, "Be in Atlanta for emergency meeting of unions with Eastern" and was signed by Charlie Bryan. The contract we had won with Eastern now had to be defended against the banks to whom Eastern owed ...
    • The IAM 100 "Model": A Debate 

      Metzgar, Jack (1984-06-01)
      [Excerpt] The last issue of Labor Research Review was devoted to what we called "the IAM District 100 model" for fighting concessions. Six articles over more than 90 pages explained the complex and sophisticated campaign ...
    • To Frank Borman 

      Mungovan, Barbara (1984-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Frank Borman's campaign against the Machinists at Eastern included a flurry of letters to the union's membership. These letters, as has become standard in employer campaigns for concessions, blamed the union ...
    • Up Against More Gloom and Doom 

      Barber, Randy; Banks, Andrew R. (1984-06-01)
      [Excerpt] The signing on December 7, 1983, of the financial-relief-and-worker-role-in-management agreement at Eastern Air Lines marked the culmination of a four-year effort by IAM District 100 to respond effectively to ...