Local 10 and Local 480 Hold Joint Steward Training

Stewards are at the front line of support for the membership of Local 10 and Local 480. Proper knowledge and training for them has always been important.

International Director of Production Mike LaFave presented valuable information and training for 25 stewards of Local 10 and Local 480 here at the Local 10 meeting hall. Knowledge of grievances reporting,contact understating and workman comp was presented to the stewards.

 

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“The Minnesota State Capitol”

Sheet Metal Workers from Local 10 and contractors Berwald Sheet Metal & Roofing & Harris Companies.

Consisting of over 118 thousand pounds of copper, this 3-year restoration employing hundreds of Local 10 members is having its Grand Opening. A great opportunity to highlight the great work done by our long traditional Architectural and HVAC craft.

     

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Local 10 Sheet Metal Workers put new lid on St. Paul’s municipal booya shed

May 8, 2017 by
Installing the booya shed’s new roof are Local 10 members (L to R) Travis Rost, Scott Spears, Justin Rost and Scott Berube.

St. Paul’s municipal booya kitchen has a new roof, thanks to members of Sheet Metal Workers Local 10 and union contractor Berwald Roofing.

Four members of Local 10 installed a new standing seam metal roof on the structure in Highland Park today. The contractor donated supplies; Local 10 picked up the labor costs.

The union’s annual booya feed in the park – a late-summer tradition since 1968 – attracts around 1,000 active workers, retirees and family members. According to Local 10, it’s the longest-running booya feed in St. Paul.

Booya chefs began noticing the kitchen’s roof was in need of repair some time ago, and this year the union approached St. Paul Parks and Recreation, which leases the city-owned kitchen, with a proposal for handling the job on its own.

Booya is a savory stew slow-cooked in large batches over an open fire. The Highland Park booya shed – thought to be one of only a few municipally owned booya kitchens in the country – can accommodate six kettles with a capacity to cook 400 gallons at once.

Sheet Metal Workers Local 10 Celebrate the 50th Annual Booyah and Picnic.

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Sheet Metal Workers Local #10 recently awarded members with 25, 40, 50 and 60 years of service. 

Members along with family, guests and supporters of Local #10 enjoyed the evening held at Jax Cafe that included dinner and social time on March 25, 2017. Brothers and Sisters of all ages met and talked of the good times on past and current jobs. Many current and retired members received Pins for their support and hard work for organized labor and the dedication that they, along with family supporters, have shown this great Union.  It was an honor to award these outstanding members with their certificates, pins and gifts. Well over 100 members and guests gathered to award the following Sheet Metal Workers. Click here to see the Local 10 Pin Recipients: