Local 49 Announces New Legislative Director

Today, the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49 announced that John Pollard will serve as the union’s new Legislative Director.   Pollard will be responsible for the union’s day-to-day…

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Local 49 Apprentice Spotlight: Emiliano Corona

Emiliano Corona has always loved working outdoors from a young age, particularly with his father at his yard and lawn company.   “Since I was in middle school, I always…

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Apprenticeship Spotlight: Sydnie Nelson

Sydnie Nelson has grown up around the construction industry her entire life and is now making her dream career a reality after she joined the Local 49 Apprenticeship program.  …

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IUOE Statement on Federal Infrastructure Package

“I want to thank General President Callahan and the IUOE legislative team in Washington for their efforts to make this historic investment in Operating Engineers jobs a reality. I also…

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Local 49 Business Manager Jason George Provides Update on Status of Twin Cities Public Sector Negotiations

I want to update the membership on the ongoing contract negotiations with St. Paul, Minneapolis, the MET Council, and the Metropolitan Airports Commission.   Last week, the Local 49 members…

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