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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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Labor Day facts: Union jobs offer women, minorities better life

The rigged economy disproportionately hurts women and people of color. But unions provide the most effective vehicle for women and people of color to gain their fair share of the wealth they create and to secure the freedoms and rights they deserve.

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USA presents Hite with Lifetime Achievement Award

An avid sportsman, Hite was instrumental in rallying union leader support for the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance.

Franklin, TN —The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) recently reached another milestone, following its recent tenth anniversary, in presenting its first Lifetime Achievement Award to Chicago area resident William P. Hite, President Emeritus of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States, Canada (UA).


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Welding students seek high-paying Boilermaker jobs

From left to right, instructor Steve Youngblood, Austin Chaille, Richard Morris, Dakota Roy, Taylor Davidson, instructor Paul Richardson, Daniel Speigelman, Laeton Mowatt, instructor Eric Johnson and Simmons.
Vo-tech students seeking high-paying welding jobs with the Boilermakers received an opportunity to test their skills at the Tom P. Haney Technical Center in Panama City, Florida, recently, according to Tim Simmons, the Boilermakers’ Director of Recruiting. Simmons said qualified welders are in high demand across the country, so graduates of technical schools and high schools with welding programs, especially MIG welders, have an excellent opportunity to find high-paying welding jobs with the Boilermakers, or welding apprenticeships.
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Boilermakers name Frank LoBiondo Legislator of the Year

Congressman LoBiondo praises the Boilermakers, and organized labor, as the backbone of the country.

New Jersey congressman cited for record in common sense policies

FOR OVER 20 years, Frank LoBiondo has forged a reputation as a solid moderate lawmaker who works both sides of the aisle on behalf of hard-working Americans. The U.S. Representative from New Jersey’s 2nd congressional district received the Abe Breehey Legislator of the Year award April 25 during the Boilermakers’ annual LEAP conference in Washington D.C.

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