District 142 Louis L. Gray – Robert M. Moore – Frank Score – Scholarship Awards 2020

May 13, 2020 Admin 0

May 13, 2020

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 2020 scholarship competition.

The First Prize awardee of $2,500.00:  Local Lodge 1726 – Jane Michigan

The $1,000.00 Awardees are:

Local Lodge 2202 – Aizayah Yacapin    
Local Lodge 2202 – Elisa Sagisi            
Local Lodge 2202 – Andrea Monday-Honaker
Local Lodge 368 – Michael Ackerman
Local Lodge 368 – Natalie Romaniello

Honorable Mentions:

Brian Jagnanan           Alexis Bates
   Emily DeVito          … Read More...

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Machinists Union Demands CDC Protect Transportation Workers

April 10, 2020 Admin 0

April 10, 2020

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today called on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to increase access to novel coronavirus testing for the nation’s air, rail and transit workers.

“While transportation workers have answered the call in the most patriotic and caring ways possible, they are also contracting the novel coronavirus at alarming rates,” said IAM General Vice President Sito Pantoja, IAM District 19 President Mike Perry, IAM District 141 President Mike Klemm and IAM District 142 President Dave Supplee in a letter to the Director of the CDC, Robert Redfield MD. “Sadly,
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National Group Protection Offers Supplemental Program During LOA

April 9, 2020 Admin 0

April 9, 2020

With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the impact it has taken on our work groups, National Group sent us the message below. 

NGP is committed to support you and your members during these difficult times.  We’ve been working to put in place a range of actions to support members who are enrolled in the NGP supplemental benefits program, and proactively address their coverage concerns.

We realize many members will participate in the Leave of Absence programs that are being offered by various carriers.  The following special provisions apply to those members within District 142 who take an Read More...

Senate Passes Bill to Steady Air and Rail Industries

March 26, 2020 Admin 0

March 26, 2020

The Senate late last night passed a bi-partisan stimulus Bill that will help stabilize the air and rail industries, protect our members and provide the entire country with much-needed financial relief. The House of Representatives is expected to easily pass the Bill in the coming days.  

“This critical legislation was almost derailed by opportunists, including some in the labor movement, trying to add self-serving conditions to the aid our members and our industry so desperately need,” said General Vice President Sito Pantoja. “The IAM’s legislative team has been working around the clock, seven days a week since … Read More...

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CORONAVIRUS: COVID-19 Be Vigilant. Be Prepared. Don’t Panic.

March 15, 2020 Admin 0

The COVID-19 outbreak is caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. It has spread rapidly around the globe and now throughout the United States. The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified the outbreak as a pandemic. Federal health officials have said we should prepare for severe disruptions to group gatherings and public settings, such as schools and other workplaces, and everyday life, raising a number of concerns for working people. 

WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT THE VIRUS? 

The COVID-19 virus is spreading from person to person, and there has been community transmission in the United States. Workplace exposure is a serious … Read More...

DL 142 2020 Scholarship Competition

February 2, 2020 Admin 0

February 1, 2020

The following is a basic format for the year 2020 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, 2020, as well as their legal children who are 2020 graduating high school seniors. The winners of the competition will receive scholarship tuition. The first prize will be $2,500.00 and several additional $1,000.00 scholarship tuition awards. This money will be … Read More...

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DISTRICT 142 OFFICER & STAFF NOMINATION AND ELECTION NOTICE

January 7, 2020 Admin 0

Sisters and Brothers:

By now, all members SHOULD have received notice of the upcoming nomination and election of District officers and staff for 2020. The District 142 office has received many notices by return mail that were sent to bad addresses. If you DID NOT receive this notice, please notify the District 142 office at (816) 452-6646 and let them know you did not receive your notice. Provide us with your current address and we will update our database. The companies do NOT provide us address updates.

Nominations will be held in all locals on Friday, February 7, 2020:
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