We will be voting on Monday July 6th on a new contract as contained in the June 12, 2015 Tentative Agreement. Voting will take place from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Independent Steelworkers hall in Bartonville. The votes will be counted by tellers immediately after the close of voting.
If you have an acceptable reason for not being able to vote in person you may request an absentee ballot. We will send you a ballot, a ballot envelope and a self-addressed return envelope. Absentee ballots must be returned to the Local 51 office by the close of business on Monday July 6th. To receive an absentee ballot members should call the Local 51 office at 217-726-8481 and ask for a IPH/Local 51 absentee ballot or you may call the Local and we will have a ballot sent to you. Members must provide a reason for not being able to vote in person.
The Edwards plant contract explanation meetings are scheduled for Monday June 29th in meeting room “b” of the “A” building at the Edwards plant. We will hold three (3) meetings; 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, and 4:30 pm.
The Duck Creek meetings have not yet been scheduled but will be sometime soon. Assistant Business Manager, John Johnson, will communicate when they are scheduled.