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Members receive Code training at Local 363

First day participants

FIFTY-FIVE MEMBERS of Local 363 (East St. Louis, Illinois) completed Boilermaker Code training July 5-6. Instructors Chuck Clancy and Ed Herbert taught the class. MOST Mobilization and Training Representative Tony Smarra provided technical assistance.

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Local 85 supports Ohio gubernatorial candidate on Labor Day

BOILERMAKERS FROM LOCAL 85 (Toledo, Ohio) gather at their city’s Labor Day festivities to support Betty Sutton, Ohio gubernatorial candidate and daughter of former Local 900 (Barberton, Ohio) member, Leo Sutton. Paul McGrew, L-85, stands with Sutton in front of fellow lodge members gathered downtown before the annual Labor Day parade begins.

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Tripartite meeting updates NE region industry partners

IVP-NE John Fultz discusses leadership changes, workforce issues.

Boilermaker workforce among key topics

INDUSTRY PARTNERS ATTENDING the Northeast Area Tripartite Conference in Plymouth, Massachusetts July 24-25 received updates on various developments and programs critical to the union, contractors and owners.

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Canadian members talk trade with cabinet minister

Meeting with Minister Amarjeet Sohi (second from left) are, l. to r., L-146 Trustee Ron Ruth, IR Cory Channon and L-146 Assistant Business Manager Robert Key.

CETA pact poses risks for unions, companies

CONCERNED THAT A pending trade deal between Canada and the European Union poses risks to Canadian unions and companies, a Boilermaker delegation met with Amarjeet Sohi, the federal Cabinet Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, in Edmonton August 17 to discuss the pact.

Participating in the meeting on behalf of the Boilermakers were International Rep Cory Channon, Local 146 Assistant Business Manager Robert Key and L-146 Trustee Ron Ruth.

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Union Plus Offers Help for Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

If you are a union member who participates in certain Union Plus programs and have been affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, you may be eligible for financial assistance through the Union Plus Disaster Relief Grant program1.

Union Plus Disaster Relief Grants of $500 are available to eligible participants of one of the following programs:


Western States Tripartite stresses organizing and helpers

IVP-WS J. Tom Baca discusses how the Helper Program keeps costs down for owners and contractors.

10 owners, 44 contractors attend

THE WESTERN STATES Tripartite conducted its 13th annual meeting July 18-20 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, with owners, contractors and Boilermakers attending from across the region. The conference addressed many topics significant to the industry, with special emphasis on both the Helper Program and organizing to meet the increasing demand for Boilermakers.

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URGENT APPEAL TO LOCAL LODGES

Members Impacted by Hurricane Harvey Need Your Help!

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

Our sympathy and thoughts are with those members and their families that have endured the onslaught of Hurricane Harvey. The storm dropped record amounts of rainfall across Texas and Louisiana, causing the loss of life and property. Due to epic rainfall and extreme flooding, the storm has had catastrophic consequences that will impact the communities that were in a path of Harvey for months and years to come.

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Labor Day facts: Union jobs offer women, minorities better life

The rigged economy disproportionately hurts women and people of color. But unions provide the most effective vehicle for women and people of color to gain their fair share of the wealth they create and to secure the freedoms and rights they deserve.

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International announces 2017 scholarship winners

Twenty graduating seniors receive $50,000

THE BOILERMAKERS’ INTERNATIONAL Executive Council scholarship committee has announced the winners of its 2016 scholarship program. The committee awarded $50,000 to 20 recipients, with $38,000 going to U.S. applicants and $12,000 going to Canadian applicants. The one-year grants included 12 $3,000 awards, six $2,000 awards, and two $1,000 awards.

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Members receive Code training on Lackawanna job

Members receive Code training on Lackawanna job

MOST trainers conduct three classes in two days

NEARLY 150 MEMBERS working at the Lackawanna Energy Center near Scranton, Pennsylvania, completed Boilermaker Code training July 19-20. Prime contractor Kiewit hosted the training at the project site. Approximately 175 Boilermakers representing 30 locals from across the United States are on the job, building elements of a new 1,500 MW combined cycle gas plant. Local 13 (Philadelphia) has jurisdiction for the Boilermakers’ work.


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  • First day participants

    Members receive Code training at Local 363

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  • Local 85 supports Ohio gubernatorial candidate on Labor Day

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  • IVP-NE John Fultz discusses leadership changes, workforce issues.

    Tripartite meeting updates NE region industry partners

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  • Meeting with Minister Amarjeet Sohi (second from left) are, l. to r., L-146 Trustee Ron Ruth, IR Cory Channon and L-146 Assistant Business Manager Robert Key.

    Canadian members talk trade with cabinet minister

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  • Union Plus Offers Help for Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

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