Association: Contract Language Talks Progress

February 22, 2020 The full negotiating committees continued to meet this week in Dallas, TX to write the remaining language needed to secure the final contract from the Agreement in Principle made with American Airlines. With a few exceptions, the bulk of that work is now done. Our next task is to work with our attorneys to finalize the language [Read More..]

DOT OFFICE OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY AND COMPLIANCE NOTICE

February 20, 2020 The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, Pub. L. 115-334, (Farm Bill) removed hemp from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act.  Under the Farm Bill, hemp-derived products containing a concentration of up to 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are not controlled substances.  THC is the primary psychoactive component of marijuana.  Any product, including “Cannabidiol” (CBD) products, with [Read More..]

Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council – Voter Guide

February 19, 2020 Dear IAMAW Members, How YOU vote is a personal decision and it should be! However as a responsible Local Union should, we are providing a list of candidates that we endorse to vote for if you choose. Please know our endorsements are based on the interviews and questionnaires that were answered. Unfortunately not all candidates would meet [Read More..]

Legislative Committee – Special Call to Action

February 18, 2020 The South Carolina House of Representatives is expected to hold another special committee meeting on two Article V United States Constitutional Convention resolutions this coming Thursday, February 20th. The hearing begins one hour after the SC House adjourns for the day, likely to occur somewhere between 12p-2p. The committee is expected to meet in the Blatt building, room 110, on [Read More..]

Association Bulletin – Contract Language Update

February 15, 2020 Contract Language Update The Association negotiating team met this week with the company in Dallas, TX to continue finalizing contract language to bring our Agreements in Principle (AIPs) back to the membership as complete Tentative Agreements for your consideration. Making sure the contract language is accurate for this historic ratification vote by our members is a critical [Read More..]

IAM and Southwest Airlines Negotiations Headed to Mediation

February 14, 2020 After more than two years of negotiations with Southwest Airlines, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced it invoked its right to mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB) to help resolve the dispute over a new contract for 7,852 Southwest Airlines Passenger Service and Reservation employees. While many contract issues remain unresolved, [Read More..]

Revised Compensation Schedule

February 9, 2020 Please click the link below to view an updated compensation schedule that clarifies pay elements for all Association members. Click here for Base Wage Rates and Hourly Premiums Download PDFPrint Post

Association and American Meet to Finalize Language

February 7, 2020 Association and American Meet to Finalize Language As previously announced, the TWU-IAM Association reached Agreements in Principle (AIP) last week with American Airlines on five new Joint Collective Bargaining Agreements (JCBAs). The five-year accords run through 2025.  This week, Association negotiating committee members met with company representatives in Fort Lauderdale, FL to begin finalizing contract language to [Read More..]

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.

Recording Secretary Helena Thornton and Vice President Joe Behan draw the winning tickets for the 50" Smart TV and the 2 Visa Gift cards at the August union meeting.

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We are Ready to Fight!!

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

Informational Picketing Photo Album

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

Ground Safety

CLT Ramp Safety Standards Manual
CLT Ramp Safety Standards Manual

Meeting Schedule

The next scheduled Monthly Business Meeting will be  Thursday, March 12 at 4pm.

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

Agenda: TBA

 

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Retirement Links

IAM National Pension Fund
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Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC)
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Health Coverage Tax Credit
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Affordable Care Act
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COBRA
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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..]

Local Lodge Location

Local Lodge Address

3727 Rose Lake Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

Contact Us

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Gary Winchester, Executive Secretary: manager@vl1725.org

Todd Day, Communicator: webmaster@vl1725.org


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This is What Solidarity Looks Like

This is What Solidarity Looks Like
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Narration: Louis Gilmore

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..]