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Unfortunately, a false advertisement regarding job openings for laborers in Canton South and Jefferson Counties in Ohio is currently circulating social media. Local Union 798 is not a laborers Local Union and is in no way affiliated with Ohio Means Jobs or this advertisement.






The National Pipeline Agreement, Effective: June 5, 2017-May 31, 2020, and the June 5, 2017-June 8, 2018 Wages and Fringes can now be found under Contracts Page tab of the website. Listed below the National Pipeline Agreement is a quick glance of the amendments that were made to the Agreement.




Updates on future Pipeline Projects & Meetings

For all future updates on Pipeline Projects and Meetings please visit the  Action Network Website. Thanks






Effective January 1, 2017, the IRS will reduce the standard mileage rate. Therefore, per the National Pipe Line Agreement, the travel pay rate will also decrease to 53.5 cents per mile.




2017 Rig Rental Rates

.13 Transportation Mainline Pipeline Construction Industry Optional Expense Substantiation Rules for Payments to Employees under Accountable Plans. For calendar year 2017, an eligible employer may pay certain welders and heavy equipment mechanics an amount of up to $17 per hour for rig-related expenses that are deemed substantiated under an accountable plan if paid in accordance with Rev. Proc. 2002–41, 2002–1 C.B. 1098. If the employer provides fuel or otherwise reimburses fuel expenses, up to $11 per hour is deemed substantiated if paid under Rev. Proc. 2002–41.

IRS bulletin No. 2016-45




Meeting Notice

September 8, 2017


The Regular September Membership Meeting will be held at the Pipeliners Local Union 798 Union Hall, 4823 S. 83rd E. Ave., Tulsa, OK 74145 on Friday, September 8, 2017 beginning at 7:00 p.m.


Ladies of 798 Hospitality & Hotel Accommodations


The Ladies of 798 Hospitality will be held at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel – 6808 S. 107th E. Ave., Tulsa, OK 74133 beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 8, 2017.


 The Renaissance Tulsa Hotel has graciously offered a discounted room rate of $94.00.

To make reservations, call (918) 307-2600.  Make sure you indicate you are with Pipeliners Local Union 798.







Please call Michael E. Shelton, our attorney for these issues BEFORE giving any statements, signing any papers, or taking any other action that may affect your rights. The call and advice are free. Mike also carries a Journeyman's card with UA Local 100 and understands the issues you deal with when injured. His contact information is:



Mike Shelton

The Shelton Law Firm

2777 Allen Parkway, 14th Floor

Houston, TX 77019

Office phone: 713 807-0700

Office Fax: 713 400-4086

Email: mshelton@shelton.law.pro

Website: www.msheltonlaw.com






Business Manager & Financial Secretary - Treasurer Reports

Danny Hendrix Business Manager

Wade Pilgreen Financial Secretary Treasurer