MN Legislative Session Ends – Results for Local 49

The MN Legislative Session is ending today. We were very active this session, as we always are, focused on the same core things we always focus on:  growing JOBS, and…

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Minnesota Workers Join Stauber in Condemning House Democrats’ Shortsighted Attacks on Mining

Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) expressed his strong opposition to the Fiscal Year 2022 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Spending bill which is being led by House Democrats and contains a…

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Local 49 Northern Area Picnic

Local 49 will be hosting the Northern area picnic on Sunday, August 1 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park located at 4392 Miller Trunk Road Eveleth, MN 55734  …

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Local 49 statement on the bid award of the Fargo Flood Diversion project

We learned late last week that the Fargo Flood Diversion project was awarded to a Spanish firm Acciona and their partners. A local union contractor Ames Construction, along with their…

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St. Cloud July Union Meeting is Cancelled

Due to the Fourth of July holiday, the membership decided to cancel the St. Cloud union meeting that was scheduled for July 1. The St. Cloud union meetings will resume…

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Minnesota Court of Appeals Affirms Line 3 replacement project permits

  Local 49 Business Manager Jason George stated: “Today is a good day for common sense. Line 3 replacement project is the most studied pipeline in history, and with today’s…

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Local 49 Business Manager Interview with Linder Farm Radio Network

Local 49 Business Manager Jason George spoke on Linder Farm Radio Network this morning and shared his thoughts on the Enbridge Line 3 protest activity that has occurred this week….

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Local 49 Hosts Hands-On Heavy Equipment Training Event for High School Students Across the State

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Fall enrollment is now open for the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49‘s Operating Engineers Career Pathway program, who recently hosted high school students from across…

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