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27
Mar

Please click on the link below for Building Trades Covid-19 information

COVID-19 RESOURCES

22
Mar

CANCELLATION NOTICE !

CANCELLATION  NOTICE!!!! Due to the outbreak of Covid-19 we are cancelling our regular scheduled Union Meeting on Tuesday,April 14,2020. We will keep you updated on meetings for May and going forward. The Union Hall will remain open at this time, however all business will be handled through the window in the lobby. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation with this

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20
Mar

COVID-19

Sisters and Brothers, As many of you know, this afternoon, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker issued a “Stay Home” Order across the state of Illinois. This order will go into effect at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 21 and last through April 7. Construction work will continue. Construction has been declared “essential” work, and so members WILL BE PERMITTED to continue

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16
Mar

Effective immediately!!

Under the current circumstances with the Covid 19 virus, for the protection and safety of our membership and employees, all business at the Local 502 office and the pension and health and welfare will take place through the window in the main lobby. This is effective immediately,for all our families protection. Thank you for your understanding, and cooperation.

6
Jan

Dear Member, During the winter while our Apprentice school is in session we will be offering the following training classes through March.  School will be starting January 6th and all Journeymen are welcome to participate for upgrading during class hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:30p.m. First Aid/CPR                         February 22th Saturday Confined Space                       TBD Scaffold                                   February 15nd and March 21st Saturday’s

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5
Dec

Happy Holidays!!!

Happy Holidays to all the membership and their families!!! Vacation checks were mailed. If you still haven’t received your check please call the office at 7085449100. Over the counter dues are the same as last year.  

31
May

Special Elections for Delegates for the OPCMIA International Convention

There will be an election for delegates for the OPCMIA International Convention.The election will be on June 8, 2019. The election will take place at the Plasterer and Cement Mason Local 502 area 5 Union hall at 739 S. 25th Ave, Bellwood, IL. Polls will be open from 8:00AM to 2:00PM.

13
Apr

IMPORTANT REMINDER

When you work in an area other than your home local (Cook and DuPage Counties), you are required to call the Local’s area you are working in to “clear in”. Failure to do so could result is charges being preferred against you. AREA 638, Kane, McHenry, DeKalb, Kendall Counties, 847-961-6585 AREA 161, Will, Grundy Counties 815-725-0487 AREA 362, Lake County

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14
Feb

Gold Card members

Congratulations to the following 40 year gold card members, Brother Tom Kendall, Brother Jose Lopez, Brother Arthur L. English. Also 30 year gold card member Mike Sealander. Congratulations to all!!!

15
Nov

Annuity Changes

Cement Masons’ and Plasterers Local 502 Area 5 Annuity Fund and the Chicago Plastering Institute has renegotiated the administration cost for the Annuity to be $8.50 per month down from $21.00 per month and the third part administrator (TPA) Quorum’s fee is $5.00 per quarter down from $10.00 per quarter.