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..]

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Local Lodge Officer Elections & Sample Ballot

Local Lodge Officer Elections will be held on: December 13, 2018 6am-6pm @ 3727 Rose Lake Dr. Suite 103  Candidate Meeting: Thursday on 11/15 (2 meetings) 12-1pm & 3-4pm. If any candidate is unable to attend please call Recording Secretary Helena Thornton at: 757.329.5335. Please see the attached Sample Ballot below so as to familiarize yourself with the candidates.  (Click [Read More..]

Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update – Nov 12th, 2018

11/12/2018 Negotiations continued in Dallas, Texas the week of November 6-8, 2018. This session your Committee continued work with Articles Five (Classifications), Ten (Part-Time Employees) and Eleven (Filling of Vacancies) also responding to Article Six (Hours of Service).  Continued open dialog took place concerning Article Seven (Overtime). The company countered Sixteen (Severance Pay), as well as passing Article Fifteen (Reduction [Read More..]

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Veterans, Did You Know You Can Shop Base Exchanges Online?

11/4/2018 Veterans, Did you know that ALL honorably discharged veterans can shop online in the base exchanges websites. Please go check out the link below and share with your fellow veterans who may not be aware of this benefit available to them. Any questions please see John Hurst or call him at 704-813-0004 https://www.shopmyexchange.com Download PDFPrint Post

Association Participates in Mediated Negotiations

10/31/2018 Brothers and Sisters, The TWU-IAM Association met with American Airlines October 30 in Dallas, TX for mediated negotiations under the supervision of the National Mediation Board. The purpose of this first mediated session was to bring the Federal mediators up to speed on the status of our negotiations. Areas covered were compensation, healthcare, retirement, work protections (scope) and the [Read More..]

Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update – Oct 29th, 2018

10/29/2018 Negotiations resumed in Dallas, Texas the week of October 22, 2018. This week your negotiation team passed Article Seven (Overtime) and the company responded, resulting in continued work with this Article as well as Article Ten (Part-Time Employees). Your continued solidarity and support are appreciated through this process. Present for the company were: Adam Carlisle Sr. Director, Labor Relations, [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: TBA

Calendar of Events

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    12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    2018.11.08
    Victory Lodge 1725
    3727 Rose Lake Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA

    Agenda:

    • Transportation Conference/Nominations
    • AFL-CIO Executive Board Meeting
    • 2019 Pocket Calendars
    • AA Thanksgiving “Special Event” Boycott
    • Local 1725 Executive Board Nominations

     

     

Local Lodge Officer Elections

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Local Lodge Officer Elections & Sample Ballot

November 12, 2018 0

Local Lodge Officer Elections will be held on: December 13, 2018 6am-6pm @ 3727 Rose Lake Dr. Suite 103  Candidate Meeting: Thursday on 11/15 (2 meetings) 12-1pm & 3-4pm. If any candidate is unable to attend please call Recording Secretary Helena Thornton at: 757.329.5335. Please see the attached Sample Ballot below so as to familiarize yourself with the candidates.  (Click [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

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Phone: (704) 357-0027

Fax: (704) 357-0029


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