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.



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
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

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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IAM / Southwest Airlines TA Informational Meetings Changes and Additions

April 14, 2022 Admin 0

April 14, 2022

Brothers and Sisters:

Your Negotiating Committee and Stewards from across the USA continue to visit locations on the Southwest Airlines system. These Informational Meetings provide an opportunity for you to ask questions and get answers regarding the Tentative Agreement (TA) reached between District Lodge 142 and Southwest Airlines. Please take note of the following changes and additions to the Southwest Airlines Tentative Agreement Informational Meetings:

April 19
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April 25
April 26
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April 28
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IAM / PSA Airlines 2022 Negotiations Update

April 8, 2022 Admin 0

April 8, 2022

Dear Sisters and Brothers:Negotiations resumed this week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with in-person meetings taking place at the Local Lodge 1725 facility in CLT (Charlotte). The full committees for the Union and the Company were present at this meeting.

With the pace we have had thus far, it has allowed to us to get through around 80% of the non-economic proposals with TA’s having been reached in Articles 9, 12, 13, 22, 23, 26 & 27. Of the remaining non-economic portions of the CBA left, Article 10 was a primary focus this week. Dialogue amongst both … Read More...

IAM/Southwest Airlines TA Road Show FAQ

April 6, 2022 Admin 0

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

As your Union representatives are working diligently to assist you with understanding the vital information contained within the IAMAW/Southwest Airlines TA, we wanted to share some questions from the voices of the membership.  The questions below may be info you, too, may have wanted to ask.

1Q. Are there any protections for part-time status beyond the 120 bid limits?

A. All MOT assignments outside the bid shift will count towards the 32-hour cap including part-shift time extensions.

2Q. Is the ‘Me Too’ agreement part of this Agreement?

A. Yes, there is a ‘Me Too’ clause for … Read More...

IAM/Southwest TA Informational Meetings

April 1, 2022 Admin 0

April 1, 2022

Brothers and Sisters:

Your Negotiating Committee and Stewards from across the USA will be visiting each location on the Southwest Airlines system. These Informational Meetings will provide an opportunity for you to ask questions and get answers regarding the Tentative Agreement (TA) reached between District Lodge 142 and Southwest Airlines. Refer to the Informational Meeting Schedule on the following pages.

The ratification date for ALL LOCATIONS will be Thursday, May 5, 2022 (time to be determined). Please note, only members in good standing are able to vote on any Tentative Agreement.

Once again, your Negotiating Committee recommends a YES

IAM / Southwest Airlines TA Redline Edition

March 28, 2022 Admin 0

March 28, 2022

Dear Sisters and Brothers:

Attached is the Redlined Edition of the Tentative Agreement (TA) between Southwest Airlines and the IAMAW. Over the next few days, the General Chairs and members of the Negotiating Committee will be visiting the stations to conduct informational sessions where you will be able to ask questions and receive answers regarding the new Tentative Agreement. We have also established an email address for you to submit your questions regarding the new TA. The email address is You will get a response on any questions submitted and we will be posting a … Read More...

Tentative Agreement Reached at Southwest Airlines

March 28, 2022 Admin 0

March 28, 2022

Sisters and Brothers:

We are proud to announce that we have reached a new Tentative Agreement with Southwest Airlines for Customer Service, CS&S and SOS groups. We would like to thank you for your patience and your feedback during the survey.

We would also like to thank Airline Coordinator Thomas J. Regan, Grand Lodge Representative Jeff Tobius and Mediator Gerry McGuckin from the National Mediation Board for their guidance through this process.

In the coming days, the full red line version of the Tentative Agreement will be posted. We will also post a schedule of informational meetings … Read More...