Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

HFIAW Local 78 Volunteers with USA to Renovate Barn

Posted by on Fri, Apr 28, 2017 @ 15:04 PM

This story comes from Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA), on a conservation project completed this past fall in Alabama. HFIAW Insulators Local 78, chartered in Birmingham, was heavily involved with this project. 

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Topics: USA, Local 78, Birmingham, Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, Union Sportsmen's Alliance, Insulators Local 78

Local 6 Attends Massachusetts Girls in Trades Career Fair

Posted by on Fri, Mar 3, 2017 @ 15:03 PM

Local 6, chartered in Boston, Mass., attended the second successful Massachusetts Girls in Trades Conference and Career Fair in March. The event was hosted by Massachusetts Girls in Trades Advisory Board and was held at IBEW Local 103.

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Topics: Apprenticeship, Career Day, Girls in Trades, Local 6, Boston, Massachusetts

2017 MAC Details Released

Posted by on Fri, Mar 3, 2017 @ 15:03 PM

As we prepare for the upcoming 2017 Master Apprenticeship Competition and JATC Conference, Local 95, the host local, released event details.

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Topics: Canada, Apprenticeship, Master Apprentice Competition, MAC, Apprenticeship Competition, Local 95, Toronto, Canada, IIIATF

Building Trades and AFL-CIO offer Specialized Construction oriented Organizing classes for HFIAW Organizers

Posted by on Fri, Jan 13, 2017 @ 10:01 AM

The Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers understand the importance and impact that Organizing has on our union. As such, we value the opportunity to train our Local Organizers to the highest degree.

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Topics: HFIAW, Organizing, training, Building Trades Academy, BTA, Organizers, Training Conference, OMS, COMET

Local 24 members works on $3.8 billion liquid natural gas facility

Posted by on Fri, Jan 6, 2017 @ 10:01 AM

Members of HFIAW Local 24 Baltimore/Washington are helping complete the largest construction project in the history of Maryland.

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Topics: Local 24, Baltimore, Washington, Liquid Natural Gas, Maryland, Dominion, Chesapeake Bay, Cove Point

MAC 2017 in Toronto: Be prepared

Posted by on Thu, Jan 5, 2017 @ 11:01 AM

The Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund would like to remind everyone that the 2017 Master Apprentice Competition (MAC) will be in Toronto, Canada from June 27 to July 1.

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Topics: Apprenticeship, Toronto, Toronto, Canada, Conference, MAC, Apprenticeship Competition, Local 95, Toronto, Canada, Apprenticeship Training, Training Conference

Organizing Department hosts January conference

Posted by on Thu, Jan 5, 2017 @ 11:01 AM

The Organizing Department for the HFIAW is sponsoring an Organizing Conference in late January.

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Topics: Organizing, Train the Trainer, Organizers, NABTU, North America’s Building Trades Unions, OMS, Organizing Management System, BAT, Bureau of Apprenticeship Training, COMET, Training Academy

Insulators sponsor ‘Saturday FootballGame of the Week’ with Gino Torretta

Posted by on Mon, Dec 5, 2016 @ 16:12 PM

Since September, members of various HFIAW Locals have been participating in the nationwide iSave program to sponsor the Saturday Football Game of the Week with Gino Torretta.

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Topics: HFIAW, Labor Management, LMCT

2016 New Officers Training

Posted by on Mon, Dec 5, 2016 @ 16:12 PM

Recently elected leaders attend New Officers Training Program

The Insulators hosted 37 recently elected union leaders to a week-long event to help them carry out their duties as union officers.

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Topics: training, Training Conference, New Officers

NABTU Apprenticeship Conference

Posted by on Mon, Dec 5, 2016 @ 16:12 PM

Insulators attend inaugural NABTU Apprenticeship Conference

The concept of ‘we work better together than we do apart’ was the overarching theme of the first annual North
America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) Apprenticeship Training Conference.

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Topics: HFIAW, Apprenticeship, IIIATF, NABTU, Apprenticeship Training Conference, Apprenticeship Training, Training Conference, North America’s Building Trades Unions