News

Monthly News:

The next scheduled union meeting will be held September 27, 2018 @ 7:30, to be held in Marquette.

If any members, including retirees have interest in working one day shut-downs, please call BA Scott Pendergraft.

Email addresses:

Dean Gutzman: dgutzman@ua111.com
Scott Pendergraft: spendergraft@ua111.com
John Asplund: jasplund@ua111.com
April Chaillier: achaillier@ua111.com
Ann Lakenen: alakenen@ua111.com

Dues Reminder: From Sec., 157 of the U.A. Constitution. A member owing over three (3) months’ dues shall automatically be suspended from membership without notice of any kind…Sec. 158(a) a suspended member becomes in good standing and his suspension is lifted by the payment of all back dues through the current month together with a $50.00 reinstatement fee.

Effective May 1, 2014 dues MUST be paid by check or money order, NO cash: Dues can be paid before the union meeting or by mail. All dues payments must be paid by check, money order or credit card. All dues payments must include your UA number, and a self addressed stamped envelope (if a self addressed stamped envelope is not included you will have to pick up your card/ receipt at the hall). Direct all correspondence to Local 111.

We are offering a monthly auto withdrawal from your checking account (any bank)  with no charge to members. Your dues must be paid to the current month to qualify. Members interested in this dues option, contact April in Escanaba for the form. Complete the form and return it with a voided check.

The Escanaba & Marquette offices except payment through the following credit cards; Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. There is a charge of $2.50 for each $135 payment and $2.00 charge for each $105 payment. Payment can be made in person or by phone.

Training News:
Apprenticeship Classes begin September 9th – CHECK YOUR CLASS SCHEDULE!
September & October 2018 Training Schedule
All Training Sessions begin at 8:00 am EST unless noted.
Contact the Training Department to register: (906) 789-9784 ext. 3
Registration is not complete until the applicable deposit is received.

September 8th
• Weld Test Session – Escanaba Training Center
• Refundable Deposit (must be paid upon registration) – $50.00
• Deadline to Register – August 31, 2018
• Maximum Participants – 6

September 9th
• Open Welding – NMU/Jacobetti Center Rm 140
• Refundable Deposit – NA
• Deadline to Register – NA
• Maximum Participants – 10

September 13th through 16th
• NCCCO Signalperson Certification Class – Escanaba Training Center
• Refundable Deposit (must be paid upon registration) – $75.00
• Deadline to Register – August 10, 2018
• Maximum Participants – 15

October 7th
• Open Welding – NMU/Jacobetti Center Rm 140
• Refundable Deposit – NA
• Deadline to Register – NA
• Maximum Participants – 10

October 25th through 28th
• Valve Technician Certification Class – Escanaba Training Center
• Initial Qualification Requirements –
a) UA Journeymen who did not serve a UA Apprenticeship shall have at least two years’ work experience before starting the UA Valve Technician Certification Program.
b) UA Apprentices shall have completed the second year of their apprenticeship before starting the UA Valve Technician Certification Program.
• Refundable Deposit (must be paid upon registration) – $75.00
• Deadline to Register – September 28, 2018
• Maximum Participants – 10

Asbestos: Attention members with asbestos claims, if you have any changes in your medical condition or a change in your beneficiary, contact your attorney handling your case at once.

 MesotheliomaLawyerCenter.org

Mesothelioma Information / Facts:
http://www.mesotheliomasymptoms.com
https://www.mesotheliomaprognosis.com/mesothelioma
https://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/mesothelioma/causes/occupational-asbestos-exposure/

Mesothelioma Guide: 
121 S. Orange Avenue | Suite 1470 | Orlando, FL 32801
https://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/mesothelioma/causes/occupational-asbestos-exposure/
Brianna Meewes
Public Outreach
Mesothelioma Prognosis Network
Mesothelioma Veterans Center
MesotheliomaVeterans.org
192 Nandina Terrace
Winter Springs, FL 32807
1-877-404-9992

Also see:
http://consumerdangers.com

Community Outreach team at the Medical Malpractice Center:
http://www.malpracticecenter.com

Members with any change address, phone number, marriage, divorce, birth or death, contact the hall before 30 days.