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NEWSLETTER MARCH 2020
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Members, who walk in the parade can get a Local 43 Traffic Light hoodie at a special price.

Saturday
March 16th- 10 a.m. at Oneida Square - Downtown Utica
March 16th- at Noon - Downtown Syracuse


All members and families - please join one of our IBEW Local 43 groups as we walk in these Parades and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

Commit to Check your blood pressure at least twice a month, Change to healthier habits, and Control your blood pressure!

  • Individuals
    1. Log your readings in the Check. Change. Control. Tracker
    2. Access the Tracker at www.ccc.tracker.com—Enter Campaign Code: IBEW4
    3. Check your blood pressure at a public health screening event or at a blood pressure kiosk near you (kiosks are available at most pharmacies)

  • Through Check It! Central New York the American Heart Association (AHA) and its allies in health are encouraging individuals, community organizations, and employers throughout the region to focus on improving blood pressure in the Check It! Challenge.

  • The Check It! Challenge is based on Check. Change. Control., an evidence-based hypertension management program empowering participant to take ownership of their health using blood pressure self-monitoring.

7th Annual CENTRAL & NORTHERN NY BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL CONSERVATION DINNER

  • RSVP: Call the Union Office to reserve your seat at this 7th Annual Dinner
  • DATE: Wednesday, May 6, 2020
  • TIME: Doors open at 5:30 pm
  • LOCATION: Spinning Wheel Restaurant
    7384 Thompson Road, N., Syracuse, NY 13212
GUNS, KNIVES, GEAR & MORE UP FOR GRABS IN VARIOUS RAFFLES & AUCTIONS!

All attending will have a chance to win a Savage Axis II Rifle or 40-qt. Orca Cooler!

Open to ALL union members. For more information contact King Davis @ 315-415-9954 or kdavis14@twcny.rr.com

The CNY Area Labor Federation AFL-CIO are reviving the Syracuse Chapter of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month. New meeting location is 450 W. Kirkpatrick St. 2nd floor. Syracuse, N.Y. 13204

Open to ALL union members. For more information contact King Davis @ 315-415-9954 or kdavis14@twcny.rr.com

Syracuse METS Baseball Tickets

Call or stop by the union office to pick up your vouchers for tickets to any home game. Maximum 4 vouchers per member.

Through donations made by members who contribute to the Brotherhood Fund, we have once again purchased tickets to the Mets home games in Syracuse.

The home opener will be Thursday, April 17th, 2:05pm vs Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

MEMBER MEETINGS
All Members

6:00PM at the ETA Training Center
4566 Waterhouse Rd.
Clay NY 13041


Tuesday - April 7th, 2020
Wage Allocation discussions with Business Manager & FUND Administrator

Tuesday - May 5th, 2020
Vote on Wage Allocation Increase




Retirees Club

The next Retirees Club Meeting will be held on March 18th @ 10:00 AM at the Union Office. This meeting will be discussing general agenda issues. Coffee and Donuts will be served.

Our Retirees’ Meetings are a great way to stay in touch! All retirees, wives and retirees’ widows are welcome. Please join us!

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Quarterly Dues Payment
Increase Effective January 1, 2020

The Delegates to the 39th IBEW International Convention approved amendments to Article IX of the IBEW Constitution. Accordingly, effective January 1, 2020, there will be a per capita increase of $1.00/month or $3.00/quarter for all members. The following rates will apply for dues payments covering January 2020 thru December 2020:

"A" Members - $118.50 per quarter
Breakdown - Per Capita $60.00/month
Pension Fund - Per Capita $57.00/month
Basic Dues - $1.50/month

“BA” Members -- $20.00 Per Capita a month plus working assessment
You can pay either:
One quarter (3 months) $118.50
Two quarters (6 months) $237.00
Three quarters (9 months) $355.50
Four quarters (12 months) $474.00

According to the IBEW Local 43 By-Laws dues are to be paid quarterly in advance:
First Quarter due January
Second Quarter due April
Third Quarter due July
Fourth Quarter due October

JOBS OF INTEREST     Local 43 on the move...
Listed below are some jobs our members have recently worked on:
Due to our organizing efforts, some of Local 43's Successes in the construction field
Multiple Apartment Remodels $250,000    Dollar General -Sylvan Beach $250,000 
Four Commercial Retail Spaces $100,000   Dunkin Donuts Park St Syracuse $400,000 
Apartment Remodel Warren St $7,500,000    O'Reilly's Auto Supply - Fulton $800,000 
New Compass FCU - Fulton $1,300,000   Steet Ponte Car Dealership $1,750,000 

 Please visit these businesses in support of Local 43 and Union labor
Rent-a-Center - Fulton Walgreen's - Tip Hill & Nedrow
4 Seasons Car Wash - Syracuse    Strong Hearts Café - Syracuse
Port City Café - Oswego   Red Sun Fire Roasting Co. - Oswego  
Helping Hounds - Syracuse   Wendy’s - Utica
LOCAL 43 NEWS

You can update your contact information anytime via the new Referral portal, go to www.ibew43.org/portals and make sure all your contact information is correct. Or email any changed information to cgraf@ibew43.org

GO GREEN Switch to the digital newsletter? Just email Chris at cgraf@ibew43.org

New options for paying dues... local 43 on the move...
    •You still can mail a personal check or money order, then we will mail your yellow Dues Receipt to your home address.
    •You still can have your bank auto-pay from your account with a bank check, then we'll mail the Receipt to your home.
    •You can always visit us in-person at the union office and pay with cash or a check, or now...
    •Pay with a credit card. Note: an Electronic Convenience Fee (ECF of approximately 3%) is added to all credit/debit card dues transactions.
    You can now pay your dues On-line from the convenience of your PC or late model smartphone via the Referral Portal. On-line payments will incur an ECF.

NEWS FROM THE FUNDS OFFICE

VACATION CLUB SAVINGS ACCOUNT

Direct Deposit
With direct deposit you can put money in your Vacation Club account every time you get paid—automatically!

In Person or via the web
Visit your local AmeriCU Financial Center or open an Account online at www.americu.org

Or Call us
Questions? Contact your Member Partner Advisor, Gail Rizzo-Spika at 800-388-2000 ext. 6241

 

March 9-12 One-on-One and Group retirement Information with Mass Mutual Professionals at the FUND Office, click here for additional information and to sign up on-line.

NEWS FROM THE CNYETA

SPRING TRAINING COURSES - SIGNUP NOW

  • BLUEPRINT READING — Starts 4/6 — Meeting on Mondays & Tuesdays — (5-7:30P) $153.25

Online enrollment please CLICK here, then:
  1. Click AGREE
  2. Click SECONDARY COURSES
  3. Choose COURSE
  4. Make Payment
DONE! See you in class.

IMPORTANT

Free, Confidential Counseling Services provided by Mental Health Professionals are available either in-person or over the phone. We encourage you and your eligible family members to take advantage of this benefit whenever you feel that life is getting too stressful.


Call 1.800.327.2255

Our Membership ID is: 93793410

Our Group ID is: 8413


Reminder to all Journeymen:

In our current contract - Section 2.19 Tool List - it states In addition, "Journeymen shall be responsible to have verifiable OSHA-10 training and CPR Certified Training." Please call the CNYETA (315-546-0221) CNYETA.org to see when the next scheduled classes are available. 


NOTE:
OSHA-10 and CPR training are needed to work in Local 43's jurisdiction as a Journeyman.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Union Office 315-422-0435 - Al Marzullo, Business Manager - Kevin Crawford, President - Job Referral - Dues - Membership Development


Funds Office 315-474-5729 - Sheila Fitzmaurice, Fund Administrator - Pension - Health Insurance - Benefits


ETA Training Center 315-546-0221 - Jon Leubner, Training Director - Apprentice Program - Training and Safety Classes


                
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