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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** 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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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...

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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...