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...

2018 Union Golf Tournament Now Open for Registration!

March 20, 2018 Admin 0

The 2018 Union Golf Tournament, Sponsored by the Young Workers and Women’s & Human Rights Committees is now open for registration! The Tournament will be Wednesday, May 9th at Renaissance Golf Course in Charlotte.  Shotgun start at 9am.

See the flyer for more information!!!

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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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