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Local Union Election Nominations Meeting

NOTICE OF NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS OF LOCAL UNION 96

Click here to view or print the notice of Nominations and Local Union Election.

Nominations will be accepted at a Special Membership Meeting of Local Union 96 to be held on October 19th, 2021 at 6:00pm. The meeting will be at the SPX Building Corporation, (Knights of Columbus) 3611 Stewart Road, Forestville, MD 20747.

Washington Gas Customer Service

Attention Local 96 members: Washington Gas will be distributing Customer Service Cards to address the Customer Service issues they have been experiencing which has been affecting our members. 

Attention Above Ground Employees

ATTN: ABOVE GROUND EMPLOYEES ONLY

The following rules will apply to all Above Ground Employees who volunteer for overtime.

Please note the Change in Practice for Volunteers for Overtime is effective September 1, 2021 (L96 Art. 7/Sec. 1).

Notice of 2021 Teamster Election

On October 4, 2021, every Teamster member in good standing will be mailed a ballot to elect the General Executive Board of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

Click here for important details about eligibility and voting.

How to Watch Tonight's IBT Debate

Tonight, September 1st at 6:30PM, there will be General Presidents Candidate Forum in which the candidates for the IBT General election Sean O'Brien of the Teamsters United Slate and Steve Vairma of the Teamster Power Slate will debate and answer questions. 

To watch live online, click here

 

Pandemic Pay Update

Local 96 has requested a meeting with HR to discuss pandemic time owed to WGL employees and to come to a resolution on this issue. 

We are working diligently to get all members paid that were affected and have not been paid for hours lost.

Drive Cam Update

Attention Teamsters:

As you are aware, the points for electronic devices changed to 6 points in the new contract. As of today August 24th, we have received 13 Drive Cams for electronic device usage since July 1st. 

Shenandoah voting 2021

Shenandoah Station: Tomorrow morning at 8:00AM on Tuesday, August 17th, you will receive a ballot to vote on the proposed contract from BallotPoint Election Services.

Please review the proposed contract here.

Passing of Union Brother James Steele

WGL & Local 96 Family,

It is with great sadness we share the passing of our Local 96 Union Brother James Steele.

July union meeting 2021

July 20th, 2021 at 6:00 PM

The Local 96 monthly membership meeting will be held via zoom on Tuesday, July 20th at 6 pm. Click here at 6pm to join the meeting.