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  • iMail , News , Transportation October 13, 2016

    Airline District 141 Holds Largest Ever Convention

    IAM District Lodge 141 held its bi-annual convention this week in Las Vegas, NV. The event was highlighted by a strong showing of solidarity from the delegates, contracts that have set the standard in the airline industry and a return to financial stability for the lodge. “I congratulate President Mike Klemm, his staff and the

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  • Transportation August 25, 2016


    IAM-represented Aircraft Mechanic performs engine work in Phoenix. In its most recent study about the monitoring and safety of aircraft repair being outsourced to contractors, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found significant flaws in the way the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) tracks and reports the maintenance of US commercial aircraft. The report charges that the

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  • Transportation August 19, 2016

    Happy National Aviation Day

    General Vice President Sito Pantoja issued the following comment about National Aviation Day: “Whether you work on the ground or in the cabin, being part of the United States aviation industry is something we can all be proud of. Personally, being an IAM-represented Aircraft Mechanic is a source of immense pride for me. Through our

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  • Transportation August 18, 2016

    Transportation Department Conducts General Chairs Training

    The Transportation Department last week gave its eight newly-elected General Chairs from District Lodges 141 and 142 their first staff training class at the Winpisinger training facility. This annual “General Chairs Training” class is given to new District staff members to provide them with a strong foundation as they embark on their new roles. This

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  • Transportation August 17, 2016

    SM Cargo Agents Vote Yes for IAM Representation

    Seeking improved working conditions, a better quality of life for their families and fairness on the job, approximately 250 SM Freight Cargo workers today became the newest members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The National Mediation Board conducted the election, with 81 percent of employees voting in favor of IAM

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