Morningside Community School Cleanup

The members of Local 473 helped the Berkshire United Way with the cleanup of the school. We started at 7:30 am and fininshed at 11:15 am.  We spread over 25 yards of mulch, painted the outdoor classroom benches, painted new hopscotch and four square courts, and built 5 new 4'x8' planter boxes.  

Covid-19 Vaccinations available for Non-Covid-19 Caregivers

The Commonwealth is now allowing caregivers who help Covid-19 vaccine recipients to there second appointment to sign up for the vaccine and receive it on the same day as the people they are caring for. Click on the link to read more.  When you are redirected, click on the link at the top of the news release

Applying for Unemployment Benefits?

If you are recently layed off from your job, the following website is a great resource in helping you file for unemployment benefits,

Union Plus Scholarship

If you are a member in good standing, you, your spouse, or your dependents are eligable for the Union Plus Scholarship.  Visit the website,, to get the details.  

Arthur E. Coia Scholarship

If you are a member and have a child who is graduating from high school this year and are planning to further their education, please apply for the Arthur E. Coia Scholarship. The information can be found at the link below:

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