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News Archive 2012

Thomas M. Collins Scholarship
Wed, Oct 10, 2012

Governor Quinn Signs Bill to Protect College Students from Fires in Illinois Dormitories
Mon, Aug 6, 2012

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Chicago Fire Prevention Bureau, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed HB4757, a bill requiring fire sprinkler protection in on-campus dormitories at public and private colleges and universities across the State of Illinois.

Pay Day Savings Distribution
Mon, May 21, 2012

The Private Bank will freeze all the payday savings accounts as of June 11, 2012.  The checks will be available for pick up beginning Thursday, June 28, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., Friday, June 29, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, June 30, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

The rate for the July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013 period will be .75% APY.

Thursday, April 19, 2012 Right to Work Rally Information
Mon, Apr 16, 2012

Heat and Frost Insulators, Local 17 18520 Spring Creek Drive, Tinley Park can accomodate about 20-25 people.  They will have a bus leaving their union office at 12:00 p.m.

St. Patrick's Day Parade
Thu, Mar 1, 2012

The Downtown St. Patrick's Day parade will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2012.

Please Join Our Email Collecting Campaign
Tue, Jan 17, 2012

Welcome to our new e-mail contact site. We would like all members to enter their e-mails so that we can contact everyone at once. In light of the recent high-rise fire and resulting unfortunate and preventable death, we need to aggressively contact our city officials and politicians to PROMOTE THE INSTALLATION OF FIRE SPRINKLERS.

Click Here to register the "Join Our Mailing List" and enter your e-mail.


NBC news visits Sprinkler Fitters Local 281, U.A.
Thu, Jan 12, 2012

Click Here to go to NBC Chicago website to view the article.

Please visit the members only page as soon as possible.
Tue, Jan 10, 2012

Login is through your last name and last four digits of your social security number.

Rally for Retrofit
Tue, Jan 10, 2012

In the wake of the recent downtown high rise fire, we are encouraging our members, employed or not, to write letters stating their concerns about unsprinkled buildings.  In hopes that we can encourage the retrofitting of sprinkler systems, and get some of our members back to work, the more letters, the better.  As not to seem biased, please do not reference yourself as a sprinkler fitter.