Published on Monday, March 23, 2020
Fitters Local 704***************
As of 12:01
A.M. the state of Michigan has ordered a Shelter in Place order for the entire
Everyone is asked
to stay in their homes. The spread of CORVID-19 has become rampant in the State
of Michigan. In an order to help control the spread, this decision was made
with everyone’s safety in mind. This needs to be taken seriously, please stay
in your residence until the three weeks or a call back to work has been issued.
will be shut down at midnight tonight. Every member’s safety is the concern by
the Local first and foremost. No one can be forced into work when their safety is
at risk. Every member must decide what is right for them and their family.
choose to go to work, you should undertake a heightened level of hygiene. Wash your
hands, even with sanitizer, keep latex gloves with you. Remember to keep a
reasonable distance between yourself and any other worker you may encounter.
are going to a jobsite the General Contractor should be expected to have hand
wash stations or appropriate facilities to clean.
apprenticeship training center will remain closed until April 10th ,2020.
The Local 704 monthly meeting on April 8th ,2020 has been cancelled.
Hall will remain closed to outside personnel. The full-time officers will
continue to do their best to answer every call coming in. Cathy will continue
to fill out the SUB Forms as members call in.