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the Boilermaker Reporter

Volume 48, Number 2
Apr 2009 to Jun 2009


Included articles:

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...

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L-154 makes symbolic Navy anchor

Wet, cold, and hungry, newly-minted Navy CPOs charge up a muddy hill carrying a symbolic anchor made by Local 154 members.

Steel assembly is centerpiece for CPO training and induction

LIKE MANY BOILERMAKER lodges, Local 154 (Pittsburgh) occasionally gets an unusual request for services because of the special skills of its members. That was the case last year when a call came in to build a Navy anchor. The specifications were odd, to be sure. This would be a seven-piece anchor that could be assembled and carried by hand. And it would be made of plate steel.

Tags  Local News
Locals  L-154
Reporter  V48N2

New health insurance law requires more info

Affected participants should respond quickly to avoid denial of benefits

A NEW LAW requires the Boilermakers National Health & Welfare Fund to collect certain information — including Social Security numbers — for participant dependents before the fund can pay claims. This information is specified in Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Extension Act of 2007, which was extended by Congress on Dec. 19, 2008.

Tags  Featured
Reporter  V48N2


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