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News Archive 2015

Like us on Facebook
Wed, Oct 28, 2015

Please visit Facebook and watch the videos on our page:  Chicago Fire Sprinkler.


NFPA Blog
Tue, Oct 6, 2015

For up to date information on fire service and sprinkler fitter advocates, please regularly visit the NFPA blog found on the "Links" section of this website.


Funeral Arrangements for Marvin Craig
Fri, Sep 18, 2015

We regret to inform you of the passing of Brother Marvin Craig, a Lifetime Member (DA #603)
Visitation will be held on Monday, September 21, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. until
9:00 p.m. at Central Chapel Funeral Home, 6158 S. Central Avenue, Chicago,
IL.  Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.
at the funeral home.  A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. at St. Symphorosa
Parish, 6135 S. Austin Avenue, Chicago, IL.


Car Raffle
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

There is still time left to update your contact information by filling out a raffle to win a 2010 Mercury car! All raffle tickets must be filled out no later than 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2015. The winner will be drawn at the close of the Open House.  Winner need not be present.


Kathryn Collins Funeral Arrangements
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

We regret to inform you of the passing of Kathryn Collins, mother of retired Business Manager, Tom Collins.  Visitation will be Tuesday, August 11, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Curley Funeral Home 6116 West 111th Street, Chicago Ridge, IL.  The funeral mass will be Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Loretto Church 8925 South Kostner, Hometown, IL.


Our thoughts and prayers are with the many family members and friends Kathryn had in Local 281.


Oak Forest Residents
Tue, Jul 28, 2015


2nd Quarter Dues
Wed, Jun 24, 2015

2nd Quarter Dues must be paid no later than Tuesday, June 30, 2015.


Rich Chmela Arrangements
Wed, Jun 24, 2015


Defeat Right To Work Hotline
Tue, May 12, 2015


Labor Rally for Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Wed, Mar 25, 2015


Will County Absentee Application
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Please see the attached for an application for an absentee ballot for Will County.willcountyabsenteeballot.pdf


Vote Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Today is voting day for Chicago residents.  Please go out and cast your votes!


Blue Cross Blue Shield Anthem Security Breach
Fri, Feb 6, 2015

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Anthem hotline at (877)-263-7995.


Job Opportunity
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Opportunity to work in Augusta, Georgia.  Hours will be 4 ten hour shifts.  Possibility of one year's work! Scale is $27.69 and benefits are $14.11.  If interested call George Marcinak at (708) 214-8809.


2015 William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship
Fri, Jan 2, 2015

The Chicago Federation of Labor is currently accepting application requests for 2015 scholarship awards.  The period for accepting application requests will be January 1 through March 2, 2015.