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December Monthly Membership Meeting Details

For December, we will again be hosting our monthly membership meeting as a Zoom call, on Tuesday, December 15th, at 6 PM. Details below. 

New Leak Forms: What to Know

There are new leak forms that should be filled out by Washington Gas Teamsters. 

November Monthly Membership Meeting Details

For November, we will again be hosting our monthly membership meeting as a Zoom call, on Tuesday, November 17th, at 6 PM. Details below. 

Don't Speak to Management Without Your Right to Union Representation

We have been hearing multiple reports of members calling in to medical with health concerns, only to be interrogated and given medical advice by those who are not healthcare professionals. This is unacceptable and we are going to fight to protect any member who feels they have been subjected to this kind of medical harassment. 

Notice of Local Union Election Plan Submission Form

The proposed Local Union Election Plan to nominate and elect delegates to the IBT Convention to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, in June of 2021 was submitted tot he Election Supervisor on July 27, 2020. 

NOTICE: August General Membership Meeting Cancelled

We are canceling our August General Membership Meeting, again due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. We will keep membership informed of the next meeting.

Members Approve WGL Contract Extension

Local 96 members have overwhelmingly approved a one-year extension of our union contract with Washington Gas that delivers three extra months of wage increases.

 

May Membership Meeting Canceled; Rescheduled to June 16

We are canceling our May membership meeting due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. We will be rescheduling our June meeting for Tuesday, June 16th at the same location in Virginia—the Courtyard by Marriott Springfield, located at 6710 Commerce St, Springfield, VA 22150.

New Deadline to Vote on the Contract Extension

The Executive Board has extended the contract voting period to make sure that all Local 96 members have the opportunity to vote on the contract extension.

The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed mail delivery and most members have not received their voting packet.

The new deadline to vote is Tuesday, May 5th at 12PM. Members will vote online or by telephone but you need to be get an authorization code first.

 

 

Contract Vote Period Extended

If you have not received your contract extension ballot packet yet, you are not alone. Many members are facing this issue because COVID-19 has slowed down mail delivery.