IAM141 in the Spotlight at 2018 Committee Conference

May 26, 2018 Admin 0

05/25/2018
IAM141 was in the spotlight on Tuesday, as IAMAW International President Robert Martinez spoke before a full house of Machinists and Union Activists in New Orleans.

In his speech, delivered at the 2018 IAM141 Committee Conference, Martinez praised the hard work and dogged fighting spirit of IAM141 members. “I want to thank you for everything that you do, day in, day out, for our membership, on a wide range of fronts in this great district.”

International President Robert Martinez holds the highest elected position in the Machinists Union, an organization with more than 600,000 workers throughout North America. Since … Read More...

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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IAM’s American Negotiators Visit Charlotte

April 13, 2018 Admin 0

04/13/2018

Transportation GVP Sito Pantoja Wednesday visited members at Local Lodge 1725 in Charlotte. GVP Pantoja, accompanied by representatives from his staff, provided an update on the status of contract negotiations with American Airlines.
District 141 President Mike Klemm, along with negotiation committee members from Districts 141 and 142, were also present to answer questions and address any concerns.
Members continue to express their support and solidarity in achieving an industry best contract on American. Similar meetings are occurring with IAM and TWU leadership across the country.
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GVP Pantoja Visits Philadelphia Local, Talks American Negotiations

April 4, 2018 Admin 0

04/04/2018

On Tuesday, Transportation GVP Sito Pantoja visited members in Philadelphia and attended a meeting at Local Lodge 1776. GVP Pantoja, along with members of the IAM negotiating team on American Airlines, met with local leaders and committee members to provide an update on the status of negotiations. An industry report was also given to the membership, focusing on the American negotiations.
Members expressed their support and solidarity in achieving an industry best contract on American.
Similar meetings are occurring with IAM and TWU leadership across the country. Positive reports have come from those meetings in what is becoming a … Read More...
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Sito Pantoja Letter: DOT Drug Testing

January 25, 2018 Admin 0

IAM Transportation Department General Vice President Sito Pantoja has written a letter to our District Lodge Presidents and General Chairs pertaining to the new updated DOT Drug Testing Guidelines.

These new guidelines are of concern to many of our Members. The information in Sito Pantoja’s letter addresses many of these concerns. Please take a few moments to read.

Clicking the link will open the letter in PDF form.… Read More...