2019 IAM Scholarship Competition is Now Accepting Applications

The 2019 IAM Scholarship Competition is now accepting applications. The competition is open to members of the IAM and their children throughout the United States and Canada under procedures and rules of eligibility explained in this announcement. The IAM Scholarship Fund, which is used exclusively to make possible these awards, was established by the delegates of the 1960 IAM Grand [Read More..]

Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update Week of September 17th

09/26/2018 Negotiations resumed in Baltimore, MD. the week of September 17, 2018.  Present for the company were: Adam Carlisle Sr. Director, Labor Relations, Danielle Reidder, CS&S Regional Director; Dan Kusek, Sr. Mgr., Labor Relations for CSA;  Andrea Nivet, Sr. Mgr. Labor Relations for CS&S; Mandy Vitela, Asst. Stn. Mgr., DAL; Joel Bagby, Attorney, Gen. Counsel; Becky Ronnebaum, Labor Negotiations Specialist [Read More..]

Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update Week of September 5th

09/26/2018 September 5 and 6, 2018 your negotiating committee met in Dallas at Southwest Airlines Headquarters to resume contract negotiations.  Present for the company were: Adam Carlisle Sr. Director, Labor Relations, Danielle Reidder, CS&S Regional Director; Dan Kusek, Sr. Mgr., Labor Relations for CSA; Andrea Nivet, Sr. Mgr. Labor Relations for CS&S; Mandy Vitela, Asst. Stn. Mgr., DAL; Joel Bagby, [Read More..]

AFL-CIO – Southern Piedmont Labor Council – VL1725 Phone Banking

09/25/2018 Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.– George Jean Nathan The North Carolina AFL-CIO in conjunction with the Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council and Victory Lodge 1725 will be conducting a series of phone banking efforts to help get out the vote. Please take this opportunity to make a difference by helping to support labor/union friendly [Read More..]

Community Service Meeting Cancelled for Today.

09/24/2018 Hello Brother’s & Sister’s, This is an update to let everyone know that the Community Service Committee meeting scheduled for today, September 24th at the local lodge from 3:30-5:00pm has been CANCELLED. We will update again when the meeting has been rescheduled. As a reminder the Candy Drive is still going on. See the flyer below for all the info. [Read More..]

NMB Mediators Assigned Company Continues to Delay

09/19/2018 Brothers and Sisters, The TWU-IAM Association was notified this week that the National Mediation Board has assigned two mediators to our negotiations. The mediators have indicated that, due to Federal budget concerns and scheduling, they will not schedule mediated negotiating sessions until after October. The Association has demanded to meet with American with or without the mediators and as [Read More..]

Alaska Airlines Negotiations Update – 09/18/2018

09/18/2018 Sisters and Brothers: The joint Alaska Airlines Negotiating Committee continued negotiations with Alaska Airlines management September 11-13, 2018, in Seattle, Washington.  It was agreed that whole sessions would no longer be dedicated to either the COPS or RSSA groups, respectively, and as such, both agreements would and could be discussed. Represented by the Company were: Wayne Newton, Vice President/AOCS; [Read More..]

Candy Drive for Renaissance West STEAM Academy

09/18/2018 Hello Brother’s & Sister’s, I want to let everyone know that the Community Service Committee is having a meeting on September 24th (Monday) at the local lodge from 3:30-5:00pm. This meeting will be discussions on the upcoming events for the children at “Renaissance West STEAM Academy” for October and December, including fundraising efforts. Any and all members are welcomed [Read More..]

1st and 2nd Shift Heavy Maintenance CLT sending a solid message to American Airlines management on AMT Day. Contract Now!
3rd Shift Heavy Maintenance CLT sending a clear message of Solidarity to American Airlines management on AMT Day!
Solidarity!! Our brothers and sisters in PIT answering the call for Association T-Shirt Day to support our Negotiating Committees.

2019 IAM Scholarship

2019 IAM Scholarship Competition is Now Accepting Applications

October 9, 2018 0

The 2019 IAM Scholarship Competition is now accepting applications. The competition is open to members of the IAM and their children throughout the United States and Canada under procedures and rules of eligibility explained in this announcement. The IAM Scholarship Fund, which is used exclusively to make possible these awards, was established by the delegates of the 1960 IAM Grand [Read More..]

Community Service

Help Needed for IAM Members Affected by Hurricane Florence

October 10, 2018 0

Just days after Florence slammed into the North Carolina coast, the monstrous storm’s havoc continues to spread across much of the eastern United States. With a toll of more than 30 lives lost and floodwaters rising, it will take months to assess the brunt of its impact. Hurricane victims include Machinists Union members and they need help now in the [Read More..]

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Meeting Schedule

The next scheduled Union Meeting will be the Monthly Business Meeting on Thursday, October 11th at 8:00 AM.

The meeting will be at the Local Lodge at 3727 Rose Lake Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217.

Agenda:

  • District 142 Ground Safety Training
  • 2019 WW3 Leadership I Classes
  • AA Strike Committee
  • NC AFL-CIO Hurricane Disaster Relief
  • SPCLC Victory Dinner

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    • 2019 WW3 Leadership I Classes
    • AA Strike Committee
    • NC AFL-CIO Hurricane Disaster Relief
    • SPCLC Victory Dinner

     

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Machinists Gear Store

Have you checked out the Machinists Gear Store?

January 25, 2018 0

Have you checked out the Machinist’s Gear Store lately? At the Machinists Gear Store you will find fresh styles and the newest designs. Quality, comfort and style are featured in all these American Made products!! At the store you’ll find products such as apparel for men, women, unisex items, Young Machinists, jewelry, bags & hats and membership materials. What are [Read More..]

Special Retiree Benefit

Airline Retiree Benefit Plan

November 18, 2016 0

https://www.gilsbar.com/airlineretireebenefitplan/ Dear Retiree, As an Airline industry retiree, spouse, domestic partner or survivor age 65 and over, you are now eligible to enroll in the group benefit plans through the Airline Retiree Benefit Plan. You are now eligible to elect Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision coverage and pay competitive group rates negotiated  by the buying power of the Airline [Read More..]

Local Lodge Location

Local Lodge Address

3727 Rose Lake Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

Contact Us

Email

Gary Winchester, Executive Secretary: manager@vl1725.org

Todd Day, Webmaster: webmaster@vl1725.org


Phone: (704) 357-0027

Fax: (704) 357-0029


Normal Business Hours

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Monday through Friday