Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

LMCT presents at state energy officials meeting

Posted by on Thu, Dec 5, 2019 @ 09:12 AM

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.

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Topics: Local 5, Los Angeles, CA, Local 16, San Francisco, CA, Labor Management Cooperative Trust

Trades Women Conference promotes empowerment

Posted by on Wed, Dec 4, 2019 @ 11:12 AM

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.

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Topics: North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Women Build Nations Conference

Breath of Life Foundation holds successful golf fundraiser

Posted by on Tue, Dec 3, 2019 @ 15:12 PM

The 10th Annual Breath of Life Foundation golf fundraiser took place in late September at Stonewall Jackson Golf Resort in Roanoke, W.Va.

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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

30 new officers attend training week in Maryland

Posted by on Tue, Dec 3, 2019 @ 11:12 AM

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 .

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Labor Management Cooperative Trust

Local 53 celebrates opening of new training center

Posted by on Sat, Nov 30, 2019 @ 11:11 AM

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.

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Topics: Local 53, New Orleans, LA

Finish 2019 with routine health maintenance

Posted by on Fri, Nov 29, 2019 @ 13:11 PM

As the calendar year draws to a close, it is a good time for Insulators and their families to remember to perform some necessary maintenance around the house, such as change the battery in all smoke alarms, replace the furnace filter and shut off the water to the outdoor spigot.

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Topics: Health and Welfare

Local 16 Brother received award from Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Posted by on Fri, Nov 8, 2019 @ 10:11 AM

On Oct. 25, 2019, Local 16 Retired Brother Robert “Spider” Cantley was presented with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) annual President's Award. Pictured is LLS President & CEO Dr. Louis DeGennaro (left) presenting Brother Cantley with the award at a ceremony held in San Francisco.

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Topics: Community, Western States Conference, Local 16, San Francisco, CA

USA Hosts Youth Fishing Event to Celebrate Dedication of Suncoast Pier

Posted by on Mon, Nov 4, 2019 @ 08:11 AM

Apollo Beach, Fla. — Hundreds of local youth and their families gathered Saturday, Nov. 2, to celebrate the dedication of a new boardwalk and fishing pier at the Suncoast Youth Conservation Center (SYCC) in Apollo Beach, Florida.

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Topics: Union Sportsmen's Alliance, Local 67, Tampa, FL

Local 6 met Democratic Presidential Primary candidate

Posted by on Wed, Oct 16, 2019 @ 16:10 PM

On Oct. 7, Insulators Local 6 Training Coordinator Rick Rothwell and Brother Joe Gallagher met with a Democratic Presidential Primary candidate.

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Topics: Government Affairs, Local 6, Boston, MA, Labor Management Cooperative Trust

The next step in the battle against mesothelioma

Posted by on Mon, Oct 7, 2019 @ 08:10 AM

Dr. Michael Harbut, a world-renowned researcher and physician with several decades of experience treating asbestos exposed patients, leads a team of occupational hazard researchers at the St. John Providence Health System in Michigan. Harbut is the medical advisor to The Breath of Life Foundation since inception in 2009 and continues to be a trusted partner with the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers. Dr. Harbut is available if any members of our Insulators Union family have questions regarding diagnosis or the approach your doctor might be taking for as asbestos-related disease. Dr. Harbut can be reached at 248-849-3107.

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Topics: Health and Welfare

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