Local 49 Union Meetings in May Cancelled

I have made the difficult decision to cancel all regular monthly Local 49 Union meetings for the month of May. This includes the Minneapolis General Membership meeting. IUOE General President…

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Impact of COVID-19 on Job Outlook, Union Update, Wage Rates

Impact of COVID-19 on Jobs in Our Jurisdiction The construction economy in our region is doing ok as we all deal with the economic hit that the COVID-19 crisis has…

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Unemployment Benefits Update

Minnesota Members The following letter is for members and their families that are currently eligible for Unemployment benefits. If you have additional question’s please see the links below for additional resources. For the fastest response from the…

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Union Meetings in April Canceled – MN HH Contract Negotiations Update

Local 49 members, The shelter in place order for Minnesota extends through the first half of April currently, and there is the possibility that it will go longer. As of…

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Federal Legislation Summary and Local 49 Training Center News

Local 49 Members, There are two important updates to share today. 1. Congress has passed a couple pieces of important legislation to help Americans deal with the repercussions of the…

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Local 49 Update to Members on MN Governor’s Executive Order

Members, Today Minnesota Governor Tim Walz issued a stay at home executive order. This order goes into effect Friday, March 27, at 11:59 pm and goes through Friday, April 10,…

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Health Fund Update, Unemployment Guidelines, Training Center Update, and More

Updated: Friday, March 20, 2020 at 7:45 p.m. Please view the following member communications in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. Please check back frequently as we will continue to…

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