Volunteers Needed !!

October 18, 2022 Louis Gilmore 0

Victory Lodge 1725 is teaming up with the Charlotte Metrolina Labor Council and hosting a Get Out The Union Vote Day. We will be participating in phone banking and canvasing neighborhoods to get union members of the charlotte area informed about the importance of the upcoming elections in November. We are seeking as many volunteers as possible to make this event a success and to show that the Machinists of Nc have influence and make an impact in our communities. We are asking that all who can attend arrive at the location as early as 9:00am for instructions and to … Read More...

It’s CHESS!!, Not Checkers

June 22, 2022 Louis Gilmore 0

Take a look at how our votes as union members can impact our jobs and our lives. Here is a glimpse at how different the Trump Administration and the Biden Administration has been for organized labor. If you feel your vote does not matter you should strongly reconsider. Regardless of your political affiliation the facts speak for themselves in regards to Union members issues.

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Speaker Of The House Visits IAMAW 2022 Legislative Conference June 21st 2022

June 21, 2022 Louis Gilmore 0

Speaker Of The House, Nancy Pelosi gave a warm address to the delegates of the 2022 Legislative Conference this morning. She talked about the recent win with the organizing drive for the Apple Store workers in Towson MD , and how a recent pole at MIT showed that over 85% of people would join a labor union if they had the opportunity to do so. She also talked of the continued support in passing of the PRO Act that would aid in dismantling right to work laws on the federal level. The Machinist Union would like to extend warm gratitude … Read More...

JOIN US to Protect the Vote in Raleigh this Saturday (11/7) at 1PM

November 6, 2020 Admin 0

The New York Times ran a story this morning titled, “The President versus democracy.” Mobs in Detroit and Arizona are trying to stop the count while Trump himself calls for the vote to be halted in PA.


In contrast, WE hit the streets across NC yesterday, calling for all votes to be counted and for the results to be respected and our democratically elected new leaders sworn in.


JOIN US at the Halifax Mall in Raleigh this Saturday @ 1pm to Protect the Vote.


RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/354726659170975


MaryBe will be speaking from the stage and we need Labor to … Read More...

Vote Today for the IAM’s Presidential Endorsement!

March 4, 2020 Admin 0


Today is the day to make your vote count for the IAM’s official endorsement for President of the United States.

If you successfully registered at the IAM2020.org website then you should have received an email this morning with a header like the one below. Click on the personalized link in your email to go to a webpage and pick your choice for who the IAM endorses. Make your voice heard!!

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Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council – Voter Guide

February 19, 2020 Maureen Kelly 0

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 and grant us an interview nor even bother to respond. We open the door of opportunity for all candidates to respond and work with us as we honestly prefer to have all politicians working for, and with, Labor; union and … Read More...

Legislative Committee – Special Call to Action

February 19, 2020 Admin 0

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 the Statehouse grounds.  

Please call and ask the committee members listed below to oppose the Article V US Constitutional Convention resolutions. Talking points are attached to this message. Also, for those who can attend the … Read More...

Activism Recognized at Airline Worker Union Conference

September 30, 2019 Admin 0

September 30, 2019

District 141 Legislative and MNPL Director Dave Roderick introduced the first MNPL 141 Club Awards to union activists who support legislation and public advocacy work that improves workplaces.

The awards were presented on the second day of the 2019 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District 141 Committee Conference, held this week in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Among those honored were airline workers from Charlotte, North Carolina, who raised more than $9,000 in voluntary donations for the Machinists Union’s legislative and political work. Victory Lodge 1725 was also recognized earlier this month by the North Carolina AFL-CIO … Read More...

NC STATE AFL-CIO Labor Legislative Conference

February 22, 2019 Maureen Kelly 0

I want to thank this membership for sending me as a delegate to the NC State AFL-CIO Legislative Conference in Raleigh on February 12th.

We spent the beginning of the day discussing topics as well as the process of lobbying the General Assembly. Next it was on to lobbying. One of the most important tasks we can do as Labor advocates is to lobby our elected officials. It is a necessary function for us to reach out and explain our issues, our agenda and to teach them the needs of labor and unions.

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Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council – Events & News

January 13, 2019 Maureen Kelly 0

The CLC is looking forward to big things this year and we can’t wait to share them with you! 

Saturday, Jan 19th – Join fellow union members and their families to represent the Labor Movement in the Annual Charlotte Martin Luther King Jr Parade. Economic justice is social justice! Come out to celebrate our history supporting the civil rights movement and to prepare to continue work in the work left to us in the legacy of Martin Luther King.  Jr. https://www.facebook.com/events/602124086867078/

Saturday, February 9th – Last year, the CLC took two buses to Raleigh so that union members could participate … Read More...