Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

DOL IRAP rule to exclude Construction Industry

Posted by on Fri, Mar 13, 2020 @ 15:03 PM

After months of delay, the U.S. Department of Labor released the final rule on Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs, otherwise known as IRAPs, exempting the construction industry from this rule.

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Topics: Government Affairs, Department of Labor, Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Registered Apprenticeship Programs, Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs

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

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, Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Registered Apprenticeship Programs, Insulators Union

Trainer Enhancement Class held in Maryland

Posted by on Sat, Oct 5, 2019 @ 11:10 AM

The Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) held its annual Trainer Enhancement program for instructors from the U.S. and Canada at the Maritime Institute in Maryland.

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Trainer Enhancement

IIIATF Administrator Announced

Posted by on Wed, Jul 17, 2019 @ 15:07 PM

A letter from General President McCourt to all International Officers and Local Union Business Managers and Training Coordinators:

Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) Administrator Thomas A. Haun announced during the 2019 Combined Local Union Officers Meeting/Joint Apprenticeship Conference/Master Apprentice Competition of his retirement slated for December of 2020. Following the announcement, the IIIATF Trustees accepted applications and interviewed all candidates, with the selected replacement to work with Haun for an entire year.

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Local 14, Philadelphia, PA

The 2019 ‘Pablo’ awarded to  MAC Proctor, longtime Instructor

Posted by on Thu, Jul 11, 2019 @ 15:07 PM

This year, the International Insulation Industry Apprenticeship and Training Fund (IIIATF) presented the 2019 W. F. Pablo Blieker Award to Local 14 Instructor and Master Apprentice Competition Proctor John Sullivan.

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Local 14, Philadelphia, PA, W. F. Pablo Blieker Award

2019 JAC Conference held in Arizona

Posted by on Thu, Jul 11, 2019 @ 15:07 PM

The Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF)’s 44th Annual Joint Apprentice
Conference (JAC) took place in Arizona this May, and for the first time, it was combined with the annual Local Union Officers Meeting.

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Topics: Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Joint Apprentice Conference

Apprentice competition brings three events together

Posted by on Wed, Jul 10, 2019 @ 15:07 PM

For the first time in the 116-year history of the union, the Insulators held the Local Union Officers Meeting, the Joint Apprenticeship Conference and the Master Apprentice Competition (MAC) at the same time and same location.

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Topics: Master Apprentice Competition, Local Union Officers Meeting, Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Joint Apprentice Conference

Western Canada prevails in the 2019 Master Apprentice Competition

Posted by on Wed, Jul 10, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

For the first time in competition history, an apprentice from HFIAW Local 119 earned the Master Apprentice Competition (MAC) title.

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Topics: Master Apprentice Competition, Apprenticeship and Training Fund

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