Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council – Candidate Guide for Primary Day, Sept. 12th

How you vote is a personal decision, but unions of working people like yours did the research, conducted interviews, and recommend these candidates in Charlotte. Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts Charlotte City Council (At-Large) Braxton Winston II* Julie Eiselt *Braxton is a member of IATSE Local 322! Charlotte City Council (Districts) Larken Egleston (#1) Justin Harlow (#2) LaWana Mayfield (#3) Priscilla [Read More..]

President’s Report – August, 2017

President’s Report Currently Victory Lodge 1725 members at both PSA and American Airlines (AA) have negotiating committees that are deep into the difficult process of securing new collective bargaining agreements on behalf of our members. After many frustrating and fruitless efforts to get PSA to bring a legitimate and acceptable offer to the table, the IAM petitioned the National Mediation Board (NMB) to step in [Read More..]

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IAM/PSA Airlines Negotiations Update – August 3rd, 2017

08/03/2017 We recently received confirmation that our application for Mediation has been received, accepted and docketed as NMB Case Number A-13856.  The National Mediation Board has assigned Mediator Jack Kane to oversee the process for the remainder of these negotiations.  As soon as we hear from the Mediator, the next meeting dates will be set based on his discretion.  We [Read More..]

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IAM/PSA Airlines Negotiations Update – July 31st, 2017

07/31/2017 The last meeting between the Company and Union took place on May 29, 2017 of this year to engage the PSA leadership in a very specific conversation about the economic divide in negotiations, the state of the industry and to explore any potential to bring the IAM membership an agreement to vote on. The Union has consistently represented the [Read More..]

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Update – July 28th, 2017

07/28/2017 Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee informed American Airlines they would not meet face to face with the company this week while in Washington D.C. Your negotiating committees continued to evaluate the proposal presented last week and worked on crafting language to respond to this woefully inadequate company document that is far from industry leading. It is becoming abundantly clear that the Members’ feeling of [Read More..]

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Update – July 21st, 2017

07/21/2017 Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of July 17th, in Washington D.C.  On the afternoon of July 19th, American Airlines presented their initial proposal covering the remaining articles to your Executive Committee. Upon initial review, the company’s proposal is inadequate and falls far short in providing the contract you deserve. After a [Read More..]

2017 SC AFL-CIO Lane Kirkland Scholarship

Locals must be affiliated and in good standing with the SC AFL-CIO. Anyone in the immediate family of a union member is eligible to apply for the scholarship. Immediate family is defined as: husband, wife, child; including step, foster and grandchildren. Applicants may reapply each year while attending college; however, only one application per student, per year shall be accepted, [Read More..]

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

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, [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, September 14th at 4:00 pm.

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

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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..]

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