Iron Workers Local 783 records
MSS-024

Summary Information

Repository
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
Creator
International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers. Local 783 (Upper Peninsula, Mich.).
Title
Iron Workers Local 783 records
ID
MSS-024
Date [inclusive]
1957-1994
Extent
8.0 Cubic feet
Language

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], in the Iron Workers Local 783 records, MSS-024, Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, Northern Michigan University.

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Historical note

The Iron Workers Union Local 783 (officially known as the International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers Local 783) was formed in 1957 during the construction of the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan. The union merged with Local 8 in 1994, taking on the name Local 8.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection documents the activities of Iron Workers Local 787. The collection consists of by-laws, meeting minutes, contracts, correspondence, financial records, audits, Pension Fund, Benefit Fund, and Health and Welfare Trust records. The collection also includes election information. The significant components of the collection are the by-laws, contracts, and a complete set of membership meeting minutes since 1957.

Bylaws and Meeting Minutes, 1957-1997 Records include a complete set of membership meeting minutes. The material also includes a complete set of bylaws, revisions, and an original charter listing.

Financial Records This material represents a extensive collection of financial material and includes IRS tax information and audits, Apprenticeship Training Fund, ledgers, canceled checks, membership dues records, bank account records, benefits, trust agreements, vacation fund, and office equipment. The records also include payroll records (1977-1992) and a general fund tax audit (1993).

Pension Fund, Benefit Fund, and Health and Welfare Trust Records Records include correspondence, meeting minutes, audits, financial reports, Pension Reciprocity Transfer and Agreements. Material documents the administration of the fund first by the Travelers, Inc. and then by the Benefit Plan Administration of Wisconsin, Inc. Many of the records are contained in 9 three-ringed binders, inlcuding one binder of microfiche Benefit Fund records.

Election Information, 1973-1991 These records include correspondence, administrative material, ballots, and election results.

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Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged according to the following record series: I. Bylaws and Meeting Minutes; II. Financial Records; III. Pension Fund, Benefit Fund, and Health and Welfare Trust Records; IV. Independent Auditor's Reports; V. Election Information.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives

Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, Michigan, 49855
906-227-1225
archives@nmu.edu

Revision Description

  4/27/2010

Conditions Governing Access Note

Pension Reciprocity Transfer and Agreements include confidential information. Access is restricted. See the Archivist for more information.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers. Local 783 (Upper Peninsula, Mich.).

Subject(s)

  • Labor movement--Michigan--Upper Peninsula--History--Sources.
  • Labor unions--Michigan--Upper Peninsula--History--Sources.
  • Labor--Michigan--Upper Peninsula--History--Sources.

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Collection Inventory

 MSS-024 Bylaws and Minutes 1957-1991   1.0 box

Box
13-04-01-01

Bylaws 1957-1991 

Bylaws 1957-1983 

Bylaws 1980-1993 

Bylaws 1993 

Bylaws 1961-1983 

Bylaws 1958-1983 

Bylaws 1957-1964 

Bylaw Ammendment 1978-1991 

Bylaw Change 1989 

Original Charter 1957-1981 

Minutes Dec. 1958-Nov. 1971 

Minutes May 16, 1980-Dec. 15, 1989 

Minutes Jan. 21, 1972-Apr. 18, 1980 

Lead Hazard Training for Iron Workers 1991, 1993 

Meeting Minutes--District Council of the North Central States 1988-1990 

Health and Welfare Fund--Active and Inactive Eligible Members 1989 

Active and Inactive List n.d. 

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 MSS-024 Financial Records 1960-1993   1.0 box

Box
13-04-01-02

Payroll Records--Wages 1960-1961; 1989-1993 

Payroll Records--Wages 1981-1986 

Payroll Records--Wages 1960-1976 

Deceased Members 

Dues Account/Pension Fund Investments 1989-1990 

Membership Dues Records 1992-1993 

Membership Dues Records 1992-1994 

Dues Payment Corrections 1980-1991 

Monthly Financial Reports January 1992 

Monthly Financial Reports February 1992 

Monthly Financial Reports March 1992 

Monthly Financial Reports April 1992 

Monthly Financial Reports May 1992 

Monthly Financial Reports June 1992 

Monthly Financial Reports July 1992 

Monthly Financial Reports August 1992 

Monthly Financial Reports September 1992 

Monthly Financial Reports October 1992 

Monthly Financial Reports November 1992 

Monthly Financial Reports December 1992 

Monthly Financial Reports January 1993 

Monthly Financial Reports February 1993 

Monthly Financial Reports March 1993 

Monthly Financial Reports April 1993 

Monthly Financial Reports May 1993 

Monthly Financial Reports June 1993 

Monthly Financial Reports July 1993 

Monthly Financial Reports August 1993 

Monthly Financial Reports September 1993 

Monthly Financial Reports October 1993 

Monthly Financial Reports November 1993 

Monthly Financial Reports December 1993 

Monthly Receipts and Disbursements July-December 1993 

F.U.T.A. (Federal Unemployment Tax Act) Information 1989-1994 

Internal Revenue Service 990 Forms July 1990-June 1991 

Internal Revenue Service July 1986-June 1987 

Federal Payroll Tax--Apprenticeship Training Fund 1993-1994 

Federal Taxes 1988 

General Fund--Federal Withholding Tax 1991-1992 

Apprenticeship Training Fun Tax Information--Form 990 1991 

Federal Payroll Taxes--General Fund 1991 

Federal Payroll Taxes--General Fund 1993 

Federal Payroll Taxes 1990 

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 MSS-024 Financial Records 1967-1994   1.0 box

Box
13-04-02-01

Apprenticeship Training Fund--Correspondence and Agreements 1967; 1978; 1988 

Apprenticeship Training Fund--Paid Bills 1990; 1992; 1993 

Apprenticeship Training Fund--Financial Reports 1989; 1991-1994 

Apprenticeship Training Fund--Bank Statements 1993 

Apprenticeship Training Fund--Payroll Taxes 1992 

Apprenticeship Training Fund--Bank Statements 1994 

Apprenticeship Training Fund--Payroll Taxes 1990 

Apprenticeship Training Fund--Payroll Taxes 1987-1989 

Apprenticeship Training Fund--Levy International Revenue Service 1988 

Apprenticeship Training Fund--Payroll Taxes--Form 941 Federal Withholding Michigan Employment Security Commission 1991 

Apprenticeship Training Fund--Michigan Employment Security Commission Quarterly Payments 1990 

Apprenticeship Training Fund--Michigan Employment Security Commission 1992 

Michigan Depeartment of Treasury--Apprentice Training Fund 1992 

Toivo Seilo Apprenticeship School--Correspondence July 29, 1991 

National Ironworkers and Employers Apprenticeship Training and Journeyman Upgrading Fund--Correspondence and Agreement 1990 

Michigan Employment Security Commission--Apprenticeship Fund 1993 

Michigan Employment Security Commission--General Fund 1993 

Michigan Department of Treasury--General Fund 1993 

Michigan Department of Treasury--Apprenticeship Training Fund 1993 

Michigan Department of Treasury--Payroll Taxes 1988 

Audit Correspondence from Certified Public Accountant Bank Account Statements 1994 

Labor Management-2 990 1990 

Labor Management--Final July 1, 1993-December 31, 1993 

Apprenticeship Training Fund--Bank Statements 1989 

Toivo Seilo Apprenticeship Training Fund 1986-1990 

Labor Management July 1, 1992-June 30, 1993 

Form 990 1991-June 30, 1992 

Form 990 July 1, 1987-June 30, 1988 

Labor Management July 1, 1988-June 30,1989 

Labor Management July 1, 1991-June 30,1992 

Labor Management July 1, 1987-June 30,1988 

Tax Form 990 1990 

Michigan Employment Security Commission--Richard Windberg 1993 

Disbursments and Receipts 1991-1992 

Bank Statements--Death Benefits 1993 

First of America Bank--Corporate Cash Account--All Funds--CD's May 25, 1990 

IRS (Internal Revenue Service) 1989-1994 

M.E.S.C. (Michigan Employment Security Commission--General Fund 1991-1992 

M.E.S.C.--Information 1991 

M.E.S.C.--Local 783 Quarterly Payments 1990 

IRS--Department of Treasury Employer Identification Number 1976-1990 

Michigan Accident Fund (Compensation Insurance)--Alger General Agency, Tom Perry-Agent 1989-1991 

Benefit Plan Administration--Eligibility Notice to Employees 1988-1989 

First of America Bank--Correspondence--Fringe Fund Administration 1988 

Death Benefits Saving Statements 1989 

Pension Fund--Travelers Insurance Correspondence 1976-1977; 1982-1983 

Health and Welfare, Pension, Vacation, and Holiday Funds--Correspondence, Contracts, Meeting Minutes (1 of 2) 1975-1981 

Health and Welfare, Pension, Vacation, and Holiday Funds--Correspondence, Contracts, Meeting Minutes (2 of 2) 1975-1981 

Labor Orientation Seminar for Apprenticeship and Training 1993 

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 MSS-024 Pension Fund, Benefit Fund, and Health and Welfare Trust Records 1973-1995   1.0 box

Box
13-04-02-02

MICROFILM--Employee Cumulative Reports, Pension Fund Status, Fringe Benefits 1979-1982 

MICROFILM--Employee Cumulative Reports, Pension Fund Status, Fringe Benefits 1974-1978 

Combined Funds--Meeting Minutes, Correspondence 1988; 1990; 1991 

Combined Funds--Meeting Minutes, Correspondence 1984-1987 

Benefit Plan Administration of Wisconsin, Inc.--Agreement, Minutes, General Correspondence 1988-1990 

Travelers Insurance--Contracts, Correspondence 1985-1986; 1988; 1989; 1991 

Travelers Insurance--Contracts, Correspondence 1985-1988 

Travelers Insurance--Contracts and Correspondence 1986-1991 

Travelers Insurance--Contracts and Correspondence 1980; 1982-1986 

Travelers Insurance--Contracts and Correspondence 1983-1986 

Travelers Insurance--Contracts and Correspondence 1978-1979; 1984-1988 

Reciprocity Agreement--Health and Welfare, Pension 

Pension Reciprocity Agreement--Local Union #25 April 1, 1988 

Reciprocity Forms 1990 

Summary Plan Description for Pension Fund (Effective October 1, 1976) March 1978 

Pension Fund Second and Third Amendment 1985 

Pension Fund Local Union 783 Declaration of Trust (Amended 1976-1979) October 1, 1973 

Pension Plan Agreement October 1, 1973 

Pension Fund Withholding Notice 

Internal Revenue Service--Audit Request June 5-6, 1995 

Pension Fund--Reciprocity Transfer 1994 

Pension Fund--Attorneys' Fees, Correspondence 1995 

Health and Welfare, Pension, Vaction, Fringe Benefit Funds Board of Trustees--Meeting Minutes 1974-1979; 1981-1983; 1986; 1993 

First National Bank Investment Accounts--Health and Welfare 1990-1993 

Health and Welfare, Pension, Vacation Fund--Meeting Minutes, Reciprocity Agreements 1977; 1980-1982 

Health and Welfare, Pension and Vacation Fund--Meeting Minutes 1980-1982 

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 MSS-024 Pension Fund, Benefit Fund, and Health and Welfare Trust Records 1967-1994   1.0 box

Box
13-04-03-01

Health and Welfare, Pension, and Vacation Fund--Meeting Minutes, Tolley and Gallagher Correspondence 1980-1985 

Health and Welfare, Pension and Vacation Plans--Gallagher Correspondence 1982-1983 

Health and Welfare Insurance--Correspondence 1985-1992 

Health and Welfare and Pension Fund Board of Trustees--Meeting Minutes 1969-1970; 1972-1980 

Fringe Benefit, Health and Welfare Fund--Tolley and Gallagher Correspondence 1971; 1974-1980 

Health and Welfare Fund 1973-1981; 1983 

Pension Fund--Tolley and Gallagher 1975-1981 

Travelers Insurance--Correspondence 1981 

Pension Payouts 1985 

Reciprocity--Iron Workers Local 426--Pension and Health and Welfare Benefits 1986-1989 

Iron Workers Local 563--Reciprocity 1986 

Pension Plan Description 1976; 1978 

Internal Revenue Service--Vacation Fund Penalties--Pension Plan First Amendment 1968; 1985-1986 

Union Annuity Fund--Local Union 8 1990 

Trust Agreements 1967; 1973-1974; 1982 

Reciprocity Agreement--Local 8 1989 

Supplemental Pension Plan/Vacation Fund--Local 426 

Vacation Fund Saving 700-887-3 1988 

Vacation Pay--Business Management--Local 340 1988 

Pension Fund Transfers from Local 8 1981-1983 

Vacation Trust Agreement 1966; 1974; 1981 

Pension Correspondence 1974-1977 

California Iron Workers Field and Trust Pension Attorney Correspondence 1994 

Investment Funds with First of America Bank 1989 

Money Management Agreement--Fringe Benefit with First of America Bank April 1980 

Health and Welfare Trust Agreements 1969; 1982; 1988; 1992 

Headquarters Pro-Rata Pension Agreements 1967; 1980 

Vacation Pay--Passbook Savings--First of America Bank 1992-1993 

Local Union and District Council Pension Plan 1993 

Local Union and District Council Pension Plan and Annual Report 1991-1992 

Local Union and District Council Pension Plan and Annual Report 1985; 1988-1990 

Local Union and District Council Pension Payments 1989 

Regional Conference--Milwaukee 1989 

Members to Work in Local 383 1986; 1988 

Merger and Self-Funding of Local 783 and Local 8 1981 

The Building Trades United Pension Trust Fund--Local 8 Correspondence 1985; 1989 

Local 783 Correspondence and Local 8 Reciprocity and Annuity Plan 1984 

Transfer Correspondence--Transfer Forms and Pension Fund from Local 783 to Local 8 

Local 8 Pension Fund and Local 783 Reciprocity Agreement 1982 

Reciprocity Consultant Correspondence 1966; 1979; 1980 

Local 8 Reciprocity Correspondence 1980-1982 

Health and Welfare Transfer Form from Local 8 to Local 783 1985 

Pension Transfers from Local 8 to Local 783 1985 

Reciprocity Agreement, Pension Fund, and Iron Workers of Western Michigan--Fringe Benefit Fund Correspondence 1979-1989 

International Reciprocity Agreement 1983 

Local 563 Contribution Transfer Request and Correspondence 1986 

Pension Health and Welfare Reciprocity from 563 and Correspondence 1982; 1986-1988 

Pension Transfer Request, Pension Fund Agreement, Health and Welfare Transfer Local 512 1980; 1983; 1985; 1987-1988 

Contribution Transfer and Reciprocity Correspondence Local 426 1980-1981; 1986-1987 

Health and Welfare and Pension Fund Transfer Forms from Local 426 to Local 783 1985; 1987-1988 

Monthly Dues and Assessments Stamp Booklet 1946-1953 

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 MSS-024 Pension Fund, Benefit Fund, and Health and Welfare Trust Records 1967-1994   1.0 box

Box
13-04-03-02

Ironworkers Local 426--Reciprocity Agreements and Correspondence 1986 

Reciprocal Benefits Received from Local 340 1986 

Reciprocity Agreement, Health and Welfare from Local 340 1979-1980; 1986 

Death Benefit Fund Ledger 1962-1969 

Pension Reciprocity Forms from Local 25 to Local 783 1985-1987 

Reciprocity Health and Welfare from Local 783 to Local 25 1984-1986 

Reciprocal Correspondence from Local 783 to Local 25 1984-1985 

Employee Vacation Fund Report and Health and Welfare Deposit Reports 1991-1992 

Tri-State Welfare Plan and Mid-America Pension Plan Correspondence 1985 

Member List to Work in Other Unions 1985 

Operating Statements and Membership Addresses 1988-1989 

Financial Statements from Benefit Plan Administration 1988 

Ironworker Local 783 Pension Payouts 1989 

Benefit Plan Administration Correspondence and Fringe Benefit Fund Board of Trustees--Meeting Minutes 1987-1988 

Benefit Plan Administration Correspondence, Eligibility Status, Employee Date of Birth Listing, Health and Welfare Participants 1986 

Ironworkers Local 22 Reciprocal Agreement Transfer 1988 

Ironworker 498 Reciprocity Agreement and Correspondence and Reciprocal Agreement, Health and Welfare Transfers Between Local 783 and Local 498 1987 

Reciprocity Meeting in Washington D.C. 1982 

Reciprocity Correspondence Local 793 1981 

Portability of Pension and Health and Welfare Contribution International 1982 

Correspondence to California and Texas Iron Workers and Pro-Rata Pension Agreement and Correspondence 1968; 1986 

Pension, Health and Welfare, Reciprocity Agreement and Correspondence 1976; 1979 

Iron Workers International Reciprocal Pension Agreement 1982 

Iron Workers Local 383 Reciprocity Agreement with Local 783 Correspondence 1982 

Signed Reciprocity Agreements 1980; 1982 

Benefit Plan Administration--Claims Administration Agreement 1986-1987 

Administrative Services Proposal by Benefit Plan Administration of Wisconsin, Inc. 1986 

Benefit Plan Administration--Records of Self Payment 1988-1989 

Benefit Plan Administration--Self Payment Notice September-October 1988 

Benefit Plan Administration--Correspondence 1989 

Benefit Plan Administration--Monthly Operating Disbursement Statements 1988 

Benefit Plan Administration and Certified Public Accountant Communications 1987-1989 

Benefit Plan Administration Agreement 1988 

Local 340 Signed Reciprocity Agreements 1986 

Benefit Plan Administration--Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Correspondence--Audited Financial Statements for Health and Welfare Fund 1984; 1986 

Vacation and Holiday Bank Statements 1993 

Ironworkers' Local 783 Fringe Benefit Funds--Board of Trustees Meeting December 9, 1992 

Ironworkers' Local 783 Fringe Benefit Funds--Board of Trustees Meeting May 4, 1993 

Ironworkers' Local 783 Fringe Benefit Funds--Board of Trustees Meeting February 9, 1993 

Second Amendment of Trust Agreement adn Amendment and Restatement 1967; 1969; 1973; 1974; 1985 

Local Union and District Council Employee Pension Payments and Pension Plan Amendments 1990-1991 

Summary Annual Report Year Ended, Fourth Amendment Effective, and Local Union and District COuncil Pension Plan Notice to Participants Correspondence January 1, 1985; December 31, 1989 

990 Income Tax Return Information and Certified Public Accountants Correspondence 1993 

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 MSS-024 Financial and Election Records 1974-1992   1.0 box

Box
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Annual Audit Report June 30, 1992 

Audited Statements of Cash Receipts and Disbursements June 30, 1989-1993 

Audited Financial Statements for Holiday and Vacation Fund December 31, 1980-1984; December 31, 1986-1987 

Independent Auditor's Report for Vacation and Holiday Fund and Correspondence December 31, 1988; 1990-1993 and July 31, 1995 

Annual Audit Report and Correspondence June 32 and December 31, 1993 

Annual Audit Report and Audited Statements of Cash Receipts and Disbursements and Form 990 Tax Information 1989 

Annual Audit Report 1988 

Certified Public Accountants and Attorney Correspondence and Account Balance Confirmation From 1993-1994 

Independent Auditors Report Pension Fund 1989-1992 

Audited Fianancial Statements--Pension Fund 1982-1985 

Independent Auditor's Report for Health and Welfare Fund 1988-1992; 1994 

Audited Statements of Revenues Collected and Expenses--Paid Apprentice Training Fund 1979-1982; 1984; 1986 

Independent Auditor's Report Apprentice Training Fund and Correspondence 1989; 1991 

Audited FInancial Statements and Independent Auditor's Report--Pension Fund and Correspondence 1976-1977; 1987; 1994 

Audited Statements of Revenues Collected and Expenses Paid--General Fund 1982; 1987 

Independent Auditor's Report for Retirement and Welfare Fund and Accountant's Interim Report for Retirement Fund 1994 

Audited Financial Statements for Health and Welfare Fund 1980; 1982-1987 

Union Election 1979 

Election 1974 

Election 1973 

Election 1982 

Election 1976 

Election 1972 

Election 1988 

Election 1991 

Nomination and Election of Convention Delegates 1981 

Convention 1986 

Recognition Dinner Guest List 1978; 1982 

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 MSS-024 Contractual Agreements and Employee Records 1958-1990   1.0 box

Box
13-04-04-02

Minnesota Department of Public Safety--Investigation Reports and Suspect Statements 1989 

Minnesota Department of Public Safety--Suspect Statements 1989 

Criminal Charges, Correspondence Pertaining to International Falls Riot 1989 

National Labor Relations Board and Attorney Correspondence 1990 

National Labor Relations Board Notice of Consolidated Complaint and Hearing and Subpoena 1991 

BE and K Construction Versus Local Union 783--Case Hearings and Correspondence 1992 

Leslie Dave Bedell Application for Pardon 1990 

Richard Pascoe Application for Pardon 1990 

William Beckstrom Application for Pardon 1990 

Mike Mitchell Application for Pardon 1990 

Daniel Miller Application for Pardon 1990 

Thomas Lifto Application for Pardon 1990 

Robert Genschow Application for Pardon 1990 

William Ahlich Application for Pardon 1990 

Mark Mitchell Application for Pardon 1990 

Fight the Rat 1991 

Contractual Agreement 1958-1959 

Contractual Agreement 1959-1960-1961 

Contractual Agreement 1961-1962 

Contractual Agreement 1962-1963-1964 

Contractual Agreement 1965-1967 

Contractual Agreement 1967-1969 

Contractual Agreement 1969-1971 

Contractual Agreement 1971-1972 

Contractual Agreement 1972-1974 

Contractual Agreement 1974-1976 

Contractual Agreement 1976-1978 

Contractual Agreement 1978-1980 

Contractual Agreement 1980-1982 

Contractual Agreement 1982-1984 

Contractual Agreement 1984-1987 

Contractual Agreement 1987-1990 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report 1974 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report 1975 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report 1976 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report 1977 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report 1978 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report 1979 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report 1980 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report 1981 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report 1982 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report 1983 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report (1 of 2) 1984 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report (2 of 2) 1984 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report 1985 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report 1986 

MICROFILM Employee Cumulative Report 1987 

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