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

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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...

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 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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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
April 20
April 25
April 26
April 26
April 27
April 28
April 28
April 28
April 29

BNA
BNA
SMF
SNA
SJU
BUR
MEM
BUF
LAX
LAX

1300 –

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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...