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Association Bulletin – February 15, 2019

02/15/2019 Brothers and Sisters, Negotiations continued in Atlanta this week. The Executive and the full negotiating committees continued working together at each step of the process and all were fully updated. The company’s hard-line attack on the work Association members do, our Scope, continued throughout the week. The Association’s basic Scope proposals remain to secure the work we do today [Read More..]

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President’s Report – February 2019

“AS ONE” When you walked in today you may have noticed a different seating arrangement and thought, what the hell is he up to?  You thought right, the Executive board and I have noticed just like many of you have noticed that a division of the house is in front of us.  One way we have decided to deal with [Read More..]

AA Sets its Sights on Eliminating TWU/IAM Association Work

02/09/2019 Brothers and Sisters, The Association Executive Committee met with the assigned mediators and a member of the National Mediation Board to gain a better understanding of the remaining open items. The robust dialogue was productive and ensured the meetings would continue throughout the week. We were able to resolve and TA the M&R/MLS Field Trip guidelines. We addressed the [Read More..]

Alaska Airlines Negotiations Update – 02/08/2019

02/08/2019 Sisters and Brothers: The joint Alaska Airlines Negotiating Committee continued negotiations with Alaska Airlines management February 5-6, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. Represented by the Company were: Shane Tackett, Executive Vice President/Strategic Planning; Wayne Newton, Vice President/AOCS; Jason Berry, Managing Director/Cargo; Bob Hartnett, Director/Labor; Jeanne Davis, Director/Call Centers; Denise Kliskey, Manager/Labor; Rebecca Meissner, Senior Attorney; and Melinda Maher, Division Controller. [Read More..]

Association Negotiations Update American Struggles To Say Yes

02/01/2019 Throughout this week, the Association Executive Negotiating Committee members continued to present reasonable proposals in an effort to reach a JCBA.  While some conversations discussed across the bargaining table seemed to reach “supposal agreements in principle,” written proposals returned from the Company continued to revert to their take-it or leave-it positions.  In other words, the Company could not find [Read More..]

District Lodge #142 Scholarship Competition with Application

01/31/2019 The following is a basic format for the year 2019 District Lodge #142 Scholarship Program and is intended for the guidance of all members and legal children of members who may be eligible to participate in the competition. The competition will be open to all members in good standing of District Lodge 142  as of February 1, 2019, as [Read More..]

DL 142 2019 Scholarship Competition

01/25/2019 The following is a basic format for the year 2019 District Lodge #142 Scholarship Program and is intended for the guidance of all members and legal children of members who may be eligible to participate in the competition. The competition will be open to all members in good standing of District Lodge 142 as of February 1, 2019, as [Read More..]

1st and 2nd Shift Heavy Maintenance CLT sending a solid message to American Airlines management on AMT Day. Contract Now!
3rd Shift Heavy Maintenance CLT sending a clear message of Solidarity to American Airlines management on AMT Day!
Solidarity!! Our brothers and sisters in PIT answering the call for Association T-Shirt Day to support our Negotiating Committees.

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..]

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Meeting Schedule

The next scheduled Union Meeting will be the Monthly Business Meeting on Thursday, February 14th at 12pm.

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


  • WW3 2019 EAP 3 Classes
  • IAMAW 2019 Women’s Conference
  • 2019 IAMAW Basic Communicators Class @ WW3
  • 2019 IAM Transportation Conference Book Ad
  • 2019 “New” Shop Steward T-Shirts
  • Philip Randolph Institute – Ad for Banquet Book
  • IT – Phone and Computer at Local Lodge
  • Lost Time for SPCLC
  • Info Share Flight Safety

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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 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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Local Lodge Address

3727 Rose Lake Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

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