We will be helping park cars at the Dubuque County Fair again this year. The dates of the Fair are July 22nd to the 27th. Proceeds from parking cars goes to pay bills for the Dubuque Area Labor Harvest. If you can help out please contact Tom.
The Dubuque JATC is looking for JW's interested in getting certified with the state of Iowa to conduct continuing education for the membership. If you have interest in this position contact the Union Hall.
Local 704 has a new health insurance agent. Kunkel and Associates will now be servicing the local health insurance plan. If you would like more information check out their website www.kunkel-inc.com or contact the Union Hall.
The Dubuque Area Labor Harvest is holding their annual golf outing at Birchwood on Sun. Aug. 10th. If you are interested in golfing contact the Union Hall.
The Local Summer Picnic is coming up on Sat. Aug. 16th at Dunleith Park in East Dubuque from 4 to 9pm. More details to follow.
The next Union Meeting is scheduled for Aug 21st at 4:30.
The next E Board Meeting is scheduled for Aug 7th at 4 PM.
Local 704 is going to be changing Local Pension providers from Principal to BMO/Harris Bank. We will be conducting seminars and training classes on the changes to our plan in the future. If you want to check out BMO's website the address is www.bmo.com/mybmoretirement. We are looking into options for keeping the personal contribution into the 401k. If you have any input into the 401k personal contribution, pleas call Tom at the Union Hall.
Local 704 will be sending out a letter to all members to remind members if they are doing work on the side they need to notify the Union Hall. Any member caught performing work on the side without informing the Union Hall will have charges filed against them.
The last several projects bid at Mercy Hospital have gone to a contractor not signatory with Local 704. If possible we would encourage our members to patronize the hospital that hires our contractors/members(Finley). Thank You.
If you are on the Local Insurance plan, your doctor should not be charging you a co-pay. If they are trying to charge you a co-pay please contact the Union Hall.
We now have the ability for you to make payments to the Union Hall with a credit card. If you have any questions contact Shelly.
Just a reminder, if your status (married/single/kids), your address, or phone number changes, don't forget to notify Local 704 in a timely manner. This information helps us ensure that problems with your insurance do not go without notice. Thanks.
Anyone who has information on Electrical Contactors, (other than Contractors Signatory with Local 704), working in our jurisdiction please inform the hall.