Local 338 is an amalgamated union representing four separate bargaining units: Kaiser Aluminum - production/maintenance and clerical/technical workers, Kaiser Alutek workers, and LB Foster pre-cast/railroad ties division workers. We number more than 1000 private sector members who work primarily in manufacturing industries in North Eastern Washington.

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After several months of bargaining we have reached a tentative contract agreement with Kaiser.


We will be holding informational meetings to review the proposed agreement and answer questions. The times and places for those meetings are as follows.


Alutek meetings will be held in the uper conference room at the Alutek Plant on:

December 2nd at 5:45 am and 5:45 pm

December 3rd at 545 am and 10:00 am


Trentwood meetings will be held at the Local Union Hall on:

December 4th at 7:30 am and 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm

December 5th at 7:30 am and 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm


A ratification vote will be held for Alutek and Trentwood members on December 10th and 11th at the Local Union Hall from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm on both days.


In Solidarity,


Local 338 Negotiating Committee


Dan Wilson

President Local 338



Memorial Service

Larry Medley

2:00 pm

December 7th

Lakes Community Church

6703 N Idaho Rd
Newman Lake, WA 99025

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Monday Evenings 7:30
At the Union Hall
For more information contact 924-2650

Incentive Compensation Plan Letter click to view


If you have questions regarding your pension benefits and surviving spouse options please contact the Union Hall at 924-2650.


Have you taken time to update your current beneficiary? Keeping your intended beneficiary updated will ensure that the person you want to receive your benefits if something were to happen to you will receive them. There are beneficiary statements for your $54,000 life insurance policy through Kaiser, Fidelity Mutual 401k, Pension benefits through the Steelworker Pension Trust (SPT), and if you were employed by Kaiser Aluminum prior to April 30, 2004 the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC).  

To update your beneficiary statements, you can call the following phone numbers:

Kaiser Aluminum  927-6427
SPT                     1-800-848-1953
Fidelity Mutual     1-800-835-5095
PBGC                  1-800-400-7242 Case #19737000

Have you had any recent changes in your dependent’s status? A “Qualifying Event” is a change in dependent status that could include a death, birth, divorce, marriage, adoption etc. Under the IRS federal guidelines you must notify the Company within 30 days of any dependent changes. Failure to notify the Company could result in new dependents not having medical, prescription, vision, or dental coverage until January of 2018. To notify the Company of any change call Donna Schrader at Extension 6427.


Union Meeting DateJanuary 14th
Location: Union Hall
SOAR Meeting DateJanuary 21st
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Union Hall

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