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Veterans Committee: Important news on expanded benefits for disabled veterans!

December 12, 2018 John Hurst 0

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 will expand benefits for disabled veterans

Service-connected disabled veterans and their families will soon have access to certain new privileges—several of which have been long-standing DAV legislative priorities—under the recently signed John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019.

Beginning in January 2020, service-connected disabled veterans and their caregivers will be eligible to use base commissaries and some Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities on bases worldwide. In addition, veterans with a service-connected disability rated permanent and total are now eligible for travel on Department of Defense aircraft on a space … Read More...

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.

Charlotte, N.C. … Read More...

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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Thank You for the Labor Day Parade Support!

September 6, 2018 Maureen Kelly 0

09/06/2018

To everyone that contributed to the success of our representation at the Labor Day Parade I extend my biggest and warmest most appreciative thank you. It was a fun and celebrative day enjoyed by all who participated.

It is always a rejuvenating experience spending time with fellow union members, representatives of civic and community organizations. You experience the heart and core of what unionism and civic caring is all about.

The atmosphere of a good ole hometown parade where people come out to recognize and show appreciation for all the Labor folks. Labor is the back bone, the heart … Read More...

Labor Day Parade!

August 23, 2018 Admin 0

Our local lodge is actively seeking members to participate in the 2018 Labor Day Parade in Uptown Charlotte. We especially need member(s) with trucks who are willing to pull trailers.

See the flyer above or click the thumbnail below for a larger version:

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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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2018 SC AFL-CIO Lane Kirkland Scholarship

July 10, 2018 Admin 0

*Due 08/09/2018*

Locals must be affiliated and in good standing with the SC AFL-CIO.

Anyone in the immediate family of a union member is eligible to apply for the scholarship. Immediate family is defined as: husband, wife, child; including step, foster and grandchildren.

Applicants may reapply each year while attending college; however, only one application per student, per year shall be accepted, regardless of how many union members are in the family.

The names of applicants must be received in the state office by email only with an application and an essay selected from the following events and how this … Read More...