Voting UpdateThere was a vote May 1st and then a vote May 15th for folks who did not see the 1st vote.If you have already voted, please disregard this message.If you did not receive an email from ADoodle.org / online voting (May1st or May 15th) please check your spam folder. Some email services have strict spam settings and may block an unknown source. Check for the email there. News
5/21/2020 Members logon to have access to the Wages page of our site... 2020 update.
3/30/2020 We need your E-mail. Please register on this site or send us your personal e-mail. We will need it for upcoming elections and other notifications. firstname.lastname@example.org Also it looks like all districts are at some form of minimal staffing.
3/27/2020 - Seattle District has implemented minimal staffing. I am checking Portland and Willamette to verify their status.
3/24/2020 - The Latest News is that Walla Walla is going to minimal staffing, we are told the other two districts will follow soon. The plans are coming down from USACE HQ ... The District Commanders are empowered to make the final call. WW shows us that it can be done. That’s a good thing. Please actively check the web site as not all folks will be taking a VPN laptop home with them. As the Secretary, I see most of the email traffic. Right now it is very extensive. I want you to know that your UPTO President is putting in long days working with the Division to do the right thing when it comes to our members and their safety. This is all new territory for the Agency and UPTO so please have some faith that we are doing our best to help you. If you have a concern, get it to your VP as soon as possible. We are also working with our retained Legal Team to make the best moves possible. Stay safe and God Bless You and your families. - Bret
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Pay News 2020 Our annual wage survey will start in May, our raise should be in effect June 1st 2020. Watch the web site for updates. Have a great day.2020 Annual training for project Reps. Cousin's Inn, The Dalles, OR. Arnie White was recognized for all of the years, hard work and decication to UPTO. Including time as President and multiple contract negotiations.A UPTO Scholarship 2019-2020
Congratulations! to the UPTO/Claud Leinbach Scholarship Award winners for 2019-2020, Caden Brown and Jedrek Matthias! Students will each receive $2000 during their first year of college or trade school. They will also receive an award plaque presented by their District VP, (or designated representative) after the General Meeting. Thank you to all the students who applied and we wish all the applicants the best in their future education and careers.
Life Flight Applications & Updates
01/02/2020 *** Send in Life Flight Apps/Updates in by Jan31! *** - Life Flight is paid for by our existing UPTO funds. Life Flight is for you and your dependents as well. See Form. Life Flight Form Life Flight is networked with other providers and covers most of the northwest. See coverage area here > lifeflight.org For the few Southern Oregon Folks, (out of Life Flight coverage area) you can join Mercy Flights instead. > mercyflights.com Print out the form, fill it out and send it to Jake. Send by Email: email@example.com
2020 General Meeting and Nomination Convention
Members of UPTO,
The 2020 General Meeting and Nominating Convention - Date & Time: February 28, 2020 @ 0800, Location: Cousins Country Inn, 2114 W 6th St, The Dalles, OR 97058. Members in good standing are eligible to nominate candidates for UPTO offices. Eligibility for office, in accordance with the UPTO Constitution is membership in good standing for a continuous period of one (1) year immediately preceding the election. Any member in good standing may propose additional provisions or amendments to the UPTO Constitution or Bylaws. Proposals must be submitted to the UPTO Secretary, firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 January, 2020 so they may be published with the General Meeting agenda 30 days prior to the meeting as required by our UPTO Constitution. Proposed Constitutional amendments or additions must include the name of the person making the proposal, the number and wording of the old article in the UPTO Constitution or Bylaws, the proposed new wording of the article, and an explanation of the need for the proposed amendment or additional provision.
2019 UPTO General Meeting - April 12
The General Meeting of the United Power Trades Organization was held on the 12th of April, 2019 in Post Falls, Idaho. This posting on the UPTO website is a summary of the business conducted at that meeting.