Pipefitters Local 533 News July 17, 2020

Sheet Metal Local 2 News, July 17th, 2020

Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers’ Local Union No. 2
Physical address:
2902 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64129
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 300378, Kansas City, MO 64130
Phone: (816) 254-8021
Toll-free: (888) 340-8021
Fax: (816) 254-0018
Web site: Sheetmetal2.org

Safety Masks and Sanitizer

SMOHIT has sent us masks for members, if you need a mask please contact the Union Hall. We also have hand sanitizer for members as well.


Meetings for June and July 2020 for all Business Mtgs. of the Local Union for Membership and Elected Officials Meetings, will be updated using the web site and email address on file for notifications.

Information was and will be sent out as we move forward during the pandemic.

Executive Board Mtgs:
4:30 pm 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month

Bldg. Association/Supplemental Dues Committee Mtg:
4:30 pm 2nd Monday each month:

Trustees Mtg:
6:00 pm 2nd Monday each month

Stewards Mtg:
6:00 pm 2nd Monday-Odd Numbered Months Only
(Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov)

Union Mtgs:
7:00 pm 2nd Monday Each Month-June Mtg VIA ZOOM.

JATC Mtgs:
4th Mondays each month

Topeka Area Meetings

Topeka Area Quarterly Meetings-6:00 pm
IBEW Union Offices
1620 Gage
Topeka, Ks

Thursday September 17, 2020
Thursday December 17, 2020

• The current DEATH BENEFIT number is 975. Keep up to date on the Memorial Page of the Local 2 Web site, www.SheetMetal2.org. Obituaries are listed, when available (links provided.) Please remember your Union brothers and sisters who have passed away.

If you have any questions, please contact the Hall and talk to Shelly or Jay.

Rick Biegel DOB 11/10/1954
Indentured 6/1/1974
Retired 11/1/2009
DOD 6/24/2020
40 Yr Service Award 7/30/2016

Dennis Price DOB 10/11/1943
Indentured 6/21/1969
Retired 11/1/2003
DOD 6/26/2020
50 Yr Service Award 7/30/2016

Alan Ammon DOB 09/15/1959
Indentured 7/1/1978
Retired 5/1/2015
DOD 7/1/2020
25 Yr Service Award 4/6/2013

Celebration of Life
Dale Israel
Sheet Metal Local #2 Union Hall
2902 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, Mo 64129
Saturday, August 1, 2010
From 2-4 p.m. 
Open house so people can come and go as they please.
Food, wine, beer, soft drinks and water will be served. 




Due to the Corona Virus (COVID_19 Virus)

Lunch Meetings have been canceled until further notice. The Executive Board of the Retirees Club will evaluate the COVID Virus Situation and keep everyone updated. This for everyone’s safety please be safe and take all precautions as needed during this time.

Any and all Local 2 retirees are invited to join the Kansas City Retirees’ Club! Dues are $20.00 per year.

Bob Eslinger, President
Ph. 816-918-4987
Kansas City Local No. 2 Retirees Club


The Topeka Area Retirees’ meetings have been postponed until further notice.
Please stay safe during this time. Jim Dodge, President.


• The St. Joseph-Area Retirees Club breakfast is held the first Tuesday of every month at 8 a.m., at the Adams Bar and Grill 1612 Commercial Street Saint Joseph, Mo. Come and join the camaraderie and the breakfast with fellow retirees. We always have plenty of room and look forward to seeing you there.
o 2020 Dates are on a month to month basis.

George Beckwith, Secretary
St. Joseph-Area Local No. 2 Retirees Club

MO KAN Health & Welfare Fund News

Informational Letters have been sent out regarding plan information and updating the retiree payment system. If you have any questions please direct them to the Fund Office.

The MOKAN team is always ready to provide professional customer service to our membership.  Please feel free to call us with any questions or concerns that you may have. Due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and in our efforts to comply with the social distancing requirements we can be reached by phone at 816-531-0334 and by fax at 816-753-7252 during our office hours Monday -Friday, 8:00am to 4:30 pm. If you have specific needs, please feel free to contact the appropriate examiner listed below. Also, for your convenience you can access our website 24/7 at www.mokansheetmetal.com
Amanda- WBA, GYM Reimbursement, Customer Service
Tami- General inquires, Customer Service
Becky- Loss of Time, Appeals, Customer Service
Sherri- Vision, Customer Service
Christie- Rx Reimbursement, Eligibility, Spousal Reimbursement
Jamel-Contractor hours & reporting, monthly Fringe payments
Krisha-Dental, Retiree questions, Customer Service

We wish you the best especially during these difficult times.


Special Reminder All Apprentices are required to attend at least 4 Union Meetings per year.
In order to receive credit for attendance, you must sign the attendance sheet with Gary Huonker, after the meeting adjournment.

In the case of meeting being held VIA the ZOOM Format, you will need to be using your camera and attendance is logged for each apprentice. To receive credit, you must be on for the entire meeting and using your camera.

ZOOM Union Meetings count for Attendance. Your attendance and length of time attending the meeting is counted.

Enrollment Instructions – All students must enroll two weeks in advance of scheduled class. A deposit of $100 is required at enrollment, which will be fully refunded upon course completion. Deposit will not be returned for incomplete classes. Send deposit or bring to JATC for classes desired, 9703 E. 53rd Street, Raytown, MO 64133.
A reminder letter and/or e-mail will be sent the week before the class. A minimum of eight students is required for each course; classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment, and deposit applied to future class or refunded. Students will be notified of cancellations on SheetMetal2JATC.org, Facebook (under Sheet Metal Workers Local #2 – JATC) and by e-mail. Call the JATC at (816) 353-0038, with any questions or to enroll.

Classes must be signed up for before we can set them up.

Kansas City:
GTAW Welding
SMAW Welding
Duct Leak Testing
Basic Computer Skills
Intermediate Computer Skills
AutoCAD Basic
Supervisor Training
Project Management
Architectural Composite Panel Systems
Basic Architectural Flashing Installation
Insulation and Lagging

Topeka/Area 6:
Basic Computer Skills
Intermediate Computer Skills
AutoCAD Basic
SMAW Welding
GMAW Welding
Architectural Composite Panel Systems
Basic Architectural Flashing Installation
Supervisor Training
Project Management

Please remember to update you Qualification Cards, including phone numbers and email addresses. Contact the Union Hall 816-254-8021. The Agent of the Day will assist you with this.

2020 Schedule of Tournament’s & Member Events
Dates and Locations
Events may be canceled or postponed due to current events and health concerns for all.
Sheet Metal Picnic and Night at the “K”

Golf Tournament
Saturday September 12, 2019
Eagles Landing
Belton, Mo
$70.00 per person-$280.00 per team *Must be paid in full to reserve a spot
4-man scramble


Please take all precautions as advised by the CDC. Information on the Corona Virus can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/index.html

Additional information may also be found on the SMART International web site found at www.smart-union.org

Important MoKan information can be found at: www.mokansheetmetal.org
Use the telehealth app when possible: bluekcvirtualcare.com

During this time, we are asking all members to be in regular communication on their health and conditions with their employers. Do not take this lightly, everyone is at risk at some level. We are concerned for all members and their family’s well-being.

The offices of both MoKan and The Union Hall are limiting visitors. Items can be dropped off at the front counter or in the drop box. We are also asking that any business that needs to be done with the Union Hall office be limited, and what can be dealt with by phone or email to be done using those methods.

All Agents can be reached by email or cell phones. Contact information for each person is listed below.


Business Agents Day in the Office

Monday Mark Dominguez markd@sheetmetal2.org 785-608-0987
Tuesday Gary Huonker gary@sheetmetal2.org 816-456-3702
Wednesday Gene Kelley gene@sheetmetal2.org 816-332-0427
Thursday Daniel Loftis dan@sheetmetal2.org 816-621-1835
Friday Adam Hansen adam@sheetmetal2.org 816-308-9201
Organizer Jason Harrison jasonh@sheetmetal2.org

Business Manager Greg Chastain greg@sheetmetal2.org 816-918-4998
Financial Secretary Treasurer Jay Lind jay@sheetmetal2.org 816-564-1785