LOCAL UNION 890 NEWS BRIEFS
SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2019! Invitations have been mailed out to Local 890 members and retirees. Each invitation recipient will be able to bring one adult guest to this celebration. The celebration will include a cocktail hour, dinner, and guest speakers, followed by top notch entertainment by two bands. The fun will start at 5:00 p.m. and go until Midnight.
PRUDENTIAL RETIREMENT CLASS
On Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the hall, there will be a Prudential Retirement Class. Participants in the Prudential plan will be notified via mail from the Wisconsin Electrical Employees Benefit Fund office. Please call or e-mail the hall to sign up:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-752-0321
Code of Excellence Classes
Date: 2nd Monday of each month
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Local 890 Classroom A
Requirement: Must have current dues receipt
Sign-up: e-mail or call the hall email@example.com or 608-752-0321
Completion of the class will be a requirement to work at the Riverside Power Plant jobsite.
OSHA 10 Online Class (not affiliated with Local 890) (click on link below)
TRANSITION TO TRAINER at AMTC Milton
This class is for final year apprentices who will, as journey workers, soon be responsible for passing on their skills to new apprentices.
Date: March 20 & 27, 2019
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: AMTC - Milton
Class Fee: $35
Instructor: Jim Davis
To Register: Registration forms available at LU 890 or you may register on the BTC website (www.blackhawk.edu), Hover Over "Programs & Classes", Choose: Take a Class; Click on: Browse Non-Credit Classes, Choose: Course Title; Click on: Register for Class.
SPRING 2019 CLASSES at IBEW Local 890:
American Heart Association First Aid/CPR - 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 two-year First Aid/CPR Card).
CLASS IS FULL
Materials Needed: None
Class Fee: $42
Instructor: Jeff Toberman Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019
Classroom: A Time: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. CEUs: none
National Electric Code I – This class is designed to help those in the electrical industry to better understand the origin, design and content of the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). Individuals working with electricity must be licensed and have a solid understanding of NEC and Wisconsin SPS316 requirements. The Introduction (Article 90), Chapters 1 through 4 and SP316 will be explored. (There are no prerequisites for the course).
CLASS IS FULL
Materials Needed: Current edition of the NEC (2017), pencils, highlighter (yellow), paper, and calculator.
Class Fee: $25
Instructor: Mark Hady Starts: Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 Duration: 6 Sessions
Classroom: A Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. CEU/HRS: 18
OSHA 30 – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1926 are requirement standards for the construction industry. In today’s fast paced and safety conscious world, OSHA training has become a staple for the ability to work at most job sites. From PPE to fall protection or working with ladders and scaffolding, the workplace conditions are safer today because of OSHA and OSHA trained personnel. This class is credentialed for 30 CEUs for State of Wisconsin licensing. ALL CLASSES MUST BE ATTENDED FOR CEUs.
Materials Needed: pencils and paper
Class Fee: $25
Instructor: Jeff Toberman Starts: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 Duration: 10 Sessions
Classroom: B Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. CEUs: 30
Note: Payment upon registration is required to secure your enrollment in the class. Classes are limited to 20 students, unless otherwise indicated in the Class posting.
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 Course Providers 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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