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IAM/PSA Airlines 2021 Negotiations Information

September 24, 2021 Admin 0

Having completed the call for proposals, the convening of a committee for proposal screening/correlation for the Union’s body of proposals and the completion of the collective bargaining preparation training last week in CLT, your negotiating committee is prepared to begin bargaining with the Company. The opening day of negotiations is set for October 7th and will occur in DAY.

Earlier this month an online survey was made available to the membership which provides another valuable tool for your committee to use and guide us at the bargaining table. It is instrumental in collecting data which, in addition to your proposals, … Read More...

Victory Lodge 1725 Remembers 9/11

September 11, 2021 Admin 0

8:46 am – North Tower – American 11

Captain John Ogonowski

First Officer Thomas McGuinness Jr.

Flight Attendants: Barbara Arestegui, Jeffrey Collman, Sara Low, Karen Martin, Kathleen Nicosia, Betty Ong, Jean Roger, Dianne Snyder, Madeline Sweeney

9:03 am – South Tower – United 175

Captain Victor Saracini

First Officer Michael Horrocks

Flight Attendants: Robert J. Fangman, Amy N. Jarret, Amy R. King, Kathryn L. Laborie, Alfred G. Marchand, Michael C. Tarrou, Alicia N. Titus

9:37 am – Pentagon – American 77

Captain Charles Burlingame

First Officer David M. Charlebois

Flight Attendants: Michele Heidenberger, Jennifer Lewis, Kenneth Lewis, Renee A. May… Read More...

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.

Here is a link to read about this event! … Read More...

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IAM/PSA Airlines 2021 Negotiations Survey

August 25, 2021 Admin 0

With the call for proposals released, there is another invaluable communication tool to help with the proposals 
that you are submitting. As was provided for in 2015 before negotiations began, we have worked together to 
finalize and publish a survey. This survey will be instrumental in collecting data that is normally generated by 
word of mouth and sometimes painfully extracted from proposals, with the issue being trying to understand 
exactly what the intent of the proposal is, and more importantly, what is most important to the PSA Airlines 
membership. It is extremely important that 100% of our membership take the … Read More...

Helena Thornton Appointed Auditor for District Lodge 141

August 13, 2021 Admin 0

Congratulations are in order as Victory Lodge 1725’s own Helena Thornton has been newly appointed as an Auditor for IAM District Lodge 141! Helena has been a lodge officer for a number of years, serving as Recording Secretary. In her years as a member of our lodge she has served as Chair of the Community Service Committee, Womens/Human Rights Committee and has been a shop steward in her position in Fleet Service for American Airlines.

Helena has been instrumental in our local’s involvement with Renaissance West Steam Academy and has headed up numerous fund raisers for the school as well … Read More...

2021 Grand Lodge Convention Delegate Election Results

May 13, 2021 Admin 0

On Thursday, May 13, 2021, during the regular business meeting, an election was held for delegates to the 2021 Grand Lodge Convention in San Diego. Your membership elected the following delegates (listed in alphabetical order):

Joseph Behan

John Bidoglio

Daryl Current

Todd Day

Kenny Geis

Mike Knoble

Mike Moser

Rich Novak

Helena Thornton

Craig Vanderhoof

John Wilkinson

Gary Winchester 

Alternates: Mark DeLuke and Phil Skaar

Congratulations to our delegates!…

Essential Worker and Union Members Vaccination Event

April 21, 2021 Admin 0

Southern Piedmont Central Labor Council is hosting a vaccination event for union members, essential workers and their families in Charlotte on Friday, April 23rd at the International House on Central Avenue. The available vaccine will most likely be Moderna and will require a second dose four weeks later, May 21 which will be scheduled at the first event.

International House 1817 Central Ave #215, Charlotte, NC 28205

Friday April 23rd from 2:30pm to 7:30pm

To reserve your spot for Friday, April 23rd fill out this form

Go to more information about the COVID-19 vaccine.


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