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10
Oct

Fatal work injuries down more than 200 in 2013

The number of fatal work injuries declined by more than 200 in 2013, compared to the year before, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The preliminary data for 2013 showed 4,405 fatal work injuries, down from 4,628 in 2012. The department’s report included a caution that final figures for 2013, which won’t be available until next

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27
Aug

City of Lorain approves ‘Responsible Contracting’ ordinance

After months of lobbying and negotiations, Sheet Metal Workers Local 33 along with other members of the North Central Ohio Buildings Trades and Mayor Chase Ritenauer successfully convinced the Lorain City Council to pass a “responsible contracting” ordinance. The ordinance passed in July, but not before an effort to stall and possibly kill the legislation was thwarted. “We appreciate the

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29
May

New ‘People in Politics’ episode now online

The latest installment in the You Tube video series, “People in Politics” is now available online. The video series comes from Bobby Ina, Managing Director of Metropolis Consulting LLC, who has been lobbying for Local 33, since 2011. He launched the Metropolis Channel on You Tube earlier this year. The latest video in the series is titled, “Getting to Know

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1
May

Local #33 Training Center Receives International Award

The Sheet Metal Workers Local #33, Cleveland District Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) was recently internationally recognized by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) as the Best New IPAF Training Centre of the Year. Our training center is the first of its kind in the U.S. to earn the distinction at the International Awards for Powered Access, which celebrates

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