IUOE Hail Permit Approval for Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON, DC — The following statement was issued today by James T. Callahan, General President of the International Union of Operating Engineers, on the State Department’s permit approval for the Keystone XL Pipeline: “Finally, the most studied and scrutinized pipeline in history is one step closer to being built. The ...
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Impact of Prevailing Wage on Military Veterans in Minnesota

Minnesota’s Prevailing Wage laws ensure that construction workers get a good days pay for a good days work. Veterans are coming home and getting into construction in big numbers in Minnesota because our area standard wages allow them to raise families. There are some legislators in Minnesota that want to ...
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National Right to Work Bill Introduced!

The International Union of Operating Engineers released a statement regarding the recent National Right to Work Bill that was introduced last week. Below is the full letter that was sent out to members. Crony capitalists are trying to rig the system. Although a majority of states are now weakened by ...
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Elevate Minnesota campaign puts spotlight on construction workers

Originally published in the Star Tribune January 31, 2017 Tanya, the cement truck driver, and Adriane, the mechanical insulator, are two of more than 80,000 skilled tradesmen who help build Minnesota, literally. A coalition of 16 local labor unions have launched “Elevate Minnesota,” a public relations campaign to tell the ...
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Snow Fighters Appreciation Day

ROSEVILLE --  Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton made the official proclamation of Snow Fighter Appreciation Day in Minnesota today. In celebration of Snow Fighter Appreciation Day, the American Highway Users Alliance hosted an event today at the Rosedale Mall in Roseville, MN to support the hard working men and women who keep ...
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