Reinstating your Membership

If you were a member of Local 480 and wish to reinstate your membership, log in to the web site and follow the instructions.

Once you submit the form and are approved, we will send a letter to the International in New York, requesting permission to reinstate you. Within a week or two, they will send back a letter, informing us how much you owe them in back dues.

Reinstating from Honorable Withdrawal

If you are reinstating from an Honorable Withdrawal, the most you will owe in back dues is 8 quarters. You must pay at least $200 at the time of reinstatement with the expectation that you will pay the full amount within 6 months of your first payment. If you have not made payments in over 6 months, you may be removed from the roster and placed back on Honorable Withdrawal.

Reinstating from Expulsion

If you were expelled, you will owe the IA all back dues from the time of expulsion. The 480 puts a cap on  back dues owed the local at $800. There is also a $200 reinstatement fee. You will be expected to pay at least 1/2 of the monies owed at the time of reinstatement and will owe the full amount within 6 months of your first payment. If you have not made payments in over 6 months, you will be removed from the roster and placed back on expulsion.