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Ielmini: Mechanical Insulation energy audits can benefit taxpayers

October 29, 2022

Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Executive Director Pete Ielmini joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and talked about the importance of Mechanical Insulation energy audits and why the National Energy Conservation Policy Act should be amended to ultimately benefit taxpayers.

Union Proud. Woman Proud

October 28, 2022

In honor of this week’s Tradeswomen Build Nations (TWBN) Conference in Las Vegas, the largest gathering of tradeswomen in the world, it is only fitting to feature one of our own tradeswomen working in the field today. Local 2 Journeywoman Mechanic, Samantha Lippert-Kendall, encompasses what the trades can do to attract more women, as well […]

Installation of Mechanical Insulation could qualify for a tax credit

Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Executive Director Pete Ielmini joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and talked about the Commercial Buildings Energy Efficiency Tax Deduction.

LMCT addresses construction worker suicide as part of OSHA event

October 8, 2022

Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Executive Director Pete Ielmini joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast and talked about the alarming suicide rate of construction workers and the resources available to help those in crisis. 

Reduce fossil fuel use through the use of Mechanical Insulation

Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Executive Director Pete Ielmini joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and explained how the proper installation and maintenance of Mechanical Insulation can help reduce U.S. fossil fuel consumption, which in turn, will help protect the environment.

9/28/22 Business Manager Jim Cassidy Union Update

September 28, 2022

 Here’s the latest update from Local 2 Business Manager Jimmy Cassidy!

How are you wearing blue?

September 20, 2022

  Insulators Local 2 prides itself on the safety measures for ensuring workplace health and safety in exposure to asbestos and other hazard risks while on the job. Our union knows firsthand of the devastation and pain mesothelioma causes for the victim, families and loved ones. Though it may seem like a hopeless battle, its […]

Honoring Labor Day 2022

August 16, 2022

  America’s labor unions raised the nation’s standard of living and contributed to the greatest production the world has ever known and the labor movement has brought us closer to the realization of our traditional ideals of economic and political democracy. It is appropriate, therefore, that the nation pays tribute on Labor Day to the […]

Getting rid of asbestos, Part 1

August 5, 2022

When I raise the issue of banning the use of asbestos, the most common response I get is: “Isn’t asbestos already banned?” 

IIIATF holds Advanced Pads, Metal Layout Train-the-Trainer courses

July 26, 2022

In mid-May, over a dozen Local JATC Training Coordinators and Instructors attended the Advanced Pad Development and Advanced Metal Layout Train-the-Trainers courses at the Local 17 Training Center in Chicago.