CELEBRATING VICTORIES!!!

September 29, 2022 Louis Gilmore 0
Machinists Union Files for Election to Represent 500 Jetstream Workers in Charlotte, N.C.September 27, 2022The IAM, North America’s largest airline union, has filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to represent approximately 500 Jetstream aircraft cleaners and ground handling agents at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
Jetstream workers launched their campaign to join the IAM in May after reports of subpar working conditions and disrespect from management.
“Jetstream workers deserve nothing less than a strong IAM contract,” said IAM Air Transport Territory General Vice President Richard Johnsen. “We look forward to bringing fairness and dignity on the
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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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LL 1725 4th Annual Charity Golf Outing

April 15, 2022 Admin 0

Our annual golf outing is back for 2022!

May 25, 2022 (Wednesday) at Crowders Mountain Golf Course
255 Lincoln Academy Rd
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

9AM Shotgun Start

Register as a 4-person team or as an individual and we will pair you up with a team at the course.

Early bird special by April 25, 2022: 4 person team $300/Individual $75

After April 25, 2022: 4 person team $325/Individual $85

For More Info:

Helena Thornton: 757-329-5335
Tami Travis: 704-449-1284
April Adcock: 704-819-8013
Lisa Leathers: 704-277-3885

Download the poster below with all the details.

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Update (Event Postponed) – Gold Star Families Looking for Volunteers

August 26, 2021 Admin 0

Updated – August 26, 2021

The Gold Star Event scheduled for October 14 & 15 has been postponed due to Covid. We will still have the opportunity to volunteer when the event is rescheduled. Thank you for your support!


Attention all 1725 members! How would you like the opportunity to help out local Gold Star Families? The All-Veterans Parachute Team (who have donated to Victory Lodge 1725 events in the past) are looking for volunteers on October 14 and 15 to assist with the Gold Star Families Leap of Faith Event.

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IAM Transportation

Payroll Protection Draws Near, Airlines Prepare for Furloughs

August 25, 2020 Admin 0

August 25, 2020

The Paycheck Support Program contained in the CARES Act is set to expire on October 1, 2020. Carriers are making plans on how to deal with its loss, and the outlook doesn’t look good for airline workers. 

American Airlines is expected to announce thousands of workers will be laid-off on October 1, Southwest Airlines is eliminating 35,000 flights from its October schedule, and Air Wisconsin, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, ExpressJet, Hawaiian Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and United Ground Express have issued Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notifications (WARN). There is no time to waste. 

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IAM Victory Lodge

Shop Stewards & Grievance Committees Sworn in.

January 13, 2020 Admin 0

One of the highlights, every year, of the January business meeting is the swearing in of new Shop Stewards. This year also saw the swearing in of the new Grievance Committees for Fleet Service and Maintenance & Related.

As our lodge grows in membership so do the numbers of shop stewards. We are proud of all our new and returning stewards who have dedicated themselves to serving our members in every capacity that they are able.

Likewise the swearing in of new Grievance Committees is an important milestone every two years. Our Grievance Committees count on the support of all … Read More...

Guide Dogs of America Charity Weekend

November 25, 2019 Admin 0

Woofstock 2019 was held in Las Vegas, NV November 21 – 23.

This fundraising event, “Three Days of Peace and Pups,” featured events such as the Hawgs for Dogs motorcycle ride, Sporting Clay shoot, Golf Tournament and a Charity Banquet.

We’ll have fundraising totals for you soon! In the meantime here are some pictures from our Guide Dogs of America Committee Chair Mark DeLuke. You can also check out our lodge’s Facebook page for more photos from District Lodge 141 Communicator Dave Lehive.

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