United Way Offers Assistance to Union Members

The United Way of Greater Toledo has programs available for Union Members who are laid off or out of work due to medical reasons.

Visit their website g/labor/programsandservices
for all the information or 419-254-4724.

Referral Office Hours:

8 am until calls
are filled.

(Monday - Friday)
All referrals will be
done by

telephone or
in person.

 Sign up times:
7:30 am to 4:00

(Monday - Friday)

Office phone:

Job Hot Line:

(Call job hot line
4:15 pm
for next day's

job listing)

Resign anytime
between the
and 16th
of each month.

All referral rules
are subject
change without


Inside Journeyman
Wage Rate

$37.12/hour - Wage Rate
$11.80/hour - H&W
$5-$8.50/hour - Flex Pension

2015 Benefits
Reporting Periods


City of Toledo License for Travelers

In order to work in the
City of Toledo
you must have a
Toledo License.
You can obtain a
Traveler Journeyman
license for a fee of $100.

The City of Toledo
also requires proper
documentation such as a
license from another state
or proof of completion
of a bona fide
apprenticeship program.

You may call the
City of Toledo,
Division of Building Inspection
at 419-245-1220
for more information.

It is not necessary to
have the license prior
to taking a call.

 When you take a call,
the referral office will
instruct you on how to
obtain the license.

This can be done
after you accept a
call through our hall.


Michigan License Required

Our jursidiction 
covers counties in
Northwest Ohio and
Southeast Michigan.

Some job sites in
Michigan will require
you to have a
State of Michigan


Last update was Friday, May 29th at 4:03 pm
Friday's Short Calls ended on Page 913 Line 5
Friday's Regular Calls ended on Page 910 Line 5
Journeyman Inside Wireman Short calls are as follows:
# of men Contractor Job site information
2 Romanoff Electric North Star Steel - Delta, 2nd shift, 8-12 hrs, Long sleeves/pants, Drug test, Steel toe
    No smoking on site, Report to the job Tuesday at 5:00 pm
The 1st  person eligible for Short Calls is on page 875 line 2
The 20th person eligible for Short Calls is on page 880 line 2
Journeyman Inside Wireman Regular calls are as follows:
# of men Contractor Job site information
12 URS FERMI II, GPA, Drug & alcohol test, Report to the job Monday, June 8th at 8:00 am
2 Colgan Davis Notre Dame Academy, Tol Lic, Report to the shop Monday after referral
The 1st person on Book I is on page 840 line 4
The 10th person on Book I is on page 851 line 2
The 20th person on Book I is on page 856 line 5
The 30th person on Book I is on page 858 line 5
The last person on the book is on page 942 line 5 and is # 335
There are 18 Travelers on Book II.
Residential Calls are as follows:
# of men Contractor Job site information
  There are no Residential Calls
VDV Calls are as follows:  
# of men Contractor Job site information
  There are no VDV Calls



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Referral Information

Daily Referral Schedule:
8:00 AM   Dispatcher will begin calling the first 20 for short calls, immediately followed by calling the top 20 for long calls.
9:30 AM   Dispatcher will post all calls on the website and recording going to the Book I Day Hall.
11:00 AM   Book I Day Hall; Short Calls first, then Long Calls.
1:00 PM   Dispatcher will begin calling the top 20 in Book II for all Calls going through Book I .
2:00 PM   Book II Day Hall for all remaining calls.
 Vacation Policy
a. 10 Days notice must be given to the Referral office
b. Vacations may be ended early, with 1 week notice
c. Members will retain their page and line number while on vacation
d. Members on Vacation are not eligible for Short Calls
e. Vacations may be up to two weeks


Short Calls
a.   Will last a minimum of 1 day and a maximum of 14 calendar days.
b.   Will roll through the Book a maximum of 20 people per day.
c.   Any short calls going past 20 people will be filled at the 11:00 Day Hall.
d.   Short calls will be filled before Long calls.
e.   While working a short call, you are not eligible to take a long call.
f.   Anyone who is terminated for cause or who quits a short call will sign the back of the book.
g.   There are no nicks for short calls, either take the call that you are offered, or wait until they get through the Book again.
  i. Specialty calls such as welding, instrumentation, certified wind turbine, Nukes and Brush Wellman are exceptions.
  ii. All License calls, OSHA 10, 90% NMA, and Background checks are NOT exceptions.
  iii. Anyone taking a call that they do not qualify for, such as a license call when they do not have a license, upon rejection by the Contractor, shall sign the back of the Book.
h.   Short calls do not erase any nicks from your place on the Book.
i.   Upon successful completion of a short call, you must return your signed pinkie within 1 Business Day.


MOST Drug Screening
MUST Safety Drug

If you believe that your drug testing
date is due to expire and you are currently working, be sure to check with your
employer and ask them for a
drug screen packet.

If you currently are not working, see Brenda in the Business Office to pick up a renewal packet.

Remember, you must be current with the
MOST Substance Abuse Program
before you arrive on the job.

Click on MOST Info  for
additional information.

MOST Collection Sites - Local 8 Jurisdiction

TRAVELERS: It is not necessary for you
to become current with the MOST Drug program before you take a call. The 
business office will provide drug
screening paperwork for you
after you accept a call through
our hall.

MOST National Collection Sites


The MOST Substance Abuse Program IS reciprocal with the
MUST Safety Drug Program.

If you take a call with a Local that
contracts with MUST, you can have
your MOST profile sent to MUST.

Contact MOST at 1-877-522-6869
and ask them to forward your profile
onto MUST.

The union hall or your contractor will
have to register you with MUST.

Keep in mind that every Local has their
own policy and procedures regarding
drug programs.

So if you plan on traveling,you may
want to talk to he referral office of
each Local you visit o see what their
policy is regarding their
drug program.

Call Brenda at Local 8 if you have any questions at 419-666-8920.