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IAM Business Unionists In NYC Cut Deal With Anti-labor Uber In Gig Economy " “historic betrayal” of drivers because it gives up their most important tools to achieve economic power.

IAM Business Unionists In NYC Cut Deal With Anti-labor Uber In Gig Economy " “historic betrayal” of drivers because it gives up their most important tools to achieve economic power.
Uber Deal Shows Divide in Labor's Drive for Role in 'Gig Economy'"
http://fortune.com/2016/05/23/uber-gig-economy-labor/?xid=gn_editorspicks
MAY 23, 2016, 10:35 AM EDT

But not everyone in the U.S. labor movement is cheering.

MA MBTA IAM mechanics and allies rally to protect taxpayers, workers, riders from further transit privatization

MA MBTA mechanics and allies rally to protect taxpayers, workers, riders from further transit privatization
http://www.thesomervilletimes.com/archives/74446
On March 15, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

— Photos courtesy of IAM&AW Local 264
By International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM&AW) Local 264

MA MBTA IAM mechanics and allies rally to protect taxpayers, workers, riders from further transit privatization

MA MBTA mechanics and allies rally to protect taxpayers, workers, riders from further transit privatization
http://www.thesomervilletimes.com/archives/74446
On March 15, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

— Photos courtesy of IAM&AW Local 264
By International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM&AW) Local 264

Uber Funding IAM Corporate Union In NYC To Control Workforce

Uber Funding IAM Corporate Union In NYC To Control Workforce
"The guild has already signed up roughly 45,000 Uber drivers since it was launched, says Jim Conigliaro Jr, founder of the guild and the general counsel at the Machinists Union District 15, which is closely affiliated with the Independent Drivers Guild. The guild draws most of its financial support from Uber and it is free for drivers to sign up. It is planning to shift to a voluntary dues system soon, which will offer extra benefits such as life insurance."
Uber and Airbnb business models come under scrutiny"

Leaks Show Machinists’ Union Corrupt President Tom Buffenbarger Secretly Moved Up Endorsement Vote to Help Clinton "Five months after the vote, Buffenbarger retired and joined the Clinton campaign as an unpaid surrogate and liaison to labor groups."

Leaks Show Machinists’ Union Corrupt President Tom Buffenbarger Secretly Moved Up Endorsement Vote to Help Clinton "Five months after the vote, Buffenbarger retired and joined the Clinton campaign as an unpaid surrogate and liaison to labor groups."
http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/19572/machinists_union_president_s...
BY BRANKO MARCETIC

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