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

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
$12.13/hour - H&W
$5.50-$9.00/hour - Flex Pension

2015 Benefits
Reporting Periods

2016 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



Examining Board Opening

The Executive Board is accepting applications for the vacant position on the Examining Board. Please send or drop off your application to the Business office by Monday, December 7, 2015.


Last update was at 4:00 pm on Monday, November 30, 2015
The VDV call has been filled.
Journeyman Inside Wireman Short Calls are as follows:
# of men Contractor Job site information
2 RMF Nooter TRC, GPA, Days, 6-10's, No Beards, Steel toe, Long sleeves/pants, Report to job Wed 7 am for training
    Job starts Thurs @ 7 am
1 RMF Nooter TRC, GPA, Nights, 6-10's, No Beards, Steel toe, Long sleeves/pants, Report to job Wed 7 am for training
    Job starts Thurs @ 7 pm
The 1st person for Short Calls on Book I is on page 992 line 2
The 20th person for Short Calls on Book I is on page 996 line 2
Journeyman Inside Wireman Regular Calls are as follows:
# of men Contractor Job site information
  There are no Regular Calls
The 1st person on Book I is on page 888 line 2
The 10th person on Book I is on page 927 line 5
The 20th person on Book I is on page 935 line 5
The 30th person on Book I is on page 939 line 4
The last person on the book is on page 009 line 3 and is #277
There are currently  27  members Inactive, working out of town
There are    23   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
2 CRT Marathon/McLane, Findlay, BICSI techs, OSHA 10/30 w/in 3 yrs, Report to shop after referral then to job
1 D & Z NPS Davis Besse, Short Call, GPA, Drug & Alcohol test, Safety toed boots, Report to job Tues @ 7 am
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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 Testing Facilities Local 8 -11.2015 

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.

If you are working for a contractor that uses
the MUST program and you have tested
with the MUST program, you can have
your profile updated in MOST.

Visit their website www.mustbsafe.com .
Enter your username (social security number, no spaces).
Enter your password (first 4 digits of your social security number).
Click on employee report card, print it and fax it to MOST at 913-281-3922.

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 the referral office of
each Local you visit to see what their
policy is regarding their
drug program.

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