Protect NH Working Families

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Brothers and Sisters,

We are disappointed to share that Republicans in the New Hampshire Senate are attempting to eliminate project labor agreements (PLAs) on public construction projects through Senate Bill 274. 

Senate Bill 274 will undermine working families, lower community standards, and harm workers. Together, we must make our voices heard and stop the passage of this bill.

Please take a few minutes to fight for New Hampshire working families. Call or email your legislators and demand that they vote NO on Senate Bill 274. 

To find your legislators and their contact information, please visit:

www.GenCourt.State.NH.US/House/Members/

PLAs require that contractors bidding for public work meet area standards on wages, benefits, training, and safety. They help even the playing field with irresponsible contractors who underbid on projects and cut corners. PLAs also ensure that construction projects are completed efficiently and maintain the highest standards of quality and safety.

Just this year, President Biden signed a historic executive order requiring the use of PLAs on federal construction projects. Now, through Senate Bill 274, Republicans in the NH Senate are taking a giant step backward at the expense of working families.

But we know that there is strength in numbers. If all of our union brothers and sisters rally together and fight back against this anti-worker attack, we can win for working families statewide. Every voice matters, please contact your legislators today!

In Solidarity,

Michael Hess
Business Manager

William P. Hurley
Financial Secretary/Treasurer

Daniel McWilliams
President

Local 7 Mid-Year School Supply Drive

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Brothers and Sisters,

Local 7 is always ready to step up and lend a helping hand.

Last month, we held our 2nd Annual Mid-Year School Supply Drive to provide Boston teachers and families with the school supplies that children need to finish the school year strong.

Thank you again to everyone who showed up to support our community. The drive’s great success is all thanks to the commitment, generosity, and hard work of our members and allies.

Please check out this video to learn about the incredible impact that this drive made in our community!

In Solidarity,

Michael Hess
Business Manager

William P. Hurley
Financial Secretary/Treasurer

Daniel McWilliams
President

Food and Diaper Drive For Families In Need

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Brothers and Sisters,

The Marge Crispin Center will be holding a food and diaper drive for local families in need in Braintree on Saturday, April 2 from 9AM to 12PM.

Donations can be dropped off at the Local 7 Union Hall in South Boston or donated directly at the drive on April 2 in Braintree.

Please consider donating and contact Business Agent Vinny Coyle at vcoyle@iwlocal7.org with any questions. 

 

In Solidarity,

Michael Hess
Business Manager

William P. Hurley
Financial Secretary/Treasurer

Daniel McWilliams
President

Recovery Resources for Building Trades Union Members

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Brothers and Sisters,

In 2019, the Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) launched the Building Trades for Recovery campaign to raise awareness about the disproportionate impact that the opioid crisis has on the construction industry.

Iron Workers Local 7 is honored to participate in initiatives such as this, and also to lead our own recovery efforts both within our union hall and out in our community. 

We encourage everyone to check out this video from the first-ever Building Trades for Recovery conference and also to explore the many resources (below) available to members struggling with substance abuse or addiction.

If you or someone you know is struggling, please do not hesitate to reach out to our union hall or to one of these incredible resources for support. 

In Solidarity,

Michael Hess
Business Manager

William P. Hurley
Financial Secretary/Treasurer

Daniel McWilliams
President

Attention: Job Opportunity for Members

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Brothers and Sisters,

The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is seeking 20 iron workers to work from May 30 to September 31. You must have clearance from Orbis and the U.S. Navy as new clearances will not be granted.

If you would like to be considered, please stop by one of these locations to pick up an application:

  • Iron Workers Local 7 Union Hall – 195 Old Colony Avenue, South Boston, MA 02127
  • IBEW Local 490 Union Hall – 48 Airport Road, Concord, NH 03301

In Solidarity,

Michael Hess
Business Manager

William P. Hurley
Financial Secretary/Treasurer

Daniel McWilliams
President

Spring 2022 Photo Contest

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Brothers and Sisters,
 
Enter our Spring Photo Contest for a chance to win a $200 Thorogood Boots gift card! 
 
We are so proud of our members and we want to see you as you build our region. To enter, visit this Facebook post and comment your photo.
 
We can’t wait to see what you submit!
 
In Solidarity,
 
Michael Hess
Business Manager
 
William P. Hurley
Financial Secretary/Treasurer
 
Daniel McWilliams
President