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New Way to Pay
12/11/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 194
IBEW 194 is proud to now offer, to our members, the ability to pay your dues online and update info. It will be in full operation starting in January 2, 2020.  To access it, you can type the link in your address bar or come to this web site, IBEW194.org, where we will have an “online dues” link you can click under this sites Log-in.
Call our Senators to protect PBF and NEBF
12/11/19 - IBEW local 14
Statement of the AFL-CIO Retirement Security Working Group on the Grassley-Alexander Multiemployer Pension Plan Proposal December 2, 2019 After a lifetime of hard work, working people deserve to retire with dignity. The labor movement is proud of our negotiated multiemployer pension plans, which have provided retirement income security for millions of working people for decades.
Death Assessment #175
12/11/19 - IBEW Local 648
Just a reminder to check your dues receipt and to make sure you are up to date on death assessments. We are at #175. Also, a reminder to get your $10.00 into Bobby to support the children of our deceased brothers and sisters.
SAVE OUR PENSIONS: ACT NOW
12/09/19 - IBEW Local 768
Sisters and Brothters, The republicans in the Senate have released their proposal for addressing Multiemployer Pension Plan issues. It is worse than the proposal received last year from the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pensions. If is passes it will cut benefits to retirees, raise premiums, and tax our health pensions.
2020 Calendar
12/06/19 - IBEW Local 332
Give Your Time or Donate to Help a Kid
12/04/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls in Chicago is asking for IBEW volunteers to fill their remaining slots at their Aftercare Christmas party on Thursday, December 12th from 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. We realize this is short notice if you cannot volunteer and would like to brighten the holidays for a child in need please donate to the IBEW 21 & 1220 Toy & Coat Drive.
2019 Open House Holiday Party
12/03/19 - IBEW Local 332
2019 Annual Open House Holiday Party! Pictures with Santa! Snacks and drinks! Kids arts and crafts!
Christmas Cards!!
12/03/19 - IBEW Local 191
We have Retiree Christmas cards at all our Local Offices.....Come in and pick a few up to delivery. Enjoy conversations with our retired members.
Rest in Peace Brother Thomas Hayes
11/30/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Thomas Hayes, who worked at AT&T. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and coworkers. Visitation Sunday, December 01, 2019 2:00PM - 8:00PM Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home 24021 Royal Worlington Drive Naperville, IL Funeral Mass Monday, December 02, 2019 11:00AM St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church 15629 S. Rt. 59 Plainfield, IL
2020 Union Sportsman Alliance Calendars now available
11/26/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
The Union Sportsman Alliance calendars are now available for a $25.00 donation to the Sick and Needy Fund.  Limited quantity available, pick up yours today!  Cash and Check donations only paid directly to the hall.  Once a calendar is purchased make sure to register by mail for the 2-GUNS-A-WEEK Sweepstakes or at this link: https://unionsportsmen.
IBEW 21 & 1220 Toy & Coat Drive Kicks Off Today!
11/24/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive Kicks Off Today! As we enter the holiday season it is time for us to once again brighten the holidays for children who are assisted by charities in the areas where we live and work.  The IBEW 21 & 1220 Toy and Coat Drive kicks off today and will run through December 13th.
Christmas Party - Saturday, December 7
11/20/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
Local 769 donation link
11/20/19 - IBEW Local 387
Photo's with Santa
11/19/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 194
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T-Shirt and Hat Designs Available
11/18/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Sister Uwani Littleton
11/18/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Sister Uwani Littleton, who worked at the AT&T Grace Street Call Center. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends and coworkers. Funeral Day Saturday, November 23, 2019 1:30 PM Sacred Memories Funeral Home 2024 E. 75th Street,Chicago
Future Events
11/14/19 - IBEW Local 648
We have quite a few things coming up at the hall in the upcoming weeks. Friday, November 15th at 6:00 will be the date for the pig roast. We will have some sides such as green beans, mac & cheese, and cheesy potatoes and the desserts will be pies from Hydes. Feel free to bring a side or dessert if you want. Kid's Christmas will be held on December 7th from 10:00 to noon.
AT&T Benefit Enrollment Ends Friday & Toys & Coats
11/13/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
November 13, 2019 The open enrollment deadline for AT&T Benefits is THIS Friday, November 15th at 7 p.m. DON’T FORGET GO TO att.com/benefitscenter or call 1-877-722-0020 to enroll. When enrolling make sure you pick the correct plan that meets your needs.  Some employees have been confused because of the way the benefits website is set up.
Official Notice
11/08/19 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
LU 659's 2nd Annual Christmas Celebration
11/07/19 - IBEW Local 659
LOCAL UNION 659, IBEW 2019 Christmas Celebration We invite you and your family to join us for our second annual Christmas Celebration with a special guest, Santa Claus, on Saturday, December 7th. Event will be held in the large meeting room at the Local Union Office.  There will be catered food and gifts for children up to age 12.
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Paul David Rogers
11/05/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Paul David Rogers, who worked at AT&T. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and coworkers. Visitation Friday, November 8, 2019 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM Curley Funeral Home 6116 West 111th Street Chicago Ridge - Funeral Service Saturday, November 9, 2019 11:00 AM St. Terrence Church 4300 W. 119th Place
AFL-CIO Scholarship
11/05/19 - IBEW Local 326
The 62nd Annual Massachusetts AFL/CIO Scholarship Program Dear Sisters/ Brothers, I hope this letter finds you all well. The 62nd Annual Massachusetts AFL/CIO Scholarship Program is underway. Applications for the exam are now being accepted. This is an online process. Students who wish to take the exam can register by visiting www.massaflcio.org/scholarships and submitting a form. Applications will be accepted October, 2019 – Friday, December 20, 2019. The deadline is firm, no registrations will be accepted after Friday, December 20, 2019. It is the responsibility of the student to notify their school guidance office that they plan to take the exam. The exam this year will be held on Monday, February 10, 2020 at participating high schools. The 2020 study guide and new interactive study website will be available 12/1/19. **Please note: the study guide has been updated and old guides should not be used for this exam. Thank you for your time and have a Safe and Happy Holiday Season. Kind regards, James G. Red Simpson Business Manager
JOINT LABOR CONTRACT RATIFIED
11/01/19 - IBEW Local 483
The Tacoma Joint Labor contract was ratified with a 95% yes vote. Thank you to those supporters who took the time to VOTE.
Looking for that last minute gift... Look no further!
11/01/19 - IBEW Local 659
Looking for any last-minute gifts for your Local Union 659 Member?  Come down to the hall, we have merchandise for you!  Check out a variety of shirts and sweatshirts, along with miscellaneous products such as pints, mugs and hats! Remember all proceeds help support the Brotherhood Fund.
Snow Storm - October 2019
10/24/19 - IBEW Local 2034
It’s been two weeks since Manitoba’s “storm of the century” took the province by surprise, and left residents without power for extended periods of time.  It’s estimated that this storm impacted over 200,000 Manitobans, showering them with the heavy snowfall that downed hydro towers, poles and lines across southern Manitoba.
International Dues Increase 2020
10/23/19 - IBEW Local 551
INTERNATIONAL DUES INCREASE 2020 2020 INTERNATIONAL DUES INCREASE TO $42 FOR "A" MEMBERS AND $23 FOR "BA" MEMBERS.
2019 IBEW 396 Christmas Party
10/22/19 - IBEW 396
Brothers and Sisters, It’s that time of year again when we start selling tickets for our upcoming Christmas Party! This year’s party will take place on Saturday, December 21, 2019@ the Pairs Hotel and Casino starting at 7:00 p.m. Dinner and Dance tickets will go on sale beginning Wednesday, October 16, 2019 and just like last year, tickets can be purchased online at: http://book.passkey.com/go/IBEW396
AT&T Mobility Grace Street 2020 Benefit Enrollment
10/15/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
THIS UPDATE ONLY APPLIES TO IBEW AT&T MEMBERS WORKING AT THE AT&T GRACE STREET MOBILITY CALL CENTER (YELLOW CONTRACT). The Annual Enrollment period for AT&T Grace Street Mobility Call Center Employees began on Monday, October 14th at 7 a.m. and will continue through Friday, November 15th at 7 p.m.
Please help support your fellow SEIU union members working for Jackson county get a fair contract by following the link and voicing your support!"
10/14/19 - IBEW Local 659
Please help support your fellow SEIU Union Members by clicking the link below: https://act.seiu.org/onlineactions/Q-_zqzDjAkym12pI0HEiBQ2 Thanks you for your support.
2019 Place Your Bets for Vets
10/08/19 - IBEW Local 332
Join us Friday Nov 1st @ 5:30pm to play some cards and raise money for an excellent Veteran's organization!
2019 Halloween
10/07/19 - IBEW Local 332
Saturday Oct 26th @ 5:30pm...come join us for some trick or treating, games and a "haunted house"!
AT&T Annual IBEW CORE Enrollment for 2020 Benefits
10/07/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
AT&T CORE Annual Enrollment for 2020 Benefits The Annual Enrollment period for AT&T CORE Employees begins on Monday, October 14th at 7 a.m. and will continue through Friday, November 15th at 7 p.m.
Letter from the Business Manager
10/04/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
Address Updates
09/23/19 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
Attention Local 266 Members: Please make sure to call the hall at 602-275-6222 and update your mailing address if you have recently moved. Thank you.
Youth Hunt 2019
09/19/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 194
Offering Childcare support while parents participate in a Pre-Apprentice Program
09/18/19 - IBEW Local 659
While the pre-apprentice programs are tuition-free, the high cost of childcare is a barrier to many parents wishing to enter the high-paying construction industry.  The  BOLI-LCSA childcare initiative works with OSATC-approved pre-aprrenticeship programs across the state to provide childcare funding for parents completing their pre-apprentice couse work.  Learn more at www.
EXPLORE THE TRADES: NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED!
09/17/19 - IBEW Local 659
In response to the growing need for skilled tradespeople, WorkSource Rogue Valley (WSRV) is offering a free Pre-Apprenticeship program, open to everyone, starting Monday, September 30th in Medford. To learn more visit http://worksourcerogue.org/job-seekers/training-opportunities/pre-apprenticeship-program/ Contact Lyda Woods at lydaw@worksourcerogue.org regarding this press release.
AT&T Announces Jobs Cuts in Illinois
09/13/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Friday, September 13, 2019 (4:00 PM CST) - Today, AT&T announced a surplus affecting 15 Automotive Equipment Technicians represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21). Employees in Title Group 4 who are interested in taking a SIPP must have their paperwork in by 5 p.m. (CST) Monday, September 23, 2019.
Inside Update
09/13/19 - IBEW Local 291
Opening letters have been exchanged in both the IBEW/NECA and the IBEW/QEI contracts. Bargaining meetings will begin the week of September 16th. Updates will be posted here.
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Vincent James Bruno
09/11/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Vincent James Bruno, who worked at AT&T. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and coworkers.
IBEW Local 483 Stands with UFCW Local 367
08/27/19 - IBEW Local 483
IBEW Local 483 Stands in Solidarity with UFCW. We will not spend our UNION earned wages at any grocery store where there is a labor dispute.
NEAP & NEBF FORM 1099-R HAS MOVED TO THE ONLINE BENEFITS PORTAL
08/26/19 - IBEW Local 659
Benefit recipients who previously received their forms 1099-R electronically through taxforms.nebf.com will now access these tax documents through the NEAP’s and NEBF’s Online Benefit Portal.  The last sever years of forms 1099-R will be available in the portal for members to view.  For more information print off the informational attachment below.
RIP Brother Tony Carito
08/21/19 - IBEW Local 648
Rest In Peace Brother Tony Carito. The visitation for Tony will be at Queen of Peace on Friday, August 23rd from 10:00-11:30, followed by a mass at 11:30. IBEW services will be held at the sight of the funeral at St. Mary's in Lindenwald on Pleasant Ave at 1:00.
2019 Contract Vote
08/21/19 - IBEW Local 199
RESULT OF 2019 CONTRACT VOTE September 10, 2019 Dear Brother and Sisters, The contract voting was completed, I conducted the count today Tuesday, September 10, 2019 the results of the count; Contract Ratified by 80% of the membership voting. Fraternally, Michael Thayer Election Judge IBEW, Local 199
This Week’s Union Meetings - Time is Running Out Get Your Tickets
08/19/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
There will be union meetings this week in Alton, Springfield and Danville.  If you are considering going to the IBEW 21 Union Day Game with the White Sox on Sunday, September 8th time is running out to get your tickets.  Bob P. will be placing the ticket order by the end of this week. Union Day with the Fighting ILLINI is on Saturday, September 21st.
TAKE ACTION - PROTECT IBEW APPRENTICESHIPS
08/19/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 57
Attack on Apprenticeship Programs
08/16/19 - IBEW Local 332
Brothers and Sisters, please take a moment to learn about the recent attacks on accredited apprenticeship programs.
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IBEW 21 & 1220 Toy & Coat Drive

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