Lodge 463 Sisters Attend Women’s Conference in Las Vegas

Hundreds of IAM activist women from across North America are gathered in Las Vegas last week for the 2019 IAM Women’s Conference. The theme of the conference was “Women Rising: Unite the Fight.” The agenda included an array of guests and panel discussions, to support the ever-increasing role women play in the labor movement. Among Read more about Lodge 463 Sisters Attend Women’s Conference in Las Vegas[…]

2019 IAM Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

2019 IAM Scholarship Competition Is Now Accepting Applications The 2019 IAM Scholarship Competition is now accepting applications. The competition is open to members of the IAM and their children throughout the United States and Canada under procedures and rules of eligibility explained in this announcement. The IAM Scholarship Fund, which is used exclusively to make possible Read more about 2019 IAM Scholarship Now Accepting Applications[…]

Op-Ed from Pilot Instructor: Bridge Negotiations

From time to time, upon request and approval from Local Lodge Leadership/E-Board, certain member-written pieces/opinions/editorials may be be published to the website.  When articles such as these are published, a comments section will be included at the conclusion of the piece for readers to provide their feedback during a defined “comment period”. The following letter Read more about Op-Ed from Pilot Instructor: Bridge Negotiations[…]

J-Model Mechanics Join Local Lodge – Increasing Represented Positions by nearly 70%

The number of represented positions in Local Lodge just increased by roughly two thirds! On Tuesday, October 16, employees of VSE Corporation, who perform maintenance and repair on the C-130J fleet, voted in sanctioned Department of Labor vote to UNIONIZE, and after an overwhelmingly “in favor” result, became part of Local Lodge 463.  Approximately 130 Read more about J-Model Mechanics Join Local Lodge – Increasing Represented Positions by nearly 70%[…]

2018 Arkansas Ballot Issues – What Do They Mean?

Tuesday, November 6 is ELECTION DAY, in Arkansas and across the Nation. This election day Arkansans will be choosing their Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, as well as several judiciary positions for appellate, local and supreme courts. Depending on the State District and US Congressional District an Arkansas citizen lives in, he/she Read more about 2018 Arkansas Ballot Issues – What Do They Mean?[…]

Lodge President Attends IAM Aerospace Conference

The 2018 IAM Aerospace Conference was held last week in Fort Worth, TX with nearly 300 delegates in attendance. Local Lodge President Harry Brown represented our Local Lodge at the event.  International President Bob Martinez hosted the conference, which included a tour of the Lockheed Martin F35 production facility in Fort Worth. The conference focused Read more about Lodge President Attends IAM Aerospace Conference[…]

Date & Location Announced for 2018 Union Christmas Party

Save the Date! This year’s IAM Local Lodge 463 Christmas party will be held Saturday, December 1st, the Downtown Marriott Hotel (formerly the Peabody of Little Rock).  Party time will be from 6:00pm – 10:00pm, with the same format as previous Christmas parties – the first hour being a “social hour” and food service beginning Read more about Date & Location Announced for 2018 Union Christmas Party[…]