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Local Lodge 726

Owensboro, Kentucky

New contract summaries

Local 104 signs first contract at SIS Northwest following a 14-month organizing drive.

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

L-5 – New York


Letters to the Editor

Stimpson family is grateful for support

While I have never met many of you, I want to let each and every one of you know that I, along with our young son, have been overwhelmed with your warm words of comfort and your generosity during our time of loss.

I always wondered why you are called “brothers,” and now I know. All of you are Terry’s brothers and you will forever be in my heart and prayers. Again, I thank you so very much and pray each of you stays safe.

Alex and Isaac Stimpson
Peculiar, Mo.

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Locals  L-83, L-524, L-667, L-726
Reporter  V48N1

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.

Tags  Scholarships
Reporter  V47N3

L-726 strike ends, expenses remain

Lodge struggles with legal fees, other costs

MEMBERS OF LOCAL 726 (Owensboro, Ky.) began returning to work Sept. 30, ending their eight-week strike against Daramic, a manufacturer of battery separators. Union employees agreed to work under the old contract, which expired in April, for a period of 18 months. In the meantime, negotiations for a new contract will resume.

Locals  L-726

Striking L-726 seeks support

Lodge struggles to preserve jobs and seniority rights

MEMBERS OF Local 726 (Owensboro, Ky.) entered their second month of a strike against Daramic in September. The company manufactures battery separators. The 165-member lodge struck after five months of negotiations that hung up over vague company proposals to consolidate jobs and alter seniority rights.

“This has nothing to do with economics and money; it’s all about preserving the integrity of the union,” L-726 President Jeff Campbell told the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer.

Locals  L-726

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