Charlotte News Station WSOCTV Exclusive Report Wednesday at 6PM on our Contract Negotiations

October 17, 2018 Admin 0

10/17/2018

Contract talks between 2,500 union workers at Charlotte-Douglas Airport and American Airlines have hit a wall.

WSOCTV Anchor Allison Latos broke down the sticking points and why one airline expert says a deal is crucial to Charlotte’s economy, on Eyewitness News at 6 this past Wednesday night

Watch the video and read more here:

https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/contract-negotiations-between-american-airlines-airport-union-workers-at-standstill/854794752

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NC AFL-CIO Endorsed Election Slate for all of NC

October 17, 2018 Admin 0

Fellow Victory Lodge members,

Please see the document below. This is the 2018 Election Slate of all candidates in North Carolina officially endorsed by the NC AFL-CIO. These candidates have been fully vetted for their stances on labor issues. Feel free to print this guide for reference!

*Click on image for full-size document! 

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2019 IAM Scholarship Competition is Now Accepting Applications

October 9, 2018 Admin 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 Lodge Convention.

 SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION OVERVIEW

This scholarship competition is open each year to members of the IAM and their children throughout the United States and Canada under

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Community Service Meeting Cancelled for Today.

September 24, 2018 Admin 0

09/24/2018

Hello Brother’s & Sister’s,
This is an update to let everyone know that the Community Service Committee meeting scheduled for today, September 24th at the local lodge from 3:30-5:00pm has been CANCELLED. We will update again when the meeting has been rescheduled.
As a reminder the Candy Drive is still going on. See the flyer below for all the info.
In Solidarity,
Helena Thornton

Candy Drive for Renaissance West STEAM Academy

September 18, 2018 Helena Thornton 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 to attend the meeting.
We are also asking members to bring in a bag of candy or a treat to fill Halloween bags for the children of Renaissance West STEAM Academy.  You can drop them off to to your Grievance … Read More...
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Local Lodge Expense Report and Sick/Bereavement Form Now Available Online

September 10, 2018 Admin 0

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  3727 Rose Lake Dr  Charlotte, NC 28217

Email: manager@vl1725.org

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Thank You for the Labor Day Parade Support!

September 6, 2018 Maureen Kelly 0

09/06/2018

To everyone that contributed to the success of our representation at the Labor Day Parade I extend my biggest and warmest most appreciative thank you. It was a fun and celebrative day enjoyed by all who participated.

It is always a rejuvenating experience spending time with fellow union members, representatives of civic and community organizations. You experience the heart and core of what unionism and civic caring is all about.

The atmosphere of a good ole hometown parade where people come out to recognize and show appreciation for all the Labor folks. Labor is the back bone, the heart … Read More...

Backpack Event for Renaissance West STEAM Academy – Photos

August 28, 2018 Helena Thornton 0

Hello Brother’s and Sister’s of LL 1725,

I would like to, “Thank” everyone from the bottom of my heart for all the donations to make this project a success. The look on the faces of not only the staff, but the parent’s of the children were speechless. They were overjoyed with the supplies and the dedication from our local lodge to making this event a success. Here are a few photos from the event and the more can be viewed by Clicking Here.

Again, Thank you brothers and sisters for all that you’ve done!

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Labor Day Parade!

August 23, 2018 Admin 0

Our local lodge is actively seeking members to participate in the 2018 Labor Day Parade in Uptown Charlotte. We especially need member(s) with trucks who are willing to pull trailers.

See the flyer above or click the thumbnail below for a larger version:

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2018 Victory Lodge 1725 Bylaws Now Online

August 23, 2018 Admin 0

The Grand Lodge approved our 2018 Bylaws and the new document is now on the website. You can review the bylaws by clicking on the thumbnail at the end of this post.

You can also always view the current bylaws from the drop down menu under the “Resources” link in the main menu (see screenshot below)..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

.. and linked on the Resources page (see screenshot below)..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 Local Lodge Bylaws

Click on thumbnail to view document..

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