Winpisinger Center Enrolling for Online Leadership Classes

The Machinists Union isn’t letting a global pandemic keep from educating members and future leaders. The William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center is offering an online adaptation of their Leadership I program June 14-25 and July 12-23, 2021. The programs are scheduled to accommodate varying work shifts and time zones with the June class beginning in the evening and [Read More..]

Local Labor Roundtable with Congresswoman Alma Adams

The Machinists Non-Partisan Political League (MNPL) would like to invite you to join us for a local labor roundtable with Congresswoman Alma Adams. Tuesday, March 30th 11AM RSVP to Megan Frye (443) 974-8429 -or- See the flyer below for all the information! Download PDFPrint Post

NC State AFL-CIO COVID Safety Training Registration Available!

2021 NC Labor Leadership Development Training Series Register now for our COVID Safety Training, Thursday, March 25th! We will educate participants on COVID safety standards and how to react to violations. Topics will include understanding proper safety procedures for COVID safety, identifying unsafe procedures in the workplace, and learning how to push for improved worker safety standards for COVID-19. Registration [Read More..]

Announcing the 2021 Adolph Stutz Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest

Dear Member of IAM District Lodge 141: We are writing to inform you about a special benefit offered by IAM District Lodge 141: the Adolph Stutz Memorial Scholarship. Each year, our District awards several scholarships to qualified and deserving members — or their children, grandchildren, or spouses — who are pursuing a college education. The scholarship awards range from $1,000 to [Read More..]

2021 N.C. Labor Virtual Lobby Training

Register now for our 2021 NC Labor Virtual Lobby Training, Thursday, February 25th! We will educate participants on the current political landscape in NC and give you the opportunity and tools to lobby for key policies or on behalf of your own local’s issues. Topics include a briefing on this year’s NC General Assembly and the NC State AFL-CIO legislative [Read More..]

Victory Lodge 1725 Newsletter & Website Win Big Again!

The IAM Grand Lodge recently announced the winners of the 2019 Newsletter and Website Competition. The awards are normally given out in October but were delayed due to the pandemic for the 2019 winners. Victory Lodge 1725 won big again for both newsletter and website! Our lodge won the following awards (with comments from the judges noted): Newsletter 1st Place: [Read More..]

Volunteers Needed for Victory Lodge Committees!

Are you interested in getting more involved in your union but don’t know how to begin? Your local lodge committees are a great way to get involved on a local level and make a difference not only in your lodge, but your community as well. We have room for volunteers in all of our local lodge committees. A full list [Read More..]

DL 142


February 1, 2021 Sisters and Brothers: This letter is to announce the Year 2021 competition for the District #142 Scholarship Program. This program is based on a scholarship competition open to members of District Lodge #142 and all Year 2021 graduating high school seniors who are legal children of members of District Lodge #142. To effectively carry out this program [Read More..]


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Decisions & Choices: Layoff Resource Manual

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Sisters and Brothers, Understanding that the loss of a job will undoubtedly put great physical and emotional strain upon workers and their families, I want you to know that you are not alone. To get the help you may need, you must know where to find it The IAM has created this manual to assist you if you have lost [Read More..]

We Stood Together in Solidarity!

A few images from our historic fight to secure our JCBA's.

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2020 Stewards, Committees & Officers

Photos from the swearing in ceremonies throughout the year for our Shop Stewards, Grievance Committees and Officers

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All New JCBA’s

Below are links to all new JCBA's. Note these are the TA versions until we have the final agreements available.

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Meeting Schedule

The next monthly union business meeting is Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 8:00am. The meeting will be at the local lodge.

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  • 8:00 am-10:00 am
    April 8, 2021

    3727 Rose Lake Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA

    3727 Rose Lake Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA



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Local Lodge Location

Local Lodge Address

3727 Rose Lake Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

Contact Us


Joe Behan, President:

Louis Gilmore, Vice President:

Gary Winchester, Executive Secretary:

Helena Thornton, Recording Secretary:

Todd Day, Communicator:

Phone: (704) 357-0027

Fax: (704) 357-0029

Normal Business Hours

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Monday through Friday