Government Affairs

The International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers maintains a political presence in Canada and the United States monitoring developments that can have an impact on our industry and our members.
We will strive to keep you updated on those developments through this page. At times we may seek assistance in shaping opinion on certain issues or legislation. This may include letter writing campaigns or other forms of feedback sent to individual legislators.
We will do our best to keep you informed, but if members come across topics that might require our attention, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Government Affairs News

Insulators Union to Testify in House Energy and Commerce Hearing

9 Democratic Presidential candidates address NABTU delegates

McGarvey and Pelosi tout alternatives to Green New Deal

Les questions portant sur l’ouvrage et les élections fédérales au centre de la Conférence législative Canadienne de L’industrie de la construction.

Labor issues, federal election at center of Canadian Legislative Conference

All 4 Parties prep for next federal election

California legislation helps Insulators secure refinery work

Congressman Katko introduces 2019 version of Mesothelioma Patient Registry Bill

Clean energy tied to infrastructure  legislation

CBTU launches program to increase Women in the trades by 30 percent

National Mesothelioma Patient Registry funded through CDC

Spring 2018 Canadian Conference Government Affairs

Spring 2018 HFIAW Government Affairs Update

GP McCourt sends JOBS message letter to Leader Pelosi

Linda Sánchez and Tom Reed Introduce Energy Efficiency Tax Credit

Mesothelioma Patient Registry Bill Introduced

President Trump speaks during NABTU Legislative Conference

2017 Canadian Building Trades Conference

U.S. 2016 Elections: U.S. Congress (U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives)

U.S. 2016 Elections: Governors and State Legislatures

General President McCourt to host three labor rallies

Union Plus Offers Help for Survivors of Louisiana Floods

Help is available for members displaced by Northern Alberta wildfires

Legislative Update: Mechanical Insulation Incentive Bill progress

Mesothelioma Patient Registry Act

Government of, by, and for Big Money

GOP Inserts Silica Standard Delay Into Labor Dept. Money Bill

Prevailing wage repeal petition drive nears finish line, possible action by Michigan Legislature

In union-heavy Nevada, Clinton and Sanders court divided labor

Rauner’s Blackmail Agenda: Exploit the Crisis to Advance Extreme Right-Wing Policies

The Right’s Stealth Plan to Kill Unions: Do It County by County

Scott Walker Prepares To Sign Budget That Eliminates The Living Wage And Prevailing Wage

Jeb Bush: People Need to Work Longer Hours

Is Jeb’s Social Security Flub The Worst Bush Gaffe Yet?

Will The Next Election Lead To A More Prosperous Canada? Not If Labour Takes A Back Seat

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