October 30, 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. Refreshments will be served at the meeting
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.
If you cannot attend that meeting, please send a letter to the President of Local 333 accepting any nomination that you may receive, prior to November 18, 2015. All nominations for officers will also be this evening.
Spaces are available for the weld classes. The classes are ongoing and booths are available. Please call your respective hall to sign up for the class.
OSHA10 Class: November 2 & 4, 2015. Classes will be held at the Lansing training center and will start promptly at 5pm each evening.
PLEASE CALL YOUR RESPECTIVE HALL TO SIGN UP FOR THE CLASS
Attention Members: It is your responsibility to maintain your drug test. If it has expired you may be ineligible to work in or out of state. If you have any questions regarding your drug test, please contact the Lansing Hall. (517) 393-5480
Sincere condolences to Lansing member Jim Wagner on the loss of his mother Julie Wagner wife of deceased members Robert Wagner. Julie passed away October 17, 2015. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sorrowful time.
Deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Lansing, Life Member, Leonard White, who passed away 10/26/2015. Leonard is the grandfather of Rob White. We are so sorry for your loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Congratulations to Chad Ries and his lovely bride Freda Jo (Freddie). The couple was married October 10, 2015. We wish you many, many years of happiness.
Attendance drawing winner is Gerald Sitek, who was not present.