FULL TIME JATC INSTRUCTOR POSITION OPEN
The JATC is currently accepting resumes for the position of a full time instructor for the apprenticeship program. Submit your resume to the Training Center no later than January 2, 2019.Paused
WE ARE READY TO GO - TAKE ACTION NOW TO PARTICIPATE
This year's negotiations for the Basic Inside Agreement includes a new option to particpate in the National Electrical 401k Plan and we are ready to go. Particpation in this plan is optional. If you choose to participate, the contribution will be 5% of your pre-taxed gross wages.
Enrollment forms are now available to enroll in the program. Complete the form and return to the address or e-mail on the bottom of the form and keep a copy to give your employer. Contributions will be deducted at 5% of gross wages effective with July 2, 2018. We will let you know when more details are available.
WASHINGTON STATE PAID SICK LEAVE ACT 2018
The new Washington State Sick Leave Act comes into effect on January 1, 2018 and there have been many questions concerning this new law. The Dept. of Labor & Industries has provided information on their web site, which will provide answers for both employees and employers.
KEEP UPDATED ON THE LATEST NEWS THAT AFFECTS ORGANIZED LABOR
The Washington State Labor Council has an online newspaper that is very informative and full of information that affects the working class people of our state and nation.
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OUR 4TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY FOR ADULTS WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15th AT THE RED LION HOTEL IN KENNEWICK (Columbia Center). TICKETS ARE $10.00 EACH AND CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE UNION HALL, UNIT MEETINGS AND WE HOPE TO GET THEM ON SOME OF THE JOBS. PLAN TO ENJOY AN EVENING WITH YOUR FELLOW MEMBERS AND CO-WORKERS. BRING YOUR TOYS FOR TOTS DONATION TO THE PARTY AND GET YOUR NAME IN A SPECIAL DRAWING ! DRAWINGS FOR GIFTS WILL BE HELD THROUGHOUT THE EVENING.
THE LAST DAY TO CONFIRM IN DECEMBER
Friday, December 21st is the last day to confirm your name on the out-of-work list in December. We will be closed from December 24th thru January 1st. If you fail to confirm in December, you will have to come into the office to re-sign the out-of-work list in January.
OREGON IMPLEMENTS PROVISIONAL RECIPROCAL JOURNEYMAN LICENSE WITH WASHINGTON !!
The State or Oregon has implemented a Provisional Reciprocal Journeyman License. This application process will be available through February 8, 2019. You must have completed a recognized Washington Apprenticeship Program in order to be eligible. This license will expire on August 31, 2021 and is not eligible for renewal. This rule does not change the existing options for persons wishing to obtain an electrical license under the current status.
NEW MATERIAL HANDLERS CLASSIFICATION - INSIDE BASIC AGREEMENT Negotiations for the Inside Basic Agreement were recently completed and approved by Local 112's membership. As a result, we now have a new classification of Material Handler, effective June 1st. We have an Out-of-Work book for applicants to sign . Must be at least 18 years of age. HELP PROTECT YOUR FAMILY The IBEW has joined the National Child ID Program to help protect our children. Every year over 800,000 children go missing in the US and another 50,000 in Canada. Child ID kits are available at the hall and union meetings. You can fingerprint your child, and in case of an emergency, turn it over to authorities to help in locating a missing child.
DOWNLOAD THE UNION LABEL APP
Download the app and have easy access to see which products and services are union made and union performed. Find the app at Apple's App Store or on Google Play in the Android Store. Solidarity works. Get the Union Label app and show your solidarity in the marketplace.