As of January 1, 2017 monthly dues will be increased to $43.95
For information regarding the apprenticeship program, please click on the link for the Northeast Apprenticeship Program in Web Links.
America's infrastructure is close to failing. That's the assessment of the American Society of Civil Engineers, which released its 2017 "infrastructure report card" Thursday, giving the nation's overall infrastructure a grade of D+.
President Trump and congressional Republicans are poised to roll back a series of worker safety regulations targeted by business groups, beginning Monday night with a vote by the Senate to kill a rule that required federal contractors to disclose and correct serious safety violations. In a narrow result that divided along party lines, the Senate voted 49 to 48 to eliminate the regulation, dubbed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces rule.
As Trump & GOP Congress Seek to Undo Worker Protections Senator Warren Releases Report Detailing Labor Violations by ContractorsSubmitted by superuser on March 6, 2017 - 4:50pm.
This report’s findings that major federal contractors regularly engage in illegal practices that harm workers financially and endanger their health and safety are deeply disturbing. President Obama took important steps to protect workers and prevent these abuses—but House Republicans have already begun dismantling these protections. President Trump and Senate Republicans should stop any further rollbacks and stand up for the tens of millions of Americans who work for federal contractors and for the American taxpayers who foot the bill.
Thanks to all who contributed to make this program a great success for a 2nd year in a row!
The event was well attended with more than 450 students and 50 educators from 22 high schools. These students and educators learned about career pathways in the construction trades from unions, tradeswomen, state agencies, post-secondary institutions, and through two workshops designed to share with educators and students about the why one benefits from working in a union construction trade and how to apply.
Next stop Dean Technical High School in Holyoke on April 13, 2017.
International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Union, Local No. 6 Is Accepting Apprenticeship ApplSubmitted by superuser on March 1, 2017 - 10:51am.
International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Union, Local No. 6 will be accepting apprenticeship applications. Click heading to get more detailed information. PLEASE READ THE ATTACHED DOCUMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE COMING TO APPLY.
“The apprenticeship infrastructure of North America's Building Trades Unions, which today encompasses over 1,900 training centers across the United States and Canada, and which is privately funded through collectively bargained contributions that exceed $1.3 billion per year, offers young men and women the chance to work and further their education, without the burden of student loans."
Sean McGarvey, President of the North America's Building Trades Unions
The probe of a tragic South End trench collapse that claimed the lives of two workers resulted in a grand jury indicting the company and its owner on two counts of manslaughter and a raft of claims the organization tried to cover up worksite misconduct in the past.
“Robert Higgins, Kelvin Mattocks and generations of laborers just like them dug the tunnels and foundations, built the homes, and raised the towers that help make this city great,” Conley said. “We won’t forget their sacrifice, and we won’t let their deaths go unanswered.”
Massachusetts Girls in Trades Conferences
March 2, 2017 - Boston
April 13, 2017 - Holyoke
The Massachusetts Girls in Trades Board invites all MA CTE schools, non-traditional female students, and their teachers and guidance counselors to attend a conference dedicated to opportunities for women in the skilled trades. There will be two conference options this year, one at the IBEW, Local 103 in Dorchester, MA, and another at William J. Dean Technical High School in Holyoke, MA.