1.5 Million Dollar Remedy Reached in Alaska Airlines HMO Arbitration

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 [Read More..]

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Military Veteran Employee Benefit Briefing

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 [Read More..]

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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 [Read More..]

The Association: Neutral Javits Issues Final Integrated Seniority Lists

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 [Read More..]

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

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 [Read More..]

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

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 [Read More..]

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Election Results: Trustee Position and District 142 Convention Delegates

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 [Read More..]

CLT Lead Mechanic Jack Zeock presented the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award!

CLT Base Maintenance Lead Mechanic Jack Zeock was presented the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award by representatives from the FAA on May 4th, 2017. This award is named in honor of Mr. Charles Taylor, the first aviation mechanic in powered flight. The Charles Taylor “Master Mechanic” Award recognizes the lifetime accomplishments of senior mechanics. Mr. Taylor served as the Wright [Read More..]

Photographs from CLT Base Maintenance Lead Mechanic Jack Zeock'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, July 13th at 8:00 AM.

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

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    • 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

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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..]

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