Recent News

Building Tradesman Article for September 17, 2019 Publication

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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Now Accepting Resumes for JIW/Reinforcing Instructor Position

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Ironworkers Local 25 Training Center

Now Accepting Resumes for JIW/Reinforcing Instructor Position

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IRAP Meeting 6PM August 19th Novi Union Hall

Tuesday, August 13, 2019


A new proposal by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) could drive down training and labor standards in construction registered apprenticeship programs and set off a race to the bottom throughout our industry. And we have until August 26th to stop it. 

Please plan to attend a special meeting at the Union Hall in Novi Monday, August 19th at 6 PM regarding the DOL's push to enact IRAPs. 

Auburn Hills Picket Line | June 25th 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019

Tuesday, June 25th at 7: 30 AM and ongoing until further notice. 

Against S.P.S.  

1900 Brown Road
Auburn Hills, Michigan 

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42nd Annual Picnic

Friday, May 17, 2019

2019 Annual Member Picnic - June 22, 2019 - 10:30AM

Column Climb Contest, Manlift rides for the kids, hay rides, kids relay games & prizes, dunk tank, face-painting, bounce house, music, hot dogs & hamburgers, ice cream, snow cones, pop, chips, nachos.

Apprentice Competition with winners going on to compete & represent Local 25 at this year's Iron Worker Festical in Mackinaw City (all expenses paid)

~If you have any questions, please contact one of the Local 25 Business Agents~

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Friday, May 10, 2019

IMPORTANT UPDATE: 7 PM ratification vote at Monday's union meeting. All outstate offices will also have video conferencing set up.

Dues window in Novi will also be open from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Bylaws Vote | March 25th

Friday, March 22, 2019

Attn Members: Bylaws vote this coming Monday, March 25. This will be the third and final reading of all proposals. Then the vote will take place.

Members can vote at one of three halls. They can vote at Lansing, Flint or Novi. The meeting starts at 7 PM.

2019 Dennis O'Dowd Scholarship Information

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

All completed applications and supporting materials must be sent to the Scholarship Fund Selection Committee; Deadline is Tues. April 30, 2019. No exceptions.

Only sons and daughters of active, full dues-paying, active/working Members of Iron Workers Local 25 who are in their senior year of high school are eligible to compete for the Scholarship.

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Unbonded Post Tensioning class | Hudsonville Training Center

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

What: Unbonded Post Tensioning class

Where: Hudsonville Training Center

When: March 11-14, 2019 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Textbooks are $30.00, available at the Hudsonville TC, and must be purchased at least 1 week prior to complete homework by class start date.

Member Dues Updates 2019

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Members: effective January 1, 2019, the monthly dues for Journeyman is $35.75 and the Apprentices/Probationary is $35.50.

Fence Erector Specialist rate increased by $ .50 per month to $21.05. The Honorary Rate of $8.40 stays the same.

These changes are per the Ironworkers International union.

The rate change will be completed on the last business day of the year; the system will automatically adjust the over/under payment and will create an underpayment for any member paid in advance at the old rate.

BE SURE TO COMMUNICATE your dues rate change to YOUR EMPLOYER IF they withhold and submit dues on your behalf!