Our next membership meeting will take place on December 8, 2023, at 8PM at the Boilermakers Local 169 Union Hall, Located at 1755 Fairlane Drive, Allen Park, MI. 48101
Current Union dues for 2023 are $55.85 in accordance with the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Constitution. The Union Hall accepts Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. Payments can be made both at the Union Hall and over the phone.
OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 safety training can now be taken online. Please visit our website – www.boilermakerslocal169.com- for more information.
Your local needs volunteers for an informational line in areas 1 & 2. All members including retirees are encouraged to participate. Please contact the union hall for details. You will be informed of the times and locations once details are finalized. Stand up for your work! Stand up for your local!
Any member interested in taking the Great Lakes Safety for Corteva please contact Area 3 Business Agent, Mike Card at 989-662-6491.
Congratulations to Dylan Wunder, son of Doug Wunder. Dylan was the first-place winner in the Boilermakers Local 169 Scholarship Essay Contest. Dylan will receive a check for $3,000.00 to help him in his educational endeavors. Way to go Dylan! I encourage all eligible members to take advantage of this benefit provided from the proceeds of our annual Scholarship Golf Outing. No second or third place winners were awarded due to lack of entries.
Please make every effort to attend the December “Christmas“ Union Meeting. Immediately following the meeting refreshments and dinner will be provided. Please take advantage of this opportunity to share some fellowship with your union brothers and sisters during the holiday season.
Save the date! Our annual Dinner Dance is currently scheduled for February 10th, 2024. Further details will be forthcoming.
The Training Center will be closed beginning November 14, 2023, and will reopen on November 27, 2023.
Retirees: Retiree luncheons
Area 1 Retiree luncheon is on the first Wednesday of every month at 11:00 am at the Brown Derby Bar, 10661 West Jefferson, River Rouge, Mi.
Area 2 Retirees hold luncheons on the first Thursday of every month at 11am at Whitlow’s Forerunner Restaurant located at 4610 Airline Rd, Muskegon MI. All retirees and members from all areas are welcome to attend.
Area 3 Retirees luncheon is the 3rd Wednesday of the month. The next lunch will be November 15th at 11AM at Green Spot Pub. It’s located at 808 N. Mission Street, Mount Pleasant, MI. 48858. All area boilermakers and retirees are welcome to attend.
Area 4 Retirees’ lunches are on the first Tuesday of the month at 11am in Rapid River at Jacks Restaurant 7898 S. Main Street, Rapid River, MI. Area 4 retirees also meet in Marquette on the second Tuesday of the month at 11am at Crossroads Bar on the corner of County Rd 553 and County Road 480.
Hoodies have arrived and are for sale at the hall. We now have ALL sizes, medium through XXXL. The cost is $40.00. Payments can be made with cash, check, or credit. If you live outside of the area and would like to order one, please call the hall. Additional shipping charges will be added. Baseball caps are also available. Varsity jackets are available by special order. Please contact the Union Hall for details.
The upcoming MSHA training schedule is available at www.boilermakerslocal169 or on our Facebook page.
The cost of your T.W.I.C. card is reimbursable from the M.O.R.E. Fund. Contact the Union Hall for reimbursement.
Any member needing the services of a Notary Public can do so at no charge at the Boilermakers Local 169 Union Hall. Please call ahead to ensure availability.
Any current apprentice that is eligible to utilize their G.I. Bill should contact their branch of service regarding this benefit. Your apprenticeship training qualifies for reimbursement under the terms of the G.I. Bill. I advise all apprentices who qualify to take advantage of this well-deserved benefit.