NEWS AND UPDATES
Local 60 is more committed than ever in promoting legislation and supporting our local political leaders to improving the quality of life for all working families and for workers rights. For over 125 years Local 60 has been committed to our members and community and will be there for our future generations.
EFFECTIVE MAY 18, 2020
LOCAL 60 WILL RESUME REGULAR HOURS
MONDAY 8:00 A.M. TO 4:30 P.M.
TUESDAY 8:00 A.M. TO 4:30 P.M.
WEDNESDAY 8:00 A.M. TO 4:30 P.M.
THURSDAY 8:00 A.M. TO 4:30 P.M.
FRIDAY 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M.
WILL HAVE THE
REGULAR MONTHLY UNION
MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2020
GH Mechanical needs Plumbers for the Four Seasons Hotel (40 hours)
Gootee Construction needs Plumbers for the Superdome (6/10s) and Plumbers for the LSU Interim Hospital (40 hours)
Contact the Union Hall for more information.
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EFFECTIVE APRIL 21, 2020
NEW ORLEANS PIPE TRADES
In an effort to proactively slow the spread of COVID-19, the New Orleans Pipe Trades Apprenticeship school will be closed beginning
Monday, March 16th
Friday, May 15th, 2020
ATTENTION ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS
IRS Form 1095-B will be mailed to responsible individuals in January.
Responsible individuals may receive a copy of their 2019 Form 1095-B upon request by contacting the Fund Office via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mailing a letter requesting the form to:
Local 60 Benefits Office
P.O. Box 8428
Metairie, LA 70011
Please call the Fund Office at 504-885-3062 with any questions.
RESOURCES AND INFORMATION
Due to the situation surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak being very fluid and evolving quickly, the Officers of Local 60 want to thank you for the efforts each of you are taking daily to stay healthy and they want to keep you briefed on immediate measures being taken to protect the health of all employees and the staff here at Local 60’s office.
COVID-19: Keeping You and Your Family Safe
Learn how to better protect yourself and your family from COVID-19.
COVID-19 UPDATE (March 17, 2020)
Update: April 30, 2020
The office will remain open and business will be conducted as usual; however, we ask that you conduct any business with our office staff by either phone or email. To protect everyone involved, please limit your visits to the office in this time of uncertainty.
The Hiring Hall will be closed until further notice. All referrals will be done over the phone. Anyone needing to sign the out-of-work list can do so by entering through the front door of the union office and asking for assistance at one of the windows. Please do not loiter in or around the union hall.
As a reminder, please continue to follow the CDC guidelines for handwashing and for covering coughs and sneezes with tissues or bent elbow. Local 60 is working to acquire supplies of facial tissues, hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes for use by employees in the Union Office.
As a general reminder, if you are sick, please do not report to work. Stay home and contact your supervisor.
A newsletter will be mailed out this week informing the membership of these changes and any others that may transpire. Additional updates will be communicated as the situation warrants.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
PAID SICK LEAVE AND EXPANDED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE
UNDER THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT
The Plumbers and Steamfitters JATC has a training program consisting of classroom instruction (Two nights per week, two semester per year) and on the job training. Apprentices earn raises every six months through completion of courses and excelling in job performance. Upon successful completion of the five-year program, the Apprentices become Journeyman as Plumbers, Pipefitters, or HVACR Service Technicians. (All licenses and certifications are obtained prior to completion).
Local 60 and its members are committed to helping the community grow. We do our part by participating in community events and lending a helping hand when needed.
NOTICE OF HIRING AND REFERRAL PROCEDURE
THIS NOTICE OF HIRING AND REFERRAL PROCEDURE IS BEING PLACED ON UNION’S BULLETIN BOARD IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL LAW. DO NOT REMOVE OR DEFACE.
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2013 OR THEREAFTER, AS INDICATED, THE FOLLOWING CHANGES WILL BE MADE TO THE HIRING HALL PROCEDURE:
SECTION 3: A journeyman having been laid-off should register at Hiring Hall the following work day. All registrations must be done in person between 7:30 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. by filling out an Out-of-Work slip and signing Dispatcher’s Book. (Companies shall supply an official termination slip or letter of termination on company stationary.) Effective January 1, 2013, only plumbers that have a current Louisiana State Plumbing License may register on the ‘Plumbers’ Out-of-Work list and only welders that have a current UA 21 welding certification may register on the ‘Welders’ Out-of-Work list. When two (2) or more registrants of a respective craft report in on the same date, there shall be a drawing for numbered places on their respective craft’s Out-of-Work list for that date. SECTION 7: If, after registering Out-of-Work, a journeyman fails to accept a work referral on three (3) separate occasions within ninety (90) days, not including ‘Not for Rehire,’ or fails to accept a work referral in the next 365 calendar days, his name shall be removed from the list. At his convenience, he may re-register. SECTION 9: Any registrant who accepts a work referral and fails to comply with the contractor’s initial hiring procedures and/or policy shall be placed at the bottom of the Out-of-Work list.