The Journeyman Roofer & Waterproofer Magazine

Our quarterly magazine includes a message from the president, news from district council and executive board meetings, updates on safety and health, apprenticeship, the pension plan, local union activities, outdoor life, organizing, and more.

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2nd Quarter 2023

Features: Notre Dame Roof Project Receives Gold Circle Award; Biden Addresses NABTU Legislative Conference; Korellis Participates in Safety Stand-Down; Mentorship Offers a Path to Retention; NRIPP Over the Last Ten Years; Local 119 Apprentices Make Strides

1st Quarter 2023

Features: Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference Returned in 2022; Local Union Elected Positions Explained; GAF Roofing Academy Recruits New Members; OSHA 10 Offered in Spanish; Opioid Deaths in Construction Hazard Alert; St. Louis and Minneapolis Pin Parties

4th Quarter 2022

Features: 15th Annual Midwest Apprentice Competition; Local 2 Cuts Ribbon on New Office and Training Facility; Local 70’s First Journeywoman; Local 30 Business Manager Named Philadelphia Labor Man of the Year; John C. Martini Organizing Award

3rd Quarter 2022

Features: President Emeritus John C. Martini Remembered; Leadership Training Program Kicked Off; Project Labor Agreements Explained; Recruiting and Retaining the Next Generation of Workers; Scabby the Rat Murdered in Springfield; Local 23 “Rebuilding Together”