The next regular monthly union meeting will be held on

 Tuesday, February 21, at 7:30 pm
The local lodge Executive Board will meet at 7:00 pm

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The AssociationFor all members of the New American Airlines, formerly US. Airways and United Airlines employees, a new “drop down” site has been added to the home page. The new site titled THE ASSOCIATION, will contain the latest information on those negotiations, as they are received. Please check this site often for the latest updates. As always, contact your Shop Steward, or General Chairperson for any clarification.

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MORE NOMINATIONS

GRAND LODGE OFFICER NOMINATIONS

In accordance with Article III, Section 5 of the IAM Constitution, please be advised that Machinists Union members have completed the nomination process for the election of Grand Lodge Officers and elected officials for a new four-year term.

The required number of IAM Local Lodges nominated each of the following candidates: Robert Martinez, Jr., as International President; Dora Cervantes as General Secretary-Treasurer; Philip J. Gruber, Gary R. Allen, Sito Pantoja, Mark A. Blondin, James Conigliaro, Rickey Wallace and Brian Bryant as U.S. General Vice Presidents; Phil Zanella, Jr., James Beno, Walter Gerlach, Mark Conner and Ian L. Anderman as members of the Committee on Law; and Gilbert Simmons, Susan Palmer and Juan Negron as delegates to the AFL- CIO.  Stan Pickthall received a sufficient number of nominations to be a candidate for the Canadian General Vice President position, and Tania L. Canniff received a sufficient number of nominations to be a candidate for the Canadian Labour Council.  No other candidates received sufficient nominations to be on an election ballot.

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Read Anna Davidson’s Southwest Airlines Stewards Training Report

Click here
SWA Stewards Training

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IAM District 141 & 142 EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
is here to help you when you are facing personal problems. The assistance is confidential and free. Click here or the logo below for more information, or contact Brother Chuck Krieg at ckrieg57@gmail.com

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eap-card-1For the District 142 membership, contact Brother Paul M. Shultz at;
pm.shultz@att.net or call 704-907-3563

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welcomeLocal Lodge 2319 welcomes the following new members,
Linda Fuoti,and Deborah Stewart
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Show your Support

2319 T-ShirtsLocal Lodge 2319 T-shirts are now available. Sizes range from small to XX-Large. Please contact a local lodge executive board member or your shop steward for information and prices. All shirts are Union made in America.

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 Union Dues Check-Off

Some of our members have opted to forgo payroll deduction of their monthly dues, which is an option available to all. However, that does not preclude you from paying your monthly dues on time. If you elect to pay by check, please remit the full monthly amount by the first of the month. Make the check out to IAM District Lodge 142, indicate in the memo section that the dues are for IAM Local 2319. Please mail the check to;          IAM District 142
400 NE 32nd St.

Kansas City, MO. 64116 

 The current monthly dues rate is $62.00

If you have any questions please contact the Local Executive Board at;                               813-267-5127

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Labor Letter 2

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