Local 128 Donates $1,000 to Our Children, Our FutureLisa
Boilermakers Local 128 has donated $1,000 to Our Children, Our Future, a local not-for-profit charitable organization committed to securing a better future for children and their families within the district of Sudbury/Manitoulin. The donation will go directly to the Healthy Food for Kids Program, an initiative dedicated to raising awareness and funds to provide proper nourishment, essential to feeding children’s bodies and minds. Many of the programs at Our Children, Our Future seek to alleviate some of the stress that food insecurity places on families. The organization continues to assist more local families with young children who need real help right now. To learn more about Our Children, Our Future please visit http://ocof.net.
2020 Dues IncreaseLisa
TO ALL MEMBERS OF BOILERMAKERS, LOCAL 128
This will inform you that as per ARTICLE 12.2.2 of the International Brotherhood Constitution, effective January 1, 2020 monthly union dues shall be increased from $42.50 to $44.50.
**Please note that Local 128 is absorbing the additional $5.35 required to meet the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Constitution minimum monthly dues of $48.85**
Please remember that if monthly dues are not deducted by your employer the first week of every month while working, a payment should be made to your local office to keep your membership in good standing. For your convenience, each Local office is equipped for debit and credit card payments.
Business Manager/Secretary Treasurer
Boilermakers & TIW Complete Project on TargetLisa
In late 2019, TIW Steel Platework Inc. and Boilermakers from Lodges 128, 555, 73, 203 and 146 successfully completed a 60,000 man hour turnaround project at a major refinery in Nanticoke, Ontario. Read the story of this project: https://www.tiwsteelplatework.ca/success-stories/flagship-turnaround-project/
Important Upcoming National Pension MeetingsLisa
The Boilermakers’ National Pension Plan (Canada) is holding meetings to discuss Alberta’s Provision for Adverse Deviation (PfAD) and how it affects the national pension plan. Members should login to the members only (and click “Local News”) for more information.