Operation Christmas Child

November 28, 2017 Admin 0

11/28/2017

The holiday season is often time for family and giving to those that are less fortunate. With that being said the Young Workers Committee of Local 1725 out of Charlotte, NC, asked the Women’s/Human Rights Committee to team up and volunteer at Operation Christmas Child.

Every year Samaritan’s Purse coordinates Operation Christmas Child which sends shoeboxes of gifts to third world countries. This can only be completed thanks in large part to hundreds of volunteers each year. Last year in Charlotte alone, 2.4 million shoeboxes were processed through Samaritan’s Purse largest warehouse.  This year the goal is 2.5 million

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Have Dinner on Us!!

November 5, 2017 Admin 0

11/05/2017

The Women’s/Human Rights Committee would like to give you the chance to win a $50 Gift Card… Just in time for Thanksgiving!

How would you use the $50? Maybe a big, fat turkey on the table? Or maybe you’ll use it towards a little weekend getaway during the holidays?

However you decide to use the $50 Visa Gift Card you won’t have an opportunity to win unless you attend the November 9th Monthly Union Meeting at the Local Lodge. So why not come check out a meeting and learn more about your Local and everything it’s doing for you. … Read More...

Young Workers/Women’s/Human Rights Committees Featured on GoIAM.org!!

October 26, 2017 Admin 0

10/26/2017

Did you know that Victory Lodge 1725’s Women’s, Human Rights and Young Workers Committees are currently featured in an article on the official website of the IAM? That’s right… members of our lodge are getting national attention for the work they are doing, often behind the scenes, to server our members and the community at large.

Please take a moment and go to the link below to read the article on GoIAM.org .. and when you see members of the Women’s, Human Rights and Young Workers Committees around your workplace please tell them how much you appreciate all their … Read More...

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Member Appreciation Day Raffle Winners!!

October 25, 2017 Admin 0

10/25/2017

A big Thank You to all who contributed, volunteered and came out to our 2017 Member Appreciation event at the Local Lodge last Saturday. We are already looking forward to next year’s event!

Here are your raffle winners:

$500 Lowe’s Gift Card: Mike Knoble, Fleet Service

$500 Visa Gift Card: James Morales, Fleet Service

T-Shirt Winners: Ken Everheart, Joe Nelson, Mike Crowell & Daryl Current

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Toolbox Raffle Raises $2220.00 for Family of Paul Armstrong

October 12, 2017 Admin 0

10/12/2017

The winning ticket for the toolbox raffle was drawn at today’s regular business meeting at the Local Lodge. The winner was Bill Edmond, AMT in CLT Base Maintenance. The raffle raised $2220.00 for the family of Paul Armstrong. Brother Paul worked on the Line at Charlotte and passed away earlier this year. His family asked that our Local auction his toolbox and its contents.

Thank You to all our members who purchased raffle tickets. Your generosity will go a long way to help Paul’s family pay expenses.… Read More...

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Secretary/Treasurer Election Results

September 15, 2017 Admin 0

The results from the September 14th Local Lodge Secretary/Treasurer Election are in. Bud Brown has been elected by the membership.

Thank You to all members who came out to vote on Thursday. We appreciate your involvement and investment in your Local Lodge.

 

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9/11 Message from GVP Pantoja

September 11, 2017 Admin 0

09/11/2017

General Vice President Sito Pantoja today issued the following statement on the anniversary of 9/11:
Sisters and Brothers, today marks the sixteenth anniversary of the heinous terrorist attacks on our country. Each year, we honor and pay tribute to the heroes we lost on that fateful day. We respectfully recall those who were most directly affected by this tragedy—those who were injured, perished or lost loved ones. We remember the selfless first responders—firefighters, police, emergency workers, and other courageous people—who risked, and many times, lost their lives in their brave efforts to save others. Let us not forget the … 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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