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Code of Conduct for Local 528 Members

Cement Masons and Plasterers
 Local 528

Operative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ 
International Association


CODE OF CONDUCT FOR 
PROFESSIONAL CRAFTSMEN


The Business Manager and Business Agents
       SHALL BE 100% INVOLVED


A MEMBER’S RESPONSIBILITY
TO WORK SAFELY AT ALL TIMES and FOLLOW 
ALL SAFETY PROCEDURES
ABIDE BY ZERO TOLERENCE POLICY FOR
SUBSTANCE ABUSE
REFELCT YOUR UNION’S HIGH STANDARDS 
THROUGH HARD WORK
Dress properly; NO clothing or buttons, clothing,
   etc. with offensive words or symbols AND
   no loose/saggy clothes

Arrive on time (allow enough time for traffic 
   problems), ready to work, with proper, valid I.D.

Bring necessary tools as established on the tool
   list: ensure tools are in proper working order
   PRIOR to arriving on the job

Apply knowledge, skill and experience diligently on
   the job

Upgrade skills on a regular basis so you are
   prepared for NEW work 
processes
Convey knowledge & skill in an effort to strengthen
   our craft and promote teamwork

Adhere strictly to break time and lunch periods; 
   no cell phone use except at break/lunch periods

Be productive, with no disruption to the job; keep
   idle time to a minimum

Respect the property of the customer and the
   contractor.  Graffiti or other forms of destruction
   are not toleraged

 
THE BUSINESS MANAGER/BUSINESS AGENT SHALL ENSURE
MEMBERS WHO DEMONSTRATE BAD WORK HABITS SHALL BE ADVISED OF THEIR RESPONSIBILITY AS UNION MEMBERS
Any activities that cast the OPCMIA or Local Union
   in a negative light will not be tolerated

Slowdowns or other methods to extend jobs or give
   rise to overtime will not be tolerated

Inappropriate behavior, disruptive behavior,
   harassment or discrimination will not be tolerated


CONTRACTORS MANAGE THEIR JOBSITE IN A PROFESSIONAL MANNER
♦ Address jobsite safety issues
Provide the proper type and quantity of tools and
   materials to facilitate speedy progress

Address ineffective Superintendents, General Foreman
   and Foreman.  Ensure proper job layout to minimize
   downtime

Address improper, unsecured storage of contractor and
   employee tools

♦ Address issues if the work is not performed efficiently,
   economically and safely
Any member found in violation of the Code will be subject to the disciplinary procedures of the International and Local's Constitution which includes, but is not limited to , charges being filed and the possibility of a fine, suspension, and/or expulsion from the union.



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