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COVID-19 TEMPORARY HIRING HALL PROCEDURES EFFECTIVE OCT. 1ST, 2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

 

These rules are supplementary to the hiring procedures and rules contained in the LABOR AGREEMENT.  The burden of proof of qualifications is on the individual.

HIRING HALL REGISTRATION

 

 All applicants for employment shall fill out an “APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION”.Thismust be completely filled out, in ink, and signed by the applicant.  It is the responsibility of all applicants to notify the Referral Office of any changes in this information.

 

 The original signing must be from the members HOME LOCAL via email or fax with the following requirements:

 

 1.   Application For Registration Form (filled out in its entirety). May be obtained by emailing Local 242's Office Manager (Krista) at ksteffer242@gmail.com

2.   A copy of their Current Driver’s License (Front and Back).

3.   A copy of any State's Electrical License’s they possess (If they don't currently have a license, it must be identified on the Application for Registration Form).

4.  A copy of their Local Union Dues Receipt.

5.  A introduction letter (Good Guy Letter) from their home local.

Hours of Registration shall be from 8:00 A.M. through 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday, except holidays.

 

 *NOTE: LOCAL 242'S OFFICE IS NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  DO NOT SHOW UP IN PERSON TO SIGN THE BOOK.

 

 RE-SIGN PROCEDURES

 

 Re-sign shall be required every month to renew your position on the registration list.  THIS MEANS YOU CAN RESIGN ANYTIME DURING THE MONTH.

 

RESIGNS:  Can be sent on any day or at any time within the month and must be sent by email to Resign242@unions-america.com  (Does not have to be sent by their Local Union).  You must resign monthly or you will be taken off the book.  Within the email, the member shall state their name, the month they are resigning for and the date.

 

HOURS OF REFERRAL SIGN-IN AND DISPATCH

 

 Availability of jobs will be announced each day by calling (218) 728-6895 between the hours of 4:30 P.M. and 8:00 A.M. Monday through Friday.

 

 You may also check the website at http://www.ibew.org/jobsboard/JBResponse.aspx?LU=242

 

  •  If you want a particular job that was announced, leave a message.  If mailbox is full, leave message in Business Manager’s voice mailbox or call the Hall at 8:00 A.M.

 

 Calls for jobs will be made beginning at 8:00 A.M. until the calls are filled in the following manner:

 

  • Busy line – we will call twice
  • No answer – being unavailable shall be considered a turndown.
  • Recorder – we will leave message
  • Answer other than a member, we will leave a message

 

When any of the above situations are encountered, we will call the next available wireman.

It is your obligation to make yourself available to take these calls.

The Business Manager is responsible to fill calls in a timely manner as needed by employers.  This means in an emergency; referral may have to be made outside normal hours using whatever means are available to fill calls and place registrants.

 

Calls will be made for specific experience – welding – short order – house wiring (make sure you have indicated your experience on your Registration form).

Minnesota and Wisconsin license requests will be honored.

 

An applicant who is hired and who receives, through no fault of his own, work of fourteen (14) consecutive days (2 weeks) or less, regardless of the number of hours worked, shall be restored to his appropriate place within the group.

 

 SHORT CALLS – 14 CALENDAR DAYS OR LESS:

Calls will be made on a rotation basis.  (example:  #5 accepts a short call.  Calling will begin with #6 for the next short call.)

Refusal of a job offer or no answer will constitute a turndown.

No pay off at lay-off.  Contractor agrees to terminate on or before – and pay off in full at the next regular payday or sooner.

 

No drag up pay.

 

When on a short call, you are responsible for calling the job line and leaving a message should you want a call.  We will not call job sites, contractors or union halls to contact you.  We will only call the number you provided when you signed in or a number left on the jobline.

JOB TURNDOWNS

 

Registrants will be allowed two turndowns without penalty and be rolled completely off the book for a third turndown.  They must re-register in person after being rolled off.  Being unavailable for referral when work would have been offered to the registrant shall be considered a turndown. 

 

DISCHARGE FOR CAUSE

 

Any individual who receives two discharges for cause within a twelve month period is to be suspended from future referral privileges until they appear before the Appeals Committee for a determination as to their continued eligibility for referral.

 

 

 

 

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