Face Covering Guidelines Update

Following the changes to Minnesota’s statewide mask requirement late last week Local 49 officers have met and agreed to adjust the mask requirements as follows: Masks will continue to be required…

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Operating Engineers Local 49 Health Fund COVID-19 Vaccine On-Site Event

The Operating Engineers Local 49 Health and Welfare Fund and TEAM, your Medical Advocacy Program, have partnered with Cub Pharmacy to host a COVID-19 on-site event in Minneapolis and Rochester…

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Summary of American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP Act)

Summary of American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP Act) and how it could effect Local 49 members US Congress summary extend unemployment benefits and related services. make up to…

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Membership Assistance

IUOE Local 49 is dedicated to helping our members and your families, especially during times of need. Click here to view resources that members have available to them to help…

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Statement to Members regarding cancellation of all union meetings

Effective immediately, and under authority granted to all Business Managers in the nation from General President Callahan, all Local 49 union meetings are suspended for November and December. We will…

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Local 49 Union Meetings in May Cancelled

I have made the difficult decision to cancel all regular monthly Local 49 Union meetings for the month of May. This includes the Minneapolis General Membership meeting. IUOE General President…

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Impact of COVID-19 on Job Outlook, Union Update, Wage Rates

Impact of COVID-19 on Jobs in Our Jurisdiction The construction economy in our region is doing ok as we all deal with the economic hit that the COVID-19 crisis has…

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Unemployment Benefits Update

Minnesota Members The following letter is for members and their families that are currently eligible for Unemployment benefits. If you have additional question’s please see the links below for additional resources. For the fastest response from the…

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Union Meetings in April Canceled – MN HH Contract Negotiations Update

Local 49 members, The shelter in place order for Minnesota extends through the first half of April currently, and there is the possibility that it will go longer. As of…

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Federal Legislation Summary and Local 49 Training Center News

Local 49 Members, There are two important updates to share today. 1. Congress has passed a couple pieces of important legislation to help Americans deal with the repercussions of the…

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Local 49 Update to Members on MN Governor’s Executive Order

Members, Today Minnesota Governor Tim Walz issued a stay at home executive order. This order goes into effect Friday, March 27, at 11:59 pm and goes through Friday, April 10,…

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Health Fund Update, Unemployment Guidelines, Training Center Update, and More

Updated: Friday, March 20, 2020 at 7:45 p.m. Please view the following member communications in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. Please check back frequently as we will continue to…

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