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L-7's Bogue wins national apprentice competition, Pressley elected Industrial Sector IVP, National tripartite conference marks 25th year, L-580 apprentice wins welding contests, Union Plus helps L-60 member, L-128 member enjoys Survivor experience, and much, much more...

New contract summaries

A brief listing of recent agreements signed and ratified by Boilermaker local lodges

L-M18 — Buffalo, N.Y.

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Local 29’s Arsenault climbs Mt. Washington 100 times

Peter Arsenault celebrates his 100th climb to the summit of Mount Washington.

TWENTY YEARS AGO, Peter Arsenault, a member of Local 29 (Boston), was a bit indifferent about the idea of climbing New Hampshire’s Mount Washington.

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Build your case on good evidence

Your job as a steward is to find that evidence wherever your grievance investigation takes you.

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L-107 holds open house

L-107 BM-ST Blane Tom, with scissors, prepares for the ribbon-cutting at the lodge’s new facility. L. to r., L-107 VP Jerry Maciejewski, L-107 trustee Joe Garfield, Great Lakes Apprentice Coordinator Mark Gustafson, Brookfield Mayor Steve Ponto, Great Lakes IVP Larry McManamon, L-107 Rec. Sec. Rick Wilson (partially hidden), L-107 inspector Paul Stahl (partially hidden), L-107 trustee Pat McMahon, IR-CSO Tony Palmisano, and L-107 Pres. Marvin Cartwright.

Lodge moves into larger, more modern facility

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Locals award service pins

Darrell Miller, 74, is still working at the trade. In May he earned his 55-year membership pin from Local 27 (St. Louis). Born in 1936, Miller began his career at age 19, working five years at St. Louis Ship. He then became a helper at CBW Sheet & Iron Works. In 1961, he went to work for Continental Boiler (now known as Continental Fabricators Inc.), where he still works today at a burn table. Nicknamed “Hollywood” for his jet-black, slicked-back, hair style that lasted him well into his 60s, “Miller is alw

Local 1 - Chicago

John Skermont , BM -ST of Local 1, Chicago, reports the following membership pin presentations.

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Labor progress is still possible, despite midterm results

International President Newton B. Jones

Unions continue to have key friends in government

WHEN A SPLIT 112th Congress begins session in January — with the GOP in firm control of the House and Democrats holding a slim majority

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Election analysis: What the elections mean for Boilermaker construction work

MUCH OF RECENT work for Construction Division Boilermakers has been driven by provisions in and amendments to the Clean Air Act of 1970 (CAA). In the 1990s and 2000s, thousands of U.S.

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