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July 28, 2015: Job Opening: - Apprenticeship Coordinator, RMTC
Provide general supervision to all levels of apprentices within assigned Districts. Ensure apprentices receive proper on-the-job training. Ensure apprentices return to RMTC for mandatory Supplemental Related Training. Monitor apprentice training hours and progression. Applications, available at any district office or online now - www.oe3.org, must be submitted to Tammy Castillo, Director of Apprenticeship, at the Rancho Murieta Training Center. Contact the training center for more details: 14738 Cantova Way - Sloughhouse, CA 95683 Phone: (916) 354-2029. Dadline to apply is Monday, August 10.
At two meetings held on Saturday, July 25, the CELE agreement was approved by the membership by a vote of 125 Yes, 97 No.
Thanks to all those who participated and voted.
Congratulations to the twenty-five winners of the 2015 Merit Scholarships. Twenty-five $1,000 scholarships were awarded to sons, daughters, stepchildren, and foster children of Local 3 members.
The winners were randomly drawn at the July 19, 2015 Executive Board Meeting. These scholarships must be used for study at any accredited college or trade school located in the U.S. and are for the first year of study only.
July 20, 2015: Hawaii Apprenticeship applications now available
For the next 11 days, applications are available for submission.
Note: The application can be filled out online and printed for signature. Or download the application and fill it out by hand.
NO application will be processed unless it is fully completed and all other required documentation is received with the application. An application received without proper documentation will not be processed.
July - Special Report on Nevada
What was the outcome of Nevada's legislative session?
It wasn't good, but it wasn't all bad, either. How did we fare against the belligerent anti-union movement from some ill-advised Nevada politicians? Click on the link below for a small summary of the labor bills in the Senate and Assembly, whether they passed and which politicians voted for or against us. Of the several dozen or so bills impacting labor, about half of them passed. You can also visit the Nevada State AFL CIO website for further information.