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Local 92 completes Chevron refinery job injury-free, Construction Division conference highlights, Peter Visclosky named Legislator of the Year, Delegates push for Employee Free Choice, Local 154 makes symbolic Navy anchor, and much, much more...

Let's build on our political successes

Newton B. Jones, Intl. President

“In politics, the war is never won. The individual battles are what matter most.”

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Most Americans support a carbon cap

A MARCH SURVEY conducted by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, a nonpartisan “fact tank” that provides information on attitudes and trends affecting public policy but do

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Members of Congress join delegates at reception

Hawaii Sen. Daniel Akaka, third from right, with (l. to r.) IR Dave Bunch; Dir. of Political Affairs Bridget Martin; Gary Aycock, L-627; Keola Martin, L-90; and IVP Warren Fairley.

Boilermakers build relationships with legislators

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Settling Problems Before They Become Grievances

Some tips on how you can successfully solve problems in your unit without actually filing a grievance

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Local 592 earns national safety award

Lone Star District Lodge BM-ES Ron Keck (c.) accepts the national NACBE safety award on behalf of Local 592 (Tulsa, Okla.). Joining in the presentation are, l. to r., NACBE Exec. Dir. John Erickson, retired Central States IVP George Rogers, Intl. Pres. Newton Jones, and NACBE Pres. Wendell Bell.

Safety records improve, even with an 8.7 percent increase in man-hours

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Boilermakers receive awards for CAF, LEF support

Pittsburgh Local 154 delegates accept the award for the highest CAF contribution by a local from Intl. Pres. Newton Jones (holding award), with IVP Sean Murphy (4th from left) and Political Affairs Director Bridget Martin (r.).

Money helps pro-worker candidates, builds strong member education

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LEAP delegates celebrate, then get down to work

IP Newton Jones tells Boilermakers, “You did great!”

Employee Free Choice Act draws focus on Capitol Hill

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Peter Visclosky named Legislator of the Year

Rep. Peter Visclosky (D-1st IN), r., accepts the 2009 LEAP Legislator of the Year Award from IP Newton Jones.

Indiana congressman backs union jobs, fair trade

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Boilermaker is first responder to plane crash

Local D308 trustee David Case serves as incident commander over rescue and fire suppression operations following the crash of Flight 3407 Feb. 12 near Buffalo, N.Y.

Local D308’s David Case grew up on street where Flight 3407 crashed into home

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CD conference assesses industry challenges, opportunities

Kyle Evenson, ED-CSO, chairs the annual construction conference March 2-5.

Despite economic downturn, business managers hear good news

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