President's Corner


January 2021 Light at the End of the Tunnel

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Jim Sweeney Announces Pension Improvements at General Membership Meeting

At the General Membership Meeting on July 16th, President-Business Manager Sweeney provided updates on union business and the status of the benefit funds, and also announced ...

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Breaking News

  • Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Expected to Pass This Week

    The U.S. Senate is expected to pass a large, comprehensive infrastructure funding bill later this week after months of negotiations. Currently, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal has secured 67 votes, including 17 Senate Republicans and all 50 Senate Democrats. The Bipartisan …

  • District 7 Bike Run, Auto Show and Picnic to Benefit Children’s Christmas Fund

    The District 7 Hall in Merrillville is hosting some exciting events this Sunday, August 8th – an Auto Show/Picnic and a Bike Run. As we near the end of the summer, bring your family out to have some fun at …

  • Scabby Wins Again! NLRB Dismisses Lawsuit Threatening Use of Inflatable Rats

    Wednesday afternoon, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released a 3-1 decision dismissing the Lippert Components lawsuit that sought to limit unions’ use of “Scabby the Rat” and other inflatables in labor disputes. The case initiated over the International Union of Operating …