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Unemployment Alert!
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Contact Sen. Scarnati, Sen. Baker, and Rep. Reed to tell them the 2-quarter UC fix is unacceptable!


July 2016 Monthly Meeting Notice
Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Click Here to view the July 2016 Monthly Meeting notice. The next regular monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 7:00 PM.


Apprentice Schedule
Wed, May 11, 2016

Click Here to download the apprentice training codes and schedule for May & June 2016


National Medical Screening Program
Wed, Nov 11, 2015

The Building Trades National Medical Screening Program (BTMed) provides free medical screening services to construction workers who worked at DOE/AEC sites.


Philadelphia Labor Activist Training
Fri, Sep 25, 2015

The Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO will host a year-long series of workshops designed to better equip local labor leaders and activists to meet the challenges facing today's labor movement. 


Special Election in PA-161
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

Volunteers needed for Paul Mullen, PA AFL-CIO endorsed candidate for the PA-161 special election, to be held on August 4.


MOST Annual Drug Testing Reinstated
Fri, Mar 20, 2015


Top News from Boilermakers International Union

Brotherhood prepares for 33rd Consolidated Convention - Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Delegates will renew constitution, elect officers

WHEN DELEGATES TO the 33rd Consolidated Convention meet at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas July 18-23, they will shoulder the heavy responsibility of renewing the Boilermakers Constitution and electing International Officers. The convention is by far the largest and most important gathering of Boilermakers, drawing participants from across North America and Hawaii to set the course for our Brotherhood for the next five years.


LEAP delegates learn, lobby in D.C. - Thursday, June 23, 2016

Speakers address key issues, changing political landscape

IN THE RUN-UP to the November general elections, Boilermaker delegates had plenty to take in as they gathered for the LEAP conference at the Capitol Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. May 16-18.

Major issues like climate change, trade and jobs were discussed in detail, but the changing political environment also captured attention.

In his opening address, International President Newton B. Jones told delegates, “It has been one incredibly unique presidential election year.”


Locals award service pins - Tuesday, June 21, 2016

National Transient Lodge

MARK VANDIVER, Director, National Transient Division Services, reports presentation of a membership pin to the following:

  • 40 YEARS — Timothy L. Thompson.

Local 1 • Chicago

JOHN F. RIEL, BM-ST of Local 1, Chicago, reports presentation of membership pins to the following:


IBB reception draws members of Congress, aides - Thursday, June 16, 2016

Labor allies, officials also attend

SOME TWO DOZEN members of Congress attended the Boilermakers’ legislative reception at the Capitol Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., May 16. Labor allies from the AFL-CIO, including President Rich Trumka, along with representatives from international unions and government officials such as NLRB member Philip Miscimarra, also joined the event.


L-146’s Holroyd makes history as Alberta AIT chair - Tuesday, June 14, 2016

She is first trade unionist and first woman to head the board

J’AMEY HOLROYD, A member of Local 146 (Edmonton, Alberta) made history in May when she was named Chair of the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) Board.

It’s the first time in the board’s 71-year history that either a trade unionist or a woman has been appointed to the position.

Welcome to Boilermakers Local 13


The Leadership and Members of Boilermakers Local 13 would like to welcome you to our website where you can find a great deal of information about us. The Boilermakers of Local 13 work on projects of all shapes and sizes.

Today's field construction boilermaker is a vital part of construction project team. We erect and repair boilers, pressure vessels, air pollution equipment, blast furnaces, water treatment plants, storage and process tanks, stacks and liners.

A boilermaker could be involved in the installation of a giant superheater section in a large utility boiler, the erection of a 750,000-gallon water storage tank, the placement of a nuclear power plant reactor dome, the replacement of cyclones in a refinery catalytic cat-cracker or the construction of components on a hydroelectric power station.    

The Boilermakers of Local 13 are vital to many industries throughout Eastern Pennsylvania and New Castle County, Delaware and it's because of our highly skilled, dependable, productive, safe, and quality minded workforce. We are over 1,000 members strong and growing. We are always looking for the best and brightest that the region has to offer.

We encourage you learn more About Us, we hope that you enjoy your time on our site, and finally, we welcome all Feedback.

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