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Please be advised that as of the start of business February 5, 2018 new security features will be in effect on most-bds.org as well as mostprograms.com. These features are being implemented as a best practice among all secure websites. Although we anticipate the vast majority of computers and devices are already compliant with these updates, in rare cases your operating system and/or website browser may require additional updates in order to access the MOST sites. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact our office.

Please see the attached notice in regards to the new Ineligible Referral Applicant language.
12/18/17 NJRSC Ineligible Referral Applicant Language

Please see the attached notice in regards to the new Boilermaker Code Training amendments.
11/21/17 NJRSC Notice

Please see the attached notice in regards to the MOST Employee Verification System and Job Hotline.
MOST Employee Verification System and Job Hotline Memo

Please review the urgent referral amendment effective 12/15/2016

URSJRR Referral Rules Revised 12-15-16
URSJRR Notice Revised 12-15-16

! Maintenance Alert !
Weekly system maintenance will be performed on Monday evening from 8:30-9:00 pm CST


Twenty-one local union lodges participate in the Boilermaker Vacation Trust. They include Locals 4, 7, 11, 13, 27, 28, 29, 45, 60, 83, 92, 101, 107, 193, 237, 242, 363, 502, 549, 627, and 647. If you have worked in the jurisdiction of any of those lodges, you may be entitled to a Vacation Trust benefit.

The Vacation Trust distributes benefits on December 1 of each year. The payout covers contributions received for work in September of the prior year through August of the current year.

If you believe you are entitled to a Vacation Trust benefit but did not receive your check, please contact the administrative office at 1-800-833-2682 or by email to BVT@cvadministrators.com. Please note in the email subject line “Unclaimed Check.” Provide your full name and the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number in the body of the email and the lodge(s) and date(s) worked.

If you are owed an unclaimed benefit, it is important that you claim the benefit as soon as possible, because you will permanently forfeit the benefit if you do not claim it within three years from the date the benefit was payable.

The Board of Trustees of the Vacation Trust will consider making a payout prior to December 1 where the participant has died or retired. Requests for early payouts should be directed to the Board of Trustees, 20910 Redwood Road, Suites E & F, P.O. Box 20757, Castro Valley, CA 94546-8757.

If you have any questions about the Vacation Trust, please contact the administrative office at 1-800-833-2682 or by email to BVT@cvadministrators.com.

To view the Summary Plan Description for the Vacation Trust, please click on the link below:

Plan Document and Summary Plan Description

Notice - Unclaimed Vacation Benefit Checks


December 4, 2015

File: 6.3 Ref. Corres./Cir.

TO: All U.S. CSO Business Managers

RE: Application of the expiration of the Non-Permanent Grandfathering Period on the MBDS.

Dear Colleagues,

Be advised, on January 4, 2016, the Non-Permanent Grandfathering period for the Primary and Secondary out-of-work lists will expire in accordance with Articles and 5.2.2 of the Uniform Referral Standards and Joint Referral Rules, and the previous extensions.

Please be advised that on January 4,2016 all Grandfathered Applicants who do not meet the requirements of Article 5.1.1 are ineligible for referral.

Applicants that do not meet the requirements in accordance with Articles 5.1.2 and 5.2.1 of the referral rules will be transferred to the appropriate list to which they are qualified. Each Local Lodge is responsible for re-ranking all of that Lodge’s lists/pools, to which these former “Primary or Secondary List” Applicants have been transferred. Each former “Primary or Secondary List” Applicant shall be placed on said list/pool in accordance with the date and time he/she was formerly listed on the “Primary or Secondary List”.

Applicants who are transferred to the Boilermaker “Intern List”, as a result of the expiration of the “Non-Permanent Grandfather” status, must update/renew their availability, just like all “Interns”, in accordance with article

See(Attached) on how the adjustments and re-ranking will take place. (SEE UPDATE PAGE FOR ATTACHMENT)

Applicants on all lists may be affected by the expiration date of the applicants OSHA 10 and 5 -year refresher requirement. If this is the case, the applicant will be ineligible for referral. The applicant must then take the OSHA 10 class, which is available online through the MOST program, after which the applicant shall re-register to the bottom of the appropriate out-of-work list for which the applicant is qualified. The same will apply for the MOST drug- screening requirement. (See Below)

Other example for adjustments

OSHA 10 or refresher within 5-year expired; -- Transferred to Ineligible List

MOST drug screen expired;----------------------- Transferred to Ineligible List

The MBDS IT Department will make a copy of your Local Lodge Lists, the day before the expiration of the Non-Permanent Grandfather status, as a precaution. These copies will be made available to assist you with any issues or concerns which arise.

This notice will be posted on the MBDS, the IBB and MOST websites and we strongly encourage you to do the same on your local website. This notice should also be posted along side your referral rules, where you normally post your referral rules, at job sites and any other place where it can reasonably notify all applicants.

If you or your dispatchers have any questions on the re-ranking of applicants or any other concerns on this matter, please contact Kyle Evenson or Ed Jasinski at International Headquarters.

Thank you for your cooperation on this matter.

With best wishes and kindest regards,

          I am fraternally yours

          Kyle M. Evenson,

          Assistant Director of Administrative Affairs

          To the International President

          Executive Director of Construction Sector Operations


Please be advised that the recent changes to the Uniform Referral Standards and Joint Referral Rules did not change the MOST Drug Screening Policy that states starting August 31, 2015 all applicants must have an annual drug test.  Currently on the MBDS there are approximately over 5,000 individuals who will become ineligible tomorrow.  Starting in March 2015 MOST started sending postcards to anyone who was current under the old policy letting them know that the policy was changing and they needed to be tested.  We will continue to send postcard notifications to all members who are getting ready to expire.  All applicants who wish to regain their status on the MBDS can contact the MOST office for a chain of custody to complete their annual drug test.

As stated in the Uniform Referral Standards and Joint Referral Rules if an applicant provides a receipt from the completed drug test to the Local Lodge he will be eligible for referral.  MOST can apply a grace period to an applicant if directed to do so by the Local Lodge, and MOST is provided a copy of the receipt.  With all the changes taking place tomorrow, if a Local Lodge provides MOST a receipt we can make the changes immediately, however when we grant the grace period it will move the member to the bottom of the list.  It is recommended that each Local Lodge print their lists at the end of business today.

Should you have any questions please contact our office at 1-800-395-1089.

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