American’s Risky Retirement Proposal

March 29, 2018 Admin 0

03/29/2018

The TWU-IAM Association bargaining committee is committed to fighting for industry-best retirement security. Aside from frozen pension and PBGC benefits that apply to pre-merger employees, today’s retirement benefits for Legacy American Airlines Association members come in the form of a 401(k) with company matching contributions while Legacy U.S. Airways Association members have a Defined Benefit Plan and a 401(k) with no matching contributions. Both retirement plans now lag behind industry standards and require improvement. The company’s proposal, however, fails to provide the retirement security that we deserve.

Steve Johnsen’s proposal falls short of industry-leading and even fails to reach … Read More...

Congratulations Mike “Bubba” Kara and Steven Livengood on your retirement!

January 6, 2018 Admin 0
Mike Kara
Mike “Bubba” Kara receiving his retirement watch from Victory Lodge President Mike Jones

 

Steven Livengood
Victory Lodge Trustee Mark DeLuke presenting a retirement watch to Steven Livengood

A big Congratulations goes to out to Powerplant Shop mechanics Mike “Bubba” Kara and Steven Livengood on their retirement on January 5th, 2018. Bubba, who worked 1st Shift, and Steven, who worked 2nd Shift, ended long and well-traveled careers with the last several years spent at the Offsite Facility in Charlotte.

Enjoy your retirement, gentlemen. And come see us at the Lodge sometime!

 

Mike Kara
Mike “Bubba” Kara and President Mike Jones

 

Steven Livengood
Trustee Mark
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New Features on the Way! Furloughed Member Resources and Spotlight on Service!

June 29, 2017 Admin 0

We are excited to tell you about two new features of our website that we are working on. In the coming weeks you’ll see the addition of a new page devoted to resources to assist furloughed members of our local. In the twelve + years since the massive layoffs at the Charlotte Heavy Maintenance, Line Maintenance and Support Shop facilities, many of our members have been recalled back to their jobs. Many more still wait for a call. Others have resigned, retired or otherwise moved on. We want those members to have resources to assist them in making important decisions … Read More...

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Sources of Pre-Retirement Information for IAM Members!

May 1, 2017 Admin 0

We have added a new document to the Resources page and the Retirees page entitled: Sources of Pre-Retirement Information. In this document you will find useful information to help you plan for retirement whether that goal is right around the corner or years down the road.

Access the document directly here: Sources of Pre-Retirement Information

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Access on the Resources page and the Retirees page.

 

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