Boiler Talk

Dear Brothers & Sisters,

URGENT NOTICE Any member that received a delinquent notice from the Hall this month has until February 28th to pay their dues. After Feb. 28th deadline you will be suspended and have to pay a reinstatement fee of $450 to be reinstated no exceptions.

Local 85's 2015 time books are in. Stop in and get yours.

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 February 19th beginning at 7:00 pm. 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           www.boilermakers.org/resources/forms/change_address/ 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 www.protectohiosmiddleclass.org/ 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.