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Labor Day is Monday, September 7, 2015.

Parades and family picnics will be held throughout the state.

  Click here to find the one nearest you...

Action Alert!

Please take a moment to read a very important message from the Michigan Building & Construction Trades Council regarding the attacks on the Prevailing Wage, as well as the new "Decline to Sign" campaign. 


Through action taken by the MOST Board of Trustees, OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 Training is now being offered online beginning September 15, 2015.

The requirements to take this online training are as follows:

OSHA 10:

  • Applicant must be entered in the MOST database or have approval from their Local Lodge and

  • Must not already have MOST OSHA 10 or

  • His/her MOST OSHA 10 is expiring within six months or

  • OSHA 10 is a jobsite requirement (MOST must be notified in advance by the local)

OSHA 30:

  • Applicant must be entered in the MOST database or have approval from their Local Lodge and

  • Must not already have MOST OSHA 30 or

  • OSHA 30 is a jobsite requirement (MOST must be notified in advance by the local)


Please note that by taking the OSHA 30 online, it will satisfy the Steel Erection and Scaffold User requirement of the referral rules.

All online enrollments will be handled by Nikki Benson in the MOST office.  She can be reached at (800)395-1089, extension 317.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact the union hall.

Boilermaker Code

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 every day on our job sites.


Read more about the Boilermaker Code here...

Jonathon Nevedal is currently competing at the Boilermakers National Apprentice Competition, which is being held in Rock Hill, SC.

Jon placed second at the Great Lakes Regional Apprentice of the Year competition and is representing the Great Lakes Area along with Trenton Styczynski  from Boilermakers Local 107.

Jon has been training all summer for this competition both at the training center and on his own. Win or lose, we are certain he will do a great job representing Local 169 . Thanks Jon for all of your hard work & best of luck!

Click here to see photos from the National Competition

Click here to see photos from the Regional Competition

The following wage sheets are  available for download:


Wages effective January 1, 2015


NEW - Wages effective January 1, 2016


Boilermakers Local 169 now accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.


 Payments can be made at the hall or by calling the union hall. 

Monthly dues for 2015 are $42.95 per month.


Click here for more information


Boilermaker Store

The IBB Boilermaker Store is now open for business!

Click here to shop for 100% union-made IBB merchandise...


Climate Change Solutions

Climate Change Solutions is a website of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers. Here, we track and analyze global developments in technology, industry and government policy that impact climate change mitigation.

We believe in an all-of-the-above approach to solving humanity’s energy needs, one that includes high-efficiency and low-carbon fossil fuel technologies.  Learn more...


The International has a new website - the Boilermaker Museum of Photography and Film.  Here you’ll find images and videos depicting our members, the work we do and the things we achieve. The site has been created for the enjoyment and information of our members and their families.


The museum includes many historical images from the Boilermaker archives as well as more contemporary photos of people and events. Browse at your leisure. Click on any image to see a larger version and background information. You can also watch professionally-produced, award-winning videos that tell the Boilermakers' story.


If you have questions or comments about the site, please contact the Boilermaker History Preservation Department or the Communications Department at 913-371-2640.

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

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


Apprentice Advancement meetings were held throughout the state in Spring 2015.



Find out which Local 169 Apprentices become Journeymen effective May 1, 2015


Last Updated on:           Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:55 AM     

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