IAM District Lodge 142 Trusteeship Hearing Update

March 17, 2022 Admin 0

March 17, 2022

Dear Sisters and Brothers of IAM District Lodge 142,

On February 16, 2022, a Special Trial Committee, comprised of three uninvolved IAM officers, conducted a hearing pertaining to the trusteeship of District Lodge 142. On March 15, the Special Trial Committee submitted its recommendation to the IAM International President to continue trusteeship of District Lodge 142. On March 17, the International President concurred with the decision to continue trusteeship, as seen in correspondence in the enclosed letter.

District Lodge 142 will continue moving forward to operate in a financially solvent manner in accordance with the … Read More...

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District Lodge 142 Looks to Future with New Leadership

February 4, 2022 Admin 0

February 4, 2022

After an extensive interview process, IAM District Lodge 142 is moving forward with several new leaders in the air transport district. All appointments have been made under the current District Lodge 142 Trusteeship.

John Coveny, a 33-year IAM member who had served as a District Lodge 142 General Chair, has been appointed District Lodge 142 President and Directing General Chair. Joe Shultz, a 27-year IAM member who most recently served as a District Lodge 142 Trustee, has been appointed District Lodge 142 Secretary-Treasurer.

District Lodge 142 also welcomes Oralia Beecher as a General Chair; … Read More...

IAM District Lodge 142 Trusteeship and Suspension of District Lodge 142 Elections

January 26, 2022 Admin 0

January 26, 2022

Dear Sisters and Brothers of IAM District Lodge 142,

As seen in the District Lodge 142 Trusteeship letter attachedthe upcoming elections are suspended for ONLY District Lodge 142 President/Directing General Chair, Vice Presidents, Trustee and General Chairs positions until further notice.

For Local Lodges represented by both District Lodge 142 and District Lodge 141, please know that District 141 elections will continue per the election notices. In addition, all Local Lodge elections will continue as posted per your Local Lodge bylaws. All regular meetings scheduled for Local Lodges and its affiliates, such as those … Read More...

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IAM/PSA Airlines 2021 Call for Proposals

June 8, 2021 Admin 0

The current IAM/PSA Collective Bargaining Agreement becomes amendable on April 5, 2022 with bargaining set to commence 6 months prior to the amendable date per Article 28 of the Agreement which is no later than October 5, 2021. This language guarantees that the Company and your Union have already agreed to commence the negotiations process early. I recently have had the initial conversations with the Company concerning negotiations.

Pursuant to the above, please be advised that a call for contract proposals is in order.

Accordingly, all proposed changes to the contract need to be submitted to District Lodge 142 at … Read More...

District 142 Louis L. Gray – Robert M. Moore – Frank Score – Scholarship Awards 2020

May 13, 2020 Admin 0

May 13, 2020

The officers and staff of District 142 are proud to announce one (1) award of $2,500 and five (5) awards of $1,000 each for the 2020 scholarship competition.

The First Prize awardee of $2,500.00:  Local Lodge 1726 – Jane Michigan

The $1,000.00 Awardees are:

Local Lodge 2202 – Aizayah Yacapin    
Local Lodge 2202 – Elisa Sagisi            
Local Lodge 2202 – Andrea Monday-Honaker
Local Lodge 368 – Michael Ackerman
Local Lodge 368 – Natalie Romaniello

Honorable Mentions:

Brian Jagnanan           Alexis Bates
   Emily DeVito          …

DL 142 2020 Scholarship Competition

February 2, 2020 Admin 0

February 1, 2020

The following is a basic format for the year 2020 District Lodge #142 Scholarship Program and is intended for the guidance of all members and legal children of members who may be eligible to participate in the competition.

The competition will be open to all members in good standing of District Lodge 142 as of February 1, 2020, as well as their legal children who are 2020 graduating high school seniors. The winners of the competition will receive scholarship tuition. The first prize will be $2,500.00 and several additional $1,000.00 scholarship tuition awards. This money will be … Read More...

Ryan, Simmons Named Transportation Department Special Representatives

December 2, 2019 Admin 0

General Vice President Sito Pantoja is proud to announce the appointment of Sean Ryan and Gil Simmons as the Transportation Department’s newest Special Representatives. 

Sean Ryan initiated into IAM Local Lodge 2444 in April 1985 when he was hired by Piedmont Airlines in Norfolk VA. He served as Grievance Committee Chairman from 1990-2008. In 1995, he was appointed and later elected as the first and only president of the newly chartered Local Lodge 2914 where he served in that capacity until 2008 when he was appointed and later elected to his current position of General Chair for District 142. Prior … Read More...

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Randy Griffith

June 26, 2019 Admin 0

June 26, 2019

The entire District 142 staff is deeply saddened by the passing of one of our General Chairs, Randy Griffith.  Randy passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019 while at home in Mesa, Arizona.  Randy had been a General Chair for the District since 2010 and serviced most of the western stations at American Airlines.  He also negotiated the mechanic and related contract at Hawaiian Airlines, Swissport Services in Phoenix and Las Vegas and the Jetstream Services agreement in Phoenix.  Prior to coming on the District staff, he was an Avionics Technician at US Airways (previously America West) … Read More...