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Happy Thanksgiving!
11/23/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The Officers, Executive Board, Business Representatives, Chief and Area Stewards and our Staff would like to wish all of our members a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. As we spend time with our families please consider helping a child who isn’t blessed with all that we are thankful for by donating to the IBEW – 21 Day of Giving Toy & Coat Drive by clicking the link above.
Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
11/22/17 - IBEW Local 332
The Union Office and the Dispatch Hall will be closed beginning Thursday November 23rd and will reopen for business on Monday November 27th. It is a four (4) day weekend for all classifications in Dispatch: Inside, S&C, Residential and Material Handlers. May you and your family have a safe and joyous weekend.
11/22/17 - IBEW Local 6
In Memory Of....
11/22/17 - IBEW Local 191
One of our dear Brothers, David L. Brune, passed away this last week. Born 5/01/1940 - 2017 A 52 year member of IBEW Local 191. You will be missed.
Turkey Trot-All slots filled
11/20/17 - IBEW Local 332
We have used all 106 slots for this years Turkey Trot. Thank you to all who signed up and to those who support the effort each year. Once again the proceeds will benefit great local organiziations that need our help. For those who are registered there are a few things to remember: 1. We are going to meet at 7:30am for a group picture.
Closed for Thanksgiving!
11/20/17 - IBEW Local 483
Click the flyer for all of the info!!!
IBEW - 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive Kicks Off Today!
11/19/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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 Days of Giving Toy and Coat Drive kicks off today and will run through December 9th. The children whose holidays we hope to brighten are assisted by Bethany Home, Crittenton Centers, Mercy Home, My Joyful Heart, and Scwab Rehab Hospital. There are over 1000 children served by these organizations. We are proud to partner with our Brothers and Sisters from IBEW Local 1220 in our IBEW - 21 Days of Giving Toy and Coat Drive. Please donate today!
IBEW Local 332 Holiday Party/Open House
11/17/17 - IBEW Local 332
Our annual Holiday Party/Open House will be on Saturday December 9, 2017 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. As always there will be photos with Santa, crafts for the kids, and a lite lunch served. In addition the EWMC will have their 2nd Annual Chili Cookoff during the Holiday Party. This is a fundraiser for EWMC activities.
IBEW 21 Members Ratify Agreement with JULIE
11/16/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The membership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21), working at the JULIE One Call Center in Joliet, Illinois voted overwhelmingly to accept the tentative five year agreement that was reached on November 8, 2017. For more information contact IBEW 21 Business Representative Grace Rivera.
Empty Bowls Event Will Help Fill Bowls of Neighbors in Need
11/16/17 - IBEW Local 483
Empty Bowls Event Will Help Fill Bowls of Neighbors in Need Local potters, woodworkers, and glassblowers have spent countless hours making bowls this past year to donate to Empty Bowls, an annual event that aims to fill the empty bowls of Pierce County residents in need. Each year, the line starts forming an hour before the doors open.
Liberty Towers-volunteer opportunity
11/10/17 - IBEW Local 332
10+ volunteers needed for putting up the Liberty Towers Retirement Home Christmas lights on Saturday December 2, 2017. If you can volunteer please leave a message with an Admin or at 408/979-5517 or at Thanks.
Power Line Clearance Tree Trimming Apprenticeship is looking for INSTRUCTORS!!
11/10/17 - IBEW Local 659
Hi All, I would like to share this flyer with everyone at the local’s.  If you could post it in the hall and share at your unit meeting that would be great!  We have a large number of apprentices this year and we may need to recruit a few more assistant instructors for this summer’s climbing labs.  If you have any questions or suggestions, please let me know.
Veterans Day Holiday
11/09/17 - IBEW Local 332
On Friday November 10th the Union Office and the Dispatch Hall will be closed in honor of the Veterans Day Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Monday November 13th. To all of you who are veteran's of our armed services, thank you for your service to our country and for the duty you've shown to your respective branch of service.
Chicago OEMC-911 Bargaining Survey
11/09/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 has posted the 2017 City of Chicago OEMC Bargaining survey on our website. It is designed to be completed by all IBEW 21 members currently working at the City of Chicago OEMC. We are asking all current Local 21 OEMC members to take the time to fill out the survey completely. Your input is valuable as we develop proposals before we enter into negotiations with The City of Chicago for our contract that expires on December 31, 2017. Deadline to participate is Sunday, November 26, 2017.
Tree Trimming Apprenticeship Instructor Needed
11/08/17 - IBEW Local 483
IBEW 21 Members at JULIE Reach Tentative Agreement
11/08/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 members working at the JULIE One Call Center in Joliet have reached a new 5 year tentative agreement.  The tentative agreement includes wage increases totaling 12% over the life of the contract and a $600 signing bonus.  Our JULIE members will receive details of the agreement along with contract ratification information. A contract overview meeting and ratification vote will be held on November 15, 2017 at 7:00pm at Elks Lodge 296 located at 250 SE Frontage Rd, Joliet, IL. Your bargaining team is recommending that JULIE members vote to accept the tentative agreement. For more information contact IBEW Local 21 Business Representative Grace Rivera at 630-960-4466 ext. 257.
11/08/17 - IBEW Local 659
Local Union 659, IBEW Beginning December 18th, 2017 Local Union 659 will begin dispatching off our out-of-work books for AMI Meter Installers with Aclara.  At the peak of the project the company will need 48 Installers to remove and replace PP&L meters. The location of work will begin in Dallas over to the coast and coming down as low as Cottage Grove.
IBEW Per Capita Increase
11/07/17 - IBEW Local 768
There will be a $1.
Union Meeting Corrections!!!!!
11/07/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
In the October issue of Frontline the information for the Unit 3 and 6 Union Meetings was wrong.  The location for the Unit 3 meeting was incorrect. The correct Unit 3 information is: Unit 3 Thursday, November 16th at 7:00 pm. Red Roof Inn & Suites 1212 W Lincoln Highway DeKalb IL. The time for the Unit 6 meeting was incorrect. The Unit 6 meeting in Springfield will start at 7:00 pm.
70 and 40 Year Pins
11/07/17 - IBEW Local 768
Congradulations to Jack Jarrett (left) and Pat Muri (right). Jack Jarrett received his 70 year pin and Pat Muri received his 40 year pin. Jack had worked as a IBEW construction lineman for his career before retiring. Pat Muri had worked as an apprentice under Jack and later moved on to work for Flathead Electric Cooperative before retiring.
Building Trades Christmas Party
11/07/17 - IBEW Local 768
The 13th annual Western Montana Building Trades Christmas Party will be held at the Eagles Lodge, 2420 South Avenue in Missoula on Friday December 15, 2017. The party will start at approximately 4-5 p.m. with Santa arriving at 6:30 p.m., continuing until 8 p.m. If any of you have children under the age of 13, Santa will have gifts for them.
2018 Wanda Waldo Memorial Scholarship
11/06/17 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
Members - The 2018 Wanda Waldo Scholarship info is now posted. Please click on the tab on the left hand side under Member Resources Menu.
10/31/17 - IBEW Local 551
JULIE Bargaining Update
10/27/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Bargaining with JULIE began on October 10, 2017 and we have met with management several times since then.  We have had discussions on many articles of our collective bargaining agreement which expires on November 15, 2017. Many proposals have been passed back and forth. While we try to move forward management has passed regressive proposals. They currently want to eliminate your paid lunch periods. It will take the solidarity of all our members to reach a fair contract. We all must stand in solidarity!
Doug Williams Named Labor Person of The Year
10/23/17 - IBEW Local 50
Doug Williams Named Labor Person of The Year Local 50’s Doug Williams was recently honored by being chosen United Way Labor Person of the Year. Doug has led efforts for IBEW for many years in helping members of our community in times of need through charitable contributions to United Way.
Open Calls
10/13/17 - IBEW Local 191
Journeyman Electricians wanted!!!!!! We currently have open calls, many commercial and refinery projects with more coming in.  If you have a Washington State EL-O1 license we have jobs available. The refinery work requires a TWIC card as well as an OSHA 10, C-Stop, or PNWRSO.
AT&T Benefits Annual Enrollment 2018 for Current ACTIVE Employees
10/11/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Active Employees The Annual Enrollment period for AT&T Midwest Active Employees began on October 9th at 7 a.m. and continues through October 20th at 7 p.m. Central time. A correction period will run during the two weeks immediately following the enrollment period. PLEASE NOTE: ALL EMPLOYEES CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN THE BARGAINED MIDWEST PPO OR MIDWEST HCN PLANS HAVE BEEN DEFAULTED BY AT&T INTO OPTION #2. TO KEEP THE SAME COST SHARE STRUCTURE YOU HAD IN 2017 YOU MUST SELECT OPTION 1 WHEN ENROLLING IN YOUR 2018 BENEFITS IF YOU DON’T YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE OPTION #2 BENEFITS IN 2018.
2017 Affordable Housing Guide
10/11/17 - IBEW Local 6
2018 Peanut Butter Drive
10/05/17 - IBEW Local 483
Shop Steward Training
10/05/17 - IBEW Local 483
Rest in Peace - Jesse Davis 10-17
10/04/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 57
Health Fair
10/03/17 - IBEW Local 648
There is going to be a Health Fair at the hall on Saturday, October 14th. It is from 7:00 AM-1:00 PM. It is for members who are paying into Local 648's Health Plan. Appointments are necessary, so call 1-877-732-8258.
COPE Raffle
10/03/17 - IBEW Local 648
The COPE Raffle will be held on Friday, October 13th at 6:30.  Tickets are $100.00.
Christmas in the Park
10/01/17 - IBEW Local 332
We have enough volunteers signed up as of Thursday. We will be working at the annual Christmas in the Park display this coming Saturday November 18th at 8:30am. Parking will be on the perimeter of Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park in downtown San Jose. We will be parking on Market Street on the SW corner of the park, across from the Tech Museum.
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Larry Judkins
09/28/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Larry Judkins, who worked at AT&T, in the Elgin Garage.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. Visitation: Sunday October 1, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Funeral service:Monday, October 2, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Symonds-Madison Funeral Home 305 Park Street Elgin.
United Way Resolution
09/28/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 57
OSHA 10 ET&D Training
09/25/17 - IBEW Local 483
Last Chance to Get Your ILLINI Football Tickets
09/21/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
This is your last chance to order your tickets to join your IBEW 21 sisters and brothers at the ILLINI Football game on October 14th which includes the tailgate before the game. Last orders will be taken on Monday September 25th so we can get you your tickets on time.
Hurricane Disaster Fund
09/19/17 - IBEW Local 332
As you know there have been a couple of devastating hurricanes in the last month, threatening and displacing thousands of men, women and children. Many families have lost their homes, cherished possesions, vehicles and a place to go to work. Major hardship has been inflicted.
Endorsed Candidates
09/19/17 - IBEW Local 483
?Please Consider Voting for these Local 483 Endorsed Candidates: ??Victoria Woodards  Mayor, City of Tacoma ?Robert Thoms        Dist 2, City of Tacoma ?Catherine Ushka    Dist. 4, City of Tacoma ?Chris Beale            Dist. 5, City of Tacoma ?Lillian Hunter         Dist.
Letter to Governor Walker on Prevailing Wage
Prevailing Wage
IBEW 21 mourns the loss of our Brother MSgt. Mark Evans
09/18/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother MSgt. Mark Evans, who worked for AT&T in the Mount Prospect Garage. Our Brother founded the non-profit organization Pizzas For Patriots where he delivered a slice of home to our service men and women stationed overseas. Visitation: Wednesday September 20 from 3:00-9:00 pm. Service: Thursday at 10:00am. Grove Memorial Chapel 1199 S Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, Il. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
09/18/17 - IBEW Local 191
If you are interested in learning the ins and outs of the Rep and Organizer positions, apply today for the Local 191 intern program. Contact the Everett Office for details. 425-259-3195
Hurricane Disaster Fund
09/12/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 194
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers has a fund where Members can contribute to Hurricane Disaster Relief for Members affected by the recent hurricanes.
IBEW Hurricane Relief Fund
09/08/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Dear Sisters and Brothers: Hurricane Harvey has wreaked devastation on the city of Houston, cities throughout the Gulf Coast region, and the island of Puerto Rico. Hurricane Irma is threatening the southeastern United States, we call on IBEW members throughout the United States and Canada to stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters and support the Hurricane Disaster Fund.
Veterans' Day Parade November 11, 2017
09/01/17 - IBEW Local 332
To All IBEW Local 332 Members and Families: Please join M.E.P.S. and Organized Labor to support our military Veterans at the 2017 Veterans' Day Parade in downtown San Jose. If you would like to march in the parade representing the IBEW’s support of Veterans, we ask that you meet us at the corner of Delmas and W. Santa Clara streets to check in at 10:15am.
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