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NY-NE States Conference Regional Organizer Scott Curry retires

June 23, 2021

After a 35-year career with the Insulators Union, Brother Scott Curry announced he will retire on July 1.

Updating the Selikoff Insulator Cohort mortality information

June 22, 2021

Efforts to update the Selikoff Insulator Cohort are expected to provide valuable information to better understand the progression of asbestos-related disease. However, before we address this work and what it means, we want to discuss the cohort and what the initial work meant.

Local 16 Retiree acts as shining example for members

June 21, 2021

Brother Alan Pierce joined Local 16 San Francisco in July 1975. Upon completing the apprenticeship program, he spent another 30-years on the tools before retiring in December 2006.

National Safety Month: What you should know about personal protective equipment

June 15, 2021

Learn about NIOSH certification and the OSHA standard for respiratory protection Thanks to the National Safety Council, National Safety Month 2021 is in full bloom for summertime and is celebrated month-long, every year in June. It is an annual observance to help keep each other safe on the job site. Insulators Local 2 prides itself […]

June 11 Updates from Business Manager Jim Cassidy

June 11, 2021

Please see the latest update from Business Manager Jimmy Cassidy.

American Jobs Plan takes center stage at NABTU Legislative Conference

June 8, 2021

After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the North America’s Building Trades Unions Legislative Conference returned, albeit virtually in 2021 with representatives from all 14 affiliated building trades attending the conference that was held on June 5.

Insulators demand the trades be involved in clean energy

May 27, 2021

Tradesmen and tradeswomen must be brought along with the rest of the workforce as the U.S. takes an eco-friendly approach to infrastructure and energy. Local 1 Retiree, former Missouri state senator and current Mechanical Insulators LMCT Deputy Director Gina Walsh explained initiatives in place to ensure building trades unions have a seat at the clean […]

Congresswoman Sanchez promotes mechanical insulation in legislation

California Congresswoman Linda Sanchez made sure to reference legislation that she supports regarding mechanical insulation during a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on infrastructure financing on May 19.

Update from Business Manager Jim Cassidy 5.10.2021

May 10, 2021

Here is the latest update from Business Manager Jim Cassidy.

The Power of Politics and Passing HB-23

May 6, 2021

One of the leading purposes of politics is to deepen our knowledge and understanding of the most powerful forces operating by individuals, communities, and corporations today that have an influence in the U.S. and around the world. Understanding politics and the insulation industry’s involvement is valuable for all citizens. As representatives of Local 2, we […]