AMT Day – May 24th – CLT – Wear your IAM Shirts!

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 is AMT Day at the Charlotte Line Maintenance and Base Maintenance Facilities. As a show of solidarity we are asking all IAM members to wear an IAM shirt all day, especially during any celebrations or events in your area. As always please adhere to any uniform guidelines pertaining to your work area (Line Maintenance). Thank you [Read More..]

President’s Report – May 2017

Presidents Report I recently watched an excellent documentary by Ken Burns titled “The National Parks; America’s Greatest Idea.” While the cinematography was incredible, one of the things that stood out to me was the parallels between the creation and care our national park system and the creation and care of our labor unions. In both cases, corporate and human greed [Read More..]

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First ever Golf Tournament sponsored by the Young Workers Committee and the Women’s & Human Rights Committee a huge success!

The Women’s/Human Rights and Young Workers Committees of Victory Lodge 1725 hosted the 1st Union Golf Tournament at Larkhaven Golf Club in Charlotte NC on Wednesday May 3. There were 88 golfers with about a dozen spectators in attendance. The event raised over $2000 for the Levine’s Children’s Hospital. We would like to thank everyone who came out, donated, or [Read More..]

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Happy Birthday! The IAMAW is 129 years old today!

In 1888, nineteen machinists joined together to found the Order of the United Machinists and Mechanical Engineers. This small organization eventually became known as the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, which today has a membership of about 800,000 in various North American industries. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. has had a long and interesting history, [Read More..]

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Sources of Pre-Retirement Information

We have added a new document to the Resources page and the Retirees page entitled: Sources of Pre-Retirement Information. In this document you will find useful information to help you plan for retirement whether that goal is right around the corner or years down the road. Access the document directly here: Sources of Pre-Retirement Information – or – Access on [Read More..]

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Current Local Lodge 1725 Bylaws now available online!

Several members have requested that our current Bylaws be made available online. We are happy to announce we have now uploaded them to the site and they are available to view/print/download. This should be very helpful with the recent call for Bylaws Proposals going out. You can access the Bylaws directly here: Local Lodge 1725 Bylaws – 0r – Find [Read More..]

Victory Lodge 1725 Bylaws change notification

Notice to Members: Victory Lodge 1725 bylaws change proposals must be submitted prior to the beginning of the May 11 business meeting. Thank you, Victory Lodge 1725 Bylaws Committee

DL 141 Fleet Negotiations Update April 21st, 2017 | Executive Session Negotiations Continue

American negotiations continued this week in Washington, DC. By mutual agreement, the Chairperson of the National Mediation Board (NMB), Linda Puchala, joined our negotiations. The purpose of entering Executive level negotiations is to bring the talks to a successful conclusion and to the degree the NMB can assist in that goal, Ms. Puchala is welcomed. The conditions set forth in [Read More..]

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, June 8th at 4:00 PM. The meeting will be at the Local Lodge at 3727 Rose Lake Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217.

Agenda TBA


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  • 12:00 pm-2:00 pm


    • Shop Steward Pocket Guides
    • District 141 Chairperson’s Conference
    • Safety & Health Conference
    • Donation to International Association of Civil Aviation Chaplains
    • District 142 Convention Nominations

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..]

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