Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

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

Government Affairs Update from Fall Insulators Journal

Posted by on Tue, Oct 6, 2020 @ 09:10 AM

It is often said the next election is the most important and consequential in our lifetime, and the 2020 U.S. General Election is no exception. To help our U.S. members cast an informed vote, it is necessary to review the past four years.

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Topics: Government Affairs

General President Revard presents his goals on union-focused podcast

Posted by on Mon, Oct 5, 2020 @ 16:10 PM

Newly appointed International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers General President Gregory T. Revard detailed his career thus far and shared his mission and goals as the new General President on the Oct. 2 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast.

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Topics: Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Insulators Union, General President Gregory T. Revard

Missouri State Senators Honor Gina Walsh

Posted by on Fri, Oct 2, 2020 @ 17:10 PM

Missouri State Sen. Gina Walsh, a member of the Insulators Union, was honored by her fellow state senators in mid-September.

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Topics: Government Affairs, Local 1, St. Louis, MO, Women in the Industry, Mechanical Insulators LMCT

LMCT Director discusses safety improvements throughout the years

Posted by on Wed, Sep 30, 2020 @ 09:09 AM

Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust Executive Director Pete Ielmini appeared on the Sept. 23 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss how worker safety has improved within the insulation industry throughout the years.

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Topics: Labor Management Cooperative Trust, Insulators Union, Mechanical Insulators LMCT

Gamble elected to serve as General Secretary-Treasurer

Posted by on Wed, Sep 16, 2020 @ 14:09 PM

The International Executive Board elected Douglas N. Gamble to be the HFIAW’s new General Secretary-Treasurer.

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

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