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...

Labor Day 2017: AA is seeing Red at the Charlotte Hangar

August 31, 2017 Admin 0

 

The CLT hangar is doing its part on Red Shirt Thursday. What a great way to show Solidarity to our Association Negotiating Committee during this crucial phase in the negotiations for our first Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement. A simple gesture such as wearing Red on Thursdays shows the company that WE are the union. The Union is ALL OF US and we stand together as one.

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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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