Boiler Talk

Dear Brothers & Sisters,

URGENT NOTICE Any member that received a delinquent notice from the Hall this month has until January 31st to pay their dues. After Jan. 31st deadline you will be suspended and have to pay a reinstatement fee of $450 to be reinstated no exceptions.

The Boilermakers Local 85 Walleyes game is scheduled for January 24 2015. Contact Abe at the hall or stop in to put your name on the list to reserve tickets. Ticket money must be in by January 10th to get tickets in time for the game or you can pay ahead when you sign up on the list.

Local 85 will be offering Common Arc February 23rd through 25th 2015. Please contact Abe Babcock or Paul McGrew to reserve your spot. Anyone that is interested in testing, but doesn't already have Common Arc will have to make arrangements to pretest before they can sign up.

Local 85 will be offering another 2-day Leadership class March 9-10th 2015 Contact Abe Babcock or Paul McGrew to reserve your spot.

Work is starting off slow this year with only a few short term calls. There will be work at the ship yard for Hands Hansons if your looking for winter work. If anyone is interested in traveling there is work in March in the following locals Indiana local 374, South Dakota Local 647, Local 40 Kentucky, and possibly in Wisconsin Local 107 contact Abe at the hall if you need help getting registered on the Boilermaker Delivery System.

 Our next union meeting is January 15th beginning at 7:00 pm with the Retiree party after the normal meeting. Please make sure you have an up to date dues receipt.

If you need to change your address or Phone number with the international here is the link  you will still need to contact the funds office to change your address there.

 Brothers and Sister we have a fight on our hands with So Called Right to Work knocking on our door. Please take the time to Educate yourself and your families so were able to stand our ground. For more information check out this is a Operating Engineer website but we strongly encourage our members to check it out to inform themselves and get involved.

Fraternally yours,

Tim Timmons, Bus. Mgr./Sec. Treas.