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Archive for November, 2010

CFCA Sponsorship – UTU Local 349

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

Approximately 6 years ago, the Officers and Committeemen of UTU Local 349 (KC) began sponsoring schooling for a young girl in the Philippines. The sponsorship is through a highly rated charity named the “Christian Foundation For Children and Aging” (CFCA). The officers of Local 349, along with GC Nowlin, sponsor a girl named Analyn Civil who resides in an area of extreme poverty. A couple of times a year, Local 349 Officers receive a letter or card from Analyn. The card for Christmas, 2010 may be read here. – –  1011_Analyn card  

For more information about CFCA, the Fall 2010 newsletter can be read here. – – 1011_CFCA news – – We highly recommend this worthwhile cause. (All donations for sponsorship made by Officers or Committeemen are personal. No union funds are used.)

Hospital Association Merger

Monday, November 15th, 2010

On November 9, 2010, the Board of Trustees of the UPREHS held a special meeting at the Headquarters Building in Salt Lake City, Utah. The primary purpose of the meeting was to discuss and review a proposal for an agreement for the Establishment of Single Employee Benefit Plan by and between UPREHS and Rio Grande Employees Hospital Association. – – Hospital-Association-Merger

2010 Productivity Fund Information

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Deposits for Productivity Fund will be ran on payroll on November 12, 2010. Those with Direct Deposit will have deposits made on Monday, November 15, 2010. The lists of individual payments is being forwarded to all UTU Local Chairmen from the General Chairman.

After adjustments, the total of the Fund (principle and income) is $12,865,547.45. The value per trip credit is $102.33. Initial estimates are appearing that close to 50% of those entitled to productivity fund payments exceeded the 1/3rd cap this year.

Claims allowed – October, 2010

Friday, November 5th, 2010

The file attached is a list of claims progressed by the UTU General Committee of Adjustment and paid on checks received by Claimants on October 10, 25 and November 10, 2010. We are grateful to all who properly submit claims with detailed information to enable successful handling of agreement violations. We urge proper handling in line with Article 79 of the UTU Constitution and the on-property agreement. The file list can be viewed by clicking = ^Nowlin claims allowed_Oct-Nov-2010

Claims Allowed – August and September, 2010

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Previous lists of payments had been sent to the Chairperson of each Local. Although the General Committee is having problems with changes the Carrier has made in lists of claims paid, we hope to have that worked out duing the first week of November. The attachment is a list of claims paid during August and September, 2010 – – 1008&09_Claims allowed