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    • Local 134 June / July Update

      Good Afternoon Brothers and Sisters,

      I wanted to give you a brief monthly update for the month of June. With the State of Illinois moving into Phase 4 of Governor Pritzker’s plan to reopen Illinois, Local 134 is still unable to hold monthly Union Meetings. I am in the process of petitioning the Mayor and the Governor to allow us to hold a modified monthly meeting in August with social distancing practices in place. When I receive a final decision from both offices, I will notify you immediately. The NERDA agreement remains in place and continues to frustrate our Members, your Administration and your Business Manager. I understand what the initial intent was for this agreement, but that objective does not apply to every Local Union. Local 134 is a prime example. I have and will continue to try and reach an agreement with our Local NECA Chapter to address the pandemic and employment for the near future.

      I also have a few announcements that I would like to share with you. First, I have announced that because of Coronavirus the annual Local 134 Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL) Delegate Scholarship Golf Outing had to be canceled.  The annual Helping Hands Fundraiser has been rescheduled to October 4, 2020. With that being said, it is with great excitement that I let the Membership know that both the Helping Hand Fund and the Local 134/CFL Delegate Scholarship Fund have received two very generous donations from Powering Chicago.  Both Funds will receive $50,000.00 dollars each. These exuberant donations will cover scholarship costs for the children of Local 134 Members attending college. Equally important our Members and their families will receive assistance in a time of need which the Helping Hand Fund provides. I would like to thank both Committees for the incredible amount of work and dedication required to administer these phenomenal causes. Remember all CFL Delegate Scholarship Applications are due: July 15, 2020.  Lastly, Brothers and Sisters as we head into Fourth of July weekend this year, more than ever, may we realize our country is not perfect but we as a UNION have an obligation every day to try and make it better than the day before. 

      May God Bless You and Your Families and May God Bless Local 134! Happy Fourth of July.

      Donald Finn
      Business Manager/Financial Secretary

      Local 134 CFL Delegate Scholarship

      The Local 134 CFL Delegate Scholarship Fund Inc. offers scholarships to deserving students of the Local 134 family. This Fund benefits children of Local 134 members with aid for furthering their education.

      GLCU Local 134 Members Assistance Loan

      GLCU IBEW Local 134 Member Assistance Loan We are here to help GLCU is aware that members have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and we are committed to help in any way possible.

      Online Dues Payment Process

      See attachment for guidance on paying union dues online. Now more than ever we would like as many people as possible to utilize this process.
      Download: online payment procedures (1).pdf

      Helpful Sub Application Links

      Due to the high number of recent SUB fund applications there has been a significant uptick in Member data entry errors for the SUB/IDES self-certification process. These data entry errors cause a delay in Members receiving their SUB benefits. Hopefully this link will help: http://www.fundoffice.org/PDF/DOCS/SUB/DOC-SUB-ONLINE-CERTIFICATION-IDES-INFO-20200410.

      Job Site Closures Effective Immediately

      Please see below for announcement from the City of Chicago. We will update this information as we are made aware of any changes. In response to recent events, downtown construction is halted until further notice within the following boundaries Division St. from Lake Shore Drive and N. Halsted St. N. Halsted from Division St. to Milwaukee Ave. and Grand Ave. Milwaukee Ave. from Grand Ave. to Kinzie St. Canal St. from Kinzie St. to 26th St. 26th St. from Canal St. to Lake Shore Drive

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