What's New at Pipe Fitters 533
THE RESCHEDULED UNION MEETING FOR TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE CURRENT “KCMO” ORDER. THE JUNE 2, 2020 REGULAR MEMBERSHIP MEETING IS CANCELED due to the “Gathering” Restrictions under the next phase of KCMO reopen order. Please check our Local 533 website or call the business office at 816.523.1533 for Membership Meeting updates.
ALL SCHEDULED MEETINGS OR EVENTS HELD AT LOCAL 533 IN JUNE ARE CANCELED INCLUDING:
* SENIOR SEND-OFF BANQUET FOR JUNE 7, 2020 CANCELED
* RETIREES’ LUNCHEON IN JUNE CANCELED
With the implementation of Second Amended Order 20-01 effective on March 24, 2020, the Local 533 Business Office will be closed to “Unnecessary Foot Traffic”. Under the “Order”. We will keep minimum staff in the business office as well as the Health & Welfare office. Doing so allows 533 to operate in accordance with the “Distancing Requirements”.
If a “In Person” visit is necessary, please call ahead at 816.523.1533 for 533 Business Office and 816.361.0206 for the Health & Welfare Office.
The Kansas City Construction Industry has created “Care for Construction Heroes” hot line 816.595.4164. The hotline has been establish to provide an additional resource for field workers to call in for unsafe worksites during the COVID-19 pandemic. All callers WILL remain anonymous and the information will be transcribed to an email format and direct to the contractor and appropriate craft(s).
Dear Brothers & Sisters:
Under Advisement of the UA and their COVID-19 Protocol Our Doors Will Remain Locked until further notice.
⇒No Visitors Allowed, unless necessary for operations, mail, cleaning, sanitizing, maintenance, etc. Please call first to be allowed in the building at 816.523.1533
⇒We have implemented a 30-day grace period on Window Dues. Whatever your “current status” is by end of March 31st, will stay the same until April 30, 2020.
⇒To pay Dues, you can mail your check, money orders or drop your payment in mail slot located at the right-hand side of the front doors, receipts will be mailed.
⇒Health and Welfare will be under this Protocol as well. If it’s a “Necessary Visit” to Health and Welfare, please call first to be allowed in the building at 816.361.0206
⇒The Health and Welfare Trustees have approved a 30-day grace period on the enrollment.
⇒If there is information from either office that can be mailed instead of picked up, we will forward it to you.
We will continue to serve our members while still following all applicable guidelines and we ask that you do your part as well.
With COVID-19 information changing and moving fast we are trying to keep both Local 533 and Training Center Websites up to date.
Scott A. Grandon
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