IAM&AW Local Lodge 847

Serving the Active, Laid-Off, and Retired Members of LL 847


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Upcoming Events:
Local Lodge Monthly Meeting
Sunday February 11, 2018
Voting for the Negotiating Committee
will begin promptly at 5PM and end at 6PM.
You do not have to stay for the meeting to vote.

Anyone who live more that 25 miles from the union hall
can get an absentee ballot from Brian Gola.

The regular
Monthly Meeting will begin at 6PM
Meeting RulesApply

Rest In Peace Our Brother

Gary M. Ochwat, 57, of Roaring Brook Twp., died Sunday at home. He and his wife, the former Sandra Steinruck, were married for 30 years.

Born in Scranton, son of the late Michael and Catherine Serbin Ochwat, Gary graduated from West Scranton High School, worked at General Dynamics in Scranton and was a member of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Gary enjoyed being outside and working in his yard and he loved old cars. His pride and joy was his Silverado pickup truck.

Also surviving are his daughter, Ashley Renee Ochwat; and brothers, Ronald and Mark Ochwat.

The funeral service will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. from the Brian Arthur Strauch Funeral Homes and Cremation Services LLC, 3 First St., Spring Brook Twp. Entombment will follow in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst Twp. Viewing will be Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m.¬

2017 IAM&AW Local 847
Sallyann P. Mariani Memorial Scolarship
Bailey Piechota
Peyton Orzello

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If you are called into a meeting with a management representative and you have reason to believe that disciplinary action against you or other member’s may result, you have the right to have a steward present during this meeting. Read the statement below to the management representative, and contact your steward immediately.


“If this discussion could in any way lead to my being disciplined
or terminated,
or affect my personal working conditions,
I request that my union representative,
officer, or steward be
present at the meeting. Without representation, I choose not

to answer any question.”

“This is my right under a U.S. Supreme Court decision
called Weingarten Rights.‚ÄĚ



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