Alaska Airlines Ratification Update

August 27, 2019 Admin 0

August 27, 2019

Ratification for the Alaska COPS and RSSA Agreements took place July 8 through August 9, 2019.

Both agreements PASSED by over 90% of the respective members that voted.

The newly approved tentative agreements provide for 10-16% pay increases on average, increase in 401k contributions, work protection for the life of the Agreements plus 2 years (7years in total), decreased health insurance premiums, and much more. Full details of both tentative agreements can be found on the District website at www.iamdl142.org.

Your Committee will begin working with the Company in an effort to finalize the contracts for printing … Read More...

Association Bulletin – August 16, 2019

August 16, 2019 Admin 0

August 16, 2019

Association, American Meet with NMB

The National Mediation Board (NMB) held separate meetings with TWU/IAM Association Leadership (first) and American Management (later) on Thursday in Washington D.C. The purpose of the meetings was for the three NMB Board Members to discuss the status of our negotiations with both parties. The Federal Mediators who attended our earlier negotiations were also present.

Both parties were granted an opportunity to state the reasons they felt were preventing both sides from reaching an agreement. The Association, which was represented by Director Sito Pantoja and Vice Director Alex Garcia, told the Board … Read More...

Ground Safety Committee Unveils New Safety Reporting Form

August 15, 2019 Admin 0

The CLT Ground Safety Committee is pleased to unveil a new tool to help find and address safety concerns in the workplace.

The Form can be found by mousing over the “Safety & Health” menu item on the homepage. It is the top link on the dropdown menu. The page address itself is: https://vl1725.org/ground-safety-alert-form/

The Ground Safety Alert Form is not intended to replace normal policies, procedures, tag-outs, etc. It is simply another tool to address safety concerns where you work.

Example: You notice that a light has been out for weeks in your work area. This is a safety … Read More...

2019 Adolph Stutz Memorial Scholarship Winners

August 14, 2019 Admin 0

District 141 is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Adolph Stutz Memorial Scholarships. Skye Balfour, daughter of United Airlines CSR Julie Balfour, a member of Detroit Air Transport Local 141 earned the top $2,000 prize.

The topic for this year’s scholarship competition was “How can our Local Lodges better serve our communities?” Skye wrote a poignant essay narrating how her adoption by the Balfour family when she was just three months old changed her life. She described how the IAM could help raise awareness of the needs of children living in foster care and those awaiting adoption, and … Read More...

Renaissance West STEAM Academy

Raffle Winners of TV and Gift Cards to Benefit Renaissance West!

August 8, 2019 Helena Thornton 0

August 8, 2019

The winners of the raffle for the LL1725 Community Service to support Renaissance West STEAM Academy are:

3rd Prize $50.00 Visa: Shirley Ferguson (mother of Fleet member AJ Jackson)

2nd Prize $100.00 Visa: Maureen Kelly (donated back to a teacher at the school)

1st Prize 50″ Smart TV: Thomas Alston, Fleet member

The drawing was held at the Local Lodge Meeting today and pictures of the drawing are below.

Thank you to everyone who helped raise money for this school. Your support for our Local and the project is deeply appreciated. We raised a total of $3800 … Read More...