Local 793 Business Manager Mike Gallagher delivers a video message on Monday, January 3, 2022.

In this video, Business Manager Gallagher delivers the following updates:

[00:31] Omicron cases soar
[02:20] Hospitals feeling the strain
[03:08] Protect yourself and others
[03:33] More KN95 masks are on the way
[05:04] Temporary changes
[05:35] Local 793 offices, OETIO temporarily closed
[06:52] Construction sector negotiations will continue
[08:12] Rising costs affect the bottom line
[08:57] Increasing the Benefit Plan drawdown
[11:12] Improvements to the SUB Plan
[12:03] Pension Plan: Investing in infrastructure
[14:50] Ask if you’re unsure
[15:47] Offices closed but business as usual
[16:07] Get the COVID-19 vaccine
[17:23] Optimistic about the future
[17:39] Experienced negotiating team
[18:23] Support for hub offices
[18:56] Be safe and remain vigilant