The SSMRC Nuclear Office is gearing up for one of the busiest seasons in recent past, while also welcoming a familiar face as the new nuclear representative.
The Southern States Millwrights Sisters in the Brotherhood Committee put its best foot forward to bring joy to children and families in need during the holiday season through its holiday toy drive.
Donations were distributed to organizations across the Southern District just in time for Christmas.
The percentages of women and Black and Latino workers signing up for union-affiliated registered apprenticeships are significantly higher than the percentages of those workers joining non-union apprenticeships, according to a study by the independent Institute for Construction Economics Research.
The Western Region of the SSMRC has another extremely booked spring season.
Last year, was a fantastic year for our members and contractors alike. This year is looking to be promising, as contractors are starting to put members to work on capital and balance of plant projects.
Work in the Eastern Region will be ramping up soon. Please ensure that you are on the out-of-work list if you are available. Please be mindful of these projects when considering your opportunities. We need to fill these projects in our area to keep our partnering contractors comfortable with pursuing future projects.
Twenty-four years ago, in the state of Pennsylvania, Drew Ohorodnyk began his journey as a millwright and never looked back. Throughout the years, Ohorodnyk has worked extremely hard to advance in the trade, where he has been presented the opportunity to use his skills to teach others the trade that has given so much to his family. In 2020, he moved to Charlotte, North Carolina, where he is currently a part-time millwright instructor, while still working on his tools.
President Biden announced on Dec. 8 the release of $36 billion to prevent drastic cuts to the pensions of more than 350,000 union workers and retirees. Funded by the American Rescue Plan’s Special Financial Assistance Program, this is the largest award of federal financial support for worker and retiree pension security.
All women in the SSMRC are invited to attend a Sisters in the Brotherhood Committee meeting that will be held online Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Central time. The keynote speaker will be Wendy Chun-Hoon, director of the U.S. Labor Department’s Women’s Bureau.
The 2022 mid-term elections are in the history books. If you voted, great! You have exercised your right. If you did not vote, there is 2024. If you’re not registered, you have time to fill out your registration card.