Local 2705

Union of Hibbing Taconite Hourly Employees

 

Over the next couple of weeks we will be circulating a petition requesting that no further extensions be given to Mesaba Metallics.  This petition will be brought to the Minnesota State Executive B

Local 2705 elections were held on April 5th and 6th 2021, at the Hibbing Memorial building in the dining hall on the east end of the main north entrance to the buiding (our normal monthly meeting location).  The polls were open both days from 6 AM to 8 AM and 1 PM until 8:30 PM.

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Here is a quick link to the MInnesota polling place finder.  Just click below, enter your zip code and then your street address and the site will quickly provide you with the name and address of the location where you can cast your ballot.

The primary election will be held on November 6th 2018.  We encourage all of our members to get out and vote.  The button below will take you to the Ballotpedia website where you can enter our address and it will show you who the candidates will be on your ballot.  An email address is not required.  You can then click on the name of each candidate to learn a little about them if you don't already know who they are.    

Here is where to find out who our representatives in congress are.  Just enter your zip code.  You can then go directly to the site of your representatives and send them a message concerning any issues you may have.

Recent News

Nominations for the USW Local 2705 were taken at the March meeting and the ballot has been set.  The elections will be held on April 5th and 6th 2021 at the Hibbing Memorial building in the dining hall on the east end of the main north entrance to the buiding (our normal monthly meeting location).  The polls will be open both days from 6 AM to 8 AM and reopen at 1 PM until 8:30 PM.  

Seven nominees will be vieing for three positions as Trustees.  They include, Rich Jacklen, Justin Blazewicz, Ed Rancourt,  Frank Lamusga, Steve "Pudgy" Prebonich, Wade Yuhala and Bryan Fisher.

Elections will be held for all local union positions in April.  Nominations will be accepted at the monthly meeting on March 10th.  Active members may nominate themselves or other active members for any of the executive board positions.  These positions include, president, vice-president, recording secretary, financial secretary, treasurer, trustee, guard and guide.  Members who are nominated will be given a 24 hour window to decide whther or not to accept thei nomination and run for a position.  Members may be nominated for multiple positions, but can only accept a nomination and run for o

The Local 2705 Women of Steel Committee rapped up their school supply drive this past week by delivering all of the items to eight local schools. 

The Local 2705 recently wrapped up collections for its 2019 School Supply Drive.  Bins were placed thoughout the property and items that were donated were collected this last week.

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