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Meeting Notice

January 25th @ 7:00 p.m.
Hampton Inn
2423 Bushwood Dr.
Aurora, IL 60506

February 22nd @ 7:00 p.m.
Hampton Inn
2423 Bushwood Dr.
Aurora, IL 60506

Proudly representing the interests of our bargaining unit working at NICOR Gas


Local 19

IBEW Local 19 represents approximately 1400 bargaining unit employees working for NICOR Gas. Local 19 was formed in 1996 after the merging of the eight local unions that previously represented the workers of NICOR gas since 1945.

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December 20, 2016

All Union Members,

On December 20, 2016, in compliance with contract provisions, with respect to amending the current agreements, the attached list of proposals were submitted to Nicor Gas by Local 19.

Discussions with the Company are scheduled to begin January 9, 2017, and will continue until an equitable settlement is reached.

The Union negotiating committee includes: Chris Harris, President/Manager; Al Talkington, Sr. Assistant Business Manager; Terry Haggerty, Vice President (Utility Inspector); Mark Klinefelter, Business Rep (FOD Technician); and Andy Nacke, Business Rep (FOS Mechanic).

Fraternally yours,

Chris Harris
President / Business Manager, Local 19

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