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Blue Light Report - March / April 2019

We recently finished the 3% allocation that you will receive on June 3, 2019, under the National Pipeline Agreement. All classifications have allocated 30 cents towards healthcare and the remainder of the raise will be put on your 401(k) benefit contribution. Currently, welders and journeymen on high scale work receive $6.89 per hour and helpers receive $3.48 per hour. With the additional monies, welders and journeymen will receive $9.30 per hour on 401(k) and helpers will receive $4.68 per hour on 401(k).

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Blue Light Report Mid-Atlantic - March / April 2019

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.

PRE-JOBS:

B&G Pipeline:

- 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.

Appalachian Pipeline:

- 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.

Price Gregory:

- Enfield, NC.  (Revised) 62.5 miles 36”. Welder Foreman: David Dickerson. Superintendent:  Doug Gregory.  Working 6-10s. Approx. completion 2-15-19.

MORE 798 STORIES

  • Blue Light Report - March / April 2019
    We recently finished the 3% allocation that you will receive on June 3, 2019, under the National Pipeline Agreement. All classifications have allocated 30 cents towards healthcare and the remainder of the raise will be put on your 401(k) benefit contribution. Currently, welders and journeymen on high scale work receive $6.89 per hour and helpers receive $3.48 per hour. With the additional monies, welders and journeymen will receive $9.30 per hour on 401(k) and helpers will receive $4.68 per hour on 401(k).
  • Blue Light Report 2 - March / April 2019
    We recently held our regular January Membership Meeting here in Tulsa, and I am proud to say that we had well over 300 members in attendance.  This was a great turnout for January, with many entering their Union Hall in Tulsa for the very first time. It’s always good to see so many members come to take part in the direction of this Local Union.
  • Blue Light Report Dispatch - March / April 2019
    “The unsuccessful person is burdened by learning and prefers to walk down familiar paths. Their distaste for learning stunts their growth and limits their influence.” - John C. Maxwell
  • Blue Light Report Benefits Update - March / April 2019
    PIBF at Steward School PIBF’s presentation Thursday afternoon at Steward School will include guest speakers from the Trust Company of Oklahoma who will cover helpful information on our 401(k) plan, along with guidance on Medicare and Social Security.  A representative from Cooper Clinic will also discuss the special pricing available to the membership for their preventative medicine program.  As in the past, the PIBF staff will be available throughout the Steward School for member questions.