15 June 2016
Local 277 in Fort Worth, Texas and Local 320 in Kansas City, Missouri announced the successful conclusion of their merger effective January 1, 2016. The surviving entity is Local 277. We welcome our new members from Local 320. Kim Whiteman, former Local 320 Secretary-Treasurer, has been hired as a Business Representative for the members in Missouri and Kansas and will continue to service the members and negotiate collective bargaining agreements for the different bargaining units in her area. As a part of the merger agreement, Kim will also serve as an Executive Board Member at Large until an election is held for members in Missouri and Kansas.