ANNOUNCEMENTS:                                                Happy Holidays, everyone at the Hall and the Apprenticeship school wish you a safe and happy holiday season.

   The Union office and the Apprenticeship school will be closed on December 24th and 25th for the Christmas holidays, and December 31st and January 1st for New Years.

  

   The November Business Managers report click below:

          Business_Managers_Report_November_2018.pdf

   I want to thank everyone who applied for the Business Agents position, after a lot of discussion, we appointed Trino Baltazar as our new Business Agent.

 

   We want to welcome our new Training Director Don Masten to Local 142.

  

   Click on file below for election of Officer results:

   ELECTION_RESULTS_2018.pdf

  We are looking for plumber and pipe fitter helpers, starting pay is $10.50 an hour with single insurance included, you will need to bring: a birth certificate, valid drivers licence or id and a $15.00 money order to get your state apprenticeship card. Please contact Pam at the Training Center or call 210 226-2661 ext.218 for more details. 

  click on link below for application.

  Helper_info.pdf


    Air Force Federal Credit Union Website:

   www.airforcefcu.com


   AmeriBen has opened up a website so that our members can look up their health benefits, claims paid, deductible amounts paid etc. click on; www.mylaborbenefits.com to sign up.There is also a mobile app for your smart phone, search: MyAmeriBen

  

      Starting on January 1, 2018 Journeyman U.A. Dues will be going up to $35.00 a month, all Apprentices U.A. Dues will be going up to $31.00 a month.     


  Anyone signing up for OSHA 30, or continuing ED. please call Pam at: 210 226-2661

   For Insurance or Pension Questions please call the AmeriBen Group at: 1-888-619-5364 and ask: Alice for Insurance, Malinda for Pension and Ebonie for Insurance hours.

   For most current insurance changes click on link below.

   UAPP-InsuranceSPD.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

     

     DUES CAN BE PAID OVER THE PHONE THROUGH BETH                    VIA THE  CREDIT CARD MACHINE. 210 226-1244 ext. 211

  • 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 wear the proper attire and ready to go out to the job-site.

     Please be on time.

     Please have your Drivers License, ID or Social Security card with you, if not the Contractors cannot send you out to work.

     Thank You

     Mark Potter

     Business Manager

 

    Heads Bowed:

  Brother David C. Titus passed away on November 23, 2018 at the age of 85, he was a Life Member and joined the Local in May of 1965. He will be missed.

  Brother Walter A. Weidner Jr. passed away on September 6, 2018 at the age of 82, he was a Life Member and joined the Local in November of 1957, Walter was also an Officer in the Local for many years and was very active throughout his carrer. He willl be missed.

  Brother Michael (Mike) Kidd passed away on June 18, 2018 at the age of 69, he joined the Local in January of 1972, he was a great guy and always had a funny story to tell. He will be missed.

  Brother Jerry Lynn Davis passed away on May 18, 2018 at the age of 77, he was a 48 year member and joined the Local in October of 1969. He will be missed.

  Brother Erwin R. Raschke passed away on April 20, 2018 at the age of 81, he joined the Local in March of 1970, he was a long time emplyee of Tezel and Cotter until his retirement. He will be missed.

  Brother Darren Price passed away on March 25, 2018 at the age of 52, he was a 32 year member and joined the Local on March 1986. He will be missed.

  Brother Edward Carlson passed away on March 18, 2018 at the age of 86, he was a 66 year old Life Member and joined the Local in October of 1952, he was a regular at the monthly retires luncheon and was always in great spirits. He will be missed.

   Brother Kenneth H. Enderlin passed away on February 15, 2018 at the age of 89, he was a 65 year Life Member and joined the Local on December of 1953. He will be missed.

   Brother Martin D. Tschirhart passed away on February 14, 2018 at the age of 97, he was a 71 year Life Member and joined the Local in November of 1946, he was a regular at  the retired members luncheon up to a few years ago and always had a kind word for everyone. He will be missed. 

   Brother Eugene (Gene) Schultze paseed away on February 3, 2018 at the age of 95, he was a 67 year member and joined the Local on January of 1951.He will be missed.

   Brother Bobby G. Johnson passed away on January 30, 2018 at the age of 81, he was a Lifetime member  and joined the Local in December of 1957. He will be missed.

   Brother Alvin A. (Sonny) Tessmann Jr. passed away on January 26, 2018 at the age of 79, he was a Financial Secretary, Apprentice Coordinator and officer of Local 142. He joined the Local in March of 1970. He will be missed

     Monday December 3, 2018: Executive Board Meeting @ 4:30 pm

     Thursday, December 6, 2018 Finance Board Meeting @4:30 pm

     No December Union Meeting                          

     Wednesday December 13, 2018 Apprenticeship Meeting  @ 8:00 am    

    Wednesday December 19, 2018 Retiree luncheon,11:30 am at the Hall: 3630 Belgium Lane.