Our next membership meeting will take place on May 12, 2023, at 8PM at The Boilermaker Union Hall. The address is 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.
Retirees: Retiree luncheons have resumed.
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 lunch is the 3rd Wednesday of the month. The next lunch will be May 17, 2023, at 11AM. We will be meeting at Sporty’s Wing Shack, 4502 N. Huron Road, Pinconning, MI. 48650.
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.
Any apprentice interested in working in other local areas should contact their area business agent.
Spring is here and with it will come our annual activities. Any member interested in volunteering to help with an area picnic or parade should contact their local agent. As members retire, we are in constant need of assistance with these events. I encourage you to get involved and participate.
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.
Condolences to retired member Joe Batory Sr. and his family on the recent passing of his father. Please keep his family in your thoughts during this difficult time.
Condolences to retired member Phillip McCrum’s family, he passed away on November 14, 2022. Please keep the family in your thoughts during this difficult time.
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Business Manager/ Secretary Treasurer of Boilermakers Local 169 since 2009