Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

Women have upward mobility in the Insulators Union and building trades

Posted by on Mon, Nov 30, 2020 @ 15:11 PM

Although the building trades are a traditionally male-dominated field of work, women are breaking barriers and finding success and equality in the industry, including within the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers.

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Topics: Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Insulators Union, Women in the Industry

Navy veteran GP Revard joins union podcast on Veterans Day

Posted by on Thu, Nov 12, 2020 @ 11:11 AM

On Veterans Day, Navy veteran and Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers General President Gregory T. Revard appeared on America’s Work Force Union Podcast to tell his story and explain what the Insulators Union is doing to recruit veterans.

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Topics: Helmets to Hardhats, Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Apprenticeship Recruitment

Our appreciation to all Brothers and Sisters who served

Posted by on Mon, Nov 9, 2020 @ 12:11 PM

The dedication and commitment so many of our Insulator Brothers and Sisters have demonstrated by defending the U.S. and Canada is unparalleled.

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Topics: Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Insulators Union

LMCT Director encourages members to ask about election issues

Posted by on Mon, Nov 2, 2020 @ 13:11 PM

In the runup to the election, Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust Executive Director Pete Ielmini informed union members where they can find reliable election information on the Oct. 30 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast.

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Topics: Government Affairs, Mechanical Insulators LMCT

So-Called Right to Work is off the table in Alberta, CA

Posted by on Mon, Nov 2, 2020 @ 08:11 AM

Thanks to the efforts of the Building Trades of Alberta (BTA), so-called “Right to Work” laws will not be instituted in the province.

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Topics: Local 110, Edmonton, AB

LMCT Deputy Director on AWF Union Podcast ahead of NABTU TWBN

Posted by on Thu, Oct 15, 2020 @ 12:10 PM

Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust Deputy Director Gina Walsh appeared on the Oct. 12 episode of America’s Work Force Union podcast to give a preview of the North America’s Building Trades Unions’ Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference.

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Topics: North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), Labor Management Cooperative Trust, Local 1, St. Louis, MO, Women in the Industry, Mechanical Insulators LMCT, Trades Women Build Nations Conference

Former HFIAW BM instrumental in creating work opportunities

Posted by on Thu, Oct 15, 2020 @ 11:10 AM

With rising unemployment and a construction industry workforce continuing to shrink, one former Insulators Union Business Manager has stepped up to help create meaningful career opportunities.

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Topics: Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Local 7, Seattle, WA, Western States Conference, Insulators Union

OSHA Training moved online during pandemic

Posted by on Fri, Oct 9, 2020 @ 11:10 AM

In late June, 26 Insulators attended an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 502 training event via digital conferencing.

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Topics: OSHA, Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

IIIATF holds remote website training for Locals

Posted by on Thu, Oct 8, 2020 @ 11:10 AM

The Insulation Industry International Apprenticeship and Training Fund (IIIATF) held a successful virtual website training event in August.

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Topics: Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Insulators Union

Transition to renewable fuels proposed for Phillips 66 CA Refinery

Posted by on Wed, Oct 7, 2020 @ 10:10 AM

In the middle of August, Phillips 66 announced they will begin a four-year process of campaigning and gaining approvals to transition their 124-year-old San Francisco Refinery into the world’s largest renewable fuels plant.

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Topics: Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Western States Conference, Local 16, San Francisco, CA, Insulators Union

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