International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers, and Helpers, AFL-CIO/CLC

Convention Highlights from Thursday, July 21

FLAEI-CICL secretary-general talks coal and Bank of Labor

CARLO DE MASI, Secretary-General of the Italian Federation of Electrical Utility Workers (FLAEI) and a member of the board of the Italian Confederation of Labor (CISL) addressed delegates on Thursday to touch on the Bank of Labor, global energy, and the need for solidarity across continents.

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DOL director discusses new rule exposing union busters

MICHAEL HAYES, DIRECTOR of the Office of Labor-Management Standards at the Department of Labor, addressed delegates on the final day of the convention on the topic of DOL’s new “persuader rule.” The rule requires employers who hire union-busting consultants, and the consultants themselves, to file reports on their indirect activities.

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Brotherhood closes out 33rd Consolidated Convention

AS THE 33RD Consolidated Convention wound down on July 21, Convention Chairman Warren Fairley (IVP-SE) led delegates through the final day’s business and activities, including committee reports, guest speakers and closing remarks by International President Newton B. Jones.

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No country and no union in the world can take [the global economy] on alone. There needs to be contributions from all of us, because working together, uniting forces, we can defend our members and workers, and also liberty and democracy.

Carlo De Masi, Secretary-General FLAEI-CISL

[Boilermakers] are serving as models for millions of other workers that lack union representation.

Michael Hayes - Director/OLMS - DOL



Michael Hayes

Director/OLMS, DOL

Carlo De Masi

Secretary-General, FLAEI-CISL

Newton B. Jones

Closing Remarks

Special Exhibits

The Boilermaker History Preservation Department will have a very special exhibit showcasing many different aspects of our Boilermaker legacy.

The exhibit will open daily one hour before convening the convention and will close one hour after adjournment.