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Industrial Sector leaders meet in Las Vegas

U.S. Air Force Maj., retired, Brian Shul describes his experience flying the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane.

Event draws Boilermakers from 83 local lodges, five district lodges

THE 2017 INDUSTRIAL Sector Operations Conference drew 172 delegates from across North America to the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas July 31-Aug. 4. The meeting provided opportunities to learn from plenary speakers and breakout presenters, and to network with other lodge leaders.

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Setting The Record Straight On The Jones Act

Washington, DC — Larry I. Willis, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement in response to legislation (S.1894) introduced by Sen. McCain to permanently repeal the Jones Act as it relates to Puerto Rico:


USA/IBB clay shoot tops $184,000

Union members and guests gather for the 2017 USA/IBB clay shoot in Lenexa, Kansas.

Boilermakers set another fundraising record

THE 9TH ANNUAL Union Sportsmen’s Alliance/Boilermakers Clay Shoot held in Lenexa, Kansas, September 23 raised more than $184,000, setting an all-time high for USA shooting events and topping the previous record of $160,000 set by the Boilermakers in 2016. The event took place at the Powder Creek Shooting Park in Lenexa, Kansas.

“As always, the Boilermakers have set the bar high” for USA shoots, said Scott Vance, the USA’s CEO and Executive Director, in ceremonies concluding the day.


Canadian Tripartite meets in New Brunswick

IVP Joe Maloney stresses the Boilermakers’ commitment to the construction industry.

Panels, speakers address industry issues

CANADIAN BOILERMAKERS, OWNERS and contractors convened in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, August 22-24 to address issues impacting the industry.

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Attention Members in Need of Disaster Relief

IN THE WAKE of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, some Boilermakers and their families have suffered significant and possibly devastating losses to their homes and personal property.

The Boilermakers have processed disaster relief checks for 25 members and retirees from Local 74 (Beaumont, Texas), Local 132 (Galveston, Texas) and the Quality Control Council of the United States.

If you have been impacted in this way, disaster relief assistance may be available to you. Contact your local lodge or call Mark Garrett, Director-Health & Safety Services, at 225-276-6796.


URGENT APPEAL TO LOCAL LODGES

Members Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Need Your Help!

The International has issued an appeal to local lodges to assist fellow members impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.

All locals and members are urged to donate to our Disaster Relief Fund in support of the victims of these natural disasters, and to assist our brothers and sisters during this critical time of need.

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Local 85 supports Ohio gubernatorial candidate on Labor Day

BOILERMAKERS FROM LOCAL 85 (TOLEDO, OHIO) express their support for Ohio gubernatorial candidate Betty Sutton as they prepare to march in their city’s Labor Day parade. Sutton is the daughter of former Local 900 (Barberton, Ohio) member, Leo Sutton. Paul McGrew, L-85, stands with Sutton in front of fellow lodge members gathered downtown.

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Tripartite meeting updates NE region industry partners

IVP-NE John Fultz discusses leadership changes, workforce issues.

Boilermaker workforce among key topics

INDUSTRY PARTNERS ATTENDING the Northeast Area Tripartite Conference in Plymouth, Massachusetts, July 24-25 received updates on various developments and programs critical to the union, contractors and owners.

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Canadian members talk trade with cabinet minister

Meeting with Minister Amarjeet Sohi (second from left) are, l. to r., L-146 Trustee Ron Ruth, IR Cory Channon and L-146 Assistant Business Manager Robert Key.

CETA pact poses risks for unions, companies

CONCERNED THAT A pending trade deal between Canada and the European Union poses risks to Canadian unions and companies, a Boilermaker delegation met with Amarjeet Sohi, the federal Cabinet Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, in Edmonton August 17 to discuss the pact.

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Western States Tripartite stresses organizing and helpers

IVP-WS J. Tom Baca discusses how the Helper Program keeps costs down for owners and contractors.

10 owners, 44 contractors attend

THE WESTERN STATES Tripartite conducted its 13th annual meeting July 18-20 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, with owners, contractors and Boilermakers attending from across the region. The conference addressed many topics significant to the industry, with special emphasis on both the Helper Program and organizing to meet the increasing demand for Boilermakers.

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