What's New at Pipe Fitters 533
Missouri Endorsed Candidates
(O18) Retired member, Robert “Bob” W. Welch, 80, of Independence, MO passed away July 7, 2020. He was initiated 4/27/1959 (61 years of service), became a Life Member in 2009. He received his 60-year service pin award at the retiree’s luncheon last October 2019. He went through the apprenticeship program until he turned out 1/03/1964. He was an Executive Board member from 1976 – 1979 and 1982 - 1987. He was elected Business Agent 6/10/1988 until he retired 7/6/2005. He has two sons; Stephen Welch was a member of Local 533 and Bobby Welch is a current Business Agent for Local 533. There will be a private service on Saturday, July 11, 2020. Online Condolences can be made here.
The JULY 7, 2020 UNION MEETING HAS BEEN MOVED. The Union Meeting has been “TENTATIVELY” RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2020. This will depend on local “Gathering” restrictions. Please check our Local 533 website or call the business office at 816.523.1533 for Membership Meeting date changes and updates.
JULY MEETINGS OR EVENT CANCELLATIONS INCLUDE:
* JULY 7TH UNION MEETING
* RETIREES’ LUNCHEON
* PICNIC AT WORLDS OF FUN
COVID-19 TESTING: LOCAL 533 will be conducting a COVID-19 testing drive for all Members to be held July 10-12 (Friday – Sunday). It will be drive thru-only. Look for a flyer in the mail for details.
June 18, 2020
Business Office Operations during Phase 2 & 3 of Jackson County Recovery Plan.
-Main Entrance is NOW Open Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM till 4:30 PM
-Face masks provided and encouraged to wear
-Keep 6-foot social distance requirements
-Use provided hand sanitizer
-Must fill out screening questionnaire at dues window
-All dues payments, transactions, or any other business will be done through windows. (Local 533, Health & Welfare, Transamerica)
-Transamerica (Bob Burks) will now be open every Tuesday afternoon from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Mask is required to meet with Bob Burks.