President’s Report – October 2016

October 23, 2016 Mike Jones 0

Solidarity. It is the single most powerful word in unionism. Without it there simply can be no union. Recently I have had the opportunity to see this word in action first hand and because of that, I know more than ever how powerful it is.

The first example that comes to mind is the effort made by a coalition of diverse labor unions during 2016 election cycle. Instead of each individual labor union fighting on its own to ensure that labor friendly candidates get elected, they have joined forces to form a united front. Unions such as the UAW, … Read More...

President’s Report – September 2016

August 12, 2016 Mike Jones 0

One of the primary goals that I have for Victory Lodge 1725 is for this local lodge toĀ be seen by it’s members as a valuable community resource.This lodge should be moreĀ than just a place where we hold monthly business meetings and conduct the routineĀ but necessary business at hand. It should be a place where we offer our membersĀ opportunities and events that will benefit them at work as well as their time away fromĀ work. It should also be a place where we build solidarity and fellowship through theĀ common interest and shared goals that define what … Read More...