IAM Transportation

It’s About Life or Death

June 2, 2020 In the past few months, we have all been dealing with the deadly global COVID-19 pandemic and the unprecedented collapse of our economy. While we have a lot of work to do on these fronts, these are issues that will be resolved with time, science and sound policies.  Many Americans have been dealing with an even worse [Read More..]

2020 IAM Scholarship Winners

May 28, 2020 The IAM is pleased to announce the 2020 Scholarship winners. An impartial committee of educators selected 16 recipients for this year’s awards. We congratulate the winners and thank all those who participated in the competition. To view the complete list of winners with their photos and bios please go here: https://www.goiam.org/news/2020-iam-scholarship-winners/ Download PDFPrint Post

IAM Photo, Newsletter, and Website Contest Deadlines Extended

May 28, 2020 *Attention Victory Lodge Members!* We have some amazing photographers in our membership. Why not submit one of your awesome shots from around your workplace? See the bulletin below! Due to the unforeseen circumstances we are all facing, the deadlines for the 2019 IAM Newsletter and Website contests and 2020 Photo contest have been extended to Friday, July 3, [Read More..]

A Memorial Day Weekend Message from International President Martinez

Sisters, Brothers and Friends of the IAM, This Memorial Day weekend, and always, we remember all the members of our armed forces who gave their lives to protect our freedoms. Over the past few weeks, with the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, we are no doubt experiencing a moment that has challenged everything about our way of life. It reminds [Read More..]

Happy AMT Day to all our Aircraft Maintenance Technicians!

May 24 is the birthday of Charles E. Taylor, the mechanic who built the engine for the Wright Brothers’ first airplane. We celebrate his birthday by designating each May 24 as National Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Day. Aircraft mechanics, students, airlines, aircraft manufactures, support companies and aviation organizations all over the United States celebrate this day to recognize the dedication, [Read More..]

Association Bulletin – Rebid Update

May 21, 2020 Attention TWU and IAM M&R and MLS members: Due to the continuing challenges of the pandemic, integrated seniority list issues, Avionics clarifications, and other outstanding related challenges, the Association M&R and MLS Representation Committee and American Airlines have, by mutual agreement, agreed to delay the scheduled May 2020 re-bid for the AMT, GSE/FAC and the MLS Classifications. [Read More..]

Association AA TWU/IAM Seniority Protest

May 13, 2020 As required by the recently ratified Association CBAs, American Airlines has posted the updated seniority lists for all classifications. That posting can be found on JetNet at https://people.aa.com/sm/reports/twuiam_seniority/. Association represented employees may protest any omission or error, which they believe affects their seniority, within thirty (30) days of the posting. Timely submissions received on or before Monday June [Read More..]

Southwest Misleads its Employees and the Public

May 13, 2020 SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT While Southwest has been going through the same hard times as all other airlines, they have continued to mislead employees and the public on a very important fact. In spite of their repeated claims otherwise, furloughs have indeed occurred at Southwest Airlines. The Machinists Union has reached the end of its tolerance of [Read More..]

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Machinists Gear Store

Have you checked out the Machinists Gear Store?

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Have you checked out the Machinist’s Gear Store lately? At the Machinists Gear Store you will find fresh styles and the newest designs. Quality, comfort and style are featured in all these American Made products!! At the store you’ll find products such as apparel for men, women, unisex items, Young Machinists, jewelry, bags & hats and membership materials. What are [Read More..]

We Stood Together in Solidarity!

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

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2019 WinterFest at Renaissance West

A few pictures from the 2019 Winterfest at Renaissance West STEAM Academy.
The full gallery can be viewed here.
History of the struggles IAM members endured to offer us a middle class life.

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.

Fleet Service

Mechanic & Related

Material Logistics Specialists

Maintenance Control Technicians

Maintenance Training Specialists

Signing Bonus/Vacation Payout Update

The Signing Bonus and Lump Sum payout for anyone due an extra week vacation will be paid on May 22, 2020 for all Association represented work groups.

Meeting Schedule

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Local Lodge Calendar

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    November 14, 2019

    3727 Rose Lake Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA

    3727 Rose Lake Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA

    Agenda:

    • 2020 Leadership I Classes @WW3
    • 2020 Leadership II Classes @WW3
    • NCSCM Executive Board Meeting
    • Veterans Service Program @WW3
    • 2020 Pocket Planners
    • Lost Time for Grievance Elections
    • File Cabinet for Southwest Grievance Office
    • New Hire T-Shirts

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Retirement Resources

IAM National Pension Fund
https://www.iamnpf.org

Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC)
https://www.pbgc.gov

Health Coverage Tax Credit
https://www.pbgc.gov/wr/benefits/hctc

Social Security Administration
https://www.ssa.gov

Medicare
https://www.medicare.gov

Medicaid
https://www.medicaid.gov

Affordable Care Act
https://www.healthcare.gov

COBRA
https://www.dol.gov/general/topic/health-plans/cobra

New IAM Pension Application Procedures

December 27, 2018 0

12/27/2018 Effective January 1, 2019 the Benefit Fund Office (BFO) of the IAM National Pension Fund (IAMNPF) will implement a change to in the Pension Application procedures to ensure compliance with the Fund’s rules. The IAMNPF Summary Plan Description states: “You will be considered as having applied only when the Fund Office has received all parts of your completed application [Read More..]

Airline Retiree Benefit Plan

November 18, 2016 0

https://www.gilsbar.com/airlineretireebenefitplan/ Dear Retiree, As an Airline industry retiree, spouse, domestic partner or survivor age 65 and over, you are now eligible to enroll in the group benefit plans through the Airline Retiree Benefit Plan. You are now eligible to elect Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision coverage and pay competitive group rates negotiated  by the buying power of the Airline [Read More..]

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Charlotte, NC 28217

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