All members that want to remain on the referral list, ready for work, must call or sign into the hall within thirty (30) days of their original sign-in date or will be dropped off the referral list automatically.
When you accept work, or when you are laid off, you must notify the hall immediately . Call the hall and you will be put back on the referral list. If all the criteria is met you will be assigned the same slot. If the criteria is not met you will be assigned a new slot. Your name will fall off the list on the 30th day so please make every effort to call in before your 30 day sign in (every three weeks) so you do not fall off the list.If you require a copy of the referral list please call the local office at 452-3556 or toll free at 1-877-866-3556.
2014 DUES NOTICE TO ALL OUR MEMBERS
Effective January 1, 2017 the Monthly Dues for ACTIVE MEMBERS shall be $37.00 per month
January 1, 2018 - $38.00
January 1, 2019 - $39.00
Effective July 1, 2014 the Hourly Dues and Building and Defense Contributions shall be increased to a total of 6.0% of gross wages
Effective January 1, 2014 monthly dues for RETIRED MEMBERS shall remain at $8.00 per month.
Effective January 1, 2012 the Initiation Fee charged to an individual who desires to become a member of a local union affiliated with the Laborers District Council of Western Pennsylvania shall be $650.00
Readmission charge for any suspended member shall be $52.00 per month for every month in arrears based on the $650.00 amount plus the current months dues.
The monthly dues are due on the first day of the month and unless paid on or before the last day of the following month, the members shall be deemed suspended by the International Union without notice.
A member shall not be subject to a suspension for an employers failure to remit the members dues to the Union where the member has executed a valid, voluntary dues check-off authorization card and where the employer has deducted those dues from the members wages.
READMITTED MEMBERS SHALL BE CONSIDERED NEW MEMBERS FROM THE DATE OF THEIR READMISSION. PLEASE DO NOT LET YOUR DUES LAPSE
LABORERS' UNION MEETING
The Regular monthly meeting is held on the third Tuesday of every month at the New Location, 703 French., 1st Floor at 8:00 p.m. We strongly encourage all members to attend.
Edinboro University Local 603 Charles Buzzanco and Casimir Rzomp Memorial Scholarship
This endowment was created with funds from Laborers Local 603 and Associated General Contractors to provide for the continuing education of union members and their dependents. You must be a member of Laborers Local 603 for a minimum of one (1) year or his/her dependent child. Enroll for a minimum of six (6) credit hours of study at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania during each term of scholarship funding. Complete a scholarship application and demonstrate competitive academic achievement. Financial need may be a consideration but is not a limiting factor. The amount of money that is available and the number of recipients selected will determine award amounts.
Please contact the Local office at 452-3556 or 1-877-866-3556 for application information updates.
Please check the website at or contact customer service toll free at 1/866-594-1732 to check for your specific doctors to see if they are covered under United Healthcare prior to your appointment. If you have any questions regarding your insurance benefits you may contact the Laborers Combined Funds Office toll free at 1-800-242-2538. Many of you have questions regarding the Vision Insurance. The Vision Insurance is provided through DavisVision (which is a Highmark Subsidiary). For a listing of participating vision care providers nearest you please visit their website at or call toll free 1/800-999-5431.
LABORERS TRAINING SCHEDULES
The Laborers Training Schedules are published on a monthly basis. It is very important to get trained and certified. Contractors are becoming very skill oriented and many of the available jobs require certifications. PENNDOT now requires that everyone be certified for flagging so make sure that if you are interested in a flagging position that you get certified. Please make every effort to get trained during the winter months. If you have any questions or need a schedule you can call the local office, the Training Center toll free at 1-800-442-8868 or visit their website at www.laborpa.org