Nominations for the 2024 Cushing-Gavin Awards are open.

Nominations Are Due by August 22, 2024 - This year's event will be held on Friday, December 6, 2024, at the IBEW 103 Hall in Dorchester.

Selection Process

Each year, the Labor Guild of Boston, affiliated with the Archdiocese of Boston, recognizes four outstanding practitioners in the area of labor-management relations. Awardees are selected for their commitment to labor-management relations, professional competence, moral integrity, and concern for the community. FOUR awards are presented each year to actively functioning representatives

  1. Union Official – either elected or appointed.
  2. Management Representative – either public or private sector.
  3. Rev. Ed Boyle, SJ – Auxiliary – embraces such groups as arbitrators, academics, and public agency personnel, and support professionals.
  4. Labor-Management Counsel – Attorneys in private practice serving as counsel for either management or labor. This year’s award is for a labor-side attorney.

Nominees must work within the geographic area of the Archdiocese of Boston – that means, roughly, Eastern Massachusetts. Nominations are open to people of all faiths.

CGA Nomination Form

The Selection Committee needs more than just names and titles. Nominations should be accompanied by as much detail as possible about the candidate’s career.

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Candidates should exemplify (1) Moral Integrity, (2) Professional Competence, and (3) Community Concern.
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