ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

    Congratulations to Brother Abel Ledezma for being selected as the new Southwest Pipetrades Organizer, he will take office on October 1, 2016.

  Click on link below to see UA Apprentice Comercial.

  https://youtu.be/phsyARopkmk

   Congratulations to Brother Leonard Aguilar who has been selected as the new Executive Director & Executive Secretary-Treasurer for the Texas Building Trades in Austin TX. He will start training for his new position the first week in October. Thanks Leonard for all of your hard work over the past 5 years as a SW Pipetrades Organizer.

     Anyone signing up for OSHA 30, or continuing ED. please call Pam, Dale Hoff or Frank Southers at 210 226-2661.

   For Insurance or Pension Questions please call:     1-888-619-5364 at AmeriBen/IEC Group and ask for Alice.

   For most current insurance changes click on link below.

   SPD_Insurance_Changes.pdf

          
  • Here is the Prescription carrier information starting 1/1/2016:

     Save-RX

     Rx Bin- 006558

     Rx Group- PP142

    Click on Link to access self pay  Dental Insurance:

     https://24000723.savewithdiscounthealthcare.com

     Fabian Cantu email: fcblockinsurance.com

  •  For the  latest CBA click below.

      CBA_Final_011614.pdf

 

  •  National Service & Maintenance Agreement click below.

     National_Maintenance_Agreement.pdf

  •  U.A. Journeyman dues are now $33.00 a month, and U.A. Apprentice dues are now $29.00 a month

     DUES CAN BE PAID OVER THE PHONE THROUGH KAREN VIA THE CREDIT CARD MACHINE.

  • 401K:

     If you have a 401K ,the attachment below is a great tool to model your investments by. It was provided by the Harrell Group who invests our Pension and 401k funds.

     UAPP_142_401_K_Model_Portfolio__110515.pdf

  • Local 142 Credit Union website:

       www.Local142fcu.com

  • When reporting to work:

     Please have your Social Security card in hand.

     Please have a valid Texas Driver's License or Texas ID in hand.

     Please have the proper attire on, ready to go out to the job-site that day.

     Please be on time.

     The shops will not send you to work without your Drivers License, ID or Social Security card.

     Thank You

     Mark Potter

     Business Manager

 

    Heads Bowed:

    Brother Rudolph "Rudy" O. Santos passed away on August 10, 2016 at the age of 66, Rudy had been a member of Local 142 since July of 1974. He will be missed.

    Brother John E. Garcia Sr. passed away on June 7, 2016 at the age of 68, John had been a member of Local 142 since April of 1975. He will be missed.

     Brother George Sandoval passed away on May 16, 2016 at the age of 63, George had been a member of Local 142 since May of 1980. George was very involved with the Apprentice and Journeyman training for many years. He taught a lot of the OSHA classes. He was working out of town in Houston when he passed. He will be missed.

      Brother Ray Brown Sr. passed away on April 10, 2016 at the age of 91, Ray had been a member of Local 142 since August of 1949. He was a lifetime member as well as past President of Local 142. He was also the founder of the Local 142 Credit Union, he used to carry a box in the trunk of his car and travel to different places to give members loans. He will be missed.

     Brother Mark Peterson passed away on March 30, 2016 at the age of 53, Mark had been a member of Local 142 since September of 1998. Mark was past    President of the Local along with being an officer and an instructor for many years. He will be missed.

     Brother Willis Saweypassed away on January 19, 2016 at the age of 74, Willis had been a member of Local 142 since January of 1965. He was a partner in the Freedom Mechanical Co. He will be missed.

 

     Calendar of Events: All Events are at the Training Center 3630 Belgium Lane, unless noted otherwise.

     Wednesday September 7, 2016: Executive Board meeting @ 4:30 PM

     Thursday September 8, 2016 Finance Board Meeting @4:30 pm

     Monday September 12, 2016 Regular Union Meeting @ 5:30 PM. Union Meetings are now being held at Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 142 at 3630 Belgium Lane.

     Tuesday September 13, 2016 Apprenticeship Monthly Meeting @ 5:30 PM

     Wednesday September 21, 2016: Retired Members Luncheon @ Noon at the Union Hall.