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News Archive 2016

Union Hall Closed 01/02/2017
Wed, Dec 28, 2016

Millwrights Local 1163 will be closed Monday, January 2, 2017 for the New Year holiday!!

Dues Increase for the New Year!
Wed, Dec 14, 2016

Effective 1/1/2017 window dues will increase $2.00/month! If you had paid your dues ahead prior to 1/12017 your dues paid through date will change due to the increase of window dues and you won't be paid as far ahead as you had been.

Buck Pool deadline 12/23/2016
Tue, Dec 6, 2016

Prizes for First, second and third place entries!

A Huge Shout Out to the Leadership and Members of Millwrights Local 1163
Thu, Dec 1, 2016

The link will stay live through out December for those that wish to add the MDA Lock Up to their year end gift giving!!!

Happy Thanksgiving!
Thu, Nov 24, 2016

Millwrights Local 1163 would like to wish our members and their families a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

Congratulations Newberry Family!
Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Congratulations to our member Jeremy Newberry and his wife on the birth of their baby girl 11/15/2016, Kalena Louise Newberry. 8lbs 11oz, and 21" long. Everyone is healthy and excited!

With Sympathy-Thomas E. Rochat
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

Thomas E. Rochat Obituary

2016 CLAMBAKE SPONSORS <-click this link
Fri, Aug 19, 2016

MILLWRIGHTS LOCAL 1163 would like to shout out to the sponsors of our annual clambake and apprenticeship graduation.  The annual clambake is an excellent way to thank our members who work for the union and the contractors! Your sponsorship is an excellent way to say thank you to the members of Millwrights Local 1163

Tue, Aug 2, 2016

The following notices have been mailed to the membership regarding participants in the Albany, Long Island, Westchester, Hudson Valley, and Rockland areas effective October 1, 2016.

Summary of Materiel Modification -Active Members

NY Approves Ratepayer Subsidy to Save Upstate Nukes!
Tue, Aug 2, 2016

There may be a light at the end of the tunnel....because with these subsidies NY Nukes will continue to produce the power!

Condolences to the Family & Friends of David J Farnsworth
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Millwrights Local 1163 would like to express our sympathies to the family and friends of David J Farnsworth who passed away unexpectedly 7/16/2016. David was a proud union member with 21 years of service. He worked in the field, served as a trustee on our executive board, and was a Millwright. His commitment and dedication will be missed! Obituary for David J Farnsworth 

Moving Day!! 7/26/2016
Tue, Jul 19, 2016

We are moving the office to our new location on Tuesday 7/26/2016. Please bear with us as phone calls may not get answered for a couple of hours during the move and setting up process in the new building.

Condolences to the Family of Joel VanSchaffel
Tue, Jul 5, 2016

Local 1163 mourns the passing of Retired Business Agent, Joel C. VanSchaffel. Our most sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Joel, who passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Services will be private an by invitation only.

2016-2017 Wage & Fringe Rates Effective 7/1/2016
Thu, Jun 23, 2016

07-01-2016 1163 one sheet wages.pdf

07-01-2016 1163 full wage sheets.pdf



Finch Paper Hiring for (1) Full Time Apprentice Position
Wed, May 18, 2016

Attention Millwrights! Finch Paper is looking for a full time apprentice. Please contact Terry Middleton for details.

Attention Members Who Travel
Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Sign in to the "Member's Only" area to down load your copy of the new reciprocal form.

With Sincere Sympathy
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Millwrights Local 1163 members,executive board, and staff would like to express our sympathy for the family, and friends for their loss of retired member of 34 years;Michael L. Rose Obituary

Upstate Energy Jobs!
Tue, Mar 15, 2016

Click this link for information regarding >>>>>Upstate Energy Jobs<<<<<

Attention Nuke Workers
Thu, Mar 10, 2016

Members preparing to go on nuclear job sites the following link is a good resource as a STUDY GUIDE for the entrance examinations.  Nuke Worker Study Guide Link

Health Insurance Open Enrollment!!
Wed, Mar 9, 2016

Members you should have received the Open Enrollment packet for health insurance from the Northeast Carpenters Funds by now. The deadline to submit this 3/18/16. To avoid lapses or delays in your coverage get this sent back in by 3/18/16!! if you have not received it please call the funds office at 607-739-1326 ASAP!!

OSHA 10 Class
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

OSHA 10, Monday and Tuesday, February 22 and 23, 2016, at the Rochester Training Center.  Call to reserve your seat, (585)-436-1110.

Congratulations to Spencer Haggett and Family!
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

Congratulations to Spencer Haggett and Family on the birth of their daughter, Mia Margaret.

Support Apex Wind Project
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

Town of Somerset, Town Board Meeting, Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 6:00 pm, 8700 Haight Rd, Barker, NY.

Let Your Elected Officials Know - You Support Lighthouse Wind!
Fri, Feb 12, 2016

Let Your Elected Officials Know - You Support Lighthouse Wind!

Thu, Feb 11, 2016

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Working with APEX: A Local Perspective
Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Working with APEX

Supporting Wind Energy
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Supporting wind energy is an important component for New York to move towards producing cleaner greener energy. It would seem essential considering New York has a nuclear plant that is proceeding with their decommissioning process and coal plants that are being mothballed.

Updated Rochester Training Schedule
Wed, Feb 3, 2016

1st Quarter 2016 Training Schedule for Rochester

Wed, Jan 27, 2016

As we go into the busy season make sure:

  • your training is up to date, if not call the Training Center!
  • Your dues are current
  • you have valid ID
  • you are on the Mix 2020 Out of Work List

Congratulations Paul Hough! Winner of the Include Me Contact Information Drawing!
Mon, Jan 18, 2016

Congratulations Paul Hough!

Congratulations Jason Garrett~ Winner of the 2015 Buck Pool
Mon, Jan 18, 2016

Jason submitted an entry for a 9 point buck whose rack measured 15"

Questions About the Merger and How Your Funds Will be Affected?
Fri, Jan 15, 2016

A representative from the Northeast Carpenters Funds will be at the following upcoming union meetings. There will be time for Q & A about the merger. Please submit any questions you might have prior to the meeting at the union hall and we will forward to the Northeast Carpenters Funds representative, this will allow them to have a fully researched and prepared answer for the membership at the meeting. If you don't ask you may never know the answer.