SEA WELCOMES THE 2018 IAM141 SAFETY CONFERENCE

12/07/2018 The IAM141 Safety Conference attracts hundreds of commercial aviation safety experts in the name of improving airline safety. Safety experts from the Machinists Union and America’s largest airlines gathered in Seattle this week with the purpose of creating a safer environment for airline workers and travelers. The event has become one of the largest and most influential safety conferences [Read More..]

Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update – Dec 7th, 2018

Negotiations continued in Dallas, Texas December 4 – 6, 2018. This session bargaining continued with Articles Five (Classifications), Ten (Part-Time Employees), Eleven (Filling of Vacancies), and Fifteen (Reduction in Force) also revisiting Article Twenty-Two (Holidays/ Flexible Time Off). The Committee passed proposals for Articles Two (Scope of Agreement), Twelve (Leaves of Absence), and Eighteen (General and Miscellaneous) followed with the [Read More..]

Campaign Posters/Bios are now online!

Some of our candidates for the Executive Board Elections have submitted campaign posters! All these posters will be on display on this website until after the election. New posters will be added as they are received.  Please check out the posters on the Campaign Bios page and note that this page is also accessible as a drop down menu item [Read More..]

Local Lodge 1725 Officer Elections Dec 13th, 6am – 6pm

Mark your calendars and don’t forget to go to the Local Lodge and vote for your new Officers. Voting will open at 6 A.M. and close at 6 P.M.  3727 Rose Lake Dr  Charlotte, NC  Don’t forget to bring a non-perishable canned food item or monetary donation for the children of Renaissance West STEAM Academy for help over their Winter [Read More..]

A Thanksgiving Message

“Thanksgiving is an excellent time to spend with our loved ones and to reflect on what we are most grateful for. There are the most obvious things like family and friends, but we should also take time to give thanks to all the Transportation workers who will be working this Thanksgiving weekend. I’d like to not only wish every IAM [Read More..]

Winter Donations for Renaissance West STEAM Academy

11/17/2018  Hello brothers and sisters, it’s that time again. We are looking for any monetary donation or non perishable food donation to take to the “Renaissance West STEAM Academy” for the Winter break.  As some of you may not know, but some of the children go without through the holidays. So with your donations we will be helping to feed [Read More..]

Association, American Hold Joint Conference Call

11/16/2018 Brothers and Sisters, As previously announced, the Association leadership and American Airlines Management participated in a joint conference call with the NMB mediators assigned to assist in our JCBA negotiations. The mediators are now responsible for setting the agenda, including dates for the mediated sessions. The mediators opened the call requesting the parties discuss the differences between our proposals [Read More..]

Association of Professional Flight Attendants Picketing in CLT Sunday!

The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) will be holding a picket at the Charlotte airport this coming Sunday, November 18th. Any members of Victory Lodge 1725 who can show up to give some support and show Solidarity for our Flight Attendants are encouraged to do so! Even if you can just come out to the hotel parking lot for [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, December 13th at 4:00 PM.

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

Agenda:

  • WW3 2019 Leadership II Classes
  • WW3 2019 Women’s Leadership Classes
  • 2019 New Shop Steward AA Training Class
  • 2019 Transportation Conference Elections (Only During Business Meeting)
  • Local Lodge Executive Board Elections (6:00am – 6:00pm @ Local Lodge)

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    Grievance Committee Election at the Local Lodge.

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    3727 Rose Lake Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA

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    • NC AFL-CIO Executive Board Meeting
    • Organizing
    • Memorial Contribution to American Legion
    • Veterans Pins
    • 75th Anniversary
    • District 142 By-Law Referendum Vote
    • Grievance Committee Elections 6:00am – 6:00pm at the Local Lodge
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Local Lodge Officer Elections

Campaign Posters/Bios are now online!

December 5, 2018 0

Some of our candidates for the Executive Board Elections have submitted campaign posters! All these posters will be on display on this website until after the election. New posters will be added as they are received.  Please check out the posters on the Campaign Bios page and note that this page is also accessible as a drop down menu item [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


Normal Business Hours

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Monday through Friday