Business Manager & Financial Secretary - Treasurer Reports
Danny Hendrix Business Manager
Wade Pilgreen Financial Secretary Treasurer
Local 798 News
The United Association Scholarship applications for the 2016/2017 academic year are now available at www.ua.org under the Member’s Only Login area. Deadline for submitting applications is June 15, 2016.
Local 798 is saddened to report that past PIBF Pension Director Charles A. Balch passed away January 12, 2016. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. January 23, 2016 at Lighthouse Christian Center located at 33279 South Hwy 82 in Ketchum, OK. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Lighthouse Christian Center PO Box 744 Langley, OK 74350 or to Clarehouse 7617 S. Mingo Tulsa, OK 74133 or the charity of your choice. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Effective January 1, 2016, the IRS will reduce the standard mileage rate. Therefore, per the National Pipe Line Agreement, the travel pay rate will also decrease to $.54 per mile.
Click to see the U.A. Convention Delegate Election Results. The number of delegates to represent Local 798 during the August 2016 convention will be determined by the number of members Local 798 has in good standing based upon the March 2016 cash sheet. Those results will not be known until late April 2016.
DOT Regulations & Compliance Through NTCI
For those Members who already have DOT numbers on their welding rigs - rather than terminate your DOT number, we suggest you deactivate the number. For assistance with deactivating, you can contact NTCI at 317 770-0953.
Membership Meeting Notice
April 8, 2016
The April Membership Meeting will be held at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel, 6808 S. 107th E. Ave. Tulsa, OK 74133 on Friday, April 8, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m.
SPECIAL BUSINESS: Nomination and Election of an Election Committee. The Election Committee will oversee the 2016 Election of Officers. Therefore, Election Committee Members will not be eligible to seek election as a Local 798 Officer.
Nomination and Election of an Election Committee: As provided in the Local 798 Constitution & By-Laws under Article XVII, Elections, Section 7: “For each general election for officers, an Election Committee consisting of three (3) members will be nominated and elected at the nominating meeting. The member with the highest number of votes shall be Chairman of said committee, or, if no such plurality exists, the Committee shall appoint its own Chairman. The nominating meeting will be held at least one meeting prior to the election meeting. Its term of office shall be for that election only.”
Any member who has been in continuous good standing for the two years prior to election is eligible to run for Election Committee. Nominations will be accepted on the floor at the Membership meeting. In addition, letters of nomination may be submitted via fax to 918 627-9327, via email to email@example.com, or via mail to PO Box 470798, Tulsa, OK 74147. Faxed, emailed and mailed nominations must be submitted by 12:00 noon on Friday, April 8, 2016. It is the nominator’s responsibility to verify that the nomination has been received in the Local Union office.
All nominees must sign a nomination acceptance letter. Nomination acceptance letters should be submitted prior to the start of the April 8, 2016 membership meeting. Letters can be submitted via fax to 918 627-9327, via mail to PO Box 470798, Tulsa, OK 74147 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. It is the nominee’s responsibility to verify that the nomination acceptance letter has been received by the Local Union office.
The secret ballot election will be conducted during the April 8, 2016 membership meeting. Election Committee Members will not be eligible to run for any Local 798 Officer position, and should plan to attend a meeting on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Local 798 Union office.
Please view the document below before logging into your 401k acct. The button to the top left labeled 401k Login will take you directly to your login screen.
IN CASE YOU ARE INJURED ON OR OFF THE JOB:
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:
The Shelton Law Firm
2777 Allen Parkway, 14th Floor
Houston, TX 77019
Office phone: 713 807-0700
Office Fax: 713 400-4086