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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.
The Southwest Pipetrades will be accepting resumes from Journeymen members of Local 142 for the Organizer postion at the Southwest Pipetrades. If interested,please drop off your resume at the Union Hall. Interviews are set to take place at the hall on September 7th of this year.
The Southwest Pipe Trades is currently seeking interested applicants for organizer/recruiter position in the San Antonio area. All interested applicants must possess adequate computer skills, must be able to use Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. All interested applicants must be highly motivated and possess the ability to perform the assigned tasks with little supervision and maintain a high level of accountability.
The candidate selected will be required to develop a strategic organizing plan to grow market share and membership within the jurisdiction of Local 142. Although 80% of the new candidate’s time will be spent in the San Antonio area, the remaining 20% will be spent in other areas within Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
The job will be a salaried position which includes; 2 weeks paid vacation, 7 paid holidays, all negotiated fringe benefits from the Local 142 Collective Bargaining Agreement and after vesting, the U.A. Fulltime Salaried Officers Pension. The salary will be based off the negotiated foreman rate in the Local 142 Collective Bargaining Agreement at 40 hours per week.
The Southwest Pipe Trades will supply the selected candidate with a vehicle, cell phone, computer and any other equipment needed to perform the duties assigned. Please keep in mind that this position will require you to travel and have flexible start/stop times. You will be required to work closely with all Business Managers in the Southwest Pipe Trades. Due to the high profile duties of this position you will need maintain an appearance that is professional at all times.
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 and ask for Alice.
For most current insurance changes click on link below.
Rx Bin- 006558
Rx Group- PP142
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Fabian Cantu email: fcblockinsurance.com
DUES CAN BE PAID OVER THE PHONE THROUGH KAREN VIA THE CREDIT CARD MACHINE.
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.
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.
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.
Monday September 5, 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.