DL 142 2017 Scholarship Competition

February 5, 2018 Admin 0

02/05/2018

Sisters and Brothers,

The following is a basic format for the year 2018 District Lodge #142 Scholarship Program and is intended for the guidance of all members and legal children of members who may be eligible to participate in the competition.

The competition will be open to all members in good standing of District Lodge 142  as of February 1, 2018, as well as their legal children who are 2018 graduating high school seniors. The winners of the competition will receive scholarship tuition.  The first prize will be $2,500.00 and several additional $1,000.00 scholarship tuition awards. This money will … 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...

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Charlotte Local 1725 AA Fleet Service Grievance Committee Sworn In

January 9, 2018 Admin 0

 

What a way to start a new year!

The pictures here show IAM District 141 AGC Mike Fairbanks swearing in the Charlotte Local 1725 AA Fleet Service Grievance Commitee. The three on the committee are Daryl Current, Mike Knoble and John Wilkinson. Thank you Brothers for your leadership role that you have been elected to serve the membership.

Photographs by Louis Gilmore

 

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

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

 

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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!

 

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Mike “Bubba” Kara and President Mike Jones

 

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Trustee Mark
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Happy New Year 2018!!

January 1, 2018 Admin 0

The officers and staff of Victory Lodge 1725 would like to wish all our members and their families a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! As we move into 2018 let us all think about what we can do individually and collectively for our lodge and our fellow workers. Great things are in store for Victory Lodge 1725 in 2018.

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Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council – Nov. 7th Election Candidate Guides

October 25, 2017 Admin 0

10/25/2017

The Legislative Committee is making available to our members the following Candidate Guides by the Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council. These are for the Nov. 7th General Election. The Central Labor Council and our own Legislative Committee have carefully and thoughtfully vetted these candidates and endorse them as Pro-Labor.

Please read and vote mindfully on Nov. 7th.

(Click on thumbnails to view/print full size Candidate Guides)

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Charlotte

 

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Gastonia

 

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Harrisburg

 

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Matthews

 

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Salisbury
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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...