Boilermakers Vacation Trust – Early Partial Payout of Vacation Benefits

Due to the COVID-19 impact on the economy the Vacation Trust Board of Trustees have authorized checks to be issued to participants on June 1, 2020 for vacation benefits earned from September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. A second payout will be scheduled as it is every year on December 1, 2020 (covering the […]

March 26, 2020: Summary of US Government COVID-19 relief legislation

From the Governing Board of Presidents, North America’s Building Trades Unions: In the last two weeks, Congress has passed one major piece of legislation and is poised to do the same in the coming days on a second bill. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has been signed into law by the president. The […]

Funds Flash: COVID_19 Hours

Due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, today March 26th, 2020, the Health & Welfare Board of Trustees have taken unprecedented action to ensure qualifying Participants do not lose Health & Welfare Plan coverage. COVID-19 Hours – Effective April 30, 2020 to sunset as of April 30, 2022 A lump sum of 300 COVID-19 hours […]

Pennsylvania Chemicals Suspends Normal Operations

The health and well-being of our workers and nearby communities remains a core value. That’s an ethos we all live by every day, but it’s especially relevant at a time when the world is taking drastic measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We’re committed to do our part and are taking further […]

International Announces 2018 Scholarship Program

The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers has announced details surrounding the 2018 Scholarship Program. Dependents of Boilermaker members are eligible for scholarships totaling $50,000. Each year, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers gives scholarships to dependents of members, both in Canada ($12,000) and in the US ($38,000). Boilermaker scholarships are open to high school seniors who will […]

February 2018 Common Arc, Rigging and Code Training Announced

Local Lodge 237 will be hosting Common Arc, Rigging Modules 1-4, and The Boilermaker Code Training in the month of February. Anyone that wishes to participate in the upcoming training must contact the Union Hall no later than February 2, 2017. Anyone who wishes to be dispatched to work must have a current MOST drug […]

2017 Scholarship Program Announced

The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers recently announced the 2017 Scholarship Program. Dependents of Boilermaker members are eligible for scholarships of up to $5,000. Each year, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers gives a total of $50,000 worth of scholarships to dependents of members, both in Canada ($12,000) and in the US ($38,000). Boilermaker scholarships are open […]

Election Watch: Clinton vows to put Coal Companies out of Business

During Sunday night’s Ohio town hall – which aired on CNN – Hillary Clinton said her policies would “put a lot coal miners and coal companies out of business.” Please take a moment to watch the clip here:  

March 2016 Training

During the month of March, Local Lodge 237 will be conducting the following training for its members: Rigging Modules 1-4 OSHA 5 hour refresher OSHA 10 OSHA 30 The Boilermaker Code Training The OSHA Training will begin on Monday March 14, 2016 at 5:00pm; with the Rigging Modules and The Boilermaker Code Training as follows: […]