Upcoming Events

Posted January 26, 2024

The VAC Banquet will be held at Saturday March 2nd, 2024. This event is invite only. You will receive an invitation to the event if you participated in 3 or more VAC’s throughout the year in 2023. Everyone attending needs an invitation. There are no guests allowed, everyone must have participated. Invitations are currently being sent out so if you participated, check your mail in the coming days and RSVP as soon as you can. If you feel that you or a family member did 3 or more VACs last year and do not receive an invitation, contact the Union Hall and we can double check the lists for you. 

We are already Kicking off our VAC program in 2024. Check the VAC calendar for events near you. We are excited to be participating once again in the San Francisco Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. This is a great event to bring your friends and family to. Come out and celebrate with us! We also continue to team up with Street Life Ministries every 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Menlo Park Cal Train Station. With this being an election year, there will be plenty of VAC opportunities participating in precinct walks and phone banking for local politicians that back Labor! Getting the right people elected is key to passing Project Labor Agreements and Union Friendly legislation that keeps us working! 

Please make your best effort to attend the Locals monthly Membership Meeting to stay up to date on the happenings of the Local and the Trades. Meetings are the First Wednesday of the month at 1939 Market Street in San Francisco.

Joe Sanders
Business Representative


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