Here's a rig update. I hope to provide these more often so people know what's going on instead of relying on rumors.... NBK: Engine-61 was expected back in service last night, but Jacobs failed to deliver. The mechanic encountered some unexpected challenges and it should now be completed next week. Unknown exact day, but I’m expecting 6/5.
The results for the mail in vote to change the wording in the constitution are 19 yes votes, 2 no votes and 15 returns invalidated. Thank you for voting and supporting the change.
So in case you haven't heard, we finished contract negotiations at the end of last week. The agency now has two weeks to send us a final draft with all the grammar / typo / formatting corrections. We then get to review it to approve that it meets what was agreed upon. Once we confirm that, we will start the ratification process.
So those of you who have not logged into your tsp account for some time should be made aware of something. Last July TSP changed their website. In doing so, they required everybody to create a new login pin and password. Unfortunately, when they did the transition from the old site to the new one, they lost everybody's beneficiary information.
I'm sorry to inform everyone that retired Battalion Chief Keith "Marty" Martini passed away in the early morning of thursday December 28. 2017. Marty came to NRNW F&ES when we assumed fire protection services from the contractors at Bangor. He served as Battalion Chief in Batt 2 after the merger and then moved to Batt 1 to finish his career.
The line of duty death dedication to Washington State Fallen will be on June 4, 2017 at the Capitol Rotunda in Olympia. We will be honoring Firefighter William "Bill" Hutto who passed away last year. The previous day the ribbon ceremony will take place at 11:00am at station 79 Keyport WA. Everyone who attends please wear class A with shrouded badge.
The following is a bill introduced on right to work laws that if passed could affect Unions nationwide...Its gaining traction and has 8 co-sponsors so far. Text: H.R.785 — 115th Congress (2017-2018) There is one version of the bill. Text available as: XML/HTML XML/HTML (new window) TXT PDF (PDF provides a complete and accurate display of this text.) Tip.