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The following commercials for Mark Schauer, candidate for Governor of Michigan, were filmed at our Training Center in Allen Park, MI and featured our apprentices.

Click here to see behind the scenes pictures from those commercial shoots

Michigan's General Election will be held November 4, 2014.

Absent Voter Ballot Applications can be downloaded by clicking here.

Please take a minute to visit our "Schauer for Governor" and our "Politics" pages and stay informed.

Endorsement lists are now available.  Click here to view our "Endorsements" page or click here to download a complete printable list.

Share this information with your family and friends - let's GET OUT THE VOTE!

Click on the picture to the left to read an important message from the Michigan Building Trades about the upcoming General Election and how vital it is that we turn out the vote

Apprentice Advancement Meetings were held throughout the state in September 2014.

Click here to see the Local 169 Apprentices who became Journeymen effective November 2014..

The Boilermakers have embarked upon a historical endeavor to impact the attitude and conduct of every construction Boilermaker in North America.


Our collective focus is to educate our Boilermakers on how the consequences of inappropriate actions, by a few, impact the future of our entire craft and to provide every Boilermaker with a clear directional beacon in which to conduct themselves each and everyday on our job sites.


Read more about the Boilermaker Code here...

From the Boilermaker Reporter:

Local 169 retrofits air quality systems at two Michigan plants

Consumers Energy adds spray dry absorbers for SO2 removal

BOILERMAKERS FROM Local 169 (Detroit) are completing work at two Consumers Energy coal-fired power plants in Michigan to retrofit air quality control systems. Work is underway on both sides of the state: at the Karn-Weadock Generating Complex near Bay City in the east, and at the J. H. Campbell complex near Port Sheldon in the west. Both projects involve installing spray dry absorbers to remove sulfur dioxide (SO2) from flue gas before it reaches the stack...


Click here to read the complete article


Wages & Fringes

The following wage sheets are now available for download:


Wages effective January 1, 2014


Wages effective January 1, 2015

The latest edition of the Boilermaker Magazine is now available online. 

To read the magazine, click here or on the picture to the left.


The MOST Project Management Program trains qualified Boilermakers on how to manage projects in a business-like manner, make decisions that positively impact project goals and provide an overall benefit to the contractor, union and owner community. This focus on goal setting also creates profitability improvements that many contractors and owners receive. 

The next MOST Project Management Program class is scheduled for the week of January 11, 2015. Click here to see class details and obtain an application form. Deadline for application submission is Friday, November 7, 2014.

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What you need to know about alternative gas companies

Consumers warned about spikes in energy bills

You may have heard the sales pitch: Alternative gas companies offer you lower rates than you get from the major companies, if you switch your service.

The state calls these businesses "gas choice" companies. They're also called "third party suppliers." Whatever you call them, more than 1/2 million people in Michigan have signed on the dotted line and made the switch.

However, during this bitter cold winter some customers came to regret that decision.

To read the entire article, please click here

Last Updated on:           Wednesday, October 29, 2014 02:02 PM     

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