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Remington Workers Rally Together to Demand Company Pay Severance Benefits

Source: News Channel 2 October 28, 2020 ILION, N.Y. – Former Remington Arms workers and community members gathered in Ilion Wednesday to rally against the company, after employees were notified they would not receive the severance and benefits promised in their contracts. Many carried signs, some saying “Honor the Contract” and “United We Stand with […]

Remington Arms workers on layoffs, loss of benefits: ‘Apparently I wasn’t worth anything’

Source: Star Gazette October 27, 2020     ILION — It was through a voicemail that Jeff Madison learned that he, and hundreds of other workers with the Remington Arms plant in Ilion, were laid off. Remington Outdoor Company announced the move Friday, terminating the employment of the Ilion plant’s 585 workers by Monday, while […]

Union Plus – Halloween Treats and How To Celebrate Safely

Source: Union Plus    Halloween celebrations and trick-or-treating look a bit different this year. We have plenty of crafty ways for you to safely trick-or-treat while maintaining social distancing! We also have a huge list of union-made candy for your festivities.     Socially distant trick-or-treating alternatives: Get a Halloween piñata Halloween is all about […]

UMWA Responds to Remington Arms Refusal to Pay Severance to Terminated Employees

Source: WKTV October 25, 2020       The union who represents the Ilion Remington Arms employees says 585 employees were notified by the company on October 23, they were being terminated effective Oct. 26.   ILION, N.Y. – The United Mine Workers of America, the union that represents the Ilion Remington Arms employees, says […]

Union Plus: Stop These Five Distracting Driving Habits

Source: Union Plus Consider these five distracting driving habits and how to change them:   Eating or Drinking: Hot coffee spills, greasy hands or stray crumbs could distract you from the road. Eat before you get behind the wheel or after you’ve reached your destination. If you need a snack now, find some place off […]

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