August 14, 2019
Spring Hill, Tenn. — The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) celebrated the completion of its 200th Work Boots on the Ground (WBG) project this week as union volunteers put the final touches on a new wheelchair-accessible boardwalk and fishing pier at the Suncoast Youth Conservation Center (SYCC) in Apollo Beach, Florida. The multi-year, collaborative effort gives thousands of […]
August 2, 2019
Having one’s voice heard in the union is a fundamental right. Career professionals are the backbone of the construction industry, and apprenticeship programs, like Insulators Local 2, stem from the success of hands-on training, personalized mentoring and benefits that help union members thrive in the workplace. The Construction Employers of America (CEA) says, “Contractors and […]
July 25, 2019
The Department of Labor has introduced draft language for regulations on expanding apprenticeships, including expanding Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs).
This article appeared in The Seattle Times as an opinion piece published on June 24, 2019 by Monty Anderson, Special to The Times. As someone who has helped build Seattle’s skyline and infrastructure, I know that each new construction crane on the horizon means thousands of jobs for construction workers. While there is some […]
July 22, 2019
In the spirit of brotherhood and solidarity, the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) held its 7th Annual Fundraising Gala July 16 at AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C. With more than 200 in attendance, the union-powered nonprofit organization raised nearly $200,000 in net proceeds to help propel its mission to unite the union community in providing […]
July 19, 2019
Spring Hill, Tenn. — The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) invites outdoors enthusiasts to catch the excitement as its award-winning Brotherhood Outdoors television series whisks hardworking union members away on action-packed hunting and fishing adventures.
July 17, 2019
A letter from General President McCourt to all International Officers and Local Union Business Managers and Training Coordinators: Insulation Industry International Apprentice and Training Fund (IIIATF) Administrator Thomas A. Haun announced during the 2019 Combined Local Union Officers Meeting/Joint Apprenticeship Conference/Master Apprentice Competition of his retirement slated for December of 2020. Following the announcement, the […]
July 16, 2019
Like many great, American stories, Insulators Local No. 2 is rich in historical context. From its beginning roots, Local No. 2 formed and merged through resilience into its current 20,000 members of the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers. With the help of union rallies, ingenuity and reptile logos, Insulators Local No. 2 represents a great example of […]
July 12, 2019
Brothers from HFIAW Local 94 completed a colorful project at the Francis Tuttle Technology Center in Oklahoma City. Members did such a masterful job on the colored PVC project, that it was publicized on the front page of The Oklahoman newspaper earlier this year.
July 11, 2019
To help offset costs to continue their education, 20 students with a direct connection to the HFIAW will receive $5,000 scholarships this year.