Howard McMullen, president of Washtenaw County Association of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors tells us that the 35¢ wage deferment taken by Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 190 last July went into effect January 1, 1972.
At the annual membership meeting of the Washtenaw County Association of Plumbing- Heating-Cooling Contractors, Inc., Howard McMullen of Garvin Plumbing and Heating, Inc., was re-elected to a third term as president.
President McMullen stated that members of the Association are looking forward to a more active and productive year than in the past few years.
Seated, left to right, are Robert Southard, vice president; Howard McMullen, president; and Roger Field, secretary-treasurer.
also reports that an association meeting was held February 21, 1972.
Howard McMullen, president, Washtenaw County Association held a meeting on March 20, 1972 at the Crystal House Motel with all of the city, county, and township inspectors.
also reports that personal interviews will be given apprenticeship applicants on April 12 and 13.
The Association Building Department Liaison Committee
has been working on a revised plumbing code.
The committee is presently leaning towards the BOCA Code with revisions in the city ordinance.
The Association is presently in a membership drive with a potential membership list of 40 regular and associate members.
The goal is to have at least 12 new members by June 1.
Howard McMullen, president, Washtenaw County Association, reports that at press time (May 1) their association had reached tentative agreement on a new contract with Local 190.
Howard McMullen, President of Washtenaw County Association reports that their last membership meeting of the association was held on September 18, 1972.
Howard McMullen, President of the Washtenaw County Association , reports their joining of various industry related organizations.
In order to be as active and well informed as possible, the association or through its executive director has recently become a member of the following organizations: The American Society of Association Executives
, The American Society of Sanitary Engineering
, The Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce
, the Michigan Health and Safety Institute
, The National Federation of Independent Businessmen
, The Plumbing Inspectors Association of Michigan
, and the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Information Bureau
The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Information Bureau
presales the public on the benefits of using more and better quality industry products through advertising, public relations and educational programs.
Members consist of manufacturers, wholesalers, contractors, union labor, trade associations, manufacturers agents and the trade press.
Members are better served through this constant exchange of information and direct communication with these important groups.
Howard further reports that at a luncheon meeting held September 27th, 1972, Dan Conlogue, Area Supervisor of the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, presented a merit award to Jack Wheatley, Business Manager of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 190, for his outstanding achievements and contributions in the area of apprenticeship training and development.
President McMullen of the Washtenaw County Association reports that nominations will be accepted at the December Membership Meeting for vacancies on the Board of Directors and other various association committees.