Seattle Building Trades Executive Secretary and former Insulators Local 7 Business Manager, Monty Anderson led the way in securing an agreement to streamline the negotiating process for employees of King County.
Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events
On Feb. 19, Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Labor Management Cooperative Trust Executive Director Pete Ielmini joined Ed “Flash” Ferenc on America’s Work Force Radio to discuss mechanical insulation.
Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Ind. and Democratic Presidential Primary candidate, mentioned the Insulators and the insulation industry during a recent interview.
International Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers General President James P. McCourt recently wrote a letter to Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson regarding the role HFIAW members can play in ensuring affordable housing.
The International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers has been making their voice heard lately on the legislative front.
The Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) made a presentation during the annual National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) meeting in California. Local 5 Business Manager Michael Patterson and Local 16 Business Manager Mel Breshears joined LMCT Interim Director Rob Hall for a panel discussion about energy and the benefits of Mechanical Insulation on systems. With attendees from across the United States, the exposure for our union was great with the potential to engage in more work opportunities across the county.
More than 2,800 attendees discussed, networked and learned about the importance of empowering tradeswomen during the 2019 North America’s Building Trade Unions (NABTU) Trades Women Build Nations (TWBN) Conference.
The 10th Annual Breath of Life Foundation golf fundraiser took place in late September at Stonewall Jackson Golf Resort in Roanoke, W.Va.
Topics: Central States Conference, Breath of Life Foundation, Local 3, Cleveland, OH, Local 37, Evansville, IN, Local 41, Fort Wayne, IN, Local 46, Knoxville, TN, Local 47, Grand Rapid, MI, Local 75, South Bend, IN, Local 80, Charleston, WV, Local 84, Akron & Youngstown, OH, Local 207, Regional Abatement, Local 50, Columbus & Dayton, OH, Local 8, Cincinnati, OH, Local 18, Indianapolis, IN, Local 25, Detroit, MI, Local 45, Toledo, OH, Local 51, Louisville, KY, Local 52, Oak Ridge, TN
The Insulation Industry International Apprenticeship and Training Fund (IIIATF) held its annual New Local Union Officers Training event in late October. On Oct. 21, the IIIATF welcomed 30 newly elected officers to the week-long training, which was held at the Maritime Institute Conference Center in Baltimore, MD .
In September, HFIAW Local 53 New Orleans opened a brand-new state-of-the-art training center. Located in the lower level of the Local 53 Union Hall in Kenner, La., the building has 2,000-square-feet of training space, both interior and exterior, with additional external storage.
Topics: Local 53, New Orleans, LA