New Features on the Way! Furloughed Member Resources and Spotlight on Service!

June 29, 2017 Admin 0

We are excited to tell you about two new features of our website that we are working on. In the coming weeks you’ll see the addition of a new page devoted to resources to assist furloughed members of our local. In the twelve + years since the massive layoffs at the Charlotte Heavy Maintenance, Line Maintenance and Support Shop facilities, many of our members have been recalled back to their jobs. Many more still wait for a call. Others have resigned, retired or otherwise moved on. We want those members to have resources to assist them in making important decisions … Read More...

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AA Mechanic & Related: Lifetime Travel, Recall and Resignation

June 29, 2017 Admin 0

06/29/2017

Fellow Members,

There has been a lot of discussion lately about travel benefits available to furloughed employees and/or those who have been recalled then resigned or retired. Our conversations with M&E have yielded this update:

If an employee was furloughed from January 6, 2005 through June 1, 2006, due to outsourcing, they are entitled to lifetime travel, if they had 15 or more years of service at the time of furlough.

  1. Article 8, Page 53: “Employees who have been on furlough for more than five (5) years will not be eligible for travel under the Company’s sixty-five (65) Point
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1.5 Million Dollar Remedy Reached in Alaska Airlines HMO Arbitration

June 26, 2017 Admin 0

06/22/2017

IAM members will be receiving approximately 1.5 million dollars as a result of the IAM’s successful arbitration against Alaska Airlines regarding HMO coverage.  In its December 20, 2016 Order, the IAM-Alaska System Board of Adjustment, through Arbitrator John LaRocco, ordered Alaska to cease and desist from violating its contractual obligation to contribute the “same amount” to its HMO plans as it does for the same tier of coverage for PPO plans.  The System Board issued its final remedy in the HMO Arbitration yesterday, following the IAM’s arbitration win and months of negotiation between the parties.  This award applies to … Read More...

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Military Veteran Employee Benefit Briefing

June 20, 2017 Admin 0

06/20/2017

There will be a Military Veteran Employee Benefit Briefing by Mecklenburg County Veterans Services Office on July 5th and 6th in CLT Training Room 715. If you are a Military Veteran you don’t want to miss this opportunity to learn more about the benefits available to you on Federal, State and Local levels.

For more information see the flyer below!

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** CORRECTION TO JUNE NEWSLETTER ELECTION NOTIFICATION **

June 16, 2017 Admin 0

06/16/2017

NOTICE OF VICTORY LODGE TREASURER ELECTION

The election will be held on Thursday September 14th, 2017 at the local, located at 3727 Rose Lake Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217 from 6:00 am – 6:00 pm.

In accordance with the IAM Constitution, any member entitled to receive an absentee ballot shall make a written request to the Recording Secretary of Local 1725 no later than 30 days before the election.

Only members in good standing may vote in this election.

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The Association: Neutral Javits Issues Final Integrated Seniority Lists

June 16, 2017 Admin 0

06/16/2017

The TWU-IAM Association today announced that Neutral Joshua Javits issued his final integrated seniority lists for the Mechanic and Related, Fleet Service and Stores work groups at American Airlines.

The final lists are the completion of an investigation Neutral Javits conducted regarding protests of the initial seniority lists, issued on December 27, 2016. The final integrated seniority lists show all seniority dates amended as a result of that protest process.

Neutral Javits considered over 1,600 protests from approximately 1,700 employees. Each protester will receive a letter from Neutral Javits explaining the determination of his or her protest.

These seniority … Read More...

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Update – June 16th, 2017

June 16, 2017 Admin 0

06/16/2017

Brothers and Sisters,

The Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of June 12th, in Washington D.C. and continued negotiations on Classifications for M&R, and Promotions & Transfers, Recall, and Reduction in Force for Fleet Service among other contractual provisions. The Executive Committee was unable to reach full tentative agreements; however, progress was made in several areas, and language was agreed to in principle.

The Executive Committee, the M&R and Fleet Service Negotiating Committees continues to discuss open issues for the Articles, and why we are unable to reach tentative agreements on them. It is both … Read More...

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Update – June 9th, 2017

June 9, 2017 Admin 0

06/09/2017

Brothers & Sisters,

The Executive Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of June 5th,  in Washington D.C. and continued discussions of several of the open issues and Articles.

The M&R Committee reviewed and passed to the Company M&R Classifications, the complexity of this Article presented us with several challenges.  The Committee also prepared MLS Classifications to be passed to the Company.

The Fleet Service Committee continued to work on Transfers and Promotions, and had exchanges with the Company.

The Negotiating Committees, including the Executive Committee, reviewed the General and Miscellaneous Article.  While the Committees and … Read More...

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Election Results: Trustee Position and District 142 Convention Delegates

June 8, 2017 Admin 0

06/08/2017

Elections were held today for the vacant Trustee position and for 7 delegates to the 2017 District 142 Convention. The results are as follows:

Trustee Position: Joe Behan

District 142 Convention Delegates: Ken Coley, Bud Brown, Rich Novak, Maureen Kelly, Mark Heim, Joe Behan, Kenny Geis.

Thank You to everyone who came out during the day to vote and to those who voted during the Regular Monthly Business Meeting at 4pm.… Read More...