Jason George

Business Manager/Financial Secretary

I am extremely proud and humbled that the members of Local 49 have put their faith in me to lead this incredible organization. I have been a member of this…

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Clayton Johnson

President

As President of Local 49, it is without a doubt, one of the greatest honors and privileges of my 35 years as a member of Local 49. I am looking…

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Steve Piper

Recording-Corresponding Secretary

I first want to thank the membership of Local 49 for allowing me to serve as your Recording-Corresponding Secretary. I became a member of Local 49 in 2000 and began…

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Ryan Davies

Vice President

As your Vice President of Local 49 I want to say that it is a honor and privilege to be working with the Local 49 membership. I am from northern…

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Oscar Sletten

Treasurer

As a member of Local 49 since 1998, I started my career as a masonry forklift and crane operator working on numerous projects in southern Minnesota and the metro area….

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NEWS

  • 2022 Retirees River Cruise details for attendees

    The 2022 Retirees River Cruise is full and cannot accept additional attendees. Below are details for those who submitted RSVPs. What: Local 49 Retirees River Cruise When: Tuesday, Oct. 11,…

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  • Local 49 endorses Emmer for reelection

    Local 49 has endorsed Congressman Tom Emmer for reelection in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District. “Congressman Emmer has been an advocate for family-supporting, union jobs, including his unwavering support of Davis-Bacon…

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  • IUOE Local 49 Endorses Schultz for attorney general

    The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49, Minnesota’s largest construction union, endorses Jim Schultz for Minnesota attorney general. (See the formal press release here.) Local 49 Business Manager Jason…

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  • 2022 Metro Area Picnic a success

    Approximately 900 people attended Local 49’s 2022 Metro Area Picnic Sunday, Sept. 25, at Hope Glen Farm in Cottage Grove. It was a beautiful day for food and fun with…

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  • Get authorized 49er gear on new website

    A new website, 49ergear.com, makes it easy to buy authorized Local 49 clothing. Find high-quality, union-made clothes that fit your personality. Whether you’re looking for T-shirts and polos for the…

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  • MINNESOTA ALLOCATION VOTES NOW ONLINE

    Members who work under the Minnesota Builders or Highway Heavy agreements can vote through 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, on how to allocate wage and benefit increases that will take…

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