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Local Lodge 697

Marshfield, Wisconsin

Retiree proud to be union in Wisconsin

I RETIRED AFTER 41 1/2 years as a Boilermaker. I was very proud to be a union worker for my whole welding career! Proud to be a union worker and fight against this anti-labor governor in Wisconsin. He is a piece of work!

Thank you for all you do to help unions!

Tom Regner
Local 697, retired
Granton, Wisconsin

Locals  L-697
Reporter  V56N3

Walker signs right-to-work bill in Wisconsin

Boilermakers rally against right-to-work in Wisconsin.

State becomes 26th with anti-union law

IN ANOTHER BLOW to American labor, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed right-to-work legislation into law March 9. The bill cleared the Republican-controlled legislature in Madison along party lines. The state Senate narrowly approved it February 25 by a 17-15 margin; the state Assembly passed the measure March 6 by a 62-35 vote to bring the bill before Walker.

Tags  Headline News
Locals  L-449, L-696, L-697
Reporter  V54N1

International announces 2011 scholarship winners

37 Boilermaker dependents earn awards totaling $50,000

THE BOILERMAKERS’ International Executive Council scholarship committee announced the winners of its 2011 scholarship program this past April. The committee awarded $50,000 to 37 scholarship recipients, with $36,000 being allocated to U.S. applicants and $14,000 to applicants from Canada.

Reporter  V50N3

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