Category: Union News
BELOW IS A LISTING OF GRIEVANCES, ARBITRATIONS, SETTLEMENTS, AND NEGOTIATED AMENDMENTS FOR THE PAST SEVERAL MONTHS. Wolf Appliance: Defective Work Grievance. Member was disciplined for defective work while other employees with identical defective work were not disciplined. The Union prevailed on the basis of disparate treatment at 3rd step, and the discipline was removed. Wolf […]
130 years ago today, on January 25, 1888, the Tin, Sheet Iron, and Cornice Workers’ International Association established in Toledo, OH as a building trades Union. In 1924 the Association was re-chartered as the Sheet Metal Workers International Association by the AFL. The SMWIA was officially re-chartered by the AFL-CIO in 2013, after merging with […]
The past year was overall a strong one for Local 565. Membership was increased by over 100. Negotiations at the newly organized Roadview began again after a 6-month hiatus as a result of the National Labor Relations Board sending the Employer back to the bargaining table. The members at Therma-Stor got a strong 3-year contract […]
The final results of the 2017 SMART Local 565 Officer Elections are as follows: BUSINESS MANAGER/FINANCIAL SECRETARY, TREASURER: Dave Goodspeed BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE/RECORDING SECRETARY: Jesse Buell BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE/ORGANIZER: Tom Thoma PRESIDENT: Randy Boles VICE PRESIDENT: Paul Baker EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS: Terry Lyon, Rick Rumpel, Tyler Wolfe TRUSTEES: Curt Buttke, Tammy Johnson, Scott McKellips, Tony Thao
On May 11, the Local 565 members at Therma-Stor ratified a three year contract that goes into effect on May 14, 2017. Thank you to the Therma-Stor Union committee for all of their hard work negotiating the new contract. You all did a great job!
The following members were nominated for the following positions: BUSINESS MANAGER/FINANCIAL SECRETARY, TREASURER Dave Goodspeed (Nominated by: Patty Zimmerman, Seconded by: Brian Seidl) Morgan Halsted (Nominated by: Roger Engelhart, Seconded by: Bill Bullion) Tim Sullivan (Nominated by: Tom Thoma, Seconded by: Rhonda Elliot) BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE/RECORDING SECRETARY Jesse Buell (Nominated by: Terry Lyon, Seconded by: Brad […]
NOMINATIONS: Nominations for the offices of President, Vice President, Business Manager/Financial Secretary Treasurer, Business Representative/Recording Secretary, Business Representative/Organizer, three (3) Executive Board Members and four (4) Trustees will be accepted at the locations, times, and places indicated below: Wausau: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 7:30am, 12:00pm and 3:30pm Weston Lanes 5902 Schofield Ave. Weston, WI 54476 […]
The union labels are an essential tool for enforcing contracts and protecting jobs, wages, and benefits. Union officials work hard to negotiate the best contracts possible, and the labels are essential to protecting those contracts, union jobs, and wages. They play a central part in preventing a race to the bottom in which contractors try […]
The winners of the September 2016 Member to Member Fundraiser Raffle are as follows: Mike Jelinek (Greenheck Fan member) won $800 Terry Vogt (Sub Zero Freezer) won $600 Travis Dzwonkowski (Greenheck Fan member) won $400 Lucas Michlig (Greenheck Fan member) won $200 Tim Lemke (Greenheck Fan member) won $100 Susan Buttke won $100 In addition, […]
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