Pete Ielmini, Executive Director of the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT), joined theAmerica’s Work Force Union Podcast and spoke about the reintroduction of the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act.
Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events
HFIAW Local 6 Boston recently hosted a Firestop Market Recovery Program class for its members and signatory contractors.
HFIAW Local 22 Houston will make significant strides to enhance its registered apprenticeship program thanks to new funding they will receive as part of a county-wide initiative to support registered apprenticeship programs.
On July 14, the bipartisanFederal Mechanical Insulation Act of 2023 (FMIA) was introduced into the House of Representatives by Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) and Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Calif.).
The FMIA will advance federal energy efficiencies, save tax dollars and reduce energy loss and emissions for the approximately 350,000 federal buildings in the U.S. It will also add an important audit metric for regulators to include when federal buildings are assessed for Mechanical Insulation efficiencies.
Members of Local 30 Syracuse are preparing for a significant influx of new work, as the Local’s jurisdiction will be home to several large upcoming projects.
HFIAW Local 87 San Antonio celebrated its 95th anniversary on March 3 at the historic Menger Inn.
The Advanced Pad Development and Metal Layouts training courses were both held at the Local 17 Training Center in Chicago toward the end of March.
The competitors heading to Houston in July for the 2023 Master Apprentice Competition (MAC) are winning their way there by besting fellow apprentices at Conference events around the U.S. and Canada.
In February, newly elected Officers from various HFIAW Local Unions attended the mandatory training class at the Maritime Institute in Maryland.