USW Local 1-689



With highest concerns for our members during this pandemic, the Membership Meeting for January 12th has been canceled. 

The USW Local 1-689 has created a Newsletter as another means of communicating important information to our members.  Please check back often for new editions.  Click on the following dates to read the newsletters.

December 9, 2020
December 22, 2020

Recent News

MCS is currently recruiting for a day shift Operator Technician in the HFS Storage Area.  If you are an active USW Local 1-689 member, please contact the Union Hall at 740-289-2405 to have your name placed on the list.  The posting will close Monday, January 18th.

Operator Technician, Day Shift HFS Storage Area (1 Position), $17.81 ($19.35-only receive 50% of COLA for three years)

Please see the following from the MCS contract regarding members not currently employed with MCS:

You must have written proof of your qualifications for the position.

Section 5. Previous Seniority

If a former USW represented Portsmouth site employee is hired by MCS into a USW represented position, such employee shall not receive bargaining unit seniority accumulated with other Portsmouth site employers as bargaining unit seniority with MCS.

Employees hired into Operations, Maintenance, and Site Services classifications after the ratification date of this Agreement will receive 50% COLA for a period of three years from the date of their hire. After their third-year anniversary date, the employee will then be paid any COLA due on scheduled increase dates with the rest of the Operations, Maintenance, and Site Services employees.

Probation is 180 days.

Please click HERE regarding the new guidelines put in place by Governor DeWine.

In accordance with Ohio's guidelines for Office environments, please contact your Division Representative to make an appointment prior to coming to the Union Hall.  Union Hall numbers can be found on this website under the CONTACT US tab.  

Please click HERE for Safety Representatives' contact information.

FBP Safety Representatives
Dusty Downour
Theresa Horton
Jason Knauff
Greg Fouch
Alex Watts
Nathan Waddle
Randy Eichenlaub

PMA Safety Representative
Jeanne Webster

MCS Safety Representative
Jimmy Corley 
Tom Lamerson (Alternate)