Skip to main content

Locked out L-D239 members need your help

TO ALL LOCAL LODGES IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA

Re: Urgent Appeal for Financial Assistance to help locked out members of Local Lodge D239

Dear Sisters and Brothers:

On August 3, 2018, IMERYS locked out 33 members of Boilermakers Local Lodge D239 in Three Forks, MT. The members rejected a company proposal that, among other things, would have removed new retiree health insurance, frozen their defined pension benefit, removed seniority from consideration when filling positions and changed how overtime was paid.

Local Lodge D239 members and their families need our help as they will be facing extraordinary hardships due to this lockout. The International has established a fund to assist them during this very difficult period and we need your assistance.

I am requesting that every lodge do what it can to contribute to this fund and to make members aware of this lockout situation so that individuals may also donate to the fund.

Checks should be made out to “W.T. Creeden, IST” with “D239 Lockout Assistance” on the memo line at the bottom of the checks. Mail checks to:

International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Attn: IST W.T. Creeden
753 State Ave., Suite 565
Kansas City, KS 66101

Thanking you in advance for any assistance you can render, I remain

Sincerely and Fraternally Yours,

Newton B. Jones
International President

Tags  Headline News
Locals  L-D239
Published on the Web: August 14, 2018

Latest News

  • John Messina, L-154, and an unidentified man carry Harold Gold to safety from his stranded vehicle during a flash flood in Pittsburgh.

    Boilermaker surges into action to rescue flash flood victim

    Read More

  • The new Northeast Training Facility opens its door to host the first of three Welding Boot Camps. Kneeling l. to r., Jordon Trust and Dominic Nacca. Front row l. to r., L-237 BM-ST Chris O’Neill, Instructor Joel Kipfer, IVP-NE John Fultz, Adam Church, Adam Ziegler and Ryan Hoffman. Middle row l. to r., Jerry Couser, Zeresehay Berhe, Ruark Danforth, Thomas McNeil, Jedediah Robertson, Instructor Daniel Badiali and Jason Dupuis, NEAAC. Back row l. to r., Jonathan Middleton, Chance Gendron, Tom Keegan and David

    New Northeast Training Facility hosts Welding Boot Camp

    Read More

  • Aggregate Industries

    Boilermakers bring Aggregate Industries on board in West Virginia

    Read More

  • Newton B. Jones, International President

    Climate solutions should (and can) save our planet and our jobs

    Read More

  • Members of Local 158 wear red to raise funds for Honor Flights. They donated $2,100 to Honor Flights at their May meeting.

    Local 158 donates to veterans’ Honor Flights

    Read More