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News Archive 2010

Energy Facilities Siting Board Meeting
Fri, Sep 17, 2010

Meeting information:
What:Energy Facilities Siting Board Meeting
Where: West Middle School, 271 West Street, Brockton
When: Tuesday, September 28th @ 7 pm

We need your support! This may be your last opportunity to support a project that will provide hundreds of jobs, economic development and millions of dollars in new tax revenue for Brockton.

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***NOTIFIED MEETING***
Sun, Sep 12, 2010

**Date_ Tuesday, September 14, 2010 @ 7:00 PM***

Purpose: The Negotiation Committee met on Friday, September 10, 2010. At this notified meeting we will update everyone on the progress and a possible vote may be taken regarding a new contract.


"MEMBERS UPDATE"
Wed, Sep 1, 2010

"Attention all local 51 members"
Our leadership has a very important meeting today Friday, September 03, 2010 at 2:00 PM. Please check back later for an update.


Fall River Casino Rally
Wed, May 19, 2010

Attention members: There will be an important rally for the Fall River Casino on Wednesday May 26th @ 3:45 p.m. The support of all members who can attend will be appreciated. This project will open a great deal of work for all of the trades. Location of the rally is Fall River Town Hall - spread the word and see you there. Thank you!


Mashpee Wampanoag tribe interested
Tue, May 18, 2010

Mayor William Flanagan said the proposed casino is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the cash-strapped city. He said it would create 3,000 to 5,000 permanent jobs, and another 1,000 to 1,500 construction jobs. Click Here


Mass. House approves bill to add 2 casinos, slots
Thu, Apr 15, 2010

House lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a bill to license two resort-style casinos in Massachusetts and allow up to 3,000 slot machines at the state's four race tracks.
Thanks to all union members who where there to support the rally. Also, an extra special thanks to Business Agent Bill Demello for all is hard work in making sure this bill passed. His hard work and determination has paid off - nice job Bill! Click Here


Rattled job seekers turning to the trades
Wed, Apr 7, 2010

The Department of Labor projects jobs such as plumbers will jump 15 percent through 2018; electricians by 12 percent; and carpenters by nearly 13 percent. Click Here


RI unemployment rate unchanged at 12.7 percent
Fri, Mar 5, 2010

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Providence Stop & Shop workers move to brink of strike
Fri, Mar 5, 2010

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RI gets $22M in stimulus money to upgrade port
Wed, Feb 17, 2010

The port at Quonset Point will receive more than $22 million to improve its dock and buy cranes so it can accommodate a wind turbine developer, serve container cargo ships and create jobs in a state with nearly 13 percent unemployment, officials said Wednesday. Click Here


Plumbers & Pipefitters Local No. 51 Scholarship Fund
Wed, Jan 27, 2010

Please click on the link to find out more information and who will be eligible for the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local No. 51 Scholarship Fund.



Construction workers voice support for wind farms off R.I. coast
Wed, Jan 13, 2010

The union workers said the offshore wind farms proposed by Deepwater Wind would create high-paying jobs for years to come and could spark the creation of a clean-energy industry in Rhode Island. Click Here


LAST CHANCE FOR 2009 P2 CONTINUING EDUCATION
Thu, Jan 7, 2010

The Final Class for P2 Continuing Education will take place at LOCAL 777 training center in Connecticut on 1/23/10 from 8:00AM till 2:00PM.


United States Senator Edward Kennedy
Wed, Jan 6, 2010

Senator Kennedy spent his remaining days fighting fervently for the American worker.