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Construction Division

The Construction Division of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers & Helpers, AFL-CIO, was created through convention action in 1977. Marty Stanton serves as Director of Construction Division Services at International Headquarters in Kansas City. Anthony Jacobs serves as deputy director of National Building and Construction Trades Agreements in the Washington D.C. office. Seventeen International Representatives service members of construction lodges across the U.S. and Canada.

The Construction Division provides information and services to local lodges, international representatives, and signatory employers. The following represents some of the categories of services provided by the Construction Division offices.

The Kansas City office primarily deals with:

  • Craft Jurisdiction
  • Jurisdictional Disputes
  • Local Lodge Election
  • Grievance Tracking
  • Construction Division Meetings and Conferences
  • Annual Local Lodge Field Dues Review
  • Administration and Processing of Construction Lodge By-Laws
  • Administration of Signatory Contractor Database and Files
  • Jurisdictional Dispute Arbitrations
  • Tracking of Pre-Job Conferences and Equipment Markups
  • Administration and Processing of Local Lodge Referral Rules
  • Negotiations and Collective Bargaining Assistance
  • Track and Distribute Wage and Fringe Benefit Information
  • Construction Staff with Training
  • Local Lodge Steward Training
  • Printing and Distribution of Area Agreements

The Washington D. C. area office works more with the administration and processing of National Agreements, including:

Contact Information

A list of lodges is available to contact directly.

To contact this Division, write or call Marty Stanton:

Marty Stanton
Director - Jurisdictional Services (CSO)
Assistant Director - Construction Sector Operations
Assistant to the International President,
753 State Ave., Suite 570
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: (913) 371-2640
Fax: (913) 281-8105

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