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It’s that time again to start submitting your photos for a chance to have them featured in the 2019 Local 798 Calendar. We’re looking for good, quality pipeline scenery photos in landscape orientation. Please submit all photos via email to information@local798.org.


Meeting Notice

September 14, 2018


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 14, 2018 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 14, 2018.


 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.


Book your group rate for Pipeliners Union Local 798 September 2018




Changes To DOT Drug Testing Protocols



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Effective January 1, 2018, the IRS will increase the standard mileage rate. Therefore, per the National Pipe Line Agreement, the travel pay rate will also increase to 54.5 cents per mile.




2018 Rig Rental Rates

.13 Transportation Mainline Pipeline Construction Industry Optional Expense Substantiation Rules for Payments to Employees under Accountable Plans. For calendar year 2018, an eligible employer may pay certain welders and heavy equipment mechanics an amount of up to $18 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. 2017-45







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

The Park Laureate

10000 Memorial Dr., Suite 300

Houston, TX 77024

Phone: (713) 807-0700

Fax: (713) 400-4086

Email: mshelton@shelton.law.pro

Website: www.msheltonlaw.com











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Danny Hendrix Business Manager

Justin Wallace Financial Secretary Treasurer


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