1.5 Million Dollar Remedy Reached in Alaska Airlines HMO Arbitration

June 26, 2017 Admin 0

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 as it does for the same tier of coverage for PPO plans.  The System Board issued its final remedy in the HMO Arbitration yesterday, following the IAM’s arbitration win and months of negotiation between the parties.  This award applies to … Read More...

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Military Veteran Employee Benefit Briefing

June 20, 2017 Admin 0

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 below!

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** CORRECTION TO JUNE NEWSLETTER ELECTION NOTIFICATION **

June 16, 2017 Admin 0

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 1725 no later than 30 days before the election.

Only members in good standing may vote in this election.

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The Association: Neutral Javits Issues Final Integrated Seniority Lists

June 16, 2017 Admin 0

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 all seniority dates amended as a result of that protest process.

Neutral Javits considered over 1,600 protests from approximately 1,700 employees. Each protester will receive a letter from Neutral Javits explaining the determination of his or her protest.

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Election Results: Trustee Position and District 142 Convention Delegates

June 8, 2017 Admin 0

06/08/2017

Elections were held today for the vacant Trustee position and for 7 delegates to the 2017 District 142 Convention. The results are as follows:

Trustee Position: Joe Behan

District 142 Convention Delegates: Ken Coley, Bud Brown, Rich Novak, Maureen Kelly, Mark Heim, Joe Behan, Kenny Geis.

Thank You to everyone who came out during the day to vote and to those who voted during the Regular Monthly Business Meeting at 4pm.… Read More...

CLT Lead Mechanic Jack Zeock presented the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award!

May 30, 2017 Admin 0

CLT Base Maintenance Lead Mechanic Jack Zeock was presented the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award by representatives from the FAA on May 4th, 2017. This award is named in honor of Mr. Charles Taylor, the first aviation mechanic in powered flight. The Charles Taylor “Master Mechanic” Award recognizes the lifetime accomplishments of senior mechanics. Mr. Taylor served as the Wright brothers’ mechanic and is credited with designing and building the engine for their first successful aircraft.

Click Here to read more about this prestigious award and see a few photographs from the ceremony!

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Posts on Interim Wage Increases and Seniority Integration have moved to Resources page!

May 30, 2017 Admin 0

In an effort to clean up the homepage and keep all information as current as possible we have archived and moved all the posts concerning the Interim Wage Increases and Seniority Integration. To read these posts please go to the Resources page (http://vl1725.org/resources/) and find the links under “Archived Posts/Pages.”

We will continue to clean up and maintain the homepage as we go and hope these changes will continue to enhance the appearance and readability of our homepage going forward.

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AMT Day – May 24th – CLT – Wear your IAM Shirts!

May 23, 2017 Admin 0

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 is AMT Day at the Charlotte Line Maintenance and Base Maintenance Facilities. As a show of solidarity we are asking all IAM members to wear an IAM shirt all day, especially during any celebrations or events in your area.

As always please adhere to any uniform guidelines pertaining to your work area (Line Maintenance).

Thank you for your support!

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Happy Birthday! The IAMAW is 129 years old today!

May 5, 2017 Admin 0

In 1888, nineteen machinists joined together to found the Order of the United Machinists and Mechanical Engineers. This small organization eventually became known as the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, which today has a membership of about 800,000 in various North American industries. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. has had a long and interesting history, which follows the struggles of the labor movement during the twentieth century as well as advances in transportation since the days of the railroad.

Thomas Talbot, a machinist in one of Atlanta’s railway yards, gathered 18 of his … Read More...

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Sources of Pre-Retirement Information for IAM Members!

May 1, 2017 Admin 0

We have added a new document to the Resources page and the Retirees page entitled: Sources of Pre-Retirement Information. In this document you will find useful information to help you plan for retirement whether that goal is right around the corner or years down the road.

Access the document directly here: Sources of Pre-Retirement Information

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Access on the Resources page and the Retirees page.

 

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