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Wednesday - May 21, 2014 is our regular meeting
Please attend! Meeting is at our Union Hall in El Monte at 6.00 pm. 3556 Lexington Ave. El Monte, CA 91731.
If you have any questions please feel free to call Florio at

Grand Lodge Officer election results
IP - Buffenbarger 24 votes, Cronk 47 votes
GST - Roach 24 votes, Cancienne 47 votes
GVP - Blondin 60 votes, Allen 61 votes, Tucker 51 votes, Martinez 25 votes, Cervantes 25 votes, Pantoja 16 votes, Gruber 26 votes, Babineaux 25 votes, Maloney 49 votes, Asuncion 53 votes, O'Brien 56 votes, Redrup 52 votes, Lien 53 votes

Journeyman Maintenance Mechanic's needed at UPS
UPS is looking to hire 3 Maintenance Mechanic's at their Grande Vista and Main Street Hubs. If you are interested send a email to Lisa at lvilla@ups.com

UPS and UPS Freight Negotiating Committees elected,
Douglas Wagoner - Anaheim Automotive
Joe Flores - Ontario Automotive
Mike Stachowiak - Ontario - Plant Engineering
Florio Antunovich - Laguna Plant Engineering
Mike Wagster - Ontario GSE
Humberto Camarrillo - Fontana Freight
Andrew Gutierrez - Fontana Freight

UPS/IAMAW Negotiation Meeting - Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 10.00 am
All UPS and UPS Freight members to attend. We will discuss the upcoming contract negotiations. What would you like to see changed in the new contract and any other concerns. We will also talk about the healthcare insurance.

Results from the November Nominations

President Mike Stachowiak - UPS
Vice-President Louie Maldonado - UPS
Secretary Treasurer Mike Vidrio - Greyhound
Recording Secretary Florio Antunovich - UPS
Trustees Jose Calderon - UPS, - Doug Wagoner - UPS and Anthony Donkor - Greyhound
Conductor/Sentinel Oscar Amaya - UPS
District 947 Delegates Florio Antunovich and Doug Wagoner
Cal Conference of Machinists Florio Antunovich and Doug Wagoner
LA FED Randy Parker and Anthony Donkor
OC FED Florio Antunovich
San Bernardino FED Oscar Amaya and Louie Maldonado
Auditors John Saunders - retired, - Chuck Hughes - retired and Ruben Sifuentes - Greyhound

Because no one was opposed there was a "white ballot" so there will be no elections in December. The new Officers will be seated at the January 15th, 2014 meeting and will serve for next three(3) years. Congratulations!
Schedule of Membership Meetings for 2014
all meetings are held at
3556 Lexington Avenue, El Monte, CA 91731
Wednesday 6pm
January 15
Wednesday 6pm
February 19
Saturday 10am
March 15
Wednesday 6pm
April 16
Wednesday 6pm
May 21
Saturday 10am
June 21
Wednesday 6pm
July 16
Wednesday 6pm
August 20
Saturday 10am
September 20
Wednesday 6pm
October 15
Wednesday 6pm
November 19
Saturday 10am
December 20

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Automotive Industries Pension/Trust Fund administrator Mr. Mike Schumacher and L.A. Machinists Trust Fund Mr. Mike Capland - Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at 10.00am
Please join us at the Union Hall on Saturday. The gentlemen will be avaiable to answer questions about your pension fund and the ACA(Affordable Care Act - "Obama Care"). We will have lunch served around 11.30 so please be informed and join us.

Guide Dogs of America - Open House
Saturday, June 8th, 2013 - Gates open 10.45am to 4.00pm. 13445 Glenoaks Blvd. - Sylmar, CA 91342 - (818)362-5834 - Free admission - all proceeds go to GDA.

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