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Death of Member
06/19/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
We regretfully inform you that Huey C. Beard, Jr. passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018.  He was a member of the EDBF and has been assigned #119.
2018 PRIDE PARADE
06/19/18 - IBEW Local 6
ALL ARE WELCOME !!! PLEASE SHARE... IBEW Local 6 Contingent Coordinators for this year’s event – they are still looking for volunteers. Please Contact: Stacey Ned (fayened@gmail.com) Rayna Garcia (rayna.garcia@gmail.com)
8th Annual Car Show
06/19/18 - IBEW Local 191
The Next Shop Steward Training is Here!!!
06/18/18 - IBEW Local 483
Sign up for this VALUABLE Training TODAY!
M2M Leadership Quarterly Meeting!
06/18/18 - IBEW Local 483
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AT&T General SIPP Due Date is 6/29
06/18/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
On Friday, AT&T announced the company is going to offer a General SIPP to employees working in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. If you are a Telecommunication Specialist – TFS, Customer Systems Technician – TFS - Business Services or a Customer Systems Technician – TFS. The deadline to turn in your paperwork to accept a General SIPP is 5 p.m. (CST) Friday, June 29, 2018.
RIP Brother Fred Knapper
06/15/18 - IBEW Local 191
Brother Fred Knapper passed away 6/12/2018, he will be greatly missed. Services will be held at: St.
AT&T Announces SIPP Offers
06/15/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Friday, June 15, 2018 (11:00 a.m. CST) – Today AT&T officials announced the company is going to surplus four employees in Illinois and offer a General SIPP to employees working in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The announcement will affect employees represented IBEW21. Prior to the announcement, AT&T contemplated making deep cuts in the TFS, U-Verse and Central Office organizations. With the Time Warner merger being approved your Union leadership saw an opportunity to lessen the impact of the pending announcement and entered into both formal and informal conversations regarding possible scenarios and their effects. As a result hundreds of jobs were taken off of the chopping block. We are continuing to work to protect as many jobs for as long as we can in the rapidly changing industry in which we work.
MERCY FLIGHT GROUP ENROLLMENT
06/15/18 - IBEW Local 659
Mercy Flights Group Enrollment. The IBEW discount rate is $65.00. Please contact the Hall at (541) 664-0800 for application.
Bylaw Vote Results
06/13/18 - IBEW Local 191
Results of the recent Bylaw propsal to reduce the Organizing: 76 - NO 52 - YES Motion Fails.
36th Annual IBEW Local 332 Picnic
06/11/18 - IBEW Local 332
Please join us at Coyote Ranch for the 36th Annual IBEW Local 332 Picnic!  Saturday, July 14, 2018 Coyote Ranch  10:00 am - 4:30 pm  Tickets are on sale now at the IBEW Local 332 Hall! $5.00 for Steak and $3.00 for Hot Dog Tickets will only be available at the gate if the event does not sell out prior. Please call the hall at (408)269-4332 with any questions.
AT&T Wage Increases and Contracts
06/07/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
On Sunday, June 24, 2018 wage increases for our members working at AT&T go into effect.  Since the signing of the contract members have asked, “Where are the AT&T contract books?” This has been answered numerous times at union meetings, in Frontline and by your Officers, Chief Stewards and Business Representatives. The contract has not been printed as required by AT&T because in the final proof your Union Representatives found errors made by AT&T and the company still needs to correct them. Some of the errors are: missing commas, misspellings, corporate name changes, and other grammatical errors. It is important to understand AT&T's errors do not affect the substance of the contract. The contract is in full effect. We have a binding collective bargaining agreement.
IBEW 21 White Sox 2018 Solidarity Event
06/05/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Join us on Union Day at Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday, September 9th-Game Time 1:10pm White Sox vs. Angels. Special Ticket Pricing for Union Members. $7.84 - Upper Box, $11.20 - Outfield, $26.88 - Lower Box, $10 - Parking Pass, $7.75 - Hot Dog Value Meal. Order Your Tickets Today!
2018 Contract Vote Results:
05/31/18 - IBEW Local 191
IBEW Local 191 2018 Contract Vote Results are as follows: 183 - YES 88   - NO
Skagit County Fair Volunteer Schedule: Wed., Aug. 8 to Sat., Aug. 11
05/30/18 - IBEW Local 191
Skagit County Fair Volunteer Schedule: Wed., Aug. 8 to Sat., Aug. 11 All Workers, organized or not, are invited to participate in the Labor Tent! Please help find people to volunteer!
2018 Primary COPE Endorsements
05/28/18 - IBEW Local 332
The COPE endorsements for Santa Clara County are posted in the attachement. You can also go to the ibewvotes.com link on the right hand column of this homepage and follow the proper links. The COPE endorsement list is for IBEW members and their family and is intended for their use.
YWCA - SV Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
05/28/18 - IBEW Local 332
Save the date and join us in participating in the YWCA - SV Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on June 20, 2018. This international walk to end violence against women will take place at Santana Row in San Jose. Read more for details.
Victory at City of San Jose
05/28/18 - IBEW Local 332
Since last year the MEPS have asked members to help persuade the San Jose City Council to enact a reasonable Community Workforce Agreement (CWA). Last night your hard work has paid off. On Tuesday April 3rd the SJ City Council voted to implement a fair and equitable CWA, on an 8-3 vote.
Passing of Bruce Baxter
05/27/18 - IBEW Local 332
"It is with great sadness that the family of Bruce Baxter, former Business Manager for IBEW 332, announces his passing on May 5th, 2018.  In loving memory of his many years of dedicated service to the local, the family is asking anyone who wishes to honor him to make a donation to the Alzheimers Association in his name.
And the Winners Are…
05/22/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The IBEW Local 21 Scholarship Committee met and awarded scholarships to family members of eight IBEW Local Union 21 members.  This year’s essays topics were: “How can the Union grow stronger in the wake of Right to Work?” and “What do you get from growing up in a Union home?" We would like to congratulate our IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship winners: Tyler Dahm Lauren LaMore Cieran Locke Amanda Rodriguez Matthew Rodriguez Lenette Ruiz Kacie Sherman Thomas Stancato.
Local 332 COPE Awards
05/16/18 - IBEW Local 332
At the 2018 9th District Progress Meeting, Local 332 received recognition for our commitment to COPE.
IBEW Life Saving Award
05/16/18 - IBEW Local 332
In recognition of his heroism, Brother Saul Garcia received the IBEW Life Saving Award.
M2M Training - Get Registered TODAY!!!
05/15/18 - IBEW Local 483
2018 IBEW Local 483 Calendar of Events
05/15/18 - IBEW Local 483
Local 266 Picnic
05/14/18 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
I.B.E.W. Local 266 upcoming picnic dates/locations: NGS Union Picnic - Sat, June 2nd from 12pm - 5pm at PERA on Haul Rd Valley Union Picnic - Sat, June 16th from 11am - 4pm at PERA  1 E. Continental Dr, Tempe, AZ Please join us for Good Food and a Great Time! We look froward to seeing you soon.
OSHA 10
05/09/18 - IBEW Local 648
The hall will have OSHA 10 classes May 14th, May 15th, and May 16th at 4:30 PM.
2018 Hunger Walk - Team IBEW 483
05/07/18 - IBEW Local 483
Thank you to all of you that donated or participated in the 2018 Hunger Walk. Team IBEW 483 was able to get donation in the amount of $2,420.00! Congratulations and Thank you for your continued support to the Emergency Food Network. EFN give food to 71 food pantries, meal sites and shelters in Pierce County. 55% of the visits to the food programs are on behalf of children and seniors.
Pickup Your Application Here
05/07/18 - IBEW local 14
IBEW 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Cordell Williams
05/04/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Cordell Williams, who worked at AT&T, in the Chicago Heights Garage. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
United Traffic Control
05/03/18 - IBEW Local 125
United Traffic Control is looking for flaggers.
PUCN Question 3 Final Report
05/01/18 - IBEW 396
The Public Utilities Commission voted Monday to approve a 109-page report warning that adoption of a retail energy choice ballot question in 2018 could raise power rates and cost millions of dollars to implement.
IBEW 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Mark Reczek
04/20/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Mark Reczek, who worked at AT&T, in the Westmont Garage.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
Read Frontline – Scholarships – Clothes
04/20/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Read Frontline- The ink hasn’t even hit the paper yet, but you can read your April 2018 issue of Frontline right now. Scholarship Deadline Nears - The IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship deadline is Friday, May 4, 2018. Dress for Success Closet Clean Up Drive - Help the kids at Mercy Home and My Joyful Heart by donating your unwanted clothes.
Giants Union Night @ AT&T Park
03/30/18 - IBEW Local 6
Participants at Retirees Meeting
03/28/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 194
March 27th
03/27/18 - IBEW 280
Clay Shoot for 2018
03/27/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 194
IBEW Local 194 will host a clay shoot on April 21st, 2018 for Members and invited guest. See the attached flyer and if you would like to shoot please call the Union Hall at 688-0194 to reserve a spot.
Bulls Tickets – Clothing Drive - Facebook
03/26/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
We are holding our first ever Dress for Success Closet Clean Up Drive from April 1st - April 30th. We will be collecting interview clothes for the kids at Mercy Home and your other clothing donations will help those served by My Joyful Heat. Half price tickets are still available for IBEW Local 21 Member Night with the Bulls on Saturday, April 7th - 7:00 p.m. when the Chicago Bulls take on Brooklyn Nets.  If are thinking about ditching Facebook but use it to get our updates stay in the loop by signing up for our email and texting updates.
Bring Us Some Peanut Butter Please!!!
03/23/18 - IBEW Local 483
AT&T Voluntary General SIPP Announcement
03/15/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
March 15, 2018 - Today, AT&T announced they will be reducing headcount by offering a General SIPP to their employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21). No layoff has been declared! Discussions took place between IBEW 21 representatives and AT&T management. The outcome of those talks led to the announcement of a General SIPP Offer and a potential surplus was avoided.
IBEW Local 21 Night with the Bulls
03/14/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local 21 Member Night with the Bulls on Saturday, April 7th - 7:00 p.m. IBEW Local 21 members, family and friends are invited to enjoy watch as the Bulls battle the Nets. On this special night, all IBEW Local 21 members, retirees, family and friends can purchase discounted Chicago Bulls tickets.
Inside Negotiations
03/13/18 - IBEW Local 768
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LOCAL UNION 125's 2018 CHARITY GOLF & SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
03/13/18 - IBEW Local 659
IBEW LOCAL 125 2018 Charity Golf & Softball Tournament SAVE THE DATE The tournament is sponsored by IBEW Local 125 for IBEW members and family.  Charity Golf Tournament August 17, 2018 @ Rivers Edge Golf Course.  34th Annual Charity Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament @ Skyline Sports Complex.  For more information see attached SAVE THE DATE FLYER.
High Speed Rail-First Work In Our Jurisdiction
03/10/18 - IBEW Local 332
Have you been wondering if High Speed Rail (HSR)will ever make it to San Jose with all the negative press and questions about the financials? Well a lot has to go right in the next 5 years to make it happen but the High Speed Rail Authority (HSRA) recently announced that at least some work will begin in our jurisdiction.
Stay Connected & Stay Informed with IBEW 73
03/09/18 - IBEW Local 73
What's Happening at IBEW 73 Get connected and stay informed
Mercy Home March For Kids Solidarity Events!
03/02/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW 21 members, retirees and their families are being asked to help spread awareness about the plight of abused, neglected and abandoned young people.  March for Kids is Mercy Home’s annual campaign centered on building awareness of the plight of the children in their care. Every March, thousands of volunteers take to Chicago’s streets at St. Pat's Parades to raise critical funds that give Mercy Home’s kids a safe, loving home, clothing, meals, and a warm bed away from traumatic pasts.
Years of Service
02/25/18 - IBEW Local 291
Sunday February 25th is the last day to RSVP for the 2018 Years of Service Pin Ceremony/Apprentice Graduation.
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