Jason George

Transportation Funding, Prevailing Wage Threats & Right to Work Updates

Political Director, Jason George, sent an e-mail to Local 49 members on February 14, 2017 updating them on Prevailing Wage, Transportation and Right to Work.   A lot is happening at Local 49, here is an update from the last couple of weeks: Local 49 Lobby Day It is very ...
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Local 49 Joins Other Labor & Business Leaders in Issuing a Joint Statement on Transportation

No more excuses; transportation infrastructure funding demands action By Doug Loon, Charlie Weaver, Tim Worke, John Raines, Todd Pufahl and Glen Johnson Originally Published in the Star Tribune Friday, January 13, 2017 This is a tumultuous time in our state and nation. Many Minnesotans are increasingly frustrated with our political ...
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Congressman Rick Nolan stopped by Local 49 office in Virginia

Congressman Rick Nolan stopped by the Local 49 union hall in Virginia on Tuesday, October 25, and met with members of the local building trades unions. Rick Nolan has been the biggest champion in Congress for our jobs. Local 49 is proud to stand with Rick. Photographed (from left): Local ...
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Anoka County Day of Action

Local 49 is hosting a Day of Action in support of our endorsed candidates in Anoka County. We will hit the doors, talking to other union construction workers about why we support Marsha Van Denburgh and Nyle Zikmund for County Board. Please join us on Saturday, October 15th at 10:00 AM ...
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Local 49 Political Endorsements for 2016

Local 49 will always stand with those that stand with us. Candidates that support our jobs and support our union will have our backing this year. This list will be updated as needed. Make sure you get out and vote this November. To find who represents you, click here: http://www.gis.leg.mn/iMaps/districts/ ...
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