Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

Communication, collaboration leads to new pads created for TVA turbines

Posted by on Thu, Oct 4, 2018 @ 16:10 PM

Members of HFIAW Local 86 have been working at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Gallatin Combustion Turbine Plant since October 2017. The plant, which houses four GE and four Westinghouse units that have a combined generation capacity of 600 megawatts, is located adjacent to the Gallatin Fossil Plant in Gallatin, Tenn.

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Disaster Relief Available for HFIAW Members

Posted by on Sat, Sep 22, 2018 @ 04:09 AM

Attention Brothers and Sisters:

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A celebration of Labor Day 2018

Posted by on Wed, Sep 5, 2018 @ 15:09 PM

Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of working men and women. It was started by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a United States federal holiday in 1894. Originally, Labor Day gave workers the chance to campaign for better working conditions and pay.

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HFIAW Sisters to attend Women Build Nations Conference

Posted by on Tue, Aug 28, 2018 @ 11:08 AM

The Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers is proud to be part of the 2018 North American Building Trades Unions (NABTU) Women Build Nations Conference and have many of our Sisters slated to attend this conference.

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Topics: IIIATF, Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Apprenticeship and Training Fund, Women Build Nations Conference

Op-Ed: Pennsylvania can’t afford to lose nuclear power plants and their jobs

Posted by on Thu, Jul 5, 2018 @ 15:07 PM

In late May, HFIAW Local 23 Business Manager Bill McGee co-authored an Opinion Editorial published in the local newspaper, The Morning Call. McGee is an elected Northampton County Councilmen who takes the time to further advance the labor issues that affect the Brothers and Sisters in the Harrisburg, Pa. area. Below is the op-ed McGee wrote with Tony Iannelli, president and CEO of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce and a co-chair of Nuclear Powers Pennsylvania.

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Scholarships awarded during 28th Annual Florence Bernard and Alta Miller event

Posted by on Thu, Jul 5, 2018 @ 10:07 AM

The 28th Annual Florence Bernard and Alta Miller Scholarship Drawing was held during the 2018 Local Union Officers Meeting in St. Louis.

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Topics: Florence Bernard and Alta Miller Scholarship, Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers

Increased interaction, engagement  the focus of Local Union Officers Meeting

Posted by on Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 17:06 PM

More than 250 delegates, international union officers and invited guests attended the 2018 Local Union Officers Meeting in St. Louis. 

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Topics: Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Local Union Officers Conference

Thermography and Green Awareness classes taught in Canada and U.S.

Posted by on Wed, Apr 4, 2018 @ 11:04 AM

A pair of two-day Thermography classes were conducted by the Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund in Canada and the United States.

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

Health Symposium on Asbestos pushes groups to ‘Unite for the Cure’Your Blog Post Title Here...

Posted by on Wed, Apr 4, 2018 @ 11:04 AM

The Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers (HFIAW) organized a two-day conference bringing together doctors, researchers and other professions the deal with the impact asbestos has played on multiple generations of mechanical insulators and other construction workers.

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Topics: Asbestos, Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Health Symposium

HFIAW Organizers attend, teach at NABTU Building Trades Academy

Posted by on Wed, Apr 4, 2018 @ 11:04 AM

The North American Building Trades Union has joined forces with Michigan State University to administer the Building Trades Academy (BTA) to affiliated building trades members, including Brothers and Sisters in the Insulators Union.

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Topics: International Organizing Department, North America’s Building Trades Unions, NABTU, Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers

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