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Plan on attending the next scheduled Union meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for Oct  15th at 7pm

Elections were held for the offices in Local 85 and here are the official results
President – Eric Riley
Vice President- Charlie Cornett
Business Manager/Sec.Treasurer – Tim Timmons
Trustee – Rob Martin
Trustee – Mike Dimaria
Trustee – Ramone Deande Jr.
Recording Secretary – Abe Babcock
Inspector – Steve Coffman

The October Union meeting will be taking place as scheduled but we will have to abide by the CDC guidelines. We will be limited to only 56 members being able to attend. If there is more then 56 we will take a hour to clean and sanitize the hall and have another meeting. The following rules will have to  be followed in order to attend the meeting.

  1. Must Maintain 6ft. social distancing

  2. No food or drinks allowed in the meeting hall.

  3. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Maintain 6ft. distancing in any lines.

  4. Process to temperature check point and complete questionnaire. (temp above 100.4 degrees will not be permitted in meeting hall).

  5. After filling out questionnaire and temperature check you will be given a mask that MUST be worn.

  6. Proceed to the meeting room, sign the attendance book and take a seat. (chairs MUST stay where they have been placed to maintain social distancing).

  7. Meeting begins at 7:00 pm Once the meeting has started if you leave the meeting room you will not be permitted to return.

  8. After meeting is closed no socializing will be allowed in the hall

  9. If any active or retired member does not feel well or has underlying issues that puts themselves or others at risk, please consider not attending the meeting.

 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

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.

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