NMB Mediators Assigned Company Continues to Delay

09/19/2018 Brothers and Sisters, The TWU-IAM Association was notified this week that the National Mediation Board has assigned two mediators to our negotiations. The mediators have indicated that, due to Federal budget concerns and scheduling, they will not schedule mediated negotiating sessions until after October. The Association has demanded to meet with American with or without the mediators and as [Read More..]

Alaska Airlines Negotiations Update – 09/18/2018

09/18/2018 Sisters and Brothers: The joint Alaska Airlines Negotiating Committee continued negotiations with Alaska Airlines management September 11-13, 2018, in Seattle, Washington.  It was agreed that whole sessions would no longer be dedicated to either the COPS or RSSA groups, respectively, and as such, both agreements would and could be discussed. Represented by the Company were: Wayne Newton, Vice President/AOCS; [Read More..]

Candy Drive for Renaissance West STEAM Academy

09/18/2018 Hello Brother’s & Sister’s, I want to let everyone know that the Community Service Committee is having a meeting on September 24th (Monday) at the local lodge from 3:30-5:00pm. This meeting will be discussions on the upcoming events for the children at “Renaissance West STEAM Academy” for October and December, including fundraising efforts. Any and all members are welcomed [Read More..]

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President’s Report – September 2018

09/13/2018 I would like to take a minute and review what was a remarkable couple of weeks for your local back in August. On August 21stthings got kicked off things when the Young Worker Committee held its first annual “Poker Night” fundraiser for GDA. They had a good turn out and, in the process, raised $750 for GDA. Two days [Read More..]

AA Company Propaganda

09/13/2018 Many of you have read the Special Jetwire issued by American Airlines regarding our negotiations. If you don’t read anything else in this bulletin, read this: Beware of any negotiations propaganda issued by the Company. It contains partial examples, misleading statements and outright wrong information. It is true that your negotiating team has reached tentative agreements on many good [Read More..]

Section 6 Openers for all Association Agreements

09/12/2018 Brothers and Sisters, Today, September 12, 2018, American Airlines delivered Section 6 notices for all open TWU-IAM Association collective bargaining agreements. Simply stated, a Section 6 notice officially opens contracts under the Railway Labor Act. The TWU-IAM Association welcomes this gesture by the Company as a sign they will now get serious about reaching the Joint Collective Bargaining Agreements [Read More..]

AFL-CIO Labor 18 Day of Action

Saturday Sep. 22nd, there will be a canvass talking to fellow union members, neighbors and friends about why our endorsed candidates are the right choice to win victories for North Carolina’s working families. Join us! Please see the flyer below (click on the thumbnail for the full size flyer) and print or download. Feel free to post on your union [Read More..]

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Local Lodge Expense Report and Sick/Bereavement Form Now Available Online

We have made two important forms available online for our members. The Local Lodge Expense Report and the Sick/Bereavement Form can now be found on the Resources page under the Local Lodge Documents heading. To use either of these forms please print and return to the Local Lodge by one of the following methods: US Postal Service: Victory Lodge 1725 [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.

IAM Disaster Relief Fund

District 141’s Record Breaking Donation for Disaster Relief

October 17, 2017 0

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..]

Community Service

Candy Drive for Renaissance West STEAM Academy

September 18, 2018 0

09/18/2018 Hello Brother’s & Sister’s, I want to let everyone know that the Community Service Committee is having a meeting on September 24th (Monday) at the local lodge from 3:30-5:00pm. This meeting will be discussions on the upcoming events for the children at “Renaissance West STEAM Academy” for October and December, including fundraising efforts. Any and all members are welcomed [Read More..]

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Meeting Schedule

The next scheduled Union Meeting will be the Monthly Business Meeting on Thursday, September 13th at 4:00 PM.

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

Agenda:

  • SC AFL-CIO E-Board Meeting
  • Advance Communicators Class
  • Guide Dogs Charity Banquet
  • Election Support
  • Labor Day Parade

Calendar of Events

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September
  • 13

    4:00 pm-6:00 pm
    2018.09.13
    Victory Lodge 1725
    3727 Rose Lake Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA

    Agenda:

    • SC AFL-CIO E-Board Meeting
    • Advance Communicators Class
    • Guide Dogs Charity Banquet
    • Election Support
    • Labor Day Parade

     

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

Contact Us

Email

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Phone: (704) 357-0027

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