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..]

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AA Mechanic & Related: Lifetime Travel, Recall and Resignation

06/29/2017 Fellow Members, There has been a lot of discussion lately about travel benefits available to furloughed employees and/or those who have been recalled then resigned or retired. Our conversations with M&E have yielded this update: If an employee was furloughed from January 6, 2005 through June 1, 2006, due to outsourcing, they are entitled to lifetime travel, if they [Read More..]

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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** CORRECTION TO JUNE NEWSLETTER ELECTION NOTIFICATION **

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..]

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.

Agenda

  • DISTRICT 141 SAFETY CONFERENCE
  • SC AFL-CIO CONVENTION
  • NC AFL-CIO CONVENTION
  • SAFETY 101 TRAINING CLASS @ LL
  • SECRETARY-TREASURER ELECTION UPDATE

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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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3727 Rose Lake Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

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