District 142 Election Results

June 21, 2018 Admin 0

06/21/2018

This is to advise that on June 18-19, 2018 the District Lodge #142 Election Tellers, have counted and tabulated the votes for the election of District Officers and General Chairs and the following nominees having received the highest number of votes for their respective office or position are hereby declared elected in accordance with the provisions of the District #142 Bylaws and the Grand Lodge Constitution:

President/Directing General Chair                 4 Years            Dave Supplee *
Vice President ExpressJet                                 4 Years            Nicole Fears *
Vice President Southwest                                  4 Years            Clyde Haynes *
Vice President British Airways                         4 Years            Diane Willaum *Read More...

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District 141 Convention Election Results

June 15, 2018 Admin 0

06/15/2018

Here are the results from the election on June 14, 2018 for DL 141 Convention Election….
Mike Knoble
Helena Thornton
John “Rampthing” Wilkinson
Craig Vanderhoof
Chris Johnson
Daryl Current
Louis “Lou” Gilmore
Danny Brown
Jimarrus Cunningham
Ranita Redden
Mike Warren
Charlie Hines
Renae Miller
Rebekah “Bex” Nikolakopoulos
Alternates:
Justin Conyers
Lisa Leathers
Brian Lee… Read More...

75th Anniversary Brunch and Recognition Ceremony

June 14, 2018 Admin 0

Sunday, June 10th, 2018 was the official 75th Anniversary of Victory Lodge 1725. The weeklong celebration culminated with a brunch at the DoubleTree in Charlotte. Our members were treated to a fantastic brunch menu (did someone say Bloody Mary’s).

75th Anniversary Committee member Mary Goettl spoke to us about the history of our lodge and welcomed Former Lodge Presidents Bob Bynum and Bill Wise who were in attendance. Both were recognized for their years of service to our lodge and the legacies they have left for us to follow. Bill Wise then introduced Bob Bynum after which Bob spoke to … Read More...

Fun Night with Great Food, Music & Dancing!

June 14, 2018 Admin 0

On Saturday, June 9th, 2018 members of our Local Lodge got together at the DoubleTree in Charlotte for a fun night of food, fellowship, music and yes, dancing. And yes, there are pictures to prove it!

After checking in our members were treated to appetizers and cocktails before the main event started. The dinner buffet was outstanding! After dinner our very own DJ Mickey Senick fired up the dance floor with an eclectic mix of current hits and classics. There is even a rumor going around that Vice President Daryl Current was spotted on the dance floor but he will … Read More...

Top Golf & Casino Night a Huge Success!

June 9, 2018 Admin 0

06/09/2018

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 Victory Lodge 1725 continued our week of celebrations of our 75th Anniversary with a night of golf competition, casino games, food, drink and fellowship at Top Golf in Charlotte. All proceeds from the night went to Guide Dogs of America.

Turnout was outstanding and everyone had a great time competing in Top Golf (yeah, there were a few ringers there .. we know who you are!) as well as living out dreams of hitting it big in Vegas with the casino games such as blackjack, craps, Texas Hold’em, etc. We also had a special guest … Read More...

TWU-IAM Association Aircraft Maintenance Offshoring Bill

June 8, 2018 Admin 0

06/08/2018

Brothers and Sisters,

On behalf of the members of the TWU-IAM Association, we would like to extend our enthusiastic support
for the Aircraft Maintenance Offshoring Bill, federal legislation that would support US aircraft
maintenance workers. This bill is intended to draw attention to the airline industry-wide trend of offshoring
aircraft maintenance.

“The TWU-IAM Association believes the offshoring of this maintenance work creates serious security
issues and job concerns,” said Association Chair and Vice Chair Alex Garcia and Sito Pantoja respectively.
“These jobs should be performed by American workers on American soil, not at foreign repair stations
where FAA and … Read More...

Cupcake Day at Renaissance West STEAM Academy!

June 2, 2018 Louis Gilmore 0

05/31/2018

This is what giving back to the community is all about!

Members from Women’s Human Rights and Young workers Committees from Victory Lodge 1725  hosted a cupcake day for the students of Renaissance West STEAM Academy, in celebration of EOG testing completion.

Louis Gilmore, Recording Secretary Helena Thornton, Young Workers Committee Chair Craig Vanderhoof, and IAM District 141 AGC Mike Fairbanks delivered the goodies and joined in the festivities.

#IAMAW #MACHINIST #SOLIDARITY #UNIONSTRONG

“Justice in the job, service to the Community “

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Tell American Airlines to put safety and jobs over profit!

June 2, 2018 Mike Jones 0
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The open letter copy reads in full as follows:

As a consumer who cares about the way a company treats its workers, I am shocked to learn that American Airlines offshores so many important jobs.

I’m equally frustrated that you’ve found another sneaky way to cut costs, which could cause a potential hazard to flyers like me.

I urge you to put safety at a premium and live up to your reputation. Stop offshoring jobs and work with your mechanics to put customer safety first.

Thank you.

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Mike,

Aircraft maintenance workers

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IAM141 in the Spotlight at 2018 Committee Conference

May 26, 2018 Admin 0

05/25/2018
IAM141 was in the spotlight on Tuesday, as IAMAW International President Robert Martinez spoke before a full house of Machinists and Union Activists in New Orleans.

In his speech, delivered at the 2018 IAM141 Committee Conference, Martinez praised the hard work and dogged fighting spirit of IAM141 members. “I want to thank you for everything that you do, day in, day out, for our membership, on a wide range of fronts in this great district.”

Robert Martinez, Jr. The 14th International President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

International President Robert Martinez holds the highest elected … Read More...