Due to ongoing Coronavirus social distancing requirements, the June General Membership meeting has been cancelled. We will update the membership on upcoming scheduled meetings as information becomes available. The E-Board meeting will be held as scheduled tomorrow, 6/1/2020, via an on-line meeting platform.
Month: May 2020
Solar Turbines, Harbor Drive facility will be closed for 3rd shift on Sunday, May 31, 2020 due to civil demonstrations in the area. The plant is anticipating normal operation on 6/1/2020 for 1st shift. It might be wise to check the Solar Emergency Hotline 1-800-964-9482 before leaving for work tomorrow morning to be sure the […]
Local 389 is continuing its organizing campaign. Please fill out the following information form to be eligible for a free t-shirt. If you’ve already filled out the recently distributed survey, you do not need to fill out the info card here. You will still be eligible for the t-shirt for filling out survey as well. […]
No one knows better than union members that working people have been hit hard during this pandemic, as they remain on the front lines to ensure this country continues running. The hardest hit have been the most marginalized workers: women, LGBTQ workers, workers of color – citizens and non-citizens alike. The AFL-CIO is holding a […]
On May 20, 2020 Local Lodge 389 conducted it’s special meeting for Grand Lodge Convention delegates. This special meeting was conducted under special circumstances due to the Coronavirus social distancing guidelines. Local Lodge 389 will send four delegates to the convention. The following nominations were made: Elaine Kennedy, Joe Zimolzak, Darrin Williamson, Brian Steinrichter and […]
The IAM’s campaign and the resulting public outrage against United Airlines has caused the carrier to back away from its illegal scheme to force 15,000 full-time IAM members into part-time positions. After accepting $5 billion from taxpayers as part of the CARES Act, United made the unilateral decision to drastically reduce the wages, retirement benefits, and paid […]
On Tuesday, May 5, 2020 the Solar Turbines announced to its employees that another positive COVID-19 case was reported at the Harbor Drive facility. The employee that tested positive works in Building 11. As was the case with the other positive cases at Harbor Drive, this employee was already out on leave when they contracted […]