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Local Lodge 2003 went on strike one week ago tonight, over issues of dignity and respect on the job. Your GNC heard you, and more important, your community and L3 AFS heard you. We owe a great deal to our Federal Mediator. The Mediator is a neutral third party, with few powers beyond that of […]
Below is a copy L3 Communications Revised Proposal and a copy of the Proposal from last Sundays contract ratification meeting. The revised proposal show only the revised or removed changes from the proposal that was presented at the April 27th ratification meeting. There is also a copy of the Strike Settlement Agreement if the proposed […]
The GNC will be at the Local Lodge on hwy 84 Saturday, May 3 from 10 AM – 6 PM to explain the contract and answer all questions about the mediated offer from L3 AFS.
No alcohol will be allowed in the parking lot or the meeting Sunday. NO ONE under the influence will be allowed in the meeting. There will be no tolerance on this issue. The proposal will be available on our website. Members of the GNC will be available to explain the contract and answer all questions […]
A few notes as we move forward, and answers to questions – YES, the strike CONTINUES, and will ONLY end upon acceptance of the new proposal. We must keep the mandatory gates open through Sunday. We still need people to man the pickets. No concessions will be available at the meeting on Sunday, due to […]
Under Federal Mediation, the IAM and L3 Army Fleet Support negotiated a new proposal for IAM members to vote on. Our regular Local Lodge membership meeting and the District Lodge 75 meeting for Saturday, May 3rd have been cancelled, and a special called meeting for the sole purpose of voting on a new proposal has […]
Federal Mediation has worked with both the IAM Local Lodge 2003 and L3 AFS Committees, and is bringing the two sides together to restart negotiations, starting this afternoon. These negotiations will be at an undisclosed location. We are strongly requesting our membership not attempt to find out where these are being held. If members start […]
Since our strike began, we’ve been happily overwhelmed by the support that our community has shown us. Other unions, local business, elected officials and individuals have given donations and shown support. IAM Local Lodge 2003 has been part of this community for over 50 years, and we’re proud to be part of the Wiregrass. Our […]
Labor News For Immediate Release International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Mediator Meets with Machinists Over Ft. Rucker Strike Daleville, AL April 29, 2014 – Federal Mediation met today with the Machinists Union Local Lodge 2003 Negotiating Committee, and plans to meet with L3 Army Fleet Support negotiators tomorrow, an important first […]