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

DUES CAN BE PAID OVER THE PHONE THRU TERI VIA THE CREDIT CARD MACHINE.

Announcements:

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.

Plumbers_Model_Portfolio_Spreadsheet_080614.pdf

Local 142 Credit Union announces their new website:

www.Local142fcu.com

  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:

BrotherJack G. Jones passed away on December 5, 2014 at the age of 70, he had been a member of Local 142 since July of 1967.He was quite a character back in the day. He will be missed.

Brother Samuel P.Galm passed away on November 14, 2014 at the age of 86, he had been a member of Local 142 since January of 1958 and he also was a lifetime member.He worked most of his carer at the Pearl Brewery. He will be missed.

Brother Ira Miears passed away on October 11,2014 at the age of 95, he had been a member of Local 142 since March of 1948. He was a lifetime member and the oldest living member of Local 142. He is the the father of Brother member Dickie Miears. He will be missed.

Brother Robert W. Kern passed away on September 21,2014 at the age of 84,he had been a member of Local 142 since December of 1947. He retired in May of 1986, he was a Lifetime member.He will be missed.

Brother Robert Paris passed away on September 06, 2014 at the age of 82. he had been a member of Local 142 since May of 1954. He will be missed.

 Brother Ramon Mireles passed away on August 28, 2014 at the age of 84.He had been a member of Local 142 since April of 1968. He was a great hand and was always seen attending the Credit Union meetings.  He will be missed.

Brother Stanley Karcher passed away on June 21, 2014 at the age of 88. He was a member of Local 142 since October of 1949, he was a Lifetime member. He will be missed. 

Brother Ralph Evans passed away on June 17,2014 at the age of 88. He had been a member of Local 142 since April of 1946. He will be missed!

Brother Alex Micheli passed away on May 26, 2014 at the age of 84. He had been a member of Local 142 since April of 1953. He will be missed!

Brother Lyle (Lucky) Kahler passed away on May 11, 2014 at the age of 74 he had been a member of Local 142 since September of 1964. He worked for Todd-Ford and Judd Plumbing  for most of his career. He will be missed!

 Brother Ernie Hatchell passed away on May 5, 2014 at the age of 83. He had been a member of Local 142 since January of 1947. He worked for  Honeywell Inc. for many years. He will be missed!

Brother Harry Brooks passed away on May 2, 2014 at the age of 93. He was a Lifetime member of local 142, he was known for his humor and tall tales. We will miss you!

Brother Tim Duncan passed away on May 1, 2014 at the age of 44. He had been a member of Local 142 since December of 2000, we will miss you Tim!

Brother Ludwig (Luke) John passed away on March 8, 2014, at the age of 91.He has been a member of Local 142 since November of 1946. He was a regular at the retiree's luncheon for many years. We will miss you Luke!

Brother Noe Martinez passed away on January 16, 2014 at the age of 73. He has been a member of Local 142 since January of 1966. We will miss you Noe and all of you stories! 

Brother Ralph Reyna passed away on January 13, 2014 at the age of 77. He had been a member of Local 142 since May of 1959. He was the first Mexican American President of Local 142. We will miss you Ralph!

Brother Steve Sandoval passed away on January 3, 2014 at the age of 74. He had been a member of  Local 142 since September of 1959. He was a officer for many years as well as an instructor. We will miss you Steve! 

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

Monday December 1, 2014: Executive Board meeting @ 4:30 PM

Thursday December 4, 2014: Finance Board meeting @ 5:00 PM

NO UNION MEETING IN DECEMBER!                                                 Union Meetings are held at Hermann Son's Lodge 2nd floor 525 S. St. Mary's Street

Tuesday December 9, 2014 Apprenticeship meeting @ 4:30 PM

Wednesday December 17, 2014: Retired Members Luncheon @ Noon at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Hall.