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H.R. 4 Vote

April 24, 2018 Admin 0

04/24/2018

The House of Representatives Needs to Vote YES on the 2018 FAA Reauthorization Bill H.R. 4!

The House of Representatives will be putting the FAA Reauthorization Bill H.R. 4 to a vote this Thursday, April 26th.  We need every IAM member to contact their House Representative and tell them to vote YES on H.R. 4.

H.R. 4 provides a minimum of 10 hours rest for Flight Attendants along with an FAA mandated Fatigue Risk Management Program.  Both of these protections are already provided to pilots. These provision are so greatly needed not only protect the safety of Flight Attendants … Read More...

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IAM Responds to Southwest Airlines Emergency Landing

April 17, 2018 Admin 0

04/17/2018

A Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Philadelphia this morning after an uncontained engine failure blew out a window and injured several people on board the aircraft.
“The IAM extends its heartfelt compassion to the passengers and crew from Southwest Airlines Flight 1380,” said IAM General Vice President Sito Pantoja. “Three members of the IAM’s EAP and Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) are already in Philadelphia meeting with IAM members from Southwest. We have contacted the Transport Workers Union, which represents Southwest’s Flight Attendants and Fleet Service workers, and offered our CIRT team’s assistance. I commend the … Read More...
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IAM Lobbying Results in FAA Provisions for Customer Service Agents and Flight Attendants

April 17, 2018 Admin 0

04/17/2018

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Friday introduced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018. The proposed five-year bill includes language that would provide protection for customer service agents from physical abuse and also gives flight attendants a minimum rest of at least ten uninterrupted hours.
The IAM has been aggressively lobbying Congress to adopt this pro-airline worker language, meeting with lawmakers from both parties and holding rallies on Capitol Hill. IAM members have also called members from the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, urging them to support these changes.
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IAM DL 142 Endorsement Election Tally Results

April 17, 2018 Admin 0
*Denotes winner by acclamation
Based on the review of candidate eligibility and candidate acceptance, the candidates whose names are in bold print below will appear on the ballot for the June 8, 2018 Officer Election.
Those names that have an asterisk (*) beside the name have won by acclamation.
If you have any questions, contact Ian Scott-Anderman at (816) 452-6646.

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President/Directing General Chair – 4 Years  (1 position)
  1. Dave Supplee *
Vice President ExpressJet – 4 years (1 position)
     1.   Nicole Fears *
Vice President Southwest – 4 Years (1 position)
     1. Clyde Haynes *
VP – British
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New video and photo galleries added!!

April 13, 2018 Admin 0

04/13/2018

This is a busy and important time for our union and especially our local. You the Members have been hard at work on a lot of projects and our lodge was honored this week with a visit from IAM GVP Sito Pantoja and other members of The Association Negotiating Committee.

We’ve added two new photo galleries you need to check out!

Go Here to see the incredible donations that our Local collected for the Renaissance West STEAM Academy!

These donations were delivered by our own Helena Thornton and Renae Miller from the Women’s/Human Rights Committee.

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3rd Shift Informational Meetings Now Added!

April 10, 2018 Admin 0

Attention 3rd Shift members M&R and Fleet

Informational meeting conducted by:

Grand Lodge Rep. Tommy Regan and District General Chair Sean Ryan

April 12th 9:00 PM (Thursday night for Friday)

This additional meeting will be held at the Local Lodge:

3727 Rose Lake Dr. Suite 103 Charlotte, NC 28217

See the Flyer attached for more details

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Photos from the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in Memphis

April 5, 2018 Admin 0

04/05/2018

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018  marked 50 years since the assassination of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
King was shot and killed while standing on a balcony outside the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. He had traveled there for a sanitation workers strike.

A commemorative ceremony marked it as a day of remembrance, celebration and looking back on King’s life and legacy. Among those who spoke was the Rev. Jesse Jackson, one of only two surviving members of King’s entourage on the day he was shot.

Rev. Michael Pfleger, a Catholic priest and activist against street violence on … Read More...

2018 Union Golf Tournament Now Open for Registration!

March 20, 2018 Admin 0

The 2018 Union Golf Tournament, Sponsored by the Young Workers and Women’s & Human Rights Committees is now open for registration! The Tournament will be Wednesday, May 9th at Renaissance Golf Course in Charlotte.  Shotgun start at 9am.

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Donations for Renaissance West Steam Academy

March 20, 2018 Admin 0

03/20/2018

The Womens Human Rights Committee is in need of non perishable food items for the students of Renaissance West. Many only eat at school and spring break is around the corner. Let us show our generosity and provide food for after school.

Contact Helena Thornton, Renae Miller, Lisa Leathers, Kat Romo or Anita Thomas. Donations accepted at work and the Local until 3/27.

 

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