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

 

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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

 

Meetings for August & September 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 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, 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.

 

 

 

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RECENT RETIREES:

 

Scott Brown-August 1, 2020

Mike McDowell-August 1, 2020

                       

 

KANSAS CITY-AREA RETIREES NEWS

 

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

 

 

 

TOPEKA-AREA RETIREES NEWS

 

The Topeka Area Retirees’ meetings have been postponed until further notice.

Please stay safe during this time. Jim Dodge, President.

 

  1. JOSEPH-AREA RETIREES NEWS

 

  • 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.
    • 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.

 

 

 

APPRENTICE FUND NEWS:

 

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 InstructionsAll 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.

 

 

**CONTINUING EDUCATION NOTICE**

CALL THE JATC TO GET SIGNED UP (816) 353-0038

ALL CLASSES REQUIRE A $100.00 DEPOSIT

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

VCD/BIM

Soldering

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

VCD/BIM

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”

POSTPONED-A FUTURE DATE WILL BE SET

 

 

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

 

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            CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION

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.

 

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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

 

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