10/11/2017 IAM141 President Mike Klemm presented a check for $250,000 to the IAM Disaster Relief Fund, the largest single donation in the history of the program. The District Lodge 141 Executive Board made and approved the motion to donate $250,000 to the IAM Disaster Relief Fund. The record-shattering contribution was announced on the opening day of the IAM141 Chairman’s Conference [Read More..]
04/24/2018 The phrase “Know Your Enemy” is a saying derived from Sun Tzu’s “Art of War.” As a union we often mistake the company as our enemy. The company may be our adversary, but it is not our enemy. The two however are interconnected. As a Union our enemy is membership apathy. Apathy is defined as “a state of indifference” and [Read More..]
04/24/2018 Sisters and Brothers, Just a reminder, the survey for negotiations closes this Saturday. If you haven’t participated in the survey yet, please do so before the end of the week. We need your input to help focus our talks. Please click on this link to begin the survey: https://iamaw.checkboxonline.com/Survey.aspx?s=2d81c64e773f4dd982bd729f30fd3178 The survey will be open until midnight, April 28, 2018. [Read More..]
04/24/2018 The House of Representatives Needs to Vote YES on the 2018 FAA Reauthorization Bill H.R. 4! The House of Representatives will be putting the FAA Reauthorization Bill H.R. 4 to a vote this Thursday, April 26th. We need every IAM member to contact their House Representative and tell them to vote YES on H.R. 4. H.R. 4 provides a [Read More..]
04/24/2018 Sisters and Brothers, Discussions regarding our RSSA and COPS negotiations with Alaska Airlines resulted in agreement to delay any filing for mediation services under the Railway Labor Act with the National Mediation Board (NMB). The provisions of Article 25 in the IAM-Alaska Airlines RSSA agreement requires both parties to jointly file for mediation, through the NMB, if an agreement [Read More..]
Calling all golfers (and golf fans) from Victory Lodge 1725! This is a reminder that our 2nd Annual Union Golf Tournament is Wednesday, May 9th at Renaissance Golf Course right here in Charlotte. We’ve added some great prizes this year so get out to the range and practice!! There are still slots available to play. Please see the posters below [Read More..]
04/18/2018 All American Airlines employees that belong to this lodge, please watch this video! IAM District 141 Vice President at Large Bill Wilson tells American Airlines President Isom that their contract offer is UNACCEPTABLE. Note: Clicking the link to this article will redirect you to the District 141 website to view the video.
04/17/2018 A Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Philadelphia this morning after an uncontained engine failure blew out a window and injured several people on board the aircraft. “The IAM extends its heartfelt compassion to the passengers and crew from Southwest Airlines Flight 1380,” said IAM General Vice President Sito Pantoja. “Three members of the IAM’s EAP and [Read More..]
04/17/2018 The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Friday introduced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018. The proposed five-year bill includes language that would provide protection for customer service agents from physical abuse and also gives flight attendants a minimum rest of at least ten uninterrupted hours. The IAM has been aggressively lobbying Congress to adopt this pro-airline [Read More..]
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J.D. Peace was born and raised in Trinity, NC. His roots run deep in this small town of less than 7,000 residents nestled just south of High Point off Interstate 85. It wasn’t a hard decision to get involved in the community, after all his family has lived here for generations and giving back just seemed like the right thing to do.
J.D. is President of the Archdale-Trinity Serco Club.