Local 774 Members at Fort Riley Begin Contract Negotiations with Valiant Integrated Services

Junction City, Kansas – On Tuesday, March 21, 2023, Local, District, and International Negotiators opened contract negotiations with Valiant Integrated Services.

These Local 774 members are remarkably skilled workers comprised of Service Contract Act (SCA) Simulator Technicians I, II, and Ill, working for Valiant Integrated Services at the Ft. Riley Kansas airfield facility in support of the U.S. Army Helicopter Training Devices and other various programs. (In the group picture below, starting on the left: Shaun Junkins, Jeremy Collette, Jeremy Gorman, Wendy Brooks, Ryan Griffiths, Mark Unruh, & Tony Wirth. #IAM774🇺🇸

Textron Aviation Employee Pay for Performance HSA Option

Textron Aviation Inc. employees will have an HSA (Health Savings Account) option for the 2022 Pay for Performance Plan payout (Article 22 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement).

Bargaining unit members can log in and elect to use the company’s HSA Election Online Tool at https://ww2.txtav.com/Emploee/InfoHub to have all or part of their pay-for-performance funds deposited into an HSA account. (Employees must have an active HSA account to elect this option). This option will be available from Tuesday, February 7, 2023, through Tuesday, February 14, 2023. (If you’re having login issues, call the IT Help Desk at 316-517-4062 or visit the IT Hanger.)

For those electing partial payments to their HSA, and those not contributing to their HSA account, payments of these funds will be on the February 24, 2023, paycheck.

If you have questions contact the Employee Service Center at 517-5252, option 5.

2023 Installation Ceremony

Congratulations to each of the local lodge officers and delegates who were inducted into office during our January membership meeting. This ritual is called the Installation Ceremony. Our elected officers and representatives take an oath to uphold the IAM Constitution and faithfully perform the duties of the office they were elected to.

Local 774 Receives an “Honorable Mention” for a Photo Used in the 2023 IAM Calendar

Congratulations! Local Lodge 774 received an “Honorable Mention” for a photo taken at Textron Aviation and submitted in the 2022 IAM Photo Contest. Winning photo’s from the contest are used in the following year’s IAM Calendar. The 2023 IAM Calendars are sold for $7.00 each to benefit Guide Dogs of America | Tender Loving Canines. If you’d like to order a calendar, go to https://www.goiam.org/iam-calendar-order. #IAM774