Press Corner


Next Union Meeting:

The next Union Meeting will be a Regular Meeting Wednesday, November 13, 2019, held at 5:30 p.m., in the Meeting Hall, at 2300 East River Road.

Local 86 Anniversary:

Local 86 is turning 120 years old on November 15th, 2019.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US!

Retires work lift:

Retires are extended to work through November 24, 2019.

Membership Education:

Membership Education will be held at the JATC on November 27th, 2019 and again on January 22nd, 2020.  Contact the JATC at (585) 235-5050 for more information. 

Save the date: 

The Annual Kiddie Christmas will be held on Saturday, December 14th at the Local 86 Union Hall. 

Attention CW’s and CE’s:

CW’s and CE’s can challenge the test at the JATC on January 6th, 2020.  Contact the JATC at (585) 235-5050 for more information. 


Anyone interested in attending the 2020 WGA in Detroit, MI must contact Greg Post or Dan O’Mealia by January 31, 2020.  Non-WGA members must pay a $5.00 entry fee.


The memorial sign for Brother Gordon Ruscher has been installed on the LU 86 building.  Next time you are here go around back to see it!

ATTENTION – Re-sign Information:

All re-signs are once a month, from the 10th through the 16th of each calendar month.  Re-sign can be done by email, fax and mail or in person on those days.  You do not get a reply email back ~ Please print the page.  Web Referral is available at Click on Web Referral and then proceed with the instructions on the page.  Members can bid on jobs available, update basic information, as well as re-sign from this link.  If you have any questions, please call Ray at (585) 235-1510, option #5.

Job Calls – 5:00 pm to 9:00 am DAILY:

Listen to the job line at (585) 235-1510, option #2.  If you want a job call after listening to the job line you MUST leave your name, card number, phone number at which you can be contacted, and what order you want to accept the calls.

IO/NEBF Pension:

Please call the Union Office six months before you reach age 62 to set up an appointment to start processing your pension application (585) 235-1510.

Thought for the day!

“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”  ~ Babe Ruth

Ray Ryerse