We want to wish Steve Kopp the best of luck in his retirement. He was a long serving member of our executive board and a strong activist in organized labor. (pictured left to right: Secretary/Treasurer Jim Slimmer, Steve Kopp, President Jim Longerbone)
Wishing all 1-M members Happy Holidays!!!
Jim L. and Jim S.
Bulletin - December 2016
The next regular meeting will be held on Monday, December 18, 2016 at Noon and 5:00 pm.
Agenda: Regular Order of Business.
December bulletin can be downloaded HERE:
The nominations for Officers and Executice Board Members were held at the September meeting. It was a white ballot so the results were: President: Jim Longerbone, Secretary-Treasurer: Jim Slimmer, Vice President: Jim Lucken, Recording Secretary: Paul Abraham, E-Board: Dean Clausen, Jim Jarvi, Scott Johnson, Greg Roth, Mark Smith, Jim Walter. This is a 3 year term starting January 1, 2017.
There a $50 raffle at all of the monthly meetings. All Members active and retired are eligible to win once a month.
At the December meeting there will be a $200 raffle for all ACTIVE members. To be eligible for the $200 raffle you have to attend at least four (4) meetings during the year. There still will be a $50 drawing in December for all Members.
Notice the Local 1-B Health and Welfare Fund
The open enrollement for the Local 1B Health and Welfare Find A ended November 18, 2016. For those who failed to return the enrollment form, you will be automatically in teh default plan with single courage beginning January 1, 2017. If you didn’t return the form, and you do not want single coverage, you have until the close of business December 9, 2016, NO EXCEPTIONS, to fax or drop off forms at the Fund Office to change your coverage. However know that any changes cannot go into effect until February 1, 2017.
Local 1B Health and Welfare Office
1884 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Office hours: 8am - 4pm Monday thru Friday
Marty Hallberg, Administrator
The Staff of Local 1-M can be reached at (651) 645-0833
Front Desk: Ext. 301
President Jim Longerbone: Ext. 303 or email@example.com
Secretary/Treasurer Jim Slimmer: Ext. 302 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-4:45pm. Due to staff reductions, there are occasional times when the office may be closed. We will make every effort to minimize this. Please call ahead to let us know you are coming over.
DECEMBER Dues (Please include your member number on your check) must be in the Union Office BEFORE 4:45pm FRIDAY DECEMBER 30th. Late fees are determined by the day dues are received, NOT by postmark or day mailed. Please remember to mail dues early to ensure arrival before the end of the month to stay in good standing and avoid late fees.
General Meetings are held at the conference room at 678 Transfer Road, St. Paul, MN every the third Monday of each month at Noon and 5:00 pm.
The Executive Board meets on the first Monday of each (or first Tuesday when a holiday falls on the first Monday).
Retirements: Please call to make an appointment at least 6 weeks prior to your retirement date.