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Empowered Woman Empowering Women at Insulators Local 2

December 5, 2019

As the demand for highly skilled construction tradespeople continues to grow in the Pittsburgh region, women like Samantha Lippert-Kendall are finding their call to work for Insulators Local 2 from all aspects of the trade. As the saying goes, “empowered women, empower women,” and Lippert-Kendall motivates others to support women entering the industry after gaining […]

LMCT presents at state energy officials meeting

The Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) made a presentation during the annual National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) meeting in California. Local 5 Business Manager Michael Patterson and Local 16 Business Manager Mel Breshears joined LMCT Interim Director Rob Hall for a panel discussion about energy and the benefits of Mechanical Insulation on systems. […]

Trades Women Conference promotes empowerment

December 4, 2019

More than 2,800 attendees discussed, networked and learned about the importance of empowering tradeswomen during the 2019 North America’s Building Trade Unions (NABTU) Trades Women Build Nations (TWBN) Conference.

Breath of Life Foundation holds successful golf fundraiser

December 3, 2019

The 10th Annual Breath of Life Foundation golf fundraiser took place in late September at Stonewall Jackson Golf Resort in Roanoke, W.Va.

30 new officers attend training week in Maryland

The Insulation Industry International Apprenticeship and Training Fund (IIIATF) held its annual New Local Union Officers Training event in late October. On Oct. 21, the IIIATF welcomed 30 newly elected officers to the week-long training, which was held at the Maritime Institute Conference Center in Baltimore, MD .

Local 53 celebrates opening of new training center

November 30, 2019

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.

Finish 2019 with routine health maintenance

November 29, 2019

As the calendar year draws to a close, it is a good time for Insulators and their families to remember to perform some necessary maintenance around the house, such as change the battery in all smoke alarms, replace the furnace filter and shut off the water to the outdoor spigot.

Local 16 Brother received award from Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

November 8, 2019

On Oct. 25, 2019, Local 16 Retired Brother Robert “Spider” Cantley was presented with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) annual President’s Award. Pictured is LLS President & CEO Dr. Louis DeGennaro (left) presenting Brother Cantley with the award at a ceremony held in San Francisco.

USA Hosts Youth Fishing Event to Celebrate Dedication of Suncoast Pier

November 4, 2019

Apollo Beach, Fla. — Hundreds of local youth and their families gathered Saturday, Nov. 2, to celebrate the dedication of a new boardwalk and fishing pier at the Suncoast Youth Conservation Center (SYCC) in Apollo Beach, Florida.

Local 6 met Democratic Presidential Primary candidate

October 16, 2019

On Oct. 7, Insulators Local 6 Training Coordinator Rick Rothwell and Brother Joe Gallagher met with a Democratic Presidential Primary candidate.