2018 IUOE Local 825 Academic and Special Scholarship Applications Now Available

International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825 is pleased to announce the following Academic and Special Scholarship Award for 2018:

  • Six academic scholarship awards of $2,500.00 per academic year for four years
  • Three $2,500.00 special scholarships per academic year for four years, one in each of the following categories:
    • Outstanding Student-Athlete
    • Outstanding Student Service
    • Outstanding Appreciation/Understanding of Unionism and the Labor Movement

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5th Annual Local 825 Poker Run

Get ready for the fifth annual MOTORCYCLE POKER RUN.

Once again we will ride for fun and to benefit the Local 825 Scholarship Fund.

Sunday, Sept. 24. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Local 825 Training Center, 338 Deans Rhode Hall Road, South Brunswick. The ride begins at 11. The destination is a great BBQ at Moose Lodge, 1240 East Veterans Highway in Jackson, NJ. A band will entertain.

The ride is $25 per rider and covers the food, band and a contribution to the scholarship fund. It’s always been a great time, guaranteed!

If you need additional information, contact Melissa at 973-671-6911.

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Notification of Application to Operating Engineers Local 825 Apprenticeship Program

Sixty (60) applications will be available for the Operating Engineers Local 825 Apprenticeship Program class that will begin spring of 2018.

Applications must be completed in person during the following dates and times, at the following location:

Operating Engineers Local 825 Training Center
96 Bates/Gates Road
New Hampton, New York 10958

Tuesday – Friday
9/5/17 – 9/8/17
8:00 am – 11:00 am
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

8:00 am – 12:00 noon

Monday – Friday
9/11/17 – 9/15/17
8:00 am – 11:00 am
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

8:00 am – 11:00 am
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Applicant requirements (must bring with you at time of application):

1. Applicant must be at least 18 years of age
2. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license
3. Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED; and must provide high school transcript in sealed envelope from the high school you attended, or GED transcript.
4. All military veterans must provide a copy of DD-214

Washington Post: Senate approves FERC nominees, restores voting quorum

The U.S. Senate has approved two Republicans nominated by President Donald Trump to serve on FERC, which oversees the nation’s power grid and natural gas pipelines. The unanimous vote yesterday restores a voting quorum that will now allow American energy companies the ability to move forward with projects that will create jobs and improve our security. Among them is the $1 billion PennEast pipeline in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Read more at the Washington Post.