**Working Dues: $3.72
** Note: Working dues will now by deducted at $3.72 per WORK hour with no adjustment for OVER TIME or DOUBLE TIME
Health and Welfare: $13.80
Retiree Welfare: $2.95
Apprentice Fund: $1.25
Int’l Appr Fund: $0.10
Annuity Fund: $5.50
Chicagoland Const. Safety Council: $0.01
Total Package: $82.65
Apprentice Wages are as follows:
Based on the following percentages of the Journeyman wage.
First 6 Months:
50% – $22.75/hr
6 Months to 1 Year:
55% – $25.03/hr
1 Year to 1.5 Years:
60% – $27.30/hr
1.5 Year to 2 Years:
65% – $29.58/hr
2 Year to 2.5 Years:
70% – $31.85/hr
2.5 Year to 3 Years:
75% – $34.13/hr
3 Year to 3.5 Years:
80% – $36.40/hr
3.5 Year to 4 Years:
85% – $38.68/hr
Dues deduction for Apprentice Plasters shall be $3.10 per hour.
We urge all employers to bring an Apprentice to the Union through your company and provide equal opportunity to qualified female applicants. You can also call the union for a list of applicants.
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ISSi-Remit – Online Remittance Processing
ATTENTION: All active employers are now required to remit their monthly contributions online via ISSi-Remit, our online remittance processing system. Effective with your August 2021 work month contribution (due September 15, 2021), if you still opt to submit paper remittance reports, a 5% administrative fee will be assessed monthly on your total contribution. If you have not yet been provided with ISSi-Remit login credentials please contact the Fund Office at (708)-544-9100 EXT. 234 or email@example.com to obtain a Username & Password for access.
Information for Paper Check Remittance
Contractors can elect to submit payment for ISSi-Remit Reports via electronic ACH or by traditional paper check.
If you opt to submit your ISSi-Remit payment via paper check, payments should no longer be mailed to the lockbox address (P.O. Box 71650, Chicago, IL 60694-1650). The lockbox will be closed as of December 31, 2021 and will be unable to accept payments.
*All paper check payments are to be mailed to:
Cement Masons’ Local 502 Fringe Benefit Funds
C/O Lawrence J. Picardi, Sr.
739 S. 25th Ave.
Bellwood, IL 60104
*All questions regarding Remittance Report submission and payment is to be directed to the Accounts Receivable Dept. at the contact information below:
Charles Picardi: firstname.lastname@example.org – (708)-544-9100 EXT. 234
Angelo Feola: email@example.com – (708)-544-9100 EXT. 218
Accounts Receivable Dept. Fax: (708)-544-9130