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Save the Date! 2019 Union Christmas Party Date & Location Announced

Save the Date! This year’s IAM Local Lodge 463 Christmas party will be held Saturday, December 7th, at the Downtown Marriott Hotel (same location as last year).  Although the locale is the same, new Entertainment Committee Chairman BoniJo Boser says not to expect the same kind of experience – that things will be “changed up Read more about Save the Date! 2019 Union Christmas Party Date & Location Announced[…]

Lodge 463 wins 1st Place: Best Layout & Design of an IAM Local Lodge Website

Local Lodge 463 Communicator, Brother Layne Johnston, was presented with an award at the recent IAM Communications Conference in Las Vegas for having the Best Layout & Design of a Local Lodge Website in the IAM. The judge’s comments about the Lodge’s website were, “Stunning opening page, intuitive navigation. It features elegant animation effects. Overall, Read more about Lodge 463 wins 1st Place: Best Layout & Design of an IAM Local Lodge Website[…]

2019 Robert V. Jurasek / Bobby G. Jones Memorial Scholarship: APPLICATION DEADLINE MAY 31

Do you have a child who will be graduating high school this May? We all know that many teenagers tend to procrastinate.  That’s why we’re giving you this reminder that the deadline to apply for the 2019 Robert V. Jurasek / Bobby G. Jones Memorial Scholarship is May 31, 2019.  Don’t let your graduating senior Read more about 2019 Robert V. Jurasek / Bobby G. Jones Memorial Scholarship: APPLICATION DEADLINE MAY 31[…]

You Now Have a Voice in the IAM’s U.S. Presidential Endorsement

A Message from IAM International President, Bob Martinez: Sisters and Brothers, Shortly after I was sworn in as your International President, a member asked me, “When are we going to have a say in who the IAM endorses for president?” It was a good question, and one I’ve been thinking about a lot now that Read more about You Now Have a Voice in the IAM’s U.S. Presidential Endorsement[…]

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%[…]