Midwest Coalition of Labor Members Only Benefits

Local 49 takes pride in the work we do to improve our members’ lives. Carrying a Local 49 Union Card in your pocket is special and it comes with benefits…

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Local 49 Participates in Infrastructure Bonding Bill Signing with Governor Tim Walz

Today Local 49, along with our fellow building trades unions, gathered at the Iron Workers Local 512 Training Center to participate in a bill signing with Governor Tim Walz for…

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Local 49 Business Manager Jason George Message to Members on Passage of Bonding Bill

“I am very pleased to announce that both the Minnesota House and Senate have now passed an infrastructure bonding bill that will invest close to $2 billion in projects across…

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Local 49 Final Endorsement List

Local 49 Final Endorsement List 2020 Click here to view the Local 49 endorsement flyer U.S. Senate Tina Smith (DFL) U.S. Congress MN 6th District – Tom Emmer (Republican) MN…

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Business Manager Jason George issued the following statement regarding urgency of passing bonding bill this week during special session

“For months now construction workers, small and large businesses, material suppliers, architects, engineers, and local communities totaling hundreds of thousands of Minnesotan’s have watched our political leaders fail to pass…

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Local 49 releases bi-partisan list of endorsements for MN state legislature

Local 49 Business Manager, Jason George, released the following statement regarding Local 49’s bi-partisan list of endorsements: We believe that our members are the backbone of this country. We believe…

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Third Annual Women Building Success National Apprenticeship Week Photo Contest:

Women Building Success is hosting their Third Annual Women Building Success National Apprenticeship Week Photo Contest event on Thursday, November 12th from 6:00-7:30 p.m. As this is a virtual event this year,…

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DLI Apprentice of the Day

As part of National Apprenticeship Week (Nov. 9 – 15, 2020), the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) will recognize outstanding apprentices and are looking for nominations. Download the Apprentice…

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Tradeswomen Heroes Award

Beginning this October, NABTU’s Tradeswomen’s Committee and Apprenticeship & Training Committee are teaming up to launch the Tradeswomen Heroes to honor outstanding building trades sisters.  Tradeswomen Heroes will recognize four…

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Former Local 49 Officer, Kyle Jones, Has Passed Away

Business Manager Jason George shared the following thoughts on the unexpected passing of retired Local 49 Officer Kyle Jones: We here at Local 49 were devastated to learn of the…

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