Reminder: Local Lodge Officer Elections are Dec 13th, 6am – 6pm!

December 12, 2018 Admin 0

Mark your calendars and don’t forget to go to the Local Lodge and vote for your new Officers. Voting will open at 6 A.M. and close at 6 P.M. 

3727 Rose Lake Dr  Charlotte, NC 

Don’t forget to bring a non-perishable canned food item or monetary donation for the children of Renaissance West STEAM Academy for help over their Winter Break. Your donation is greatly appreciated!

Also as a reminder some of our candidates have posted bios on this page: http://vl1725.org/campaign-bios/ which can be found as a drop down on the main menu under “Officers and Staff” … Read More...

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Veterans Committee: Important news on expanded benefits for disabled veterans!

December 12, 2018 John Hurst 0

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 will expand benefits for disabled veterans

Service-connected disabled veterans and their families will soon have access to certain new privileges—several of which have been long-standing DAV legislative priorities—under the recently signed John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019.

Beginning in January 2020, service-connected disabled veterans and their caregivers will be eligible to use base commissaries and some Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities on bases worldwide. In addition, veterans with a service-connected disability rated permanent and total are now eligible for travel on Department of Defense aircraft on a space … Read More...

SEA WELCOMES THE 2018 IAM141 SAFETY CONFERENCE

December 7, 2018 Admin 0

12/07/2018

The IAM141 Safety Conference attracts hundreds of commercial aviation safety experts in the name of improving airline safety.

Safety experts from the Machinists Union and America’s largest airlines gathered in Seattle this week with the purpose of creating a safer environment for airline workers and travelers.

The event has become one of the largest and most influential safety conferences of its kind, attracting top thinkers and decision-makers from the world of commercial aviation.

This year, attendees toured the Boeing Factory in Everett, Washington. The plant is one of the largest aircraft manufacturing facilities in North America and home to … Read More...

Campaign Posters/Bios are now online!

December 5, 2018 Admin 0

Some of our candidates for the Executive Board Elections have submitted campaign posters! All these posters will be on display on this website until after the election. New posters will be added as they are received. 

Please check out the posters on the Campaign Bios page and note that this page is also accessible as a drop down menu item under the Officers and Staff menu item at the top of the page. 

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Local Lodge 1725 Officer Elections Dec 13th, 6am – 6pm

November 26, 2018 Admin 0

Mark your calendars and don’t forget to go to the Local Lodge and vote for your new Officers. Voting will open at 6 A.M. and close at 6 P.M. 

3727 Rose Lake Dr  Charlotte, NC 

Don’t forget to bring a non-perishable canned food item or monetary donation for the children of Renaissance West STEAM Academy for help over their Winter Break. Your donation is greatly appreciated!

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A Thanksgiving Message

November 22, 2018 Admin 0

“Thanksgiving is an excellent time to spend with our loved ones and to reflect on what we are most grateful for. There are the most obvious things like family and friends, but we should also take time to give thanks to all the Transportation workers who will be working this Thanksgiving weekend.

I’d like to not only wish every IAM member and their families a Happy Thanksgiving, but I’d also like to give special thanks to all IAM members who will be working this weekend, safeguarding that millions of travelers arrive home to their families and loved ones.”

Sito Pantoja, … Read More...

Winter Donations for Renaissance West STEAM Academy

November 17, 2018 Helena Thornton 0

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 at least 10 homeless families while they are out of school for 2 weeks.  No donation is too small any and all will help.
During the next business meeting on December 13th 2018 at 4:00 p.m. any person that Brings … Read More...

Association of Professional Flight Attendants Picketing in CLT Sunday!

November 16, 2018 Admin 0

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 a few minutes as a show of union strength this would be a great support for another of our unions at American who are standing up to management. 

See the two flyers below for more information!

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Local Lodge Officer Elections & Sample Ballot

November 12, 2018 Admin 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 on the image below to see the full-size PDF)

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