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

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

Political Updates - October 2019

Posted by on Tue, Oct 1, 2019 @ 12:10 PM

Labor unions serve a great purpose for their members, as they work to negotiate better pay, better health care and pension benefits and a safer work environment. In the case of building trades unions, including the Insulators, unions also train the next generation of skilled workers through apprenticeship programs.

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Topics: Government Affairs, Pension, Registered Apprenticeship Programs

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