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Blue Light Report - March / April 2020

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.

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Blue Light Report Southeast - September / October 2019

I hope everyone will arrange to attend the September Union Meeting. Remember this is an election year, and nominations will be accepted at this meeting. There will be many highly qualified members running for all the different offices, and it is up to the entire membership to participate in the voting process. The success of our great local depends on it! 

Work is still slow in my jurisdiction, but I am diligently working to improve this situation. I have had the opportunity to speak with several contractors and hope to have them bid some upcoming work. I hope every member is taking advantage of all the Building Trades work that is available. If not, call dispatch, and see what is available. 

Thanks again to all my fellow Brothers and Sisters who took the time to be my eyes and ears in my area. The information gained has been very valuable to our profession and is greatly appreciated.  Unfortunately, I am hearing about quite a few union hands working on nonunion jobs, and this is entirely UNACCEPTABLE!  When you sign up with this local, you agree to a way of life that holds very high standards; a work ethic that is second to none; and loyalty to your fellow Brothers and Sisters of this local.   

Every member is encouraged to continue to be actively involved with our Action Network. Your activity is an amazing way for our voices to be heard, and for our way of life to be recognized and valued. Please take the time to encourage all your family members to get involved also. There is always strength in numbers. 

In closing, I want to wish each one of our members safe travels to and from their work locations. Remember I am here to serve YOU, so please feel free to call with any questions or concerns, 918-991-5341. God bless this great local, and God bless each one of you. 

Pre-Jobs:  

T.J. Construction, Inc.: 

- Florence, AL.  Maintenance and Fabrication on 8” and under. Gas Company: City of Pulaski. Job Steward: Dustin Bilbrey. Special agreement rates. 

Wayne Holden & Company, Inc.: 

- Plain Dealing, LA. 24,000’ of 6” steel pipe. Gas Company: CenterPoint Energy. Welder Foreman: Curtis Mason. Steward: Jeremy Ryan. Special agreement rates. 

Appalachian Pipeline Contractors, LLP: 

- Okahumpka, FL. Meter Station work. Gas Company: City of Leesburg. Steward: Kerry Lobell.  Special agreement rates. 

 

 

 

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  • Blue Light Report - March / April 2020
    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.
  • Blue Light Report 2 - March / April 2020
    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.
  • Blue Light Report Dispatch - March / April 2020
    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.
  • Blue Light Report Benefits Update - March / April 2020
    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.