We encourage all applicants to take advantage of the modified referral procedures. As I write this update, State and Federal elected officials are formulating legislation addressing rent, mortgage, credit card and loan payments. There may be a period of time where you will be permitted to delay a payment or multiple payments without penalty. There is already relief for Federal student loan debt and the Local Union Credit Union offers relief on debt other than home equity loans. Please continue to monitor this website for more information. On Monday, we participated in the PA AFL-CIO Executive Council meeting and today we participated in a zoom conference with Senator Bob Casey and former Vice President Joe Biden.

Those minutes will be presented for approval at the next regular monthly meeting. The officers, agents and staff wish everyone good health and remain available to address your questions. I and the officers, agents, and staff of the local wish you and your families continued good health. As you know, as of May 15th all of the counties in our jurisdiction with the exception of Huntingdon are designated “yellow zone”.

We are coordinating with elected officials, contractors, and the customer community to make plans to safely return to work. It appears it will happen in stages in different regions, not all at once. We will make the decision on whether or not to hold, cancel or reschedule the May 8th union meeting the last week of April.

Let’s not further compound that by letting our guards down over the Fourth of July weekend. Our union was founded in 1891 by a group of electricians who wanted a safer workplace, fair wages and, in general, respect for the service they rendered their communities through their labors. If you are a good match for a person, you can expect them to be a good fit for you.

The only way to prevent a new even more dangerous mutation is by getting vaccinated. A labor union is a group of workers who unite to improve their working offering free goods and services to casino patrons in return for their business is called conditions through collective bargaining with employers. Unions negotiate with management over work issues such as wages, benefits and safety.

Widows and widowers Generally, spouses and ex-spouses become eligible for survivor benefits at age 60 — 50 if they are disabled — provided they do not remarry before that age. These benefits are payable for life unless the spouse begins collecting a retirement benefit that is greater than the survivor benefit. Increasing … The idea of boosting Social Security benefits by $200 per month was also included in Warren’s presidential campaign platform. If you start collecting your benefits at age 65 you could receive approximately $33,773 per year or $2,814 per month. Actual benefits depend on work history and the complete compensation rules used by Social Security.

I urge everyone to show respect for the well-being of their fellow union members by following all necessary precautions. At the July 10th meeting, a special order of business was called for Brother Schechert to read the proposed Metal Trades Agreement. The motion was made and carried, and we accepted the Agreement as read, with copies and wages attached.

The apprenticeship program at the California-Nevada JATC combines supervised, structured on-the-job training with related classroom instruction to prepare you for skilled employment within the industry. The job can also require a fair amount of travel, which can mean many nights away from home. Due to Federal, State, City and CDC requirements, the April monthly meeting scheduled Friday, April 3, 2020 is cancelled. The Local Union office and the Benefit office are open but with reduced staff.

It sets the standard for efficiency and productivity within the electrical industry. Quite simply, online electrical training is the fastest and most convenient way to attain your electrician qualifications. With an online electrical training course, you can work on compiling your evidence for your NVQ Level 3 portfolio when it’s convenient for you. I spoke this morning with Congressman Conor Lamb about pending infrastructure legislation making sure that Davis Bacon provisions will apply, meaning that union wages will be paid. Each day we are being informed of plans to restart more projects. The international Office has requested that we report to them weekly with the number of members who have tested positive and the number who are quarantined.