National Grid is jeopardizing the safety of our communities by locking out 1,100 of its most experienced employees who are critical to ensuring safe and quality gas work in Massachusetts.

The below calendar shows contractually recognized holidays highlighted in yellow as well as paydates blocked in black.

A printable copy of this calendar is available by clicking the PDF link below. 

The 9/1/18 United Steelworkers Basic Labor Agreement (BLA) provides for a profit-sharing pool of 7.5% of the company’s profits, defined as Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT).  The company reported an unaudited Adjusted EBIT of $779,553,219.06 

The deadline for 2022 Open Enrollment is this Friday, November 5th.  If you are not going to make any changes to your medical plan no action is required and your previous year’s elections will remain.

2022 Open Enrollment October 15th thru November 5th 2021

By now you should have received your 2022 open enrollment packet in the mail. If you haven’t, please stop by the hall so we can print one out for you.

If you are not going to make any changes to your medical plan no action is required and your previous year’s elections will remain.

Cleveland-Cliffs’ Burns Harbor, Indiana Harbor and Riverdale locations (the “Hiring Locations”) will be accepting applications for hourly bargaining unit Utility Person positions to maintain a pool of candidates for potential future job openings. The application process is open to any individual that chooses to apply. Current employees may also use this Notice to inform their relatives of the steps they need to take if they are interested in applying for future employment at any Hiring Location.

Boot Vouchers
The deadline for using your current boot voucher is September 30th. If you have not yet used your voucher, please be sure to stop by the Boot Trailer to ensure you receive this negotiated benefit before the expiration date. The Boot Trailer is open Mondays and Thursdays from 9 am – 7 pm and Tuesdays and Fridays from 6 am – 4 pm. They are closed Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. If you would like to contact the Boot Trailer directly, please call (219) 787-2419.

Update: 1:35 p.m. we are approximately 250 away from reaching 75%.

We are approximately 350 people away from reaching the target goal of 75% plant-wide vaccination. 

As announced by Lourenco Goncalves today, the vaccine incentive program has been significantly expanded and updated as follows:

* All employees who are fully vaccinated and employees who have at least received one shot of either the Moderna or Pfizer Vaccine by August 21st will receive a $1,500 bonus payment.

 * In addition, if Burns Harbor can achieve at a 75% vaccination rate (including those who have just received 1 shot) by August 21st, we will receive an additional $1,500 bonus payment, for a potential total bonus of $3,000.