UAW Local 1069

February 11, 2019

Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Below is a communication The Boeing Company will or by now has sent out to all UAW employees:
“The Company and the UAW have been working together to offer current members of the UAW an opportunity to develop their skills in the area of Composite Fabrication due to rising demand for that skill set. This opportunity is an individual decision to develop your skills to be considered qualified for future Composite Fabricator (15C08) job classification openings.
This training opportunity will be offered to all members of the UAW who have not previously or currently hold the Composite Fabricator job classification. Interested employees will be given the opportunity to attend Composite Fabrication training on their own time. Those interested in being trained to gain the composite’s skill set will be required to attend and successfully complete the Composite Training class. The class will be held for 5 consecutive weeks and are scheduled to occur on Monday and Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a total of 50 hours of training. Once an employee has successfully completed the training class they will receive a Certificate of Completion and be considered qualified for future openings in the Composite Fabricator (15C08) job classification. The first Composite Training class will begin on Monday, February 18, 2019.”

We encourage all UAW 1069 employees who are seriously interested to sign up for this training opportunity regardless of your present work shift and current situation. Employees will be selected in seniority order.
We will meet with the company prior to the start of the training class to work out all final details in regards to this training opportunity. Should you have any questions or concerns please see your Union Representative or call us at the Union Hall.

Lastly, the company will also send out a communication to all employees titled “Speak up about the Importance of Block II”. We greatly encourage ALL Boeing employees to engage by “clicking” on the provided link within this communication. By doing so this will automatically generate a letter that will be sent to Congress, U.S. Senators, and Representatives in your state and Congressional district. Please be on the lookout for this message that will be sent to your emails.

In Solidarity,

Michael Tolassi
President
UAW Local 1069

January 18, 2019

NOTICE OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2019

10:00AM

UAW LOCAL 1069 UNION HALL

1000 EAST FOURTH STREET

EDDYSTONE, PA 19022

 
There will be a discussion of the pertinent union issues. The agenda will be as outlined in the Constitution of the International Union, UAW and the By-Laws of UAW Local 1069.
Fraternally,
Michael Tolassi                                                             George Donahue
President                                                                        Recording Secretary
UAW Local 1069                                                          UAW Local 1069

November 21, 2018

NOTICE OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2018
10:00AM
UAW LOCAL 1069 UNION HALL
1000 EAST FOURTH STREET
EDDYSTONE, PA 19022

There will be a vote on the proposed By-Law changes listed below.

Article XIX Section #1
(Finances)
The weekly salary of the president while on leave of absence to and working for and behalf of the local union shall be equivalent to the highest in the plant company/union negotiated rate (currently labor 13) based on a six day work week. (Example labor grade 13 multiplied by 52 straight hours). The rate shall include cost of living allowance but shall exclude other bonuses, such as night differential.

(Proposed Amendment)
The current highest salary in the plant is now labor grade 14 crew chief flight test.
Article XIX Section #4
Delegates to the conventions, conferences and/or meetings officially recognized by the International Union and held outside of the Philadelphia area shall be paid their daily base rate of the previous week’s earnings and ($40.00) per day to cover expenses, plus transportation furnished by the local union in accordance with International Union travel policy to and from such convention or conference.

4.1 Wages shall not be paid for Saturday or Sunday.

4.2 On days where overnight accommodations are not required, the expense money shall be reduced to ($20.00) per day.

(Proposed Amendment)
The International Executive Board policy concerning per diem is now ($46.00) per day.

Fraternally,

Michael Tolassi                                                                               George Donahue
President                                                                                          Recording Secretary
UAW Local 1069                                                                               UAW Local 1069

October 26, 2018

NOTICE OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2018
10:00AM
UAW LOCAL 1069 UNION HALL
1000 EAST FOURTH STREET
EDDYSTONE, PA 19022

There will be a discussion of the pertinent union issues. The agenda will be as outlined in the Constitution of the International Union, UAW and the By-Laws of UAW Local 1069.
Fraternally,
Michael Tolassi                                                                       George Donahue
President                                                                                  Recording Secretary
UAW Local 1069                                                                     UAW Local 1069

October 18, 2018
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Effective October 5, 2018 any employees at or below the rate range maximum (Table 1) or Single Rate (Table 2) in effect for their classification will have their base rates increased by Section 4.c. and then by application of a three (3%) percent GWI. An employee cannot exceed the maximum of their rate range or Single Rate upon application of a GWI and if applicable, will receive the remaining amount of the GWI in a lump sum payment. Employees who are above the rate range maximum will receive a four (4%) percent lump in lieu of any GWI.
In addition, there will be a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for this quarter of $0.10 effective October 5, 2018. The current maximum COLA amount for this unit is $0.42.
I would like to also remind our UAW 1069 members that we do utilize Bulletin Boards located throughout the plant for the purposes of posting notices such as the following: General membership meetings, special meetings, election information, surplus lists, employee assistance information, retirement seminar material, and choppers. There is a total of seventeen (17) bulletin boards located in our factory. Locations are as follows:
Bld. 3-25, (4) maintenance area, G-10, loading dock area, G-2, and V-22 factory area, M-7 and G-4.
Bld. 3-31, (3) GG-1, F-3, and K-3. Classified Area, R&D, (2)
Bld. 3-61, (2) B-5 and E-1.                                                Bld. 3-60, (1) J-1.
Bld. 3-07, (2) H-17 and N-24.                                           Bld. 3-06 (1).
Delivery Center (1)                                                            Whirl Tower (1)
Lastly, Local 1069 and Ameriprise invites all members to join us for a special seminar, Investing for The Life You Deserve hosted by Lyndsey M. Berry with Ameriprise Financial. This seminar will be presented Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at your union hall. There will be 2 separate sessions on this date: 12:30 PM and 3:00 PM.
Reminder, our membership meeting has been changed from Sunday, October 28, 2018 to Sunday, November 4, 2018. Please plan to attend. We look forward to a packed hall as we had at our previous membership meeting. We are certain you have many questions and concerns to discuss.
Stand United

In Solidarity,

Michael A Tolassi
President
UAW Local 1069

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