21 June 2017
A special called meeting has been scheduled for members at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
for the following date, time, and place:
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 9:30 A.M.
Location: Lake Worth High School Auditorium
4210 Boat Club Road
Lake Worth, Tx.
Click here for more information about this event.
1 June 2017
LM Aero and the Union negotiations team have been meeting since May 10 in bargaining of a new contract (collective bargaining agreement). We typically meet at the table to exchange proposals and counters on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and work on counters on Tuesday and Thursday. The negotiations are very intense and include changes to almost all wording and Articles in our current contract.
1 June 2017
Melba Smith, Local 277 member, retired after 63 years of service working for the IAM
District Lodge 776. Melba was honored on January 13, 2017 with a surprise retirement
party given by IAM District Lodge 776 and OPEIU 277. Smith started her career with
IAM 776 in her teens; it was her job to “light the fires” at the office before everyone
came to work.
1 June 2017
On February 18, 2017, the Instituto Laboral de la Raza presented the National
Community Services Award to the “SHOOT FOR A CURE” Team at the annual 2017
National Labor-Community Awards in San Francisco, California. National Event Chair,
Mark Gagliardi and Tim Hamann, Chair Emeritus, accepted the award on behalf of the
team. Gagliardi is a long time OPEIU 277 member and the Western US Chief Steward
for Local 277.
20 June 2016
This will be your one stop shop for all Local 277 communications, news, updates, and events. From this page members may take advantage of benefits such as the OPEIU Towing/Service Calls Benefit Program, UnionPlus discounts, and numerous scholarship opportunities. Members may also make changes to their address, order a new membership card, and register to vote. We have also provided information for those who are in need of a Union and may not be sure how to get started.
On behalf of the Local 277 officers and staff we want to thank you for your patience as we have worked to get this website up and running. Our goal is to provide our members with up to date information and the best service and representation possible. If you have any suggestions or concerns, we certainly welcome them.