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News Archive 2011

Thomas M. Collins Scholarship Winners
Tue, Dec 6, 2011

Congratulations to the three winners, Daniel Ricker, son of Journeyman Ed Ricker, Melanie Brennan, daughter of Journeyman Joe Brennan, and Pat McGovern, Jr. son of Journeyman Pat McGovern.  Congratulations!


S.I.S. Fund Economic Downturn Withdrawal
Tue, Nov 22, 2011


Anti Scott Walker Rally
Wed, Nov 2, 2011

The Union League Club will hold an anti Scott Walker rally Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 7:00 a.m.  The location is 65 West Jackson, Chicago, Illinois.  Any members able to attend are welcome. 


Signaling Class
Wed, Oct 19, 2011


Dominick's Pharmacy
Tue, Oct 4, 2011


Job Rally
Sun, Aug 7, 2011

RALLY TO REBUILD THE AMERICAN DREAM
A National Day of Action
WHERE ARE THE JOBS?

Say NO to Corporate Loopholes and Tax Breaks for the Wealthy/Say YES to JOBS!
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2011
4 pm
Office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger
2701 Black Rd.
Joliet, Il. 60435
Hosted by South Suburban Council MoveOn.org
For more info call 815-651-7646


Three Rivers Safety Certification
Thu, Jun 30, 2011


Tentative Agreement Has Been Ratified
Wed, Jun 22, 2011


Tentative Ageement Details Available on Members Only Link
Fri, Jun 17, 2011


Tentative Agreement Reached Pending Ratification by Membership
Wed, Jun 15, 2011

Updated 4:01 p.m.


Special Meeting Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.
Wed, Jun 15, 2011


Picket Duty
Wed, Jun 15, 2011

On behalf of the Officers and staff of the Sprinkler Fitters Local 281, U.A. we would like to thank all the members who dedicated their time and efforts on the picket lines.  It was sincerely a job well done!

At your earliest convenience, please return the picket signs to the Union Office, or bring them with you to the next Union Meeting.


No Apprentice Classes Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Tue, Jun 14, 2011

The Sprinkler Fitter Local 281, U.A. training center will be be closed Wednesday, June 15, 2011.  

Updated information will be available as soon as possible regarding Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17, 2011.


Sprinkler Fitters Local 281, U.A. is on strike at 12:00 a.m. on June 1, 2011
Sun, Jun 12, 2011

Last updated June 10, 2011 at 2:59 a.m.

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO READ THIS ENTIRE DOCUMENT.  IF YOU ARE STILL UNSURE OF WHETHER OR NOT TO GO TO WORK, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT YOUR UNION REPRESENTATIVES.


Rescheduled Negotiation Meeting
Sun, Jun 12, 2011

At the request of the Federal Mediator, the parties have scheduled another negotiation session for Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. at the Federal Mediator's office. We will keep you updated here on our website of any developments. Thank you for your continued support.


Pickets are Down at the Following Sites
Sat, Jun 11, 2011


Negotiation Information (updated June 8, 2011 at 9:05 p.m.)
Wed, Jun 8, 2011


Timeline from Negotiations on Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Sun, Jun 5, 2011


Picket Details and Updates
Sun, Jun 5, 2011

The Union Office will open Monday, June 13, 2011 at 5:00 a.m.  Please call or stop in to receive your picket assignment. 


Our Final Proposal
Wed, Jun 1, 2011


Picket Duty
Wed, May 25, 2011


Strike Authorization Vote Passed
Fri, May 20, 2011


Help Local 281 Keep the Scabs Away
Wed, Apr 20, 2011


Know Your Constitution and By-Laws
Mon, Apr 18, 2011


Approval Poll on Wisconsin Governor
Tue, Mar 22, 2011

Click Here to go to the website to complete the poll.
This takes just seconds.  Please VOTE and then pass this on! Wisconsin needs you!

Please vote on this as soon as possible and pass it on to as many friends as you can.

This poll was started by Republican businessmen and sent only to their cronies.  It is meant to show that most of the people in Wisconsin support Walker and will be released to the media in a few days.  Your vote can chang


Approval Poll on Wisconsin Governor
Tue, Mar 22, 2011

Click Here to go to the website to complete the poll.
This takes just seconds.  Please VOTE and then pass this on! Wisconsin needs you!

Please vote on this as soon as possible and pass it on to as many friends as you can.

This poll was started by Republican businessmen and sent only to their cronies.  It is meant to show that most of the people in Wisconsin support Walker and will be released to the media in a few days.  Your vote can chang


"Union Busting is Disgusting"
Mon, Feb 28, 2011


Senator Dick Durbin's Petition
Wed, Feb 23, 2011


Winners of the Thomas M. Collins Scholarship
Wed, Feb 16, 2011

Joseph Brennan, son of Joseph Brennan
Tarran King, daughter of Dennis King
Jessica Quijano, daughter of Daniel Quijano

Congratulations to all the winners!