Teri will be retiring at the end of March, so come by the hall and wish her a happy retirement. Karen Pierce is training under Teri to be the new bookkeeper so when you come by to visit Teri introduce yourself to Karen.

 Starting January 1, 2015 U.A. dues will  increase by $1.00 a month.                                                                                                                        U.A. Journeyman dues will be $33.00 a month,and U.A. Apprentice dues will be $29.00 a month



New U.A. Membership cards are in, please call or come by and talk with Clyde.

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.


Local 142 Credit Union announces their new website:

  brown and blue Baseball Caps are for sale.  The caps sell for $14.00 each. See Clyde Stern for caps.

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 Norvin B. Friesenhahn passed away on February 2, 2015 at the age of 75, he had been a long time instructor at the JATC and operated his own company for many years. He has been a member of the Local since March of 1966. He will be missed.

Brother Hank Brown Passed away on January 21, 2015 at the age of 94, He was an ex Business Manager of Local 142,a Lifetime member and received his 70 year pin last year. He was initiated into the Local on February of 1943. He was the State President of the Texas AFL-CIO and was active until his last days. He has the Hank Brown AFL-CIO retiree club named after him.He will be missed.

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

Monday March 2, 2015: Executive Board meeting @ 4:30 PM

Thursday March 5, 2015: Finance Board meeting @ 5:00 PM

Monday March 9, 2015 Regular Monthly Union Meeting @ 5:30 PM               Union Meetings are held at Hermann Son's Lodge 2nd floor 525 S. St. Mary's Street

Monday March 16, 2015 Apprenticeship meeting @ 4:30 PM

Wednesday March 18, 2015: Retired Members Luncheon @ Noon at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Hall.