ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

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

    The contract proposal passed yesterday, thanks to all the members who attended the meeting.

    The following members are running for the vacated  E-Board position: Glen McCombs, Jesse Ortiz, Ron Sopchak, & Chris Morris. The special election will be held on June 20, 2016 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Local. Please come and vote.

 For Insurance or Pension Questions please call:     1-888-619-5364 and ask for Alice.

      
  • Starting on August 1, 2015 forward,The Union office will be closed from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm for lunch.

  

  • These are the elected Delegates to the 39th U.A. Convention:

     Murry Hughey,Clyde Stern,Corey Hacker,Abel Ledezma Jr.,Trino Baltazar,Leonard Aguilar & Lupe Castillo.The two alternates are: Doug Begole & Mike Rodriguez

 

  • Click on link below to see Apprentice recruitment commercial which will be running on KCWX channel 2.

     https://youtu.be/s0dVXcxyJcI

  •  Click on the link below to see Local142 commercial.

     https://www.dropbox.com/s/z0xgriubesft8tf/UA142draft.mov?dl=0

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

     Save-RX

     Rx Bin- 006558

     Rx Group- PP142

     insurance.pdf

  • 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 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 Sawey passed 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 July 6, 2016: Executive Board meeting @ 4:30 PM

     Thursday July  7, 2016:  Finance Board meeting @ 4:30 PM

     Monday July 11, 2016 Regular Union Meeting @ 5:30 PM. (Union Meetings are now being held at Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 142 at 3630 Belgium Lane.)

    Monday June 20, 2016 Special Election of Officer meeting to fill vacancy on the E-Board at 5:00 pm to 7:00pm at union hall.

     Tuesday June 21, 2016 Apprenticeship Monthly Meeting @ 5:30 PM

     Wednesday July 20, 2016: Retired Members Luncheon @ Noon at the Union Hall.