December 2016

Important announcement from Terry Tindall

Chairman of the LU 520 Executive Board

Brothers and Sisters,

Brother Chris Wagner met with the Executive Board on December 2, 2016 and tendered his resignation as Local 520 Business Manager/Financial Secretary, effective December 31, 2016.

Brother Wagner has accepted an appointment to serve the IBEW as International Representative for the 7th District, effective January 1, 2017.

The Executive Board will be interviewing members who wish to be considered for the upcoming vacant Business Manager/Financial Secretary position.

Interviews will be conducted on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 6:00 pm in the Local 520 Executive Board room.

If you are interested in interviewing for the position, please contact Sherry Cluck or Mary Ygnacio at the Local 520 offices (512-326-9540) by 5:00 pm on December 7, 2016.

Fraternally,

Terry Tindall
Chairman, Executive Board
IBEW Local 520

New Mailing Address Change

Please note that effective immediately, our mailing address has changed.

Our new mailing address is:

IBEW Local 520
4818 East Ben White Blvd
Suite 300
Austin TX 78741

Please do not send any further correspondence to our PO BOX, as it is no longer active.

If you are paying your dues using your bank’s auto-draft feature or a bill pay service, please update our mailing address in their system.

CW/CE Work Reports

Reporting your work hours are now easy as picking up your phone. Reporting your work hours accomplish many things to your benefit:

  • Pay rate increases
  • Benefit increases
  • Preparation for JIW status

To complete your work reports online, use the following link:

http://austineta.org/cw-ce-submit-work-hours/

The link will take you to the Austin Electrical Training Alliance. If you have any questions feel free to contact me.

Journeyman/Masters Assisted Study Program (J/MASP)

We are looking to have another J/MASP class starting in December. For more information concerning the J/MASP program please contact:

  • Matt Freistman: 512/326-9540 Ext. 218

Email: matt_freistman@ibew520.org

  • Lane Price: 512/983-8759

Email: president@ibew520.org

 New Member Orientation

There will be a New Member Orientation Class, Parts I & II, held on:

  • Saturday December 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday January 7, 2017 @ 9;00 am – 4:00 pm

Setting is limited to the first 40 registrants including their spouses for the Saturday session. Also since this will be an informative/educational meeting we ask that no children should attend. Please be sure to contact either Mary or myself if your spouse will be attending this class as well.

You may register online @:

http://ibew520members.org/new-member-orientation/

Log into the Members Area of our website and click on the New Member Orientation link under the Training tab. You may also contact Mary (512/326-9540 Ext 211) to register. Remember to please include your spouse when registering for the NMO

CW/CE’s completing this class will receive 120 SBC’s to aid in your advancement in the CW/CE Program. Apprentices participating in the Scholarship Program will receive credit when completed.

 

Lane Price

Email: president@ibew520.org

Cell: 512/983-8759