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Registered apprenticeships required under FMIA

In his monthly appearance on the America's Work Force Union Podcast, Pete Ielmini, Executive Director of the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT), discussed the proposed Federal Mechanical Insulation Act and how it is tied into registered apprenticeship programs.While it has yet to happen, Ielmini is confident Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Calf.) will soon re-introduce the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act into the new Congress. During the Jan. 25 AWF Union Podcast, Ielmini...

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Expect reintroduction of Federal Mechanical Insulation Act in 2023

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Executive Director Pete Ielmini made his regular guest appearance on the America's Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the future of the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act. 

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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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NABTU hosts TWBN March Webinar

March is Women’s History Month, and NABTU, along with NABTU’s Tradeswomen Committee, hosted a Winter Webinar for tradeswomen.

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More Mechanical Insulators will be needed to fight climate change

As the nation grapples with the reality of climate change, energy efficiency will be at the forefront of many infrastructure endeavors. 

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Mechanical Insulators highlight training for DOL Apprenticeship Week

The work of a Mechanical Insulator or Firestopper is completed after years of training, both in the classroom and on the jobsite. This expert level work that is expected throughout the industries is the result of a registered apprenticeship program.

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Our signatory contractors uphold a high standard of quality of work and pay for their employers to receive industry-leading instruction through a Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program. Discover the difference of trusting an LMCT contractor for your next project.

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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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