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Welding Legislation

William Woodward, President presented Welding Legislation to labor and industry at the June 17th interim meeting.

Attached is the link to see the presentation to labor and industry yesterday.
Just search the date June 17th interim meeting.


Kentucky Chamber of Commerce is for RIGHT TO WORK


Kentucky State Building Trades Affiliates

Tuesday January 6 was the first day of the 2015 Legislative Session in Frankfort. With the heroin scourge, pension issues and all of the important issues facing Kentuckians, the State Senate reserves Senate Bill 1 for their highest priority bill. This year they made Senate Bill 1, the KY Right-To-Work Bill. Read More


Remaining Union-Free PDF CLICK HERE


2015 Legislative Agenda PDF CLICK HERE


The Ironworkers are looking for new Apprentices to join the Union for:

Better Working Conditions – Better Pay – Better Benefits
He also addresses Ohio Losing Money because of out of State Contractors


Ironworkers have a new attitude

As never before in history, we are opening our doors to recruit and welcome new members through active organizing.

To bring union work, wages and benefits to Ironworkers requires all of us (union and non-union) to know our rights and be willing to take action to exercise them. Only then will we be able to win power for all construction workers, our families and communities.

We hope to extend the union work, wages, benefits and training opportunities enjoyed by union construction workers to the entire Southern Ohio & vicinity market. We'll do this by demanding that the competing contractors - including yours - become union at the same time, so that all workers' wages rise together, and contractors gain an even field for competition.

The Union Handbook describes the advantages of being union, spells out good wages, benefits and training opportunities that building trades union members have struggled to achieve.

When you contact trained organizers at the Ironworkers, we will work with you and your co-workers to unionize your employer so that you can become union members. We'll help you learn about your rights during union organizing as well as your rights to overtime pay and safer job sites. We can help expose unscrupulous contractors who exploit or cheat workers and their customers.

We believe that the construction work in our area should work for all of us. Together we can build a secure future for all construction workers that includes good wages, benefits and working conditions.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 07:29  


Your rights to organize a union

Employees shall have the right to self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection.