November 13, 2015
November’s union meeting will be held on Wednesday, November18, 2015 at the Lansing hall, 7:30pm, 5405 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Lansing. 48911.
December’s union meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at the Lansing hall, 7:30pm, 5405 S.
Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Lansing.48911. Dinner will be served at the meeting.
UA Local 333 will be hosting an Open House for
December 17, 2015
3101 Allied Dr.
Jackson, MI. 49201
PLEASE JOIN US IN CELEBRATING JONI’S 33 YEARS OF SERVICE WITH LOCAL 333
Nominations for Officers will be held Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 7:30pm at the Lansing Hall, 5405 South Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Lansing, MI. To be eligible to be nominated for office, the U.A. Constitution, Section 121 states:
“No member shall be eligible to be nominated for office in any Local Union unless he shall be a journeyman member and shall have been a member of the United Association and the Local Union in good standing for at least a period of two years immediately prior to the election. Any journeyman member who owes or has paid a reinstatement fee within a period of two years immediately prior to the date of the election shall not be eligible to be nominated for office in any Local Union.”
Those offices up for nomination are: President, Vice-President, Recording Secretary, Inside Guard, Business Manager, Financial Secretary/Treasurer, Business Agents (3), Executive Board (4), Finance Committee (3), Plumbing Examining Committee (2), Pipefitter Examining Committee (2), HVAC Examining Committee (2).
For those members who will be unable to attend the November meeting and who wish to accept a nomination, they may send a letter addressed to the Lansing Office, Attn: Bart Anderson, Local 333 President, stating the reason for not being able to attend the nomination meeting and the specific office for which you wish to accept nomination for. The letter needs to be signed, date, and MUST include your card number.
Elections will be held Wednesday, December 16, 2015 from 12:00 Noon – 7:30 PM at the Lansing Union Hall, 5405 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Lansing; from 12:00 Noon – 6:30 PM at the Jackson Union Hall, 3101 Allied Drive, Jackson; from 12:00 Noon – 6:30 PM at the Battle Creek Union Hall, 5906 East Morgan Road, Battle Creek. In case of a tie, the run-off election will be Saturday, December 19, 2015 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon at the same three polling sites with the results read at a special called meeting at 1:00 PM at the Lansing Hall.
Nominations of Delegates to the United Association’s National Convention will also be held November 18, 2015 at 7:30 pm at the Lansing Hall, 5405 South Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Lansing, MI.
To be eligible to be nominated for office, the U.A. Constitution, Sections 15-17 states: All Delegates to the convention shall be elected by secret ballot. In the event of a tie vote, a runoff election will become necessary. Protests of an election of Delegates to the United Association Convention shall be processed under the provision of Section 125 of the U.A. Constitution.
The candidate or candidates receiving the highest number of votes in the Delegates election shall be declared the elected Delegate or Delegates. The candidates receiving the next highest votes shall be the Alternates, by descending numerical order, and shall act in case of the inability of any regular Delegate to attend the convention.
No member shall be eligible as a Delegate or Alternate unless he been a member in Good Standing of the Local Union which he is to represent for at least the (2) continuous years previous to his election and remains in Good Standing from the date of his election through the period of the convention.
Weld classes will start January 4, 2015. Please sign up at your respective hall.
Sincere condolences to JoAnn Wigman wife of deceased Lansing member Loren Wigman, who passed away October 31, 2015. Loren was a member of Local 333 for 47yrs. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sorrowful time.
Deepest Sympathies to the family and friends of Battle Creek member Larry Burgett who passed away November 1, 2015. Our hearts go out to you during this sorrowful time.
Congratulations to Tyler and Maranda Allison on the birth of their daughter Lyncoln Marie, who was born October 11, 2015,
Get well wishes to Lansing member Dick Osborne. We wish you a very speedy recovery.
Attendance drawing winner is Gerald Sitek, who was not present.
Congratulations to Clippert Connin and Carl Connin on their retirement. Best wishes and good luck on your next adventure.
Local 333 wish each and every family a very safe and Happy Thanksgiving. God Bless each and every one of you!