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

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

     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. Work Investment Fund on the state and national...

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  • Retired IVP-Eastern Canada Ed Power passes away

    Retired IVP-Eastern Canada Ed Power passes away

     May 13, 2019 Dear Brothers and Sisters: It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that retired IVP-Eastern Canada Ed Power passed away on Saturday, May 11. Ed dedicated himself to making our...

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  • Boilermakers and Utility Workers Sign Historic Union Affiliation Agreement

    Boilermakers and Utility Workers Sign Historic Union Affiliation Agreement

     Contact Amy Wiser Director of Communications, Boilermakers 317-847-0745awiser@boilermakers.org Erin Bzymek Director of Communications, UWUA 202-702-9655ebzymek@uwua.net IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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  • Tribute to a dedicated leader: Remembering Past IVP-Western Canada Richard “Rick” Albright

    Tribute to a dedicated leader: Remembering Past IVP-Western Canada Richard “Rick” Albright

     RETIRED IVP-WESTERN CANADA Richard “Rick” Albright was well-known for his fun-loving sense of humor, his energy, his gritty determination, and his devotion to the International Brotherhood of...

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  • High School Welding Rodeo Held at Lodge 146

    High School Welding Rodeo Held at Lodge 146

     Lodge 146’s Calgary Union Hall & Training Centre recently hosted the High School Welding Rodeo, a competition showcasing talented high school welders. To learn more, watch the clip below.

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  • Washington State Governor signs bill requiring refinery workers be apprenticeship graduates

    Washington State Governor signs bill requiring refinery workers be apprenticeship graduates

     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...

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  • Registration open for 2019 ISO Conference

    Registration open for 2019 ISO Conference

     What happens in Vegas conference…makes ISO leaders stronger WHAT HAPPENS AT the annual Industrial Sector Operations Conference in Las Vegas definitely doesn’t stay in Vegas. It goes home with...

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  • Locals award service pins

    Locals award service pins

     Lone Star District Lodge CLAY S. HERFORD, DM-ES, reports presentation of membership pins to the following: LOCAL 74 45 YEARS — Kenneth Reed, Thomas Reed; 35 YEARS — Ronald Keck, Hector...

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  • Quadriplegic ranch owner delivers message on change, problem solving, purposeful living

    Quadriplegic ranch owner delivers message on change, problem solving, purposeful living

     NACBE GUEST SPEAKER Chad Hymas brought a message of “legacy” to business managers and guests attending the CSO Conference. He wasn’t talking about leaving a monetary legacy but a personal one — a...

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  • New Welding Boot Camp equips workers for field construction

    New Welding Boot Camp equips workers for field construction

     Training benefits recruits, apprentices and journeymen CONSTRUCTION SERVICES OPERATIONS, along with the National Transient Division and the Boilermaker National Apprenticeship Program launched...

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  • Thousands of miles can’t stand between L-1073 Boilermaker and his dream to attend ISO Conference

    Thousands of miles can’t stand between L-1073 Boilermaker and his dream to attend ISO Conference

     Union steward and wife take the road trip of a lifetime It’s a 2,076-mile drive, give or take, from Cleveland to Las Vegas. That’s 2,076 miles through eight to ten states, depending on how you...

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  • Measure benefitting Boilermaker work passes Washington State House & Senate

    Measure benefitting Boilermaker work passes Washington State House & Senate

     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...

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  • Local 73 provides foreman and steward training

    Local 73 provides foreman and steward training

     TWENTY-THREE FOREMEN and stewards from Local 73 (Halifax, Nova Scotia) received training the week of Dec. 3. The two-day foreman course provided training on administrative responsibilities,...

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  • Immigrant finds rewarding life in Boilermakers union

    Immigrant finds rewarding life in Boilermakers union

     Local 92’s Davila worked his first “job” at age 7 NINETEEN YEARS AGO — just four years after emigrating to the U.S. from Mexico — Oscar Davila was working a job to nowhere in the Los Angeles...

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  • CSO Conference highlights solutions for stronger future

    CSO Conference highlights solutions for stronger future

     Leaders focus on membership and M.O.R.E. Work Investment Fund WESTERN STATES SECTION membership has climbed to 2,550, up from 1,983 in 2017. That was good news shared during the 2019...

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  • ‘Fight Back’ gives back to Navajo Nation

    ‘Fight Back’ gives back to Navajo Nation

      Local 4 forms as a direct result of recruiting Navajos DURING A CHILLY, windy week in mid-October, retired IR Gary Evenson spent his time volunteering with Adopt-A-Native Elder to deliver food,...

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  • Celebrate Workers Memorial Day

    Celebrate Workers Memorial Day

     On April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs. This year we will come together...

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  • Bank of Labor film receives International recognition

    Bank of Labor film receives International recognition

     A DOCUMENTARY FILM produced by Bank of Labor called “Lobstermen” received a special award from Società Cattolica di Assicurazione – Società Cooperativa in Verona, Italy, this past November during...

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  • New partnerships forged in support of CCUS

    New partnerships forged in support of CCUS

     IBB sits down with UK trade union and Global CCS Institute ONE OF THE UNITED KINGDOM’S largest unions — the Global, Municipal, Boilermaker and Allied Trade Union (GMB) —- and the Global Carbon...

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