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Plan on attending the next scheduled Union meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for May 21th at 7pm

Brothers and Sisters, Due to the unprecedented Corona Virus Pandemic, the April 2020 Union Meeting has been suspended. Also the training center is closed down until further notice.I will do my best to keep the Brothers and Sisters of Local 85 informed of any and all changes as they come . Remember in these times to do whatever you feel necessary on and off the job to keep your families protected from this Serious Health Threat. For further information click on this link.

https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Unemployment COVID-19 information sheet
COVID-19 Unemployment

There have been a lot of questions about The Govenors Stay Home Order and how it effects our work. Below is a link to the order with the parts that pertain to our work highlighted. We are considered essential personal.
Directors Stay Home Order

The Boilermakers and Cigna have a new way to see a doctor without ever leaving your home. Amwell telehealth  allows you to have electronic video visits with a doctor by using a web or mobile app at no cost to you. Amwell doctors are available 24/7. There is a link to enrollment instructions. To enroll click on this link. Enrollment is free Be sure to use the service key BOILERMAKERS to ensure you visit is free of charge. Amwell enrollment instructions

Its Mud Hens season again and that means the Boilermakers local 85 Mud Hens outing. Our outing will be July 10th 2020. Cost of the ticket and the buffet is $20. Abe has a sign up sheet at the hall so we know how many tickets to purchase. Money is due by July 1st 2020. This is a great outing for the whole family reserve your spot to enjoy the fun.

twic Here is a link to apply online and also a link for TWIC signup locations. The cost for the application is $125.25. If you have any questions about how the TWIC application process works, go to the TWIC website for answers. Along with the TWIC card a lot of the work on the road also requires a MOST OSHA 5 Hr refresher within the last year or some other MOST OSHA class such as the 10 hour or 30 hour. These classes can be taken online. Sign up with Paul at the training center to get access to the online MOST classes.

americanlogoThere is a online company that specializes in selling American made products and they are a Ohio based company. The name of the company is All American Clothing Company. They pride themselves on being “Grown and sewn in the USA” . They carry everything from regular everyday clothes, hunting clothes, workout clothes, and accessories. They even offer free shipping on all orders $99 and up. Check out thier selection and let all your friends know that there is a American made alternative to all the foreign made products that we normally come across.

THE BOILERMAKER CREED:

I AM A BOILERMAKER.
I AM A SKILLED CRAFTSPERSON AND A MEMBER OF A TEAM.
I SERVE A BROTHERHOOD WHOSE EXCEPTIONAL LEGACY SPANS OVER 130 YEARS.
I HONOR THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE ME, MY MENTORS.
I HONOR THEIR STRUGGLE TO PROVIDE ME WITH A UNION OPPORTUNITY.
I RESPECT THEIR KNOWLEDGE, LEADERSHIP AND INTEGRITY.
I WILL SHOW UP ON TIME, READY TO WORK.
I WILL GIVE QUALITY WORK FOR QUALITY PAY.
I WILL HONOR THE NEGOTIATED CONTRACT AND LET MY STEWARDS AND UNION REPRESENTATIVES DO THEIR JOBS.
I WILL BE RESPONSIBLE AND ACCOUNTABLE FOR MY ACTIONS.
I WILL DO IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME.
I AM AN EXCELLENT PROBLEM SOLVER.
I AM A GUEST AT JOB SITES AND CONDUCT MYSELF ACCORDINGLY.
I AM CONSTANTLY LEARNING AND SHARING THAT KNOWLEDGE.
I AM ALWAYS WORKING SAFELY AND DEMAND THE SAME FROM THOSE AROUND ME.
I AM A GUARDIAN OF CRAFTSMANSHIP AND THE UNION WAY OF LIFE.
I AM PART OF A BROTHERHOOD.
I AM A BOILERMAKER.