Legislative Committee Update: Upcoming AFL-CIO Events

August 20, 2017 Admin 0

Rapid Response Team Call Notes 8.16.2017

Attendees: Kayla Jacobs (Campaign Manager, Braxton Winston II for Charlotte City Council), Sean Stewart (UFCW), Mike Hachey (UniteHERE), Braxton Winston II (IATSE 322 & Candidate for Charlotte City Council), Ashley Hawkins (IBEW 379), Harold Black (CWA 3603), Cesar Leyva (Senior Campaign Lead, CWA), Mark Show (IATSE 322), Julio Fernandez (JRRIC), Maureen Kelly (IAMAW 1725), Luis Qunitana (Ironworkers), Aiden Graham (NC State AFL-CIO)

Agenda

  • Introductions: Name, Union, Why You Joined this Call
  • Braxton’s City Council Campaign (Braxton & Kayla)
    • Platform: Wants to make Charlotte a more equitable, accessible, and inclusive city
      • Equal pay for equal
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2017 SC AFL-CIO Lane Kirkland Scholarship

July 16, 2017 Admin 0

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 event helped … Read More...

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AA Mechanic & Related: Lifetime Travel, Recall and Resignation

June 29, 2017 Admin 0

06/29/2017

Fellow Members,

There has been a lot of discussion lately about travel benefits available to furloughed employees and/or those who have been recalled then resigned or retired. Our conversations with M&E have yielded this update:

If an employee was furloughed from January 6, 2005 through June 1, 2006, due to outsourcing, they are entitled to lifetime travel, if they had 15 or more years of service at the time of furlough.

  1. Article 8, Page 53: “Employees who have been on furlough for more than five (5) years will not be eligible for travel under the Company’s sixty-five (65) Point
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** CORRECTION TO JUNE NEWSLETTER ELECTION NOTIFICATION **

June 16, 2017 Admin 0

06/16/2017

NOTICE OF VICTORY LODGE TREASURER ELECTION

The election will be held on Thursday September 14th, 2017 at the local, located at 3727 Rose Lake Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217 from 6:00 am – 6:00 pm.

In accordance with the IAM Constitution, any member entitled to receive an absentee ballot shall make a written request to the Recording Secretary of Local 1725 no later than 30 days before the election.

Only members in good standing may vote in this election.

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Election Results: Trustee Position and District 142 Convention Delegates

June 8, 2017 Admin 0

06/08/2017

Elections were held today for the vacant Trustee position and for 7 delegates to the 2017 District 142 Convention. The results are as follows:

Trustee Position: Joe Behan

District 142 Convention Delegates: Ken Coley, Bud Brown, Rich Novak, Maureen Kelly, Mark Heim, Joe Behan, Kenny Geis.

Thank You to everyone who came out during the day to vote and to those who voted during the Regular Monthly Business Meeting at 4pm.… Read More...

AMT Day – May 24th – CLT – Wear your IAM Shirts!

May 23, 2017 Admin 0

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 is AMT Day at the Charlotte Line Maintenance and Base Maintenance Facilities. As a show of solidarity we are asking all IAM members to wear an IAM shirt all day, especially during any celebrations or events in your area.

As always please adhere to any uniform guidelines pertaining to your work area (Line Maintenance).

Thank you for your support!

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Union Golf Tournament

February 5, 2017 Admin 0

Hosted by the Young Workers and Women’s & Human Rights Committees

View/Download the flyer here…

Larkhaven Golf Course

4801 Camp Stewart Rd

Charlotte, NC 28215

May 3rd, 2017

Shotgun start at 9am

Info

Craig Vanderhoof – T-5        Helena Thorton – T-4

Mike Knoble – T-4                 Renae Miller – T-5

Maureen Kelly – Store/Hangar

Lisa Leathers – ABR             Koley Stowe – T-1

Fee

$240 per four man team

Raffle prizes to be given away!

Proceeds go to Levine Children’s Hospital

View/Download the flyer here…

 

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