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

October 12, 2017 Admin 0

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 Airlines Agents for donations.

100% of the proceeds will to toward assisting Ayxza Barahona and her children.

Please contact Andrea Huff or Pierre Jean in the Piedmont ABR Trailer for more info.

Thank You for your support!!

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Toolbox Raffle Raises $2220.00 for Family of Paul Armstrong

October 12, 2017 Admin 0

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 his toolbox and its contents.

Thank You to all our members who purchased raffle tickets. Your generosity will go a long way to help Paul’s family pay expenses.… Read More...

Disaster Relief Update

October 8, 2017 Admin 0

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 been able to reach one of our IAM Reps in Puerto Rico, and have been evaluating all possible means of assistance for our Sisters and Brothers.

As most of us have heard, the means of communication are almost completely destroyed, … Read More...

IAM and AA Sign New ASAP Memorandum of Understanding

October 1, 2017 Admin 0

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 to shut down the ASAP program after 2 members were suspended and 1 was terminated over an ASAP submission.  Immediately following General Chair Ryan’s announcement, I was contacted by David Seymour, Senior Vice President, Tech Ops to discuss what can … Read More...

2017 Bylaw Voting Results

September 21, 2017 Admin 0

09/21/2017

Here are the results of the Bylaw referendum vote, awaiting approval from the Grand Lodge.
ARTICLE III – SECTION 2 (A)  – PASSED
ARTICLE III – SECTION 2 (B) – PASSED
ARTICLE III – SECTION 3 – PASSED
ARTICLE III – SECTION 9 – PASSED
ARTICLE III – SECTION 13 – FAILED
ARTICLE III – SECTION 14 – PASSED… Read More...

2018 IAM Scholarship Competition is Now Accepting Applications

September 19, 2017 Admin 0

The 2018 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 Lodge Convention.

 SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION OVERVIEW

The Scholarship Competition 
Scholarships to make possible the attainment of a Bachelor’s degree or a … Read More...

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Secretary/Treasurer Election Results

September 15, 2017 Admin 0

The results from the September 14th Local Lodge Secretary/Treasurer Election are in. Bud Brown has been elected by the membership.

Thank You to all members who came out to vote on Thursday. We appreciate your involvement and investment in your Local Lodge.

 

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9/11 Message from GVP Pantoja

September 11, 2017 Admin 0

09/11/2017

General Vice President Sito Pantoja today issued the following statement on the anniversary of 9/11:
Sisters and Brothers, today marks the sixteenth anniversary of the heinous terrorist attacks on our country. Each year, we honor and pay tribute to the heroes we lost on that fateful day. We respectfully recall those who were most directly affected by this tragedy—those who were injured, perished or lost loved ones. We remember the selfless first responders—firefighters, police, emergency workers, and other courageous people—who risked, and many times, lost their lives in their brave efforts to save others. Let us not forget the … Read More...