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Local 134 Business Manager Gary L. Guertin dies at 59

June 22, 2022

HFIAW Local 134 Business Manager, Financial and Corresponding Secretary Gary L. Guertin, 59, passed away peacefully on Feb. 2 surrounded by his family and loved ones.

IIIATF hosts virtual nanomaterials training course

The Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) hosted a virtual nanomaterials training course on Feb. 17.

Apprentices hone skills while making holiday decorations

During the 2021 Christmas season, apprentices from several Locals spent time on a fun and creative project to display holiday spirit. 

Tradeswomen group holds first of two webinar events

Tradeswomen from all over North America took part in a webinar event in March that was designed to take the place of last year’s Trades Women Build Nations in-person event, which was cancelled due to COVID-19 safety precautions.

Virtual New Officers Training held in March

Newly elected Local Union Officers attended the Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) New Officers Training course, which was held virtually at the beginning of March due to continued safety concerns related to the pandemic. 

Former Local 84 Business Manager, Rollin “Rollie” Reth, passes away

Rollin R. Reth passed away on March 7 at the age of 72. He was the former Business Manager of HFIAW Local 84 in Akron & Youngstown.

Fore! Winners of the Local 2 Golf Outing and Special Thanks

June 14, 2022

    Saturday, June 4, 2022, marked a memorable outing for Insulators Local 2 for the back-in-action golf outing. With over 120 members and family in attendance, the tee and green took charge as carts explored the Ponderosa golf course. One 4-some came on top as the winning team for the golf outing. Congratulations to […]

The need to Protect a Prevailing Wage

June 13, 2022

    Take a moment to read a great article from our friends at Steamfitters 449: Unions such as the Steamfitters were established to ensure fair treatment of the workforce, protect a middle-class way of life, and provide optimal healthcare and retirement benefits to their members and their families. The political agendas that our elected […]

Some good news, and some realism about the pandemic

June 11, 2022

At this moment (March 2022), it is a hopeful time during the viral pandemic with infection rates plummeting and no surprises have appeared on the horizon.

June 2022 Update from Jimmy Cassidy

June 2, 2022

      Check out the latest update from business manager, Jim Cassidy! From the golf outing, picnic, mental health and work announcements, we’ve got you covered!