2017 SC AFL-CIO Lane Kirkland Scholarship

July 16, 2017 Admin 0

Locals must be affiliated and in good standing with the SC AFL-CIO.

Anyone in the immediate family of a union member is eligible to apply for the scholarship. Immediate family is defined as: husband, wife, child; including step, foster and grandchildren.

Applicants may reapply each year while attending college; however, only one application per student, per year shall be accepted, regardless of how many union members are in the family.

The names of applicants must be received in the state office by email only with an application and an essay selected from the following events and how this event helped … Read More...

New Features on the Way! Furloughed Member Resources and Spotlight on Service!

June 29, 2017 Admin 0

We are excited to tell you about two new features of our website that we are working on. In the coming weeks you’ll see the addition of a new page devoted to resources to assist furloughed members of our local. In the twelve + years since the massive layoffs at the Charlotte Heavy Maintenance, Line Maintenance and Support Shop facilities, many of our members have been recalled back to their jobs. Many more still wait for a call. Others have resigned, retired or otherwise moved on. We want those members to have resources to assist them in making important decisions … Read More...

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AA Mechanic & Related: Lifetime Travel, Recall and Resignation

June 29, 2017 Admin 0

06/29/2017

Fellow Members,

There has been a lot of discussion lately about travel benefits available to furloughed employees and/or those who have been recalled then resigned or retired. Our conversations with M&E have yielded this update:

If an employee was furloughed from January 6, 2005 through June 1, 2006, due to outsourcing, they are entitled to lifetime travel, if they had 15 or more years of service at the time of furlough.

  1. Article 8, Page 53: “Employees who have been on furlough for more than five (5) years will not be eligible for travel under the Company’s sixty-five (65) Point
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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.

These seniority … Read More...

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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.

As always Thank You for your support!… Read More...