Dear Brothers and Sisters,
I have dedicated my report to only one subject because I, along with Justin and the rest of my staff, agree it is the most value we can provide the clients. And we need to continue to capitalize on it now while the opportunity is at hand.
The January meeting was great, and the turnout was impressive. It was good to see so many of you take the time to come and show your support for your Local Union even though the weather could have been better.
Danny and Justin did a good job informing everyone about what has been going on with our Union. If you were unable to attend, you missed a good meeting. Danny stressed how important the Action Network is in helping to secure future work for all of us. If you aren’t signing the petitions, I want to encourage you to do so. Our jobs and our future depend on it!
The work outlook in my area is slow for now between the weather and the permit situation. Several good jobs are getting postponed due to permits. That is all the more reason we should be advocating for our work.
Steward School is just around the corner, and I hope everyone who can is making plans to attend. It will be a learning experience, but there are also plenty of opportunities for fun and fellowship scheduled throughout the week. The Ladies of 798 will be holding several drawings as well as the basket auction. I would like to encourage everyone to get involved in these events. All the money raised goes to well-deserved charities. I hope to see you there.
The work season is almost here, and I hope to see you on the ROW soon. If I can be of help, don’t hesitate to call.
- Ellenboro, NC. 2-4” Fab. Welder Foreman: Naaman Warren. Superintendent: Josh Owens. Working 6-10s. Approx. completion 2-2-19.
- Creedmoor, NC. Maintenance. Welder Foreman: Doug Elliott. Superintendent: Victor Cardenas. Working 5-10s. Special Agreement. Approx. completion 12-31-19.
- Madison, TN. Station replacement plus 400’ of 4”. Welder Foreman: Josh McGee. Superintendent: Anthony Campbell. Working 5-10s. Maintenance Agreement. Approx. completion 2-9-19.
- Enfield, NC. (Revised) 62.5 miles 36”. Welder Foreman: David Dickerson. Superintendent: Doug Gregory. Working 6-10s. Approx. completion 2-15-19.
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Dear Brothers and Sisters, I have dedicated my report to only one subject because I, along with Justin and the rest of my staff, agree it is the most value we can provide the clients. And we need to continue to capitalize on it now while the opportunity is at hand.
Dear Brothers and Sisters, I hope everyone’s year has gotten off to a good start. At the time of this writing, union contractors have picked up three more jobs in Texas under the Market Recovery package. This is great news, and we anticipate more to come.
At the moment, work is slow at every level. In dispatch, we are diligently looking for work with other local unions by making phone calls every day.
New Pension Tax Table Installed Pension tax tables are updated in the first quarter each year. The new table for 2020 will be installed effective March 1, 2020. Please review your deposit amount as of that date and after and let us know if you need to make any changes.