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Newly Elected IAM Local 1776 President Larry Reeves speaks about his vision and commitment to the membership. (MEDCOM1776-001)

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Larry Reeves: From Luggage to Leadership

There comes a time in every man’s life when he must step up and stand tall. For Larry Reeves, the youngest and first African-American president of the 1776 Local Lodge of American Airlines, his time has come…

Date: March 14, 2020

Wilson Named Assistant General Chair

Mike Klemm, President and Directing General Chair announced the appointment of our Local 1776 brother William “Billy” Wilson as Assistant General Chair at the February District 141 Board Meeting.

Date: February 20, 2020

Simmons Named Transportation Department Special Representatives

General Vice President Sito Pantoja announced the appointment of our Local 1776 brother Gil Simmons as a Special Representative in the IAM’s Transportation Department. Congratulations Brother Gil!

Date: December 2, 2019

AGREEMENT IN PRINCIPLE REACHED BETWEEN THE TWU IAM ASSOCIATION AND AMERICAN AIRLINES

After more than four years of bargaining, the TWU-IAM Association is proud to announce we have reached Agreements in Principle with American Airlines for five new joint collective bargaining agreements (JCBAs) worth $4.2 billion, covering more than 30,000 Mechanic & Related, Fleet Service, Maintenance Control, MLS/Stores and Maintenance Training Specialist members.