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Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events
The International Insulation Industry Apprenticeship and Training Fund (IIIATF) held a three-day Joint Apprenticeship Conference (JAC) in June.
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With the health and safety concerns of the pandemic again gaining momentum, the International Insulation Industry Apprenticeship and Training Fund (IIIATF) made the choice to move the Spring 2020 Trainer Enhancement class online. The decision to move this traditionally in-person event to a virtual environment was difficult, as the class normally includes numerous hands-on components.
The Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) held a virtual training session for the new Training Coordinators.
The 31st Annual Florence Bernard/Alta Miller Scholarship Drawing was held virtually on July 21 at the International Office in Maryland, with International staff and officers pulling names in a random, basket-style drawing to award the scholarships.
Two of union’s top trainers were recently recognized with the International Insulation Industry Apprenticeship
and Training Fund’s (IIIATF) greatest honor, the W. F. Pablo Bleiker Award.
After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the North America’s Building Trades Unions Legislative Conference was held for the first time ever as a virtual event in 2021.
Nearly five years ago, the Baltimore-D.C. Metro Building Trades Council established the Raising the Baltimore
Apprenticeship Readiness (BAR) Program to serve Baltimore residents.
On April 19, the first Canadian woman to hold the federal finance minister portfolio delivered the longest and arguably most significant budget in Canadian history. At more than 740 pages, Finance Minister Chyrstia Freeland’s first budget was both heavy and weighty for a Liberal government seeking to support Canadians and steer the economy out of the pandemic. It also didn’t hurt that the budgets’ massive spending spree helped position the government for the looming election.