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Key bills still on docket as parliament adjourns for the holidays

After an intense legislative session, it is officially a wrap on the fall sitting of the House of Commons. Parliamentarians will now head back to their respective ridings from coast to coast to ring in the holiday season.

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Mechanical Insulation Incentive Act Introduced into House

The Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is proud to announce that on Oct. 26, Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (D-Calif.) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) introduced the Mechanical Insulation Installation Incentive Act of 2023.

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Bipartisan Federal Mechanical Insulation Act of 2023 Introduced

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is proud to announce the introduction of the bipartisan Federal Mechanical Insulation Act of 2023 (FMIA) by Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) and Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Calif.) to the House of Representatives on July 14.

Mechanical insulation provides large-scale and long-term energy efficiency, emissions reductions, cost savings and safety benefits at manufacturing facilities, power plants, refineries, hospitals, universities, and...

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Mechanical Insulation Energy Audit Act passed in Illinois

In February, the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust was excited to announce that Local 17 Chicago and Local 1 St. Louis formed a partnership to promote the Mechanical Insulation industry through state legislation.  

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Massachusetts Moves Forward With Legislation to Create a Carbon-Free Environment

Legislation recently introduced in the Massachusetts legislature will go a long way in helping that state achieve its goal of reducing carbon emissions while providing good-paying jobs for its residents. State Rep. Marjorie Decker (D-Cambridge) and State Sen. Paul Feeney (D-Foxboro) each filed three bills in their respective chambers. This legislation derives from a collaborative of stakeholders, who will soon become the next state coalition of the Climate Jobs National Resource Center. Heat...

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Mental Health Awareness and the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act

Pete Ielmini, Executive Director of the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT), made his monthly appearance on America's Work Force Union Podcast and talked about mental health awareness and the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act.

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Illinois Introduces Mechanical Insulation Energy Audit Legislation

Mechanical Insulation Energy Audit legislation has been introduced to both chambers of the Illinois state legislatureSenate Bill 2049, the Mechanical Insulation Energy Audit Act, was recently introduced in the Illinois State Senate by Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-Chicago), a member of the Senate Labor and Senate Energy committee. A companion bill, House Bill 2485, was also introduced into the Illinois House by Assistant Majority Leader Jay Hoffman (D-Swansea), who sits on the Labor and Commerce...

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Supporting Manitoba Insulators as they fight for a fair wage increase

The International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators has always focused on growing the trade and assisting its membership in securing employment, defending their rights, protecting health and safety and advancing their interests. 

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Rep. Sánchez introduces Federal Mechanical Insulation Act

On Dec. 2, Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) introduced the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act (FMIA) into the House.

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Government of Canada Invests in Building Trades

Now more than ever, skilled tradespeople are in high demand to fill well-paying jobs and build rewarding careers. The most recent projections estimate that about 700,000 skilled trades workers are expected to retire between 2019 and 2028, creating an ever-growing need to recruit and train thousands more.

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The LMCT partners with the Insulators Union throughout the U.S. and Canada performing high quality work in the following industries:

Mechanical insulation, maintenance and new construction, industrial high temperature, pads and blankets, storage tanks and vessels, boilers, chillers, metal cladding/weather barriers, commercial heating and cooling, HVAC systems, vapor retarders and barriers, asbestos abatement, firestop and smokeseal, nuclear specialized applications, mechanical insulation evaluations, CUI programs, specialized insulations, highly trained workforce and safety trained to current standards.

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