Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update – Oct 18th, 2018

10/18/2018 On October 16-18, 2018 your negotiating committee met in Dallas, Texas Southwest Airlines Headquarters to continue negotiations.  The Company passed Article 6 (Hours of Service) and Article 7 (Overtime) in response to the Union’s pass at our last meeting September 18-20. We will resume talks next week, October 21-23, 2018. As talks are ongoing, we cannot share specifics. We [Read More..]

Charlotte News Station WSOCTV Exclusive Report Wednesday at 6PM on our Contract Negotiations

10/17/2018 Contract talks between 2,500 union workers at Charlotte-Douglas Airport and American Airlines have hit a wall. WSOCTV Anchor Allison Latos broke down the sticking points and why one airline expert says a deal is crucial to Charlotte’s economy, on Eyewitness News at 6 this past Wednesday night Watch the video and read more here: https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/contract-negotiations-between-american-airlines-airport-union-workers-at-standstill/854794752   Download PDFPrint Post

NC AFL-CIO Endorsed Election Slate for all of NC

Fellow Victory Lodge members, Please see the document below. This is the 2018 Election Slate of all candidates in North Carolina officially endorsed by the NC AFL-CIO. These candidates have been fully vetted for their stances on labor issues. Feel free to print this guide for reference! *Click on image for full-size document!  Download PDFPrint Post

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President’s Report – October 2018

President’s Report We have all heard a tremendous amount recently about the elections that will be taking place in November. The stakes are high not only for the candidates but also for the voters and this country. It’s possible that there will be a record turnout in this election. Much of that can be attributed to the incredible amount of [Read More..]

Mediator Schedules Dates, Association Demands More

10/16/2018 Brothers and Sisters, The two mediators assigned to our negotiations have notified the TWU-IAM Association and the Company that three bargaining dates have been scheduled: October 30, January 29-31 and February 12-14. While the Association welcomes the opportunity to negotiate during these dates, these three sessions are simply not enough. We demand and challenge the Company to come out [Read More..]

Labor Walk 2018

Labor Walk 2018 AFL-CIO SPCLC Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council Our mission is to build an independent political power for working people by driving a pro-worker legislative agenda, electing pro-worker candidates including our own members to office, holding elected officials accountable, and winning policies on all levels to help working people. To achieve our goal the “we” must be all [Read More..]

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..]

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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    Agenda

    • 75th Anniversary Committee Lost Time
    • NC AFL-CIO Affiliation
    • 2018 WW3 Leadership Classes
    • 2018 WW3 Departmental Classes
    • 2018 Financial Secretary Class
    • Painting Storage Container
    • Members Appreciation Committee Lost Time
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    Victory Lodge 1725 Member Appreciation Day

    • When: Saturday, October 21st, 2017 | 10am – 6pm
    • Where: Local Lodge 3727 Rose Lake Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217
    • What: Inflatable bounce houses, slides and obstacle course for the kids! Catered by Jim’N Nicks Bar-B-Q! Lunch provided by Victory Lodge 1725 from 11:00am till 3:00pm. Free pumpkins for kids, raffles, corn hole & much, much, more ! Open to all Victory Lodge 1725 members, retirees and their families!
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  • 10:00 am-2:00 pm
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    75th Anniversary Committee meeting at the Local Lodge. Please be in attendance if possible if you are a committee member.

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Labor 2018

NC AFL-CIO Endorsed Election Slate for all of NC

October 17, 2018 0

Fellow Victory Lodge members, Please see the document below. This is the 2018 Election Slate of all candidates in North Carolina officially endorsed by the NC AFL-CIO. These candidates have been fully vetted for their stances on labor issues. Feel free to print this guide for reference! *Click on image for full-size document!  Download PDFPrint Post

2018 NC State AFL-CIO Convention Report

October 16, 2018 0

The NC State AFL-CIO Convention September 20-21 2018 Raliegh, NC   It was a true honor to serve as a delegate to the NC AFL-CIO convention. I sincerely thank this membership for allowing me this opportunity. It was a special privilege to attend with MaryBe Mcmillan as the first woman President of the NC State AFL-CIO.  MaryBe is not only [Read More..]

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


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