Union Golf Tournament (with new prizes) Reminder!!

April 20, 2018 Admin 0

Calling all golfers (and golf fans) from Victory Lodge 1725! This is a reminder that our 2nd Annual Union Golf Tournament is Wednesday, May 9th at Renaissance Golf Course right here in Charlotte. We’ve added some great prizes this year so get out to the range and practice!! There are still slots available to play. Please see the posters below for more information. We hope to see you there!

 

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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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Photos from the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in Memphis

April 5, 2018 Admin 0

04/05/2018

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018  marked 50 years since the assassination of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
King was shot and killed while standing on a balcony outside the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. He had traveled there for a sanitation workers strike.

A commemorative ceremony marked it as a day of remembrance, celebration and looking back on King’s life and legacy. Among those who spoke was the Rev. Jesse Jackson, one of only two surviving members of King’s entourage on the day he was shot.

Rev. Michael Pfleger, a Catholic priest and activist against street violence on … Read More...

75th Anniversary Week Celebrations!

March 28, 2018 Admin 0

Victory Lodge 1725 Members, did you know that June 2nd, 2018 will mark the 75th Anniversary of our Local! That’s right, 75 years! Local Lodge 1725 has been part of the Charlotte community since it was first chartered on June 2nd, 1943 after workers at Brown Equipment and Manufacturing voted to be represented by the Union. Representation in the airline industry started with Eastern Airlines in the early 1950’s.

We’re Celebrating our 75 years all week long and we want you to join the party!

Get more information and get your tickets Here.

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Photos from Harmony, NC Mayor Daniel Lee Matney’s visit to Victory Lodge 1725

March 11, 2018 Admin 0

03/11/2018

New Mayor of Harmony, NC, Daniel Lee Matney, is also a recent graduate of Guide Dogs of America!

Mr. Matley and his guide dog Merlin visited Local Lodge 1725 on Thursday March 8th, 2018, during the regular monthly business meeting to talk about his experience with GDA. We are honored that Mr. Matley and Merlin chose to speak to us and we are even more committed to GDA and their amazing programs.

See some photographs from Mr. Matley’s (and Merlin’s) visit courtesy of our own Lou Gilmore!

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IAM Rally in Memphis to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Death of Martin Luther King Jr.

March 9, 2018 Admin 0

03/09/2018

Members of Local Lodge 1725,

On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, the IAM will hold a rally and march in Memphis Tennessee to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. This rally and march are to celebrate his legacy as champion of not only social justice but as a champion of labor rights as well.

At the March 8th Local Lodge 1725 business meeting, the membership approved sending four eligible members to represent Local Lodge 1725 at this rally at the expense of the Local Lodge. To be eligible to participate in this event you … Read More...

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Photographs from the 2018 Shop Steward Classes

March 7, 2018 Admin 0

03/07/2018

Shop Steward classes for new stewards were held the week of February 26th at the local lodge! We had a full room every day. To see photographs from the classes please Click Here ..

And remember, when you meet your new (and veteran) stewards in the workplace be sure to thank them for what they do and give them the support they need to represent you!

Thank you to all who took part in the classes.

 

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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.

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