LOCAL UNION 890 NEWS BRIEFS
Next Union Meeting
The next Union Meeting will be on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. The door prize is $300.00, must be present to win
Union Dues for 2017
The cost for 2017 annual dues is $468.24 ($39.02 per month). The quarterly amount is $117.06.
PLEASE VOTE - Every Vote Counts!
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
*Presidential, Congressional, and State Offices
If you are not registered to vote, save time and register early at your county clerks office.
For more information about registering: http://myvote.wi.gov
- Approved I.D. must be shown to vote.
- You can still register the day of the election with the proper paper work. Check with your county clerk for these requirements, as they may vary.
FALL 2016 CLASS SCHEDULE - Local 890:
The following classes are not full:
Coyne CPR Refresher- Safety on the job and in everyday life is important. The ability to react calmly and perform lifesaving measures in an emergency situation is critical to how well or how bad the outcome might be. This course will give students the knowledge and proper technique in rendering assistance when it’s needed most. (This course issues a one year CPR card).
Materials Needed: None
Class Fee: $28
Instructor: Jeff Toberman Starts: Thurs. December 8, 2016 Duration: 1 Session
Classroom: B Time: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. CEUs: 0
Grounding & Bonding II - Equipment Grounding and Bonding is the subject of this second part to the Grounding & Bonding course. Although the NEC has minimum requirements for safe installations, equipment grounding and bonding are some of the most important for the safety of personnel. Part II will focus on Article 250 Parts VI, VII and VIII. May use 2011 or 2014 Code Book.
Materials Needed: NJATC Applied Grounding & Bonding textbook, current edition of the NEC, pencils, paper and calculator.
Class Fee: $25 Textbook: $55, 2014 NEC Code Book $75
Instructor: Brad Wildes Starts: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Duration: 5 Sessions
Classroom: A Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CEUs: 15
Arc Flash - Electrical incidents are more costly and often more fatal than other workplace incidents. This course will introduce students to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E, “The Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace”, and the requirements for electrical arc flash and arc blast protection. (This course issues a one year Arc Flash Training card).
Materials Needed: Pencils and paper.
Class Fee: $25
Instructor: Kevin Bollendorf Starts: November 9-10, 2016 Duration: 2 Sessions
Classroom: A Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. CEUs: 8
Note: Payment upon registration is required to secure your enrollment in the class. CPR and CPR/First Aid classes are limited to 8 students, all other classes are limited to 20 students.
Please click here to register online for Local 890 classes or print corresponding registration form and mail with payment to the Local Union 890 office.
For a List of State of Wisconsin Approved Courses for CEUs:
WEEBF Health & Welfare Plan Description Booklet
By clicking on the following link, you will be directed the Wisconsin Electrical Employees Benefit Fund (WEEBF) website to the Health & Welfare Plan Description Booklet. This booklet contains valuable information about available benefits.
Looking for a pharmacy?
Visit www.savrx.com to find a list of covered pharmacies in your area. Click on 'Locations', enter WEEEBF for group number, and your zip code.
Anthem Network Providers
With the switch to the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan, some Network Providers have changed. For a list of Providers in your area visit www.anthem.com. The plan to select is the "Blue Preferred Plus (POS)". Please contact the hall with any questions.
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