Martin Luther King Day

On Monday, January 15th this nation will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We know of Dr. King as the preeminent warrior in the fight against the injustice of racism. Racism however was not his only fight. Dr. King was also a passionate and powerful ally of labor unions in their fight for workplace justice. Dr. King understood that social [Read More..]

President’s Report – January, 2018

01/12/2018 This past Monday I watched the college football national championship. It was a great game played by two great teams. These teams were there because they excel at the most critical phase of the game. It’s not defense, offense, or special teams. It’s recruiting. Those games are won and lost in recruiting. It occurred to me that the same [Read More..]

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue – 01/12/2018

01/12/2018  Brothers and Sisters, The full negotiating committees met with Association attorneys in December to prepare our Scope proposals followed by a sub-committee meeting in Washington D.C. the week of January 2nd to the 5th, along with the Association legal team to finalize these Scope proposals. The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Washington [Read More..]

2018 Adolph Stutz Memorial Scholarship Awards Open for Applicants

Sponsored by DISTRICT LODGE 141 Download Application Competition Rules Eligibility Essay Rules Awards Timetable Judging Disqualification Handling Submission Scholarship Committee Eligibility This essay competition is open to children, spouses and dependent grandchildren (as defined by the IRS) of members with one year or more of good standing (as of June 1, 2017) in District Lodge 141 who are graduating high [Read More..]

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Charlotte Local 1725 AA Fleet Service Grievance Committee Sworn In

  What a way to start a new year! The pictures here show IAM District 141 AGC Mike Fairbanks swearing in the Charlotte Local 1725 AA Fleet Service Grievance Commitee. The three on the committee are Daryl Current, Mike Knoble and John Wilkinson. Thank you Brothers for your leadership role that you have been elected to serve the membership. Photographs [Read More..]

Congratulations Mike “Bubba” Kara and Steven Livengood on your retirement!

  A big Congratulations goes to out to Powerplant Shop mechanics Mike “Bubba” Kara and Steven Livengood on their retirement on January 5th, 2018. Bubba, who worked 1st Shift, and Steven, who worked 2nd Shift, ended long and well-traveled careers with the last several years spent at the Offsite Facility in Charlotte. Enjoy your retirement, gentlemen. And come see us [Read More..]

Website Year in Review: 2017

As we head into 2018 I thought it might be fun to look back on 2017 from the perspective of our lodge website. 2017 was a year of much needed changes, additions and “tweaking” of the new website which was launched on July 13th, 2016. As a web developer I can truthfully say that the hardest part of designing and [Read More..]

Happy New Year 2018!!

The officers and staff of Victory Lodge 1725 would like to wish all our members and their families a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! As we move into 2018 let us all think about what we can do individually and collectively for our lodge and our fellow workers. Great things are in store for Victory Lodge 1725 in 2018. [Read More..]

A Little Picketing in NY!

Members of The Association Negotiating Committee took time to do some picketing during a break in negotiations last week.

IAM Disaster Relief Fund

District 141’s Record Breaking Donation for Disaster Relief

October 17, 2017 0

10/11/2017 IAM141 President Mike Klemm presented a check for $250,000 to the IAM Disaster Relief Fund, the largest single donation in the history of the program. The District Lodge 141 Executive Board made and approved the motion to donate $250,000 to the IAM Disaster Relief Fund. The record-shattering contribution was announced on the opening day of the IAM141 Chairman’s Conference [Read More..]

Spotlight on Service

Spotlight on Service: What Our Members are Doing in the Community!

September 5, 2017 0

09/05/2017 One of the most important functions your Local Lodge performs is service to the community. Not just the community in and around the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area, but local communities wherever our members live, work and play. Did you know that many of your fellow lodge members are serving and volunteering every day to make their home, city, state and country [Read More..]

Photographs from the 2017 AA/IAM CLT Car Show.

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Photographs from CLT Base Maintenance Lead Mechanic Roger Thompson's presentation of the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award.

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A few pictures from the recent Flag Raising Ceremony to dedicate the Veterans Memorial at the Charlotte Base Maintenance Hangar.

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Meeting Schedule

The next scheduled Union Meeting will be the Monthly Business Meeting on Thursday, February 8th at 12:00 pm.

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

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Operation Christmas Child

November 28, 2017 0

11/28/2017 The holiday season is often time for family and giving to those that are less fortunate. With that being said the Young Workers Committee of Local 1725 out of Charlotte, NC, asked the Women’s/Human Rights Committee to team up and volunteer at Operation Christmas Child. Every year Samaritan’s Purse coordinates Operation Christmas Child which sends shoeboxes of gifts to [Read More..]

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Special Retiree Benefit

Airline Retiree Benefit Plan

November 18, 2016 0 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 Address

3727 Rose Lake Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

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