All active members should have received an email or text with a survey regarding our upcoming contract negotiations. These surveys are important and it lets the negotiating team know what needs and wants the membership is seeking. If you have not done your survey yet please check your email and let your voice be heard. […]March 10, 2023
Upcoming Work Outlook
Posted February 10, 2023
Work is slowly starting to pick up for the Drywall Finishers and should be in full swing by mid-March. If you are a current Drywall Finisher and out of work please make sure to get on the out-of-work list so you don’t lose out on an employment opportunity. If you know anyone, experienced or not, wanting to join the Drywall Finishers Union please have them stop by the hall or call 775-356-8567.
We have some large projects scheduled to start late April early May. Two (2) Apartment complexes, a few schools, plus the hospitals, will all happen around the same time. Current Floor Coverers, if you are not working please make sure you are on the out-of-work list and again if you know anyone with or without experience encourage them to contact the hall for employment information.
With the upcoming work on the horizon please make sure your certifications are current and not expired. Please be aware that your LEAD card is only good for 1 year and this is required by the Washoe County School District to work on school projects. There are only 2 LEAD Classes scheduled before summer: March 25th and May 20th. Be sure to register online at https://www.dc16star.org/ to secure your seat.
Other upcoming Reno trainings include:
March 11: 1st Aid/CPR
March 18: Booms & Lifts
March 25: LEAD
April 15: Booms & Lifts
April 29: 1st Aid/CPR
May 6: Fall Protection
May 13: Booms & Lifts
May 20: LEAD
June 3: Wall Covering Advanced
June 24: Silica/Respirator training
*Remember to register at least 2 weeks in advance*