Constitution and Bylaws
District Lodge 141 Bylaws changes that were voted on by the membership have been approved by the Grand Lodge, as required by our Bylaws, Article XII - Amendments and Referendums. The changes that have gone into effect 1 July 2014 are underlined below to help the membership become familiar with the changes.
Article VIII – DISTRICT OFFICERS QUALIFICATIONS AND ELECTION
Members of District 141 belong to a local lodge located within miles of where they work. Local Lodge Directory
At the IAM, democratically elected lodge officers, and a strong system of local lodges, assure you of swift and local contract enforcement by members of your own work classification.
The same is true in contract negotiations. At the IAM, officials that you elect from your own work group negotiate contracts.
Only at the world’s largest airline union do you have a say in who negotiates for you, and who protects you on the job.
The world’s largest airline union is made up of a democratic system of local, district, and international lodges. Collectively, those lodges assure enforcement of your contract. After all, a contract with haphazard enforcement is barely more than a piece of paper.