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News Archive 2009

Employment Opportunities Available
Mon, Dec 28, 2009

Be a part of the 2010 Census Team.  Positions available now for census takers, crew leaders, crew leader assistants, recruiting assistants and census clerks.


CBS Early Show Airs a Live Burn
Tue, Dec 22, 2009

On Wednesday, December 23, 2009 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 9 a.m.  there will be a live segment in a home in LaGrange Park, IL with fire sprinkler protecting the living room.  Also to be aired will be a taped segment of a house without sprinklers in Brentwood, TN.


SIS Fund Changes Investment Managers
Thu, Nov 12, 2009

The SIS Pension Fund has changed investment managers from Wells Fargo to New York Life.  Participants can now view account information online. Click Here to go to the website to view your account information.


Making Homeownership Affordable
Thu, Nov 12, 2009

http://www.makinghomeaffordable.gov/index.html


Changes for early retirement effective January 1, 2010
Tue, Oct 13, 2009

One of the most significant changes is that the reduction for early retirement will be double to 2% per year for all members that are under the age of 61.  Please read the attached membership letter for the complete details.


Capital Plan by regions of the state, grants, conferences and more
Sat, Aug 8, 2009

New $31 billion Capital Construction Plan will mean more than 439,000 jobs


Mike Ollnau Wins Regionals!
Tue, Jun 16, 2009

Mike Ollnau a Fifth Year Apprentice working for Valley Fire Protection won the Regional Contest.


Buy American Made Products
Wed, Apr 22, 2009

Please click on the following link to find several websites that sell goods made in America by Americans.


Local 281 loses a great one, Pepper Welton
Mon, Apr 20, 2009

We regret to inform you of the passing of Walter "Pepper" Welton. 


In Good Times and In Bad
Tue, Feb 17, 2009

A thank you note from Gerry Styx