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Local 49er Troy Williams: Key Part of the Vikings Playbook

Local 49er Troy Williams: Key Part of the Vikings Playbook

When the Minnesota Vikings take the field next season, Troy Williams will be able to take pride in their (hopeful!) success knowing he helped them get there. As a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49 – backhoe operators, bulldozer drivers, the people way up in the sky operating cranes – he…
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Union pipefitters help their neighbors keep the heat on this winter

Union pipefitters help their neighbors keep the heat on this winter

As temperatures drop, many Minnesotans readily welcome another of our state’s beautiful autumns. But with winter fast approaching, chillier days can be a daunting sign of the cold to come for elderly, disabled or low-income homeowners who are unable to afford a furnace inspection or repairs if their heat fails. Luckily, there’s Project Heat’s On….
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Matt Greenwood – Little League Coach and Proud Union Member

Matt Greenwood – Little League Coach and Proud Union Member

It’s National Little League Month, made possible with the help of your local union friends like Matt Greenwood. As a 12-year Little League coach and 18-year union member, Matt’s a man of commitment. He committed to his sons when he began coaching, because he never wanted to look back and wish he had done more…
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Steve Johnson – Laborers District Council

Steve Johnson – Laborers District Council

I love my career as a construction worker; but from April to early October, just call me Coach Steve. If you drive over to North Commons Park in Minneapolis, you’ll likely to find me. I’ve been a youth football and baseball coach for the past 17 years, with a good 15 more years of coaching…
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