Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

International Apprentice and Training Fund Hosts OSHA Training

Posted by on Wed, May 10, 2017 @ 10:05 AM

In late March, the Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) sponsored an OSHA 510 course, a prerequisite class to both the OSHA 500 32-hour class and the OSHA 500 40-hour class. It was held at the Maritime Institute in Maryland and 20 instructors attended.

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Topics: OSHA, IIIATF, Apprentice and Training Fund, Insulation

Job Action at Carleton University in Ottawa

Posted by on Mon, May 8, 2017 @ 08:05 AM

When it comes to performing mechanical insulation, the members of the Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers are the most skilled and highly trained workforce available.

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HFIAW Organizers facilitate Building Trades Academy 103 Course

Posted by on Fri, May 5, 2017 @ 10:05 AM

The Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Organizing Department has been working with the North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU) to have Local Union Organizers trained through the Building Trades Academy.

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NABTU Legislative Conference held in Washington DC

Posted by on Wed, May 3, 2017 @ 14:05 PM

The annual North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) Legislative Conference was held in Washington, DC over 4 days in early April.   

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Topics: Building Trades Legislative Conference, NABTU, North America’s Building Trades Unions, Washington, DC

New Orleans Apprentice prevails in Conference MAC

Posted by on Mon, May 1, 2017 @ 13:05 PM

The Southwest States Conference held their Master Apprentice Competition during the last meeting in New Orleans at HFIAW Local 53's Apprenticeship Building.

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Topics: Master Apprentice Competition, MAC, Apprenticeship Competition, Apprenticeship Training Conference, New Orleans, LA, Southeast States Conference, Local 53

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