Local 17 scholarship application now available!

Local 17 is offering two $3000 scholarships this year to dependents of members who will be attending a college, university or technical institute in fall 2017. One scholarship is for a student who will be an incoming college freshmen in the fall, and one is for a student who is continuing their education beyond freshmen year.

The application is now available HERE. In it, applicants are asked to demonstrate their academic achievement, community service, extracurricular activities, and educational goals, as well as write a labor-related essay which is reviewed by outside labor educators.

The deadline to apply is July 31, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact Deidre Girard, Local 17 Communications Director.

What is the Value of a Union?

In this video, Local 17 members talk about the value of having a union.

Right-to-Work is just plain WRONG

Watch this video from Robert Reich, economist and former Secretary of Labor, to better understand how Right-to-Work laws threaten your contract, workplace, and community.


Read the latest issue of Insight magazine!