32nd Consolidated Convention

Retired Boilermaker attends convention for the love of it

HANS HOOGENDOORN, a retired member of Local 549 (Pittsburg, Calif.), has not lost his passion for the Boilermakers union.

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Convention speakers lambast antiunion politicians

ICEM President Manfred Warda

CONVENTION DELEGATES HEARD from top labor leaders and a government official on a wide range of issues affecting workers in North America and around the world. A common thread was the ongoing attacks by politicians on the rights of workers to organize and bargain collectively.

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Consolidated Convention charts Brotherhood’s course

Delegates gather near the Boilermakers’ convention portal.

Delegates re-elect officers, amend constitution

MORE THAN SIX hundred delegates to the 32nd Consolidated Convention met at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas July 25-28 to elect International officers and reaffirm the Boilermakers’ Constitution. Over 70 resolutions — from local lodges, the International Executive Council, and the Constitution and Law Committee — were considered, along with motions from the floor.

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