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International Association of Machinists Union becomes bargaining representive of IronTiger Logistics employees

03.28.09

April 2009 Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton edition of The Union News

International Association of Machinists Union becomes bargaining representive of IronTiger Logistics employees

BY PAUL TUCKER
THEUNIONNEWSABE@AOL.COM

MACUNGIE, March 18th- The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Union District 1 in Philadelphia was recognized as the representative for the purpose of collective bargaining for workers of IronTiger Logistics Inc. in Macungie Township.

On March 9th, 2009 the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Region Four Regional Director Dorothy Moore-Duncan in Philadelphia received a correspondence from Thomas Jones Jr., a Attorney at Law from Excelsior Springs, Missouri, which represents the employer, stating the IAM has been recognized effective March 4th, 2009 as the collective bargaining representative of the employees. The employer has a facility located at 3203 Orchard Road in Macungie Township.

The bargaining unit includes all yard workers, shop workers, utility workers and drivers. Excluded from the bargaining unit are all confidential employees, office clerical employees, supervisors and guards as defined in the National Labor Relations Act (NLRAct).

A copy of the letter was sent to John Hummel, Vice President of Terminal Operations of IronTiger Logistics Inc.

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