Machinists exec to serve on the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has appointed Southwestern Illinois union executive Dave Weaver to the Worker’s Compensation Advisory Board. The appointment, one of a series made to the same board, is subject to Senate confirmation.

Weaver serves as the directing business representative of District 9 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union, and president of the Illinois State Council of Machinists.

Previously, Weaver worked as a business representative with District 9, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union, until being appointed assistant business director.

In addition, Weaver served the AFL-CIO as labor liaison with United Way of Greater St. Louis, Illinois Division and as Illinois vice president.

Weaver began his career as a Machinist as an apprentice mechanic and a journeyman mechanic in Belleville.

Photo from District 9 website.

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