Our Partners and Affiliate Programs

The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers is proud of the mutually beneficial relationships, partnership and affiliate programs we’ve developed over the years to make our union stronger for our members and our contractors and owners.​

AFL-CIO

The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers is a member of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), a national organization that works tirelessly to improve the lives of working people.d

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)

Bank of Labor

Originated by the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Bank of Labor puts union money back to work—for unions. It’s the nation’s only labor majority-owned and -operated bank. Banking services offered include business banking, business lending, treasury management services, fiduciary services, retirement services and union member banking. Bank of Labor maintains offices in Kansas City, Kansas, and Washington, D.C., and has services in all 50 states.

Bank of Labor

Boilermaker National Apprenticeship Program

The Boilermaker National Apprenticeship Program (BNAP) is a rigorous four-year, on-the-job training program designed out of over 100 years of history and experience—and utilizing the most advanced training techniques.

Boilermaker National Apprenticeship Program

Boilermakers National Funds

The Boilermakers National Funds is an entity completely separate from the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, per ERISA. It’s primary goal is to improve the lives of Boilermakers National Funds participants and their families by providing a comprehensive portfolio of collectively bargained employee benefits.

Boilermakers National Funds

Global CCS Institute

GCCSI is an international “think tank” whose mission is to accelerate the deployment of carbon capture, use and storage technology.

Global CCS Institute

Helmets to Hardhats

Helmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that connects National Guard, Reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military service members with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry. The program is designed to help military service members successfully transition back into civilian life by offering them the means to secure a quality career in the construction industry.

Helmets to Hardhats

IndustriALL

IndustriALL Global Union represents 50 million workers in 140 countries in the mining, energy and manufacturing sectors and is a force in global solidarity taking up the fight for better working conditions and trade union rights around the world. IndustriALL challenges the power of multinational companies and negotiates with them on a global level. IndustriALL fights for another model of globalization and a new economic and social model that puts people first, based on democracy and social justice.

IndustriALL Global Union

International CCS Knowledge Centre

The International CCS Knowledge Centre, based in Regina, Saskatchewan, aims to advance the understanding and use of carbon capture as a means of managing greenhouse gas emissions. Their mission is to accelerate the deployment of carbon capture worldwide by allowing the learnings acquired at the Boundary Dam Power Plant (Saskatchewan) to be shared broadly and to allow further carbon capture research to be conducted.

International CCS Knowledge Centre

MOST Programs

The MOST Programs include 16 safety and training programs developed specifically for the Boilermaker trade. MOST stands for Mobilization, Optimization, Stabilization and Training and was designed to increase the skill levels of all Boilermakers while providing value to the owners and contractors who employ them. Since its inception, MOST programs have resulted in a 90% reduction in OSHA recordable injuries.

MOST Programs

National Association of Construction Boilermaker Employers (NACBE)

The National Association of Construction Boilermaker Employers (NACBE) identifies key issues that impact the success and vitality of the construction industry. NACBE is a collaboration of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, employers and other industry organizations.

National Association of Construction Boilermaker Employers (NACBE)

Transport Salaried Staffs' Association (TSSA)

TSSA is a specialized transport and travel union founded in 1897 and has over 18,000 members working throughout Britain and Ireland. On February 8, 2020, TSSA and the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement. 

Transport Salaried Staffs' Association (TSSA)

ULLICO

ULLICO is the only labor-owned insurance and investment company and serves labor organizations, union employers, institution al investors and working men and women of America.

ULLICO

Union Plus

Union Plus is a nonprofit organization founded by the AFL-CIO to provide excellent consumer benefit programs exclusively to union members (current and retired) and their families. It’s free to sign up, and benefits include everything from special discounts (movie tickets, amusement parks, car rental, floral delivery and more) to financial services, education programs, insurance, hardship help and many other benefits.

Union Plus

Utility Workers Union of America

The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers has an official affiliation agreement with the UWUA. The UWUA represents over 50,000 members working in electric, gas, water, nuclear, call center, professional/technical, public sector and renewable energy industries.

Utility Workers Union of America

Union Sportsmen’s Alliance

As a union-operated, union-dedicated 501(c)(3) conservation organization, the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance is committed to uniting millions of union sportsmen and sportswomen into one community with a shared commitment to educate future generations of sportsmen, conserve healthy wildlife habitat and volunteer their time and skills for projects that improve access to quality places to hunt, fish and shoot. Members of the Boilermakers Union and Utility Workers Union of America receive free membership in the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance.

Union Sportsmen’s Alliance

​Welding Boot Camp

Welding Boot Camp is a new addition. It is not an alternative to the Boilermaker National Apprenticeship Program’s four-year apprenticeship, but is designed to “polish” the skills of experienced tradesmen and women through a three-week intensive training program.

Welding Boot Camp