Over 70,000 healthcare employees are participating in the Kaiser Permanente workers' strike in San Francisco seeking increased staffing levels and prioritized patient care.
Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events
Leading up to the November General Election, members from HFIAW Local 32 Newark dedicated weekends to supporting labor-endorsed candidates in New Jersey.
Over 30 HFIAW leaders involved with organizing and contract negotiating attended Building Trades Academy (BTA) training events this fall to improve their skills and better serve their members.
The oldest Insulators Local Union, Local 1, recently celebrated its 125th anniversary.
Institutions of all kinds are finding ways to reduce their energy consumption and carbon footprint as environmental awareness and energy conservation continue to increase.
Local 5 Los Angeles Brothers and Sisters are expected to log about 100,000 hours when they're done transforming a long-shuttered refinery into the largest renewable fuels refinery in the western United States.
Jerry Stewart began his journey as a Mechanical Insulator in May of 1972. A member of Local 18 Indianapolis, he started permit work at the Owens Corning Fiberglass facility.
In honor of National Apprenticeship Week, Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers (HFIAW) Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) Assistant Administrator Sam Tafolla joined the America's Work Force Union Podcast (AWF) and shared his insights on the trade, the importance of a registered apprenticeship program and the future of training in the mechanical insulation industry.
Over 80 JATC Instructors from the U.S. and Canada attended the 2023 Trainer Enhancement Classes at the Maritime Institute in Maryland to improve their teaching skills.
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.