M.O.R.E. Work Investment Fund

M.O.R.E. Work Investement Fund

The M.O.R.E. Work Investment Fund is the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers' strategic plan to increase membership and man-hours through increased Marketing, Organizing, Recruitment and Employment efforts.

The underdog wins in Washington State

IVP-WS J. Tom Baca visits the Washington Capitol with Washington local business managers L-502’s Tracy Eixenberger and L-242’s Luke Lafley. From l. to r. Eixenberger, Mark Keffeler, Lafley, J. Tom Baca, Erik Seaberg, Mircha Vorobets and Trent Sorenson.

WITH THE WINDOWS rolled up tight against the freezing Alaska winter, Organizer Mircha Vorobets and IR/Organizer Erik Seaberg watched snow ping against the car’s windshield, the signal bars on their

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New labor affiliation, jobs initiative move union forward

Newton B. Jones, Intl. President

Stronger ties with UWUA, national launch of M.O.R.E. Work program bring opportunities for growth

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Williams, Stewart appointed to new M.O.R.E. Work Investment Fund roles

IR Erica Stewart, a member of L-693, has been appointed as National Coordinator of Women in the Trades Initiatives for the M.O.R.E. Work Investment Fund.

BM-ST OF LOCAL 13 (Philadelphia) Martin Williams and IR Erica Stewart have both been appointed to new roles that will further catalyze the M.O.R.E.

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Washington State Governor signs bill requiring refinery workers be apprenticeship graduates

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed ESHB 1817 into law on May 8, 2019. Attending the signing were State Rep. Mike Sells, primary sponsor of the bill and chair of the Committee on Labor and Workplace Standards. Also attending were state senators Rebecca Saldaña, Jesse Salomon and Steve Conway; Washington State AFL-CIO President Larry Brown; WBCTD Legislative Director Neil Hartman; WBCTD Executive Secretary Mark Riker and Luke Esser, government affairs. The Western States Boilermakers attending were IVP-WS J. T

KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 9, 2019 — The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers and Washington State Building Trades scored a win yesterday when Governor Jay Inslee signed ESHB 1817, requiring outsi

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Measure benefitting Boilermaker work passes Washington State House & Senate

Western States M.O.R.E. Work Investment Fund Organizers Mircha Vorobets, Erik Seaberg and Trent Sorensen with IR Mark Keffeler, BM-ST Tracey Eixenberger and members of L-502 in front of the Washington State Capital successfully lobbied to get HB 1817 passed. The measure awaits Washington State Governor Jay Inslee to sign it into law.

Important news out of Washington State for Boilermakers: Proposed legislation has passed both the State House and Senate that requires 60 percent of craftsmen and women working in Washington State

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