Local Lodge 1725 Officer Elections Dec 13th, 6am – 6pm

November 26, 2018 Admin 0

Mark your calendars and don’t forget to go to the Local Lodge and vote for your new Officers. Voting will open at 6 A.M. and close at 6 P.M. 

3727 Rose Lake Dr  Charlotte, NC 

Don’t forget to bring a non-perishable canned food item or monetary donation for the children of Renaissance West STEAM Academy for help over their Winter Break. Your donation is greatly appreciated!


A Thanksgiving Message

November 22, 2018 Admin 0

“Thanksgiving is an excellent time to spend with our loved ones and to reflect on what we are most grateful for. There are the most obvious things like family and friends, but we should also take time to give thanks to all the Transportation workers who will be working this Thanksgiving weekend.

I’d like to not only wish every IAM member and their families a Happy Thanksgiving, but I’d also like to give special thanks to all IAM members who will be working this weekend, safeguarding that millions of travelers arrive home to their families and loved ones.”

Sito Pantoja, …

Winter Donations for Renaissance West STEAM Academy

November 17, 2018 Helena Thornton 0


 Hello brothers and sisters, it’s that time again. We are looking for any monetary donation or non perishable food donation to take to the “Renaissance West STEAM Academy” for the Winter break.
 As some of you may not know, but some of the children go without through the holidays. So with your donations we will be helping to feed at least 10 homeless families while they are out of school for 2 weeks.  No donation is too small any and all will help.
During the next business meeting on December 13th 2018 at 4:00 p.m. any person that Brings … Read More...

Association, American Hold Joint Conference Call

November 16, 2018 Admin 0


Brothers and Sisters,

As previously announced, the Association leadership and American Airlines Management participated in a joint conference call with the NMB mediators assigned to assist in our JCBA negotiations. The mediators are now responsible for setting the agenda, including dates for the mediated sessions.

The mediators opened the call requesting the parties discuss the differences between our proposals on the duration article of the agreement. The Association proposed early openers in our next contracts and a methodology that includes wage increases past the amendable date if we do not reach agreement on a new contract by that time. … Read More...

Association of Professional Flight Attendants Picketing in CLT Sunday!

November 16, 2018 Admin 0

The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) will be holding a picket at the Charlotte airport this coming Sunday, November 18th.

Any members of Victory Lodge 1725 who can show up to give some support and show Solidarity for our Flight Attendants are encouraged to do so! Even if you can just come out to the hotel parking lot for a few minutes as a show of union strength this would be a great support for another of our unions at American who are standing up to management. 

See the two flyers below for more information!

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Local Lodge Officer Elections & Sample Ballot

November 12, 2018 Admin 0

Local Lodge Officer Elections will be held on:

December 13, 2018 6am-6pm @ 3727 Rose Lake Dr. Suite 103 

Candidate Meeting:

Thursday on 11/15 (2 meetings) 12-1pm & 3-4pm. If any candidate is unable to attend please call Recording Secretary Helena Thornton at: 757.329.5335.

Please see the attached Sample Ballot below so as to familiarize yourself with the candidates. 

(Click on the image below to see the full-size PDF)


Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update – Nov 12th, 2018

November 12, 2018 Admin 0


Negotiations continued in Dallas, Texas the week of November 6-8, 2018. This session your Committee continued work with Articles Five (Classifications), Ten (Part-Time Employees) and Eleven (Filling of Vacancies) also responding to Article Six (Hours of Service).  Continued open dialog took place concerning Article Seven (Overtime). The company countered Sixteen (Severance Pay), as well as passing Article Fifteen (Reduction in Force). The team continues to work with these all open Articles in preparation for the next session. Your continued solidarity and support are appreciated through this process.

Present for the company were: Adam Carlisle Sr. Director, Labor Relations, Danielle … Read More...

Get out the vote day with CWA!

November 2, 2018 Admin 0

Saturday Nov. 3, we will talk to union members around the area to get out the vote for the mid-term election and our endorsed candidates! Local candidates will join us in the morning to discuss their races.

Location: CWA 3603
5108 Monroe Rd # B, Charlotte, NC 28205

Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Questions: Sebastian Feculak, AFL-CIO 

704-999-0429 // sebastian@aflcionc.org

Harold Black, CWA 3603

828-217-4511 // hblackcwa@gmail.com

RSVP: Call or Email Sebastian Feculak or Harold Black 

Lunch will be provided after the canvass