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November 2014 Monthly Meeting Notice
Posted Friday, November 14, 2014

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Top News from Boilermakers International Union

NLRB seeks court injunction against Terex - Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Petition says management interfered with IBB election

A GLOBAL MANUFACTURER of construction equipment is alleged to have violated the labor rights of its employees to such an extent that the National Labor Relations Board is seeking a court-ordered temporary injunction to protect the workers until a hearing can be held before an administrative law judge November 18 and all appeals considered.

College dream turns into financial nightmare for Lisa Suda - Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Daughter of L-7 member speaks out about high cost of higher education

IT WAS SUPPOSED to be a dream come true for Lisa Suda, daughter of Local 7 (Buffalo, N.Y.) member Douglas Suda. Lisa was accepted into American University in Washington, D.C., in 2007, a private college ranked in the top 100 nationally. Four years later, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/American Government with a minor in American Studies.

She was ready to start a promising new career as a congressional staff assistant.

AFL-CIO Ad Tells Congress: Listen to Workers, Say No to Fast Track - Monday, October 27, 2014

Capitol South Metro “Station Domination” will blanket subway

Japanese labor leaders visit HQ - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Group represents workers from country’s electric power industry

TWENTY-SIX UNION LEADERS from Japan’s electric power industry visited International headquarters September 28-29 to learn more about U.S. electric power and to build goodwill between unions in Japan and the United States.

Forbes: Electricity rates jump in states with most wind power - Saturday, October 18, 2014

A STORY IN Forbes magazine reports what many critics of wind power have long argued — that over-reliance on renewables will result in higher prices for electricity.

The article, written by Forbes contributor James Taylor, lists the top 10 states for wind power generation and explains that, on average, electricity rates for those states have risen to seven times the national average. The article also discusses the added costs to consumers of wind power subsidies and the negative impact of wind power on jobs.

See story on Forbes.

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.

God Bless America!