Please note the following:
- The Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Union Meeting will be a notified meeting for the purpose of the nominations for officers in the upcoming July elections. There will also be nominations for delegates and alternates for the I.B.E.W. International Convention.
- Friday, July 15, 2016 will be Election Day for officers, delegates and alternates.
Local 86 has purchased four box seats for the Red Wings 2016 season. A member with current dues paid can reserve one game. Tickets will be reserved on a first come/first serve basis. Tickets will be available for pick up within one week of game reserved. NOTE: Member must have current dues paid to pick up tickets. Please call Amy at 235-1510 ext. 100 to reserve your date. See schedule online at RedWingsBaseball.com
**We also have unused tickets that can be redeemed for a complimentary reserved seat to any Monday and Tuesday game throughout the season with the exception of Monday, July 4th. These are available at the Union office.
NFPA 70E Electrical Safety-May 25th at 4:15
Masters Prep-May 2nd, 4:30, meeting to discuss paperwork and requirements. Paperwork is due to the city by May 13th. Classes will be Mondays at 4:30 beginning May 16th-July 27th (test date).
Call JATC 585-235-5050 to sign up or if you have any questions.
The Senate and Assembly agreed upon and approved a final spending plan for the 2016-2017 Budget. Below is a link to a summary that includes issues that were of interest to the Trades.
Click here: Enacted Budget Summary Labor
Any member who has a son or daughter who will graduate this year from high school and wants to apply for scholarship help from this fund should contact the office for an application form or print the application below. There will be (2) scholarships offered, one (1) each for a member’s daughter or son. Completed applications must be returned to the business office no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2016. The Executive Board of Local 86 will review all the applications that evening at the Executive Board meeting.
Click here for application: James A. Versprille Scholarship Application 2016
The IBEW Founders’ Scholarship honors the dedicated wiremen and linemen who founded the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Each year the officers of the IBEW are pleased to offer its working members scholarships on a competitive basis. It is hoped that the awards will not only contribute to the personal development of our members but also steward the electrical industry that our founders envisioned. A link to the application for the IBEW Founders’ Scholarship (Form 172) is below. This is also available on the IBEW website www.ibew.org/FoundersScholarship.
All IBEW members who have been in continuous good standing for four years preceding May 1 of the scholarship year in which they plan to apply are eligible for the IBEW Founders’ Scholarship. Please note, if a member has been on honorary withdrawal at any time during the aforementioned period, he or she will not be eligible to participate.
Spouses or children of IBEW members are not eligible for the IBEW Founders’ Scholarship. Union Plus has a scholarship that is available for IBEW members, as well as their spouses and dependent children. Please visit the Union Plus website www.unionplus.org for more information about other scholarship opportunities.
Click here for application: Enclosure–Application-Revised 082014 – Form 172
As a participant in the Zoo’s Rewards Program our members have access to discount Zoo admission and meal vouchers all year long. The leaves may be changing and the weather may be getting cooler, but Fall is a great time to visit the Zoo! The animals enjoy the cooler temps and are more active, plus the colors of the leaves make a beautiful backdrop for an afternoon adventure. To access your unique store simply visit https://tickets.senecaparkzoo.org and enter your store name “IBEW” in the white box.
Preamble Of the first Constitution of the I.B.E.W., drafted November 21, 1891
The objects of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers are: To organize all workers in the entire electrical industry in the United States and Canada, including all those in public utilities and electrical manufacturing, into local unions; To promote reasonable methods of work; To cultivate feelings of friendship among those of our industry; To settle all disputes between employers and employees by arbitration (if possible); To assist each other in sickness or distress; To secure employment; To reduce the hours of daily labor; To secure adequate pay for our work; To seek a higher and higher standard of living; To seek security for the individual; And, by legal and proper means, to elevate the moral, intellectual, and social conditions of our members, their families, and dependents, in the interest of a higher standard of citizenship.