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Member Meetings
All Members
6:00PM at the ETA Training Center
4566 Waterhouse Rd.
Clay NY 13041

Tuesday - May 7, 2019
Nomination Night for New Officers & Board Members

Tuesday - June 4, 2019
Election Day for New Officers & Board Members
Retiree's Club    
Our next meeting will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, April 17th at the Union Hall. On May 15th we will visit the Utica Club Brewery.

Our Retiree's Meetings are a great way to stay in touch! All retirees, wives and widows are welcome. Please join us!

2019 Dues payments are $115.50 per quarter
UNION NEWS     Local 43 on the move...
Listed below are some jobs our members have recently worked on:
Due to our organizing efforts, some of Local 43's Successes in the construction field
PINZ Bowling Alley, New Hartford $2,500,000    Alan Byer Volvo, Syracuse $3,600,000 
O'Reilly Auto Parts, Oswego $800,000    Fairmount Apartments & Retail space $9,000,000 
Moffett Ctr. Cortland College $17,000,000    Oswego DMV Building $8,000,000 
Plant Fitness, Utica NY $2,500,000   Helio Health Center, Syracuse $2,000,000 

 Please patronize these businesses in support of Local 43 and Union labor
Tops Grocery Stores   Carbone Auto Group, Syracuse 
Wegmans Grocery Stores    Bank of Utica
Harbor Freight Tools, Cortland   Adirondack Bank  
Aldi's on RT 31 in Cicero   Golden Corral restaurant in Syracuse 
LOCAL 43 News

You can update your contact information anytime via the new Referral portal, go to and make sure all your contact information is correct. Or email any changed information to

Syracuse METS Baseball Tickets

Click here to get a complete listing of Syracuse Met's 2019 games.

Through donations made by members who contribute to the Brotherhood Fund, we have once again purchased tickets to the Mets home games in Syracuse.

Call or stop by the union office to pick up your vouchers for tickets to any home game. Maximum 4 vouchers per member.

New options for paying dues... local 43 on the move...
    •You still can mail a personal check or money order, then we will mail your yellow Dues Receipt to your home address.
    •You still can have your bank auto-pay from your account with a bank check, then we'll mail the Receipt to your home.
    •You can always visit us in-person at the union office and pay with cash or a check, or now...
    •Pay with a credit card. Note: an Electronic Convenience Fee (ECF of approximately 3%) is added to all credit/debit card dues transactions.
    As of April 2nd you can pay your dues On-line from the convenience of your PC or late model smartphone via the Referral Portal. On-line payments will incur an ECF.

Dennis McDermott passed away March 7th at age 66. Dennis retired from Local 43 as Assistant Business Manager. He also served many years as a Trustee and President of his Local and as Scholarship Fund Administrator. Dennis was also a member of the Oswego Electrical Board and the Workforce Development Board of Oswego County. He will be dearly missed. Brother McDermott was initiated into Local 328 in 1976. He was an IBEW member for 42 years.

Thomas Sheehan passed away February 28th at age 75. Brother Sheehan was initiated into Local 43 in 1966. He was an IBEW member for 52 years.

Charles “Dick” Pierce passed away March 18th at age 84. Brother Pierce was initiated into Local 43 in 1968. He was an IBEW member for 50 years.

information frOm the funds office

You're Invited please join us this month.

Representatives from the IBEW Local 43 and Electrical Contractors Annuity Fund (the “Fund”), in conjunction with MassMutual, will be available for three days in your location. A MassMutual Retirement Education Specialist will be on-site providing one-on-one assistance in helping you learn how you can take advantage of your Plan’s features and the quality tools and services available from MassMutual.

In addition to the one-on-one sessions, there will be three group meetings dedicated for members to have online access to their retirement account.

Please see the schedule below and visit to sign up for a one-on-one session time that works for you. For your convenience, information and the scheduling tool is located on the IBEW 43 website.

Group meetings will last approximately one hour and One-on-One sessions will last approximately 20 minutes:

One-on-One Sessions will be held at: The Fund Office, 4568 Waterhouse Road, Clay, NY 13041
Group Meetings will be held at: Central New York ETA, 4566 Waterhouse Road, Clay, NY 13041

NEWS from the CNYETA

Friday April 12th 5:30P - 11P

Flamingo Bowl
7239 oswego Road (RT 57)
Liverpool, NY 13090

Fund-raising event to benefit Cans4Kids charitable efforts. Sign-up your 5 member team at the Training Center today! 315 546-0221 $200 per team - $40 per person includes: Bowling, shoes, food, one beverage.

All members and their immediate family are welcome - COME JOIN US!

[Please bring large bags of returnable bottles & cans]


Free, Confidential Counseling Services provided by Mental Health Professionals are available either in-person or over the phone. We encourage you and your eligible family members to take advantage of this benefit whenever you feel that life is getting too stressful.

Call 1.800.327.2255

Our Membership ID is: 93793410

Our Group ID is: 8413

Reminder to all Journeymen:

In our current contract - Section 2.19 Tool List - it states In addition, "Journeymen shall be responsible to have verifiable OSHA-10 training and CPR Certified Training." Please call the CNYETA (315-546-0221) to see when the next scheduled classes are available. 

NOTE: OSHA-10 and CPR training are needed to work in Local 43's jurisdiction as a Journeyman.



Union Office 315-422-0435 - Al Marzullo, Business Manager - Kevin Crawford, President - Job Referral - Dues - Membership Development

Funds Office 315-474-5729 - Sheila Fitzmaurice, Fund Administrator - Pension - Health Insurance - Benefits

ETA Training Center 315-546-0221 - Jon Leubner, Training Director - Apprentice Program - Training and Safety Classes