Thirteen HFIAW members were appointed to International positions this year, as part of an overhaul designed to better position the union for growth. Additionally, two new positions were created as part of the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT).
Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events
In late May, HFIAW Local 34 Minneapolis hosted a class to train members on the advanced aspects of thermography technology.
General Secretary-Treasurer Robert W. Reap and Middle Atlantic States Conference International Vice President Brian S. Cavey joined other union leaders at the White House on March 1 as President Joe Biden officially nominated Julie Su to be the next U.S. Department of Labor Secretary.
Instructors and Training Coordinators from across the U.S. and Canada gathered in Houston for the 2023 Joint Apprentice Conference (JAC) for multiple days of collaboration and learning.
The HFIAW was thrilled to continue the tradition of honoring late General President Emeritus William G. Bernard by drawing the names of members’ families who would receive scholarships for the next academic year.
Members of HFIAW Local 53 New Orleans are playing a crucial role in the renovation of the iconic Caesars Superdome.
More than 30 training coordinators and other union officers attended the two-day New Coordinators Training held in July at the Hilton Americas–Houston, a few days prior to the start of the 2023 Local Union Officers and Joint Apprentice Conferences and the 2023 Master Apprentice Competition events.
The Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) took another step toward promoting workplace safety by offering OSHA 500/510 training and recertification classes.
HFIAW Local 18 Indianapolis is reaching new heights following the groundbreaking ceremony for their new Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) center.