July Meeting, Northeast Oklahoma Central Labor Council

July Meeting to be held on July 13th, Special Election in OK House 75 on July 11th.

July Meeting – 7/13

Executive Board at 6:30 p.m.
General Meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Our regular monthly meeting will be held this Thursday, July 13th at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall (1863 N 105th E Ave).

Please note: At our June Meeting a motion was passed to change meeting times, beginning with our August Meeting on August 10th. Executive Board meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m., with our General Meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. Again, these new times will take effect with our August Meeting.

Special Election THIS TUESDAY (7/11) for OK House 75. The OK State AFL-CIO has endorsed Karen Gaddis in this race.

Karen is retired from a life long career in education. She also understands the problems many families face due to Oklahoma’s crumbling infrastructure.

Please be sure to remind your members who live in this district of this very special election. The district runs from East Tulsa into North Broken Arrow, you can find a map of the district here.

Union Sportsmen’s Volunteer Day

September 30th at Nichols Park & Lake in Henryetta

Save the Date of Saturday, September 30th to join fellow Union members for a day of camaraderie. No special skills required and we will furnish all the tools, materials and on the job training, and of course lunch! We are still in the planning stages, but the initial plans are to install a fishing dock and re-roof and restore a pavilion in the park.

This is part of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA) commitment to helping our parks and water ways for recreational use. USA Oklahoma has already completed one project at Lake Thunderbird State Park.

OK Young Workers Conference

August 24 & 25 at OSU-Stillwater

The Labor Education Program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will be providing the curriculum at this education conference for young workers (35 and under).Send your young workers to this conference to not only become educated on Union history and issues, but return energized and engaged to recruit other young workers to follow suit.

You can find more information on the conference, including a link for registration ($90) here. For more information contact Debra Wojtek at (405) 528-2409 or by email.

OK State AFL-CIO Biennial Convention

October 18 – 20 at DoubleTree – Warren Place in Tulsa

This year’s convention will be held October 18-20 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa Warren Place. There will be a Golf Tournament on October 17th and the Labor Banquet plus entertainment on October 19th. This year is also the Election of Officers.This Convention will be packed full of information on Organizing, Labor Tools, Industry Solutions, and more!

Click the link for a flier with more information.