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Laborers Local 110’s Ronny Griffin elected to lead union following retirement...

Historic first Black construction trades business manager in St. Louis area By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent In 1978, Ronny Griffin was offered a summer job in construction at...

‘All-Star’ Butch Hepburn retires as sergeant-at-arms of North County Labor Club

By MARY ANN O'TOOLE HOLLEY Correspondent Larry “Butch” Hepburn, former organizer/business representative with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1 and charter member of...

John Orr found the college grind wasn’t for him; turns out...

Recently retired Elevator Constructors Local 3 business manager reflects on a rewarding career By MARY ANN O'TOOLE HOLLEY Correspondent If you know recently retired Elevator Constructors Local...

Joe Eble, longtime recording secretary of the Southwestern Illinois Central Labor...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Belleville, IL – It was three decades ago when Joe Eble signed on as recording secretary of the Southwestern Illinois Central...

John Ebeling retires from CWA-ITU after nearly seven decades

By MARY ANN O'TOOLE HOLLEY Correspondent It’s been 68 years since John Ebeling went to work in the printing industry. For 44 of those years, he...

Veteran union activist Joan Suarez retiring from Bread and Roses Missouri

Search is on for new executive director By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent Joan Suarez, founder and first executive director of Bread and Roses Missouri, will step down from...

Teamsters Local 688 congratulates THREE Schnucks warehousemen on their retirement

TEAMSTERS LOCAL 688 RETIREES: Business Agent Mike Schlueter (third from left) recently congratulated Teamsters Schnucks warehousemen 40-year member Richie Harper (left), 35-member Doug Barnhart...

Labor celebrates Michael Carrigan on his retirement as president of the...

Tim Drea named new president of state federation Burr Ridge, IL – Hundreds of friends, family, union leaders, union members and public officials celebrated the...

Saying ‘thank you’ and welcome to retirement to Plumbers & Pipefitters...

SURROUNDED BY HIS UNION ‘FAMILY’, (top photo) retiring Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 562 Business Representative Mike Grady (fifth from left) is congratulated on 40...

Sprinkler Fitters Local 268 wishes Mike Mahler well in his retirement

By TIM ROWDEN Editor Members of Sprinkler Fitters Local 268, the Greater St. Louis Labor Movement and the fire safety community feted longtime business manager of...