Charlotte News Station WSOCTV Exclusive Report on our Contract Negotiations

October 17, 2018 Admin 0

10/17/2018

Contract talks between 2,500 union workers at Charlotte-Douglas Airport and American Airlines have hit a wall.

WSOCTV Anchor Allison Latos broke down the sticking points and why one airline expert says a deal is crucial to Charlotte’s economy, on Eyewitness News at 6 this past Wednesday night

Watch the video and read more here:

https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/contract-negotiations-between-american-airlines-airport-union-workers-at-standstill/854794752

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AFL-CIO – Southern Piedmont Labor Council – VL1725 Phone Banking

September 26, 2018 Admin 0

09/25/2018

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.– George Jean Nathan

The North Carolina AFL-CIO in conjunction with the Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council and Victory Lodge 1725 will be conducting a series of phone banking efforts to help get out the vote. Please take this opportunity to make a difference by helping to support labor/union friendly candidates in the upcoming November election. You can volunteer at either one of the locations and times listed below.

 

Tuesdays 6pm-8:30pm             Thursdays 6pm-8:30pm

IBEW 379                                       CWA  3603

1900 Cross Beam Dr.                   5108 Monroe Rd # B.

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Keeping Jobs in North Carolina Town Hall – Colfax, NC

September 22, 2018 Maureen Kelly 0

Do you live in the Triad area? Interested in hearing what your local candidates have to say about labor issues that directly affect you as a union member? Join us in Colfax, NC on Tuesday, September 25th at 6:00pm for a Town Hall with Congressional District 13 Candidate Kathy Manning and NC State House District 31 Candidate John Motsinger.

 

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AFL-CIO Labor 18 Day of Action

September 10, 2018 Admin 0

Saturday Sep. 22nd, there will be a canvass talking to fellow union members, neighbors and friends about why our endorsed candidates are the right choice to win victories for North Carolina’s working families. Join us!

Please see the flyer below (click on the thumbnail for the full size flyer) and print or download. Feel free to post on your union bulletin boards as well.

thumbnail of Labor 2018 Charlotte walk flyer

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2018 Victory Lodge 1725 Bylaws Now Online

August 23, 2018 Admin 0

The Grand Lodge approved our 2018 Bylaws and the new document is now on the website. You can review the bylaws by clicking on the thumbnail at the end of this post.

You can also always view the current bylaws from the drop down menu under the “Resources” link in the main menu (see screenshot below)..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

.. and linked on the Resources page (see screenshot below)..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 Local Lodge Bylaws

Click on thumbnail to view document..

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AFL-CIO Labor 2018 Kick-Off Survey

June 28, 2018 Admin 0

06/28/2018

Members of Local Lodge 1725,

Starting last Saturday, June 23rd the national AFL-CIO  kicked off Labor 2018 Programs all across the country with Labor Walks, Phone Banks, Worksite Leafleting Programs, and more.

Here in NC with your help, we are participating by kicking off a Week of Concerted Activity, distributing the attached Issue Surveys to members and collecting their information as they pledge to be volunteers and an active part of  Labor 2018.

Please Note: The attached PDF has been updated and can now be filled out electronically and forwarded to the State Federation by just clicking the shaded … 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...