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Local Lodge 158

Peoria, Illinois

Website: http://www.boilermakerslocal158.com/

Local 158 donates to veterans’ Honor Flights

Members of Local 158 wear red to raise funds for Honor Flights. They donated $2,100 to Honor Flights at their May meeting.

LOCAL 158 (PEORIA, ILLINOIS) members love veterans, and that shows in their fundraising. The local raises money for veterans through their Red Friday shirts, spearheaded by L-158 sister Keri Elliott. The money goes to sponsor Honor Flights, an organization that takes veterans to Washington D.C. to visit war memorials. At the May union meeting, members donated $2,100 for veterans’ trips to Gene Neeley, a 94-year-old World War II veteran affiliated with Honor Flights.

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International announces scholarship winners

Thirty-one Boilermaker dependents earn awards totaling $50,000

THE BOILERMAKERS’ International Executive Council scholarship committee announced the winners of its 2015 scholarship program this past April. The committee awarded $50,000 to 31 recipients, with $38,000 being allocated to U.S. applicants and $12,000 to Canadian applicants.

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L-158 celebrates Labor Day

Local 158 celebrates Labor Day

LOCAL 158 (Peoria, Ill.) members and their families turned out in good numbers September 1 for the annual Peoria Labor Day Parade organized by the West Central Illinois Labor Council, AFL-CIO. Members of the lodge are employed by Komatsu America Corp.’s Peoria Manufacturing Operation, Mining Division. They build large (up to 360-ton payload), off-road mining trucks for mining applications around the world. They also support mining equipment produced at other Komatsu facilities, such as bulldozers, excavators, and wheel loaders.

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International announces scholarship winners

Twenty-seven Boilermaker dependents earn awards totaling $54,000

THE BOILERMAKERS’ International Executive Council scholarship committee announced the winners of its 2013 scholarship program this past April. The committee awarded $54,000 to 27 recipients, with $42,000 being allocated to U.S. applicants and $12,000 to Canadian applicants.

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L-158 turns out for Labor Day parade

BOILERMAKER LOCAL 158 (Peoria, Ill.) members and their families turned out Sept. 3 for the annual Peoria Labor Day parade organized by the West Central Illinois Labor Council, AFL-CIO.

BOILERMAKER LOCAL 158 (Peoria, Ill.) members and their families turned out in good numbers Sept. 3 for the annual Peoria Labor Day parade organized by the West Central Illinois Labor Council, AFL-CIO. An estimated 70 union groups participated in the hour-long event.

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L-158 members turn out for Labor Day

LOCAL 158 (Peoria, Ill.) members and their families celebrated Labor Day September 5 by marching in the annual parade. L-158 President Dave Gullette said his lodge is working hard to build up union spirit, and he is pleased with the nice turn-out for the event.

The local was chartered in 1940 as a manufacturing lodge. L-158 members are employed by Komatsu and build super-sized (up to 360-ton payload) off-road dump trucks used in mining operations around the world.

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New contract summaries

A brief listing of recent agreements signed and ratified by Boilermaker local lodges

L-M18 — Buffalo, N.Y.

Effective May 8, 2010 to May 3, 2013, for six members of Local M18 (Buffalo, N.Y.) who manufacture decontamination and sterilization equipment for Getinge Sourcing LLC in Rochester, N.Y. Products include washers/disinfectors, warming cabinets, sterilizers, and scrub sinks used in the health care industry.

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New contract summaries

Negotiating a four-year agreement for L-D500 members at Carmeuse Lime & Stone are, l. to r., front row, John Wirgow, Gary Luetzow, Jeff Hoedel; back row, Anthony Lafleche, Roger Nash, IR Mark Kelly, and Jeff Karsten.

A brief listing of recent agreements signed and ratified by Boilermaker local lodges

L-13 — Philadelphia

Effective April 23, 2008 to March 31, 2011, for four members of Local 13, Philadelphia, who perform shop and field work in the oil and gas division of Integra Services Technologies Inc.

L-M18 — Buffalo, N.Y.

Effective June 1, 2008 to May 31, 2011, for 24 members of Local M18, Buffalo, N.Y., who make metal plating at the Keystone Corp.

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International announces 2008 scholarship winners

Forty-one Boilermaker dependents earn awards totaling $50,000

THE BOILERMAKERS’ INTERNATIONAL Executive Council scholarship committee announced the winners of its 2008 scholarship program April 25. A total of $50,000 was awarded to 41 scholarship recipients: $38,000 to United States students and $12,000 to Canadian students.

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Local 158 supports Easter Seals Telethon

Komatsu Mining Systems matches union donations

MEMBERS OF LOCAL 158, Peoria, Ill., raised $2,000 for Easter Seals this year. L-158 President S. Mike Damm answered phones during the annual March 31-April 1 telethon, accepting donations for the help and hope of children with disabilities. He raised funds from Local 158 members who work at Komatsu Mining Systems and from two sister companies: Teleweld, out of Streater, Ill., and John Best & Sons, out of Galva, Ill. Komatsu then matched the donations.

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