Business Manager & Financial Secretary - Treasurer Reports
Danny Hendrix Business Manager
Wade Pilgreen Financial Secretary Treasurer
Local 798 News
Help support the law enforcement officers that have protected our workers’ rights to a safe workplace on the Dakota Access Pipe Line project!
2017 Rig Rental Rates
.13 Transportation Mainline Pipeline Construction Industry Optional Expense Substantiation Rules for Payments to Employees under Accountable Plans. For calendar year 2017, an eligible employer may pay certain welders and heavy equipment mechanics an amount of up to $17 per hour for rig-related expenses that are deemed substantiated under an accountable plan if paid in accordance with Rev. Proc. 2002–41, 2002–1 C.B. 1098. If the employer provides fuel or otherwise reimburses fuel expenses, up to $11 per hour is deemed substantiated if paid under Rev. Proc. 2002–41.
December 9, 2016
The Regular December Membership Meeting will be held at the Pipeliners Local Union 798 Union Hall, 4823 S. 83rd E. Ave., Tulsa, OK on Friday, December 9, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m.
SPECIAL BUSINESS: Announcement of the results of the 2016 Officer Election.
798 Ladies Hospitality
The 798 Hospitality will be held at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel – 6808 S. 107th E. Ave., Tulsa, OK 74133 – beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9, 2016. The Renaissance Tulsa Hotel has graciously offered a discounted room rate of $91.00. To make reservations, call (918) 307-2600. Make sure you indicate you are with Pipeliners Local Union 798.
Effective January 1, 2016, the IRS will reduce the standard mileage rate. Therefore, per the National Pipe Line Agreement, the travel pay rate will also decrease to $.54 per mile.
DOT Regulations & Compliance Through NTCI
For those Members who already have DOT numbers on their welding rigs - rather than terminate your DOT number, we suggest you deactivate the number. For assistance with deactivating, you can contact NTCI at 317 770-0953.
Please view the document below before logging into your 401k acct. The button to the top left labeled 401k Login will take you directly to your login screen.
IN CASE YOU ARE INJURED ON OR OFF THE JOB:
Please call Michael E. Shelton, our attorney for these issues BEFORE giving any statements, signing any papers, or taking any other action that may affect your rights. The call and advice are free. Mike also carries a Journeyman's card with UA Local 100 and understands the issues you deal with when injured. His contact information is:
The Shelton Law Firm
2777 Allen Parkway, 14th Floor
Houston, TX 77019
Office phone: 713 807-0700
Office Fax: 713 400-4086