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...

1725 Spring Golf Tournament Photos

June 13, 2022 Louis Gilmore 0

Members and Guests of Local 1725 gathered on Wednesday May 25th at Renaissance Golf Course to kick off the return of our yearly golf tournament. Due to the COVID Pandemic we had to suspend the tournament to keep our members safe. It felt good to get back together and have some fun with our sisters and brothers outside of the workplace . The proceeds from this spring tournament will go to benefit our adopted school Renaissance West STEAM Academy located just down the road from our local on West Boulevard . This school is a title one school that operates … Read More...

Delegates Elected to 2022 District 141 Convention

June 9, 2022 Admin 0

The following delegates have been elected to represent our members at the 2022 District 141 Convention. Thank you to everyone who came out to vote tonight. We appreciate your solidarity!

Chris Johnson

Lisa Leathers

Nolan Arnold

April Adcock

Alan Dreenen

Daryl Current

Debra Stubblefield

Juvonna MArtin

Fred Butts

Zenira Wiggins

Jimarrus Cunningham

Mike Knoble

Christopher Brown

Helena Thornton

Tami Travis

Amir Johnson

Jason Wells 

William alvarez

Renae Miller… Read More...

Sample Ballot for DL 141 Convention Delegate Election

May 31, 2022 Admin 0

The election for delegates to the 2022 District Lodge 141 Convention will be held at the regular monthly business meeting on June 9th. The meeting starts at 4:00 PM and the election will run gavel to gavel.

Attached is a sample ballot to review before the election. The sample ballot will also be posted at the top right of the homepage until after the election.

Please be sure to make every effort to turn out and vote for your delegates.

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IAM/Southwest Airlines Contract Ratification Update

May 28, 2022 Admin 0

May 27, 2022

Dear Sisters and Brothers:

Assuring to keep you, the dedicated membership, informed, engaged and participating in the ongoing work of the campaign to secure a Collective Bargaining Agreement that will uphold and strengthen the fight for dignity and respect for our families through the labor of our workers, we are planning the following engagement opportunities:

  • Personal phone calls.
  • Group meetings via the Zoom platform with Stewards and the general membership.
  • Sub-committees to develop and execute deeper discussions of the direction the Negotiating Committee will head.

To ensure your individual voice is heard in the workplace, we must … Read More...

May 24th, 2022. National Aviation Maintenance Technician Day

May 24, 2022 Admin 0

May 24, 2022

IAMAW is proud to represent our many skilled aviation maintenance technicians – and today, especially, we want to recognize those members of Victory Lodge 1725 who keep our air travel safe around the clock.

You’ll find our AMT’s working in the American Airlines and PSA hangars, on the flight line, and other support shops on and off the property.

Thank you, brothers and sisters for keeping our aircraft safe and secure. Enjoy your day!… Read More...

*MUST READ* Golf Outing Venue Change

May 18, 2022 Admin 0

May 18, 2022

Attention all Victory Lodge members planning to participate in the Golf Outing on May 25th, 2022.

There has been a change of venue. The golf outing will now take place at:

RENAISSANCE GOLF COURSE (Harry L. Jones) 1525 Tyvola Rd. Charlotte, NC 28217

Shotgun start is at 8:00AM

We will see you there!… Read More...

Southwest Airlines Members Reject Agreement

May 12, 2022 Admin 0

May 7, 2022

Sisters and Brothers,

Our members have spoken and the contract was rejected with an overwhelming majority vote to authorize the union to strike. We would like to thank everyone who voted and your Negotiating Committee for their hard work during this process.

Your leadership will be meeting in the coming days to determine the best path forward for the future of every IAM District Lodge 142 member at Southwest Airlines. Again, we appreciate your participation and patience during this democratic process.

John M. Coveny, Jr.

PRESIDENT-DIRECTING GENERAL CHAIR

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Southwest Airlines (WN) Ratification Vote

April 28, 2022 Admin 0

April 28, 2022

Via Email and Posting on All – IAM Bulletin Boards, IAM Websites (Do Not Use Company Equipment for Printing)

The IAM/Southwest Airlines CBA Tentative Agreement Ratification Vote will be held electronically only. No member will be going to voting polls in-person.  There will be no Local Lodge polls open.

  • Members eligible to vote with a IAM membership Card Number was mailed instructions on how to (1) register and (2) access his/her electronic ballot. On the front of the mailing envelope, below the member’s name and mailing address, is the member’s Card/Book Number.
  • Eligible members
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DL 142

DL 142 Scholarship Competition — 2022

April 23, 2022 Admin 0

April 22, 2022

Sisters and Brothers:

This letter is to announce the Year 2022 competition for the District Lodge 142 Scholarship Program.

This program is based on a scholarship competition open to members of District Lodge 142 and all Year 2022 graduating high school seniors who are legal children of members of District Lodge 142.

APPLY TODAY: Click here for the scholarship application.

To effectively carry out this program, all affiliated Local Lodges are requested to:

  1. Distribute info concerning the scholarship programs to all Local Lodge members who are affiliated with District Lodge 142.
  2. Make available to all such
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