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The Boilermakers Local 169 120th Anniversary Dinner Dance will be held at the MGM Grand Hotel in Detroit, MI on Saturday, February 14, 2015.

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Boilermaker CodeThe Boilermakers have embarked upon a historical endeavor to impact the attitude and conduct of every construction Boilermaker in North America.


Our collective focus is to educate our Boilermakers on how the consequences of inappropriate actions, by a few, impact the future of our entire craft and to provide every Boilermaker with a clear directional beacon in which to conduct themselves each and everyday on our job sites.


Read more about the Boilermaker Code here...

The following wage sheets are  available for download:


Wages effective January 1, 2014


Wages effective January 1, 2015

Boilermakers Local 169 now accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express! Payments can be made at the hall or by calling the union hall. 

Monthly dues for 2015 will be $42.95 per month

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From the Boilermaker Reporter:

Local 169 retrofits air quality systems at two Michigan plants.  Consumers Energy adds spray dry absorbers for SO2 removal

BOILERMAKERS FROM Local 169 (Detroit) are completing work at two Consumers Energy coal-fired power plants in Michigan to retrofit air quality control systems. Work is underway on both sides of the state: at the Karn-Weadock Generating Complex near Bay City in the east, and at the J. H. Campbell complex near Port Sheldon in the west. Both projects involve installing spray dry absorbers to remove sulfur dioxide (SO2) from flue gas before it reaches the stack...  Click here to read the complete article

The latest edition of the Boilermaker Magazine is now available online. 

To read the magazine, click here or on the picture to the left.


Apprentice Advancement Meetings were held throughout the state in September 2014.


Click here to see the Local 169 Apprentices who became Journeymen effective November 2014..

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What you need to know about alternative gas companies

Consumers warned about spikes in energy bills

You may have heard the sales pitch: Alternative gas companies offer you lower rates than you get from the major companies, if you switch your service.

The state calls these businesses "gas choice" companies. They're also called "third party suppliers." Whatever you call them, more than 1/2 million people in Michigan have signed on the dotted line and made the switch.

However, during this bitter cold winter some customers came to regret that decision.

To read the entire article, please click here

Last Updated on:           Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:52 PM     

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