TWU-IAM Association Responds to American Airlines Lawsuit

May 21, 2019 WASHINGTON, May 21, 2019 — The TWU-IAM Association today issued the following statement in response to American Airlines’ request for an injunction against the Association: “It is unfortunate that American Airlines has chosen to abandon negotiating with its employees and instead go straight to federal court. The airline is frustrated with the Association for refusing to allow more [Read More..]

Association Letter to American Airlines

May 21, 2019 CLICK HERE FOR THE AMERICAN LOA  Download PDFPrint Post

Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update – May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019 The last two rounds of negotiations occurred April 16-17 and May 15-16, 2019 at Southwest Airlines Headquarters Dallas, Texas. On April 16-17, we had encouraging dialog with the Company and we made progress on Article Seven (Overtime). We addressed rest rule language as well as problematic Mandatory Overtime issues with all covered employee groups. Discussions continued May [Read More..]

Charity Golf Tournament for Renaissance West STEAM Academy

The Community Service Committee is proud to announce the first ever Charity Golf Tournament to benefit Renaissance West STEAM Academy! The tournament will be held October 30, 2019 at Harry L. Jones, Sr Golf Course in Charlotte, NC. See all the info in the flyer below (including an Early-Bird special)! Download PDFPrint Post

The FAA Taxi-Test on Livestream

Watch APT’s “The FAA Taxi Test” on Livestream.com. Don’t get caught in the Crosshairs of a Runway Incursion! Al Worthy from the FAA Central Region Runway Safety Office will present a live interactive program to help keep us out of the runway crosshairs of danger.
This is a new video on FAA.gov that helps prevent runway incursions. It’s interactive and a lot of fun.

Association Sets the Record Straight

May 16, 2019 American management recently distributed incomplete and misleading negotiating documents to its employees. Don’t be fooled by their union-busting tactics.  Click on the links below partitioned into sections for easier viewing to see the real state of negotiations between American Airlines and the TWU-IAM Association.  Then tell the company to get back to the table and finish the job. Download [Read More..]

Alaska Airlines Negotiations Update – 05/03/2019

May 13, 2019 Sisters and Brothers:Your Negotiating Committee has scheduled June 4-5, 2019, as the next dates of direct negotiations with Alaska Airlines. Unfortunately, several scheduling conflicts have prevented the parties from meeting any sooner.We look forward to continuing the momentum built during our last session.There is one source of official communications regarding these negotiations – that is those issued [Read More..]

Special Podcast Edition – The Association Responds To American Airline’s So Called Proposal

May 10, 2019 Special Podcast Edition – The Association Responds To American Airline’s So Called Proposal   TWU Strategic Action Coordinator Brian Parker talks with TWU Executive Negotiator Gary Peterson and IAM Executive Negotiator Tom Reagan about what American Airlines calls their “Full Company Proposal.” Click here to listen Download PDFPrint Post

History of the struggles IAM members endured to offer us a middle class life.

We are Ready to Fight!!

The time to fight is now. Solidarity!!
Our Mechanic & Related brothers and sisters are ready to fight!! Contract Now!

2019 Transportation Conference

2019 IAM Transportation Conference Delegates

December 15, 2018 0

The election for delegates to the 2019 IAM Transportation Conference was held during the regular business meeting on December 13th, 2018.  The delegates that will represent Victory Lodge 1725 from district 142 will be: Maureen Kelly, Ken Coley and Mark Heim.  There will be a run off election on January 10th, 2019, during the business meeting only, for District Lodge 141, [Read More..]

Community Service

Help Needed for IAM Members Affected by Hurricane Florence

October 10, 2018 0

Just days after Florence slammed into the North Carolina coast, the monstrous storm’s havoc continues to spread across much of the eastern United States. With a toll of more than 30 lives lost and floodwaters rising, it will take months to assess the brunt of its impact.

Hurricane victims include Machinists Union members and they need help now in the recovery process. [Read More..]

TWU Informational Picketing in TUL April 17, 2019

2019 Transportation Conference

BERNIE SANDERS TO AMERICAN AIRLINES CEO: “YOU DAMN WELL HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO PAY YOUR WORKERS A DECENT WAGE.”

April 25, 2019 0

Bernie Sanders to American Airlines CEO: “You Damn Well Have Enough Money to Pay Your Workers a Decent Wage.” In a fiery speech delivered before a packed gathering of Machinists Union leaders, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called out the CEO of American Airlines for his attempts to outsource thousands of jobs at the airline. Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) [Read More..]

2019 Transportation Conference Videos

April 25, 2019 0

The IAM Transportation Department has put together a playlist of 14 videos highlighting the 2019 Transportation Conference. This is “Must-See TV” for all IAM members! The struggle is now, the fight is now and we are in it to win it. View the entire video playlist here… Be sure and take a few moments and watch the amazing video entitled [Read More..]

Informational Picketing Photo Album

Click on this photo to view the photo album from the Informational Picketing on March 28, 2019.

This is What Solidarity Looks Like

This is What Solidarity Looks Like
Video: Anthony Heron
Narration: Louis Gilmore

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Meeting Schedule

The next scheduled Monthly Business Meeting will be  Thursday, June 13th at 4 PM.

The meeting will be at the Local Lodge at 3727 Rose Lake Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217.

Agenda: TBA

Local Lodge Calendar

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  • 08

    3rd Annual Guide Dogs of America Charity Golf Tournament

    All day
    May 8, 2019
    Harry L. Jones Golf Course
    1539 W Tyvola Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA

    Victory Lodge 1725 and the Young Workers Committee are excited to announce the 3rd Annual Guide Dogs of America Charity Golf Tournament.

    When: Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

    Where: Harry L. Jones Golf Course, Charlotte, NC

    Details: 8am Shotgun Start

     

  • 09

    May 2019 Union Meeting

    12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    May 9, 2019
    Victory Lodge 1725
    3727 Rose Lake Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA

    Agenda:

    • 2020 IAM Grand Lodge Convention Ad
    • Retirement Cakes
    • 2019 EAP LAP Conference
    • 2019 DL 141 Committee Conference
    • JATSC Ground Safety Conference
    • DL 142 Biennial Convention Election (Elections During Business Meeting Only)

    Proposed By-Law changes “Must” be submitted by the opening of the May Business Meeting to be accepted

     

     

     

Scholarships

District 142 Scholarship Awards – 2019

May 2, 2019 0

DISTRICT 142 LOUIS L. GRAY – ROBERT M. MOORE – FRANK SCORE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS – 2019 The officers and staff of District #142 are proud to announce one (1) award of $2,500 and five  (5) awards of $1,000 each for the 2019 scholarship competition. The First Prize awardee of $2,500.00: Local Lodge 601 – Carsen Sandau The $1,000.00  Awardees are: Local Lodge [Read More..]

2019 Adolph Stutz Memorial Scholarship Open for Applicants

March 8, 2019 0

Sponsored by DISTRICT LODGE 141 2019 Adolph Stutz Memorial Scholarship Application Please Post on Bulletin Boards Download PDF  Eligibility This essay competition is open to children, spouses and dependent grandchildren (as defined by the IRS) of members with one year or more of good standing (as of June 1, 2018) in District Lodge 141 who are graduating high school seniors [Read More..]

Machinists Gear Store

Have you checked out the Machinists Gear Store?

January 25, 2018 0

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..]

Special Retiree Benefit

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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