from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers


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  • That's IAMAW President Tom Buffenbarger, who is well known as a buffoon.

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  • Laberge first became active in the labour movement as a rank-and-file member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) in the 1940s.

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  • The big industrial unions with the most at stake in terms of the issue of manufacturing jobs -- the IAMAW, UAW, Steelworkers, Teamsters -- do not by themselves have the political power right now to force the Democrats to go down this path, to do more investments in creating these jobs, to stop being pansies with other countries so often on trade issues, to invest in the manufacturing sectors with the most promise.

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  • I guess the IAMAW union isn't planning to work with the Obama Administration!

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  • I was in Vancouver to give a speech and sign some books at a meeting of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW).

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  • Just when you think it can't get any worse, we get this: Rick Sloan, communications director for the International Association of Machinists as Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) distributing a McCarthy-esque red-baiting attack on Obama titled "What Is Rove Up To?"

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  • At many airlines, the IAMAW represents mechanics (more like traditional manufacturing) and agents (definitely service) and the intrigue can make the Medici Court look like Sunday School!

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  • I can testify the rank-and-file at IAMAW, AFA and ALPA thought their leadership was way too chummy with management at US Airways.

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  • He serves as IAMAW principal enforcement and safety representative for investigating, preparing and presenting defenses to enforcement actions and as team coordinator for aircraft accident investigations.

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  • The IAMAW represents about 8,600 mechanics, baggage handlers and cargo agents. -- Top News


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