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Free College through the IAM?? You heard right!!

IMAGINE WHAT YOU CAN ACHIEVE WITH THE FREE COLLEGE BENEFIT!! The IAMAW Free College Benefit makes it possible for you and your family members to earn an associate degree completely online – for FREE.   Want to know more? Click here to go to goiam.org and read about this amazing opportunity for you, your family members and even retired IAM members!!

Cookout & Bake Sale Fundraiser for Ayxza Barahona this Friday!!

10/12/2017 There will be a cookout and bake sale fundraiser for injured Piedmont agent Ayxza Barahona! Here are the details: Date: Friday, October 13th, 2017 Location: Gate E4 Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm and 4:00pm – 6:00pm Piedmont agent Ayxza Barahona was severely injured on the ramp on Wednesday, September 15th, 2017. We are asking all Piedmont Airlines Agents and American [Read More..]

Toolbox Raffle Raises $2220.00 for Family of Paul Armstrong

10/12/2017 The winning ticket for the toolbox raffle was drawn at today’s regular business meeting at the Local Lodge. The winner was Bill Edmond, AMT in CLT Base Maintenance. The raffle raised $2220.00 for the family of Paul Armstrong. Brother Paul worked on the Line at Charlotte and passed away earlier this year. His family asked that our Local auction [Read More..]

Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue

10/06/2017 Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Washington DC. Negotiations for M&R were focused on the Filling of Vacancies Articles. Tentative Agreements were reached for these classifications the IAM is responsible for: Filling of Vacancies for Quality Assurance Auditors, Technical Documentation Specialists & Planners in the M&R group. Filling of [Read More..]

Disaster Relief Update

10/02/2017 Sisters and Brothers: As we continue to disperse disaster relief checks each week for those affected in Texas, Florida and the surrounding areas due to Harvey and Irma, we would like to take a moment to update everyone on the status of assisting our Sisters and Brothers affected by Maria in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. We have thankfully [Read More..]

2017 Member Appreciation Day!

Victory Lodge 1725 Membership Appreciation Day Saturday October 21st 10:00am – 6:00pm 3727 Rose Lake Dr. Charlotte N.C. 28217 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 [Read More..]

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IAM / PSA AIRLINES NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE – Sep 29, 2017

09/29/2017 This week in CLT, negotiations were convened under the supervision of the NMB and staff mediator Jack Kane.  Present for the Company were a few new faces on the Company’s negotiating committee including Margaret Soda, VP-Human Resources, Marcus Valentino, who has been hired as the new Director-Labor Relations, and Karl Hanisch, Director of Maintenance.  Your full Union negotiating committee [Read More..]

IAM and AA Sign New ASAP Memorandum of Understanding

09/27/2017 Today, the IAM and American Airlines signed a new MOU on the LUS ASAP program.  This new MOU fixes many of the problems we have had with the original ASAP program – most importantly, disciplinary action taken by the company against members who submit an ASAP report. In August, General Chair Sean Ryan advised the company of our intention [Read More..]

2017 IAM District 142 Convention in New Orleans!

Local Lodge 1725 delegates took a moment for a photograph with top IAM officers during a break in the 2017 District 142 Convention in New Orleans. A full report will be forthcoming when our delegates return next week. We are proud of the work they are doing on our behalf!

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Disaster Relief Update

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10/02/2017 Sisters and Brothers: As we continue to disperse disaster relief checks each week for those affected in Texas, Florida and the surrounding areas due to Harvey and Irma, we would like to take a moment to update everyone on the status of assisting our Sisters and Brothers affected by Maria in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. We have thankfully [Read More..]

Spotlight on Service

Spotlight on Service

September 5, 2017 0

One of the most important functions your Local Lodge performs is service to the community. Not just the community in and around the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area, but local communities wherever our members live, work and play. Did you know that many of your fellow lodge members are serving and volunteering every day to make their home, city, state and country the [Read More..]

Photographs from CLT Base Maintenance Lead Mechanic Jack Zeock's presentation of the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award.

Click here to read more and see the photo gallery.

A few pictures from the recent Flag Raising Ceremony to dedicate the Veterans Memorial at the Charlotte Base Maintenance Hangar.

The complete gallery can be viewed by clicking here.

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Meeting Schedule

The next scheduled Union Meeting will be the Monthly Business Meeting on Thursday, October 12th at 8:00 am.

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

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
  • New Laptop for Financial Secretary

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    • SC State Council of Machinists Meeting
    • NC State Council of Machinists Meeting
    • Central Labor Council Audit
    • GVP Diane Babineaux Retirement
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2017 Member Appreciation Day!

2017 Member Appreciation Day!

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Victory Lodge 1725 Membership Appreciation Day Saturday October 21st 10:00am – 6:00pm 3727 Rose Lake Dr. Charlotte N.C. 28217 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 [Read More..]

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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..]

Local Lodge Address

3727 Rose Lake Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

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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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7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Monday through Friday