Announcing the 2021 Adolph Stutz Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest

Dear Member of IAM District Lodge 141: We are writing to inform you about a special benefit offered by IAM District Lodge 141: the Adolph Stutz Memorial Scholarship. Each year, our District awards several scholarships to qualified and deserving members — or their children, grandchildren, or spouses — who are pursuing a college education. The scholarship awards range from $1,000 to [Read More..]

2021 N.C. Labor Virtual Lobby Training

Register now for our 2021 NC Labor Virtual Lobby Training, Thursday, February 25th! We will educate participants on the current political landscape in NC and give you the opportunity and tools to lobby for key policies or on behalf of your own local’s issues. Topics include a briefing on this year’s NC General Assembly and the NC State AFL-CIO legislative [Read More..]

Victory Lodge 1725 Newsletter & Website Win Big Again!

The IAM Grand Lodge recently announced the winners of the 2019 Newsletter and Website Competition. The awards are normally given out in October but were delayed due to the pandemic for the 2019 winners. Victory Lodge 1725 won big again for both newsletter and website! Our lodge won the following awards (with comments from the judges noted): Newsletter 1st Place: [Read More..]

Volunteers Needed for Victory Lodge Committees!

Are you interested in getting more involved in your union but don’t know how to begin? Your local lodge committees are a great way to get involved on a local level and make a difference not only in your lodge, but your community as well. We have room for volunteers in all of our local lodge committees. A full list [Read More..]

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DISTRICT #142 SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION FOR 2021

February 1, 2021 Sisters and Brothers: This letter is to announce the Year 2021 competition for the District #142 Scholarship Program. This program is based on a scholarship competition open to members of District Lodge #142 and all Year 2021 graduating high school seniors who are legal children of members of District Lodge #142. To effectively carry out this program [Read More..]

IAM Celebrates Dr. King’s Legacy

January 18, 2021 Sisters and Brothers, Today, we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an iconic civil rights activist who viewed discrimination and anti-unionism as closely related ills. He was a champion for labor rights whose teachings can serve us well in these trying times, when these rights are under constant assault.  Dr. King’s commitment to peace, non-violent [Read More..]

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American to Conduct Recalls

January 16, 2021 With the recent approval of the Payroll Support Program (PSP2), we have been working to make sure Association represented employees who were impacted in the October reductions are recalled in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreements. After several discussions with American Airlines management, your Association Leadership has been informed that, beginning Tuesday, January 19, 2021, notices for [Read More..]

IAM Demands More Protection for Airline and Rail Workers in Light of Continued Threats

January 13, 2021 IAM Transportation Department General Vice President Sito Pantoja issued the following statement regarding the need for increased airline and railroad security in the coming weeks:  “As a result of the assault on the Capitol Building and subsequent violent behavior by unruly airline travelers, the IAM demands that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the [Read More..]

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Decisions & Choices: Layoff Resource Manual

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Sisters and Brothers, Understanding that the loss of a job will undoubtedly put great physical and emotional strain upon workers and their families, I want you to know that you are not alone. To get the help you may need, you must know where to find it The IAM has created this manual to assist you if you have lost [Read More..]

We Stood Together in Solidarity!

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

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2020 Stewards, Committees & Officers

Photos from the swearing in ceremonies throughout the year for our Shop Stewards, Grievance Committees and Officers

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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.

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Meeting Schedule

The next monthly union business meeting is Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 12:00pm. The meeting will be at the local lodge.

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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

Local Lodge Location

Local Lodge Address

3727 Rose Lake Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

Contact Us

Email

Joe Behan, President: pres@vl1725.org

Louis Gilmore, Vice President: vp@vl1725.org

Gary Winchester, Executive Secretary: manager@vl1725.org

Helena Thornton, Recording Secretary: rs@vl1725.org

Todd Day, Communicator: webmaster@vl1725.org


Phone: (704) 357-0027

Fax: (704) 357-0029


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