IUOE Local 49 main phone 612 788 9441 or call toll free 866 788 9441




Hollywood, Florida
April 29, 2013 - May 2, 2013

In accordance with the International Constitution, IUOE Local 49 will be taking nominations at all regular Area Meetings in the month of January 2013, for the International Convention to be held in Hollywood, Florida, on April 29, 2013 through May 2, 2013.

A Referendum Ballot to vote on the candidates will be mailed out to the members around February 1, 2013.  In addition to the 5 Officers, there will be 7 Delegates and 2 Alternates elected.

There will be 5 Election Tellers elected at the NOVEMBER 2012 General Membership Meeting on November 21st at the Main Hall in Minneapolis, MN to conduct the Election of Delegates & Alternates.

Health Information Meetings added

We have added two Health Meetings at the Minneapolis Hall.

There will be an Active/Pre-Medicare Meeting on Monday, March 23rd at 6:00 p.m. and a Medicare Meeting on Tuesday, March 24th at 10:00 a.m.

The RSVP line for these meetings is 612-877-3787. We rely on you leaving a brief RSVP to ensure we have enough treats and beverages to serve everybody.

A postcard mailing will be going out to the Minneapolis metro.

Response has been high this season, but if you've not been to one of the other meetings please make every effort to come and learn about the changes to our coverages so you don't miss out by not taking advantage of all we offer to keep you and your family as healthy as possible.

Help Wanted: Administrative Assistant

No calls, please.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and process a high volume of public and private labor contracts; write and edit contract proposals, grievances, final offers, meeting notices and related correspondence.
  • Provide administrative support to business representatives and the Business Manager.
  • Prepare wage allocations, contract votes and wage surveys.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.

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IUOE Local 49

IUOE Local 49Operating Engineers Local 49 has been working with the Associated General Contractors (AGC) to clarify and correct the use of operating equipment by laborers, and a letter will be going out to contractors to ensure that everybody understands what “incidental” use really means. Basically the letter reminds signatory contractors that they may not circumvent the language of our agreements without committing a direct violation.

Please read this copy of the letter, and contact your Business Agent if you have any questions or concerns.