Notification of Application to Operating Engineers Local 825 Apprenticeship Program

Two-hundred fifty (250) applications will be available for the Operating Engineers Local 825 Apprenticeship Program class that will begin January 2022. This class of apprentices will be part of a dual program with Hudson County Community College; apprentices will take classes at HCCC and earn credits toward an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Applications must be completed online starting at noon on November 15, 2021. Applications will be closed after 250 submissions; please be ready with all required documents.

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Applicant requirements (must upload documentation 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 or GED transcript,
  4. All military veterans must provide a copy of DD-214.

2022 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 2022:

  • Seven 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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IUOE LOCAL 825 announces its 2021 scholarship contest winners

THE 2021 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS have been selected. They will receive up to $10,000 over four years of schooling, the beneficiaries of Local 825’s fundraising events held throughout the year. This year’s ten winners are:

Three of the ten won awards in specific categories. Seven were awarded scholarships based on academic criteria. Here are this year’s winners.

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2021 Middlesex & Somerset Counties AFL-CIO Labor Council’s Raymond A. Peterson Scholarship

This program offers three awards: First place, $2,500. Second place, $1,500. Third place, $1,000.

Students are eligible if they have a parent or guardian who is a member in good standing in a local union which is affiliated with the Middlesex and Somerset Counties AFL-CIO Labor Council or if the applicant is a union member.

In addition, applicants also must:

  1. Provide verification of acceptance at a post-secondary educational institution and verification of a B average or above in the graduating class.
  2. Write an essay of not less than 250 words on the subject of the Labor Movement detailed on the application form. Instructions are found on the application form.

Completed application and essay must be postmarked by Thursday, April 15, 2021 and mailed to Frank Burke, whose address is found on the application.

Middlesex-Somerset Counties AFL-CIO Labor Council’s Raymond A. Peterson Scholarship Application Form

9th Annual Golf Outing is Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Golf slots are sold out but that SPONSORSHIPS are still available. Click here for sponsorship info.

For eight straight years, the Local 825 scholarship fund-raising golf outing has taken place, even through last year’s virus-related shutdowns. The ninth annual outing is scheduled for May 9 and it is not too early to register to play or participate as a sponsor. We’ve attached a flyer with all the details so save the date for another great year, all for the benefit of our scholarship fund and our children and grandchildren.


Gambler Ridge Golf Club
121 Burlington Path Road
Cream Ridge NJ 08514


Saturday, May 8th, 2021
11:30 AM – Lunch
1:00 PM – Shotgun Start
(Lunch and Dinner included)

Click here for registration and sponsorship form.