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9
Dec

Pension Actions

Please be advised that we will begin our pushback on Senate offices beginning tomorrow morning via an email to members.  This will be followed with a simultaneous social media launch and noontime mass text message directing members to contact Senate offices at the push of a button which will connect them with their offices.   Attached is a social media

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20
Sep

Protest at Jarrett Construction’s Office in Charleston, WV

The Partnership Development Department Stands Up For Workers’ Rights   On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, Local 33’s Partnership Development Department (formerly the Organizing Department) spent the day bannering and handbilling in front of Jarrett Construction’s office. Jarrett Construction continues to use Appalachian Heating of Beckley, WV to install the HVAC systems on its projects. The Partnership Development Department wanted to

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6
Sep

WILLIAM BRYANT “PETE” ASHWORTH lives on in the hearts and memories of his family

WILLIAM BRYANT “PETE” ASHWORTH passed on August 31, 2019, while mowing the property he loved on “Ashworth Mountain,” rejoining his wife and the love of his life, Anna “Sis” O’Dell Ashworth. “The hill,” as it is known to family and friends, had belonged to Pete’s grandfather, George Surface, and is the location of the home built by Pete and his

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13
Aug

North Central WV District Annual Summer Family Picnic

Local 33 North Central WV District Thanks You For Your Service It’s that time of year! Local 33 North Central WV District handed out Membership Pins to its longest standing members. 50 Year Service Award Curt Kisner, Charles Miller, Thomas Slider, Vernon Lohr (not pictured) 25 Year Service Award Jim Jackson, Suzanne Morgan, James Hamrick (not pictured), David Clemons (not

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8
Aug

Local 33 Parkersburg District Celebrates Dedicated Members

Members Recognized For Years Of Hard Work On July 27th, Sheet Metal Workers Local 33 Parkersburg District presented Membership Pins to their longest standing members. Recipients were given 25, 40, 50, and 60 year pins at the Parkersburg District picnic as a token of appreciation for their devotion and commitment to Local Union 33. 60 Year Membership Pin (pictured left

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8
Aug

Volunteers Bring Shelter To Big Bend Golf Course

Sheet Metal Workers devote time and energy to give Big Bend Golf Course A Roof. It doesn’t have to be the holiday season to be in a giving spirit! This summer, a group of sheet metal workers volunteered to give back to the community by providing a safe metal roof to cover the concrete platform at Big Bend Golf Course.

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5
Aug

It’s Finally Here!

Stay Up To Date With The Latest News! Dear friends and SMART Local 33 members, We are excited to announce the launch of our new Twitter account @smartlocal33 made just for you! This new platform was made exclusively for Local 33 Sheet Metal Workers as a space to create awareness and help build community within our districts. This account will

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23
Jul

Alan James Chermak – Loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather

It is with a heavy heart, that Local 33 members say farewell to Alan James Chermak. Tribute & Message From The Family Alan James Chermak, age 78, born May 17, 1941 and passed July 21, 2019; beloved husband of Donna Chermak (nee Brookover) for 58 years; loving and devoted father of John Alan (Gwendolyn), Steven Michael (Linda), and the late

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10
Oct

Fatal work injuries down more than 200 in 2013

The number of fatal work injuries declined by more than 200 in 2013, compared to the year before, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The preliminary data for 2013 showed 4,405 fatal work injuries, down from 4,628 in 2012. The department’s report included a caution that final figures for 2013, which won’t be available until next

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27
Aug

City of Lorain approves ‘Responsible Contracting’ ordinance

After months of lobbying and negotiations, Sheet Metal Workers Local 33 along with other members of the North Central Ohio Buildings Trades and Mayor Chase Ritenauer successfully convinced the Lorain City Council to pass a “responsible contracting” ordinance. The ordinance passed in July, but not before an effort to stall and possibly kill the legislation was thwarted. “We appreciate the

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