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YEARLY APPOINTMENT OF SHOP STEWARDS, CHIEF STEWARDS, SAFETY STEWARDS, SAFETY COORDINATOR AND EAP COORDINATORS
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
In accordance with Article III of the Local Bylaws, the Local Union Executive Board will make Shop Steward appointments during the month of March, to become effective April 1, 2016.
Any member who wishes to be considered for appointment or reappointment, must call the office at 847.956.6996 and request a STEWARDS’ REQUEST FORM. You may also print the request form by visiting our website, http://twulocal512.org, and clicking on STEWARD REQUEST FORM under the “Downloads” link. The request forms are also available at our office. You will be provided with an addressed, postage paid envelope to return your completed request form to our office.
Your completed request form must be received in our office by 12:00 PM on Friday, March 11, 2016.
Your support is vital to the functioning of our Local and we urge you to volunteer your services in the position of Steward, Chief Steward, Safety Steward, Safety Coordinator or EAP Coordinator.
The Officers and Executive Board members look forward to working with you and very much appreciate your assistance and cooperation.
Sincerely and fraternally,
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TWU is now accepting applications for the Michael J. Quill Scholarship Fund. This scholarship will offer 15 college-bound dependents of TWU members with a scholarship worth $4,800. This scholarship will be paid out per year in the amount of $1,200 to winners who continue to be eligible over their four-year course of study.The union has been honoring our founder with these scholarships since 1969. Quill Scholarship awards have benefitted hundreds of TWU families. Sons and daughters of our members in transit, railroad and air transportation, utilities, public employment, space installations, and allied industries are among those who began their college educations with the help of TWU’s signature scholarship.We have three additional sponsors: Union Benefit Planners has again agreed to sponsor an additional eight scholarships worth $2,500 each. M3 Technology will sponsor five scholarships worth $2,000 each and Vincent Pitta from Pitta & Giblin LLP, in memory of J. Brian Dugan, will sponsor two scholarships worth $2,500 each. All of the above sponsored scholarships will be paid out in the first year, as a single scholarship. The application and additional information, including eligibility requirements, are here.The deadline to apply is April 22, 2016.
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Above: Irrawaddy Lamouth, AFSCME Local 685, 2011 Union Plus Scholarship recipient
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