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HOLIDAY HOURS

Sheet Metal Workers' Local #9 offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 2014 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Dues payments can be made online at the Official Payments website (click on "Related Links" just to the left of this message and then on the "Official Payments" link), jurisdiction code 1614, or you can pay by phone to Official Payments at (800) 272-9829, also with jurisdiction code 1614. Happy Thanksgiving!!!

DUES INCREASE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015

There was a Special Order of Business held at the November 5, 2014 regular union meeting regarding Local #9's dues structure. The membership decided during this Special Order of Business that the membership dues be increased to the following MONTHLY amounts: Journeymen $70.00; Retirees $17.00; Material Handler's $20.00; 1st Year Apprentices $30.00; 2nd Year Apprentices $40.00; 3rd Year Apprentices $50.00; 4th Year Apprentices $55.00; 45% Classified Workers $35.00; 50% Classified Workers $40.00; 60% Classified Workers $45.00; 70% Classified Workers $50.00; 80% Classified Workers $55.00; and 90% Classified Workers $65.00.

***UNION MEETINGS***

Regular Local #9 Union Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm at the Union Hall at 7510 W. Mississippi Ave., Lakewood, CO 80226. The next regular union meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 6:30 pm. PLEASE NOTE: Ken Colombo will be at the regular Denver Union meeting on December 3, 2014 at 6:30pm and the informational meeting held in Colorado Springs, being held on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 5:30pm to present the changes to SASMI, including the Severance on the new HCRA, and to answer questions members may have. The change in date will effect the Colorado Springs meeting for the month of December ONLY. It will be held at the Colorado Springs Sheet Metal Training Institute; 1420 Quail Lake Loop, Colorado Springs; and the informational meeting in Fort Collins is held on the 3rd Monday of even months and will be held on Monday, December 15, 2014 at 5:30pm at the Teamsters Local 267 Hall, 434 S Link Ln, Fort Collins, CO 80524. SEE YOU THERE!!!

SMW Local 9 Health Fund

CNIC Health Solutions is Colorado SMW Local 9 Health Fund claims administrator. You can either call them at (303) 749-1156 or find them on the internet at www.cnichs.com. At their website, you can: 1) Download claim details - to use the download functionality, go to www.cnichs.com, select "Members", and log in. If you have never signed up for the online system, please go to www.cnichs.com, select "Members", then click on the word "HERE" in the statement "New members please click HERE to create an account."; 2) View deductible and co-insurance/out-of-pocket information; 3) Print temporary ID cards; 4) Submit questions and responses to Customer Service, including uploading documentation to respond to requests from CNIC regarding Other Insurance, Accident Details, etc.; 5) Paperless EOBs - In order to give you faster access to information and reduce impact on the environment, we encourage all members to sign up for paperless Explanations of Benefits (EOBs). Once you sign up, you will receive an email notification when an EOB is posted to your online account. You can then view, download and/or print your EOB. Sign up by selecting "Profile" in the upper right corner, "Paperless EOB", then "Yes" and "Update".

Instructions for Finding Providers in the Rocky Mountain ASO Network

To look up providers in Colorado for the Rocky Mountain ASO Network, go to www.rmhp.org and go to RMHP Quick Links. Click on the Locate a Provider/Hospital button, then 1) Go to My Plan is...In the Product Box, please select ASO/GETTINGUSCOVERED; In the Network Box, please select Search Entire Network; 2) I would like to find a provider in...Please enter the Zip or State; and 3) I would like to see...Please select the type of provider you would like to see. Click on the Search Providers button. You may also contact CNIC Health Solutions at (303) 749-1156 or (855) 295-2642 for assistance in finding providers.

WellDyneRx Welcomes You to Your New Prescription Drug Program

If you have any questions about your prescription benefits, please visit www.myWDRX.com or call WellDyneRx toll-free at (888) 479-2000.

RETIREE MEETINGS

All retired tinners are welcome to join old friends and co-workers on the 2nd Tuesday of even numbered months for the Local #9 Retiree Meeting. The meeting starts at 10:00a.m. at the Local #9 Meeting Hall at 7510 West Mississippi Avenue in Lakewood, CO ~ we have no agenda - just coffee, donuts and catching up with other retirees. The meeting dates for 2013 are February 12, 2013; April 9, 2013; June 11, 2013; August 13, 2013; October 8, 2013 and December 10, 2013. Questions or suggestions can be made to Ron Halverson at (970) 532-4766.