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2019 Valley Picnic
02/15/19 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
Mark Your Calendars !!! Local 266 Valley Picnic PERA  1 E. Continental Dr. Tempe, AZ - Ramada #4 Saturday, March 16th  11:00am - 4:00pm Lunch Served 12:00pm - 2:00pm Lots of fun for the whole family.
Sign the Petition! Protect Public Safety!
02/14/19 - IBEW Local 332
Brothers and Sisters, please read the information and sign the petition urging the CSLB to ensure that battery energy storage systems are installed by skilled and qualified C-10 licensed contractors! Please follow the link below. https://safeenergystorage.
2019 Barracudas Night
02/14/19 - IBEW Local 332
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Graduation and Pin Ceremony
02/12/19 - IBEW Local 291
Friday February 15th is the last day to RSVP for the ceremony.
Meeting Postponed
02/11/19 - IBEW local 2325
*** Due to the impending snow storm, tomorrow's Central Unit meeting is postponed until next Tuesday 2/19 in Framingham.
Brother Mark Johnson
02/08/19 - IBEW Local 100
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Brother Mark Johnson. Mark lost a short lived battle with cancer. His wife and family would like to extend an invitation to any of his coworkers and friends to pay their last respects at a Celebration of Life that will be held on February 22nd from 5-7pm at: The Sportsman's Club 10645 N. Lanes Rd.
Helping Our Injured Brother
02/08/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, our Brother Thomas Marin, an AT&T Premises Technician from Alsip, Illinois was in a very serious accident involving a semi-truck, while working on detail in North Dakota. He sustained very serious injuries and is in stable condition.  We know he will have a long road to recovery. During these trying times IBEW 21 members, managers and friends are being asked to help. In a coordinated effort to help, IBEW Local 21 is accepting donations to assist Tom and his family during his recovery. Voluntary donations can be made through the IBEW 21 Member Assistance Fund. It is on the same webpage we use for our 21 Days of Giving Drives.
February 6th
02/06/19 - IBEW 280
RIP
02/05/19 - IBEW Local 191
Greg Goetz's wife passed away, The funeral service is Saturday February 9 at 11:00 am at Heritage Church in Odessa. Turn right at the Wheatland Bank go 1 block on right. Our thoughts and prayers are with Greg and his family.
Battery Energy Storage Systems
02/05/19 - IBEW Local 100
Brothers and Sisters, We currently have several Solar projects with Energy Storage PLA's in place and waiting for funding. It is critical that we make sure these jobs are performed by our Inside Wiremen contractors (C-10) and not by a purely solar company (C-46).  If we lose these jobs to the C-46 contractors, anyone can do them and that means laborers stealing our work again.
2019 IBEW/NECA SAFETY SUMMIT
02/05/19 - IBEW Local 659
2019 IBEW/NECA SAFETY SUMMIT PARTNERING TOGETHER ON THE JOURNEY TO HUMAN AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE Join us for this conference highlighted by two safety presentations.  One training session by Michael Nash of Nash Conulting who will discuss behavior-based recognition with human and organizational performance as it relates to safety.
2019 CEU Class schedule
02/04/19 - IBEW Local 768
The following 2019 CEU classes are scheduled. If you wish to attend please contact the office to RSVP at least 10 days in advance of the training date listed.
Death of Member
02/01/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
We regretfully inform you that retiree Duane Knutson passed away on January 29, 2019.  He was a member of the EDBF and has been assigned #123. DUANE ANDEEN KNUTSON(1933 - 2019) KNUTSON, DUANE ANDEEN  Duane Andeen Knutson, 85, born in Thief River Falls, MN on 8/19/33, passed away on January 29, 2019 due to a lengthy illness.
2019 IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship
01/29/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Our Local union is proud to offer, on an annual basis, the IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship Program, available to all IBEW Local Union 21 members and their immediate family. Each year, our Local awards up to ten winners scholarships of $1000 each. Applicants must submit their application and a minimum of a 1,000 word essay or show your creativity through a video, photograph, or music. Applications must be received by Friday May 3, 2019. Essay Topics are: What are the effects of President Trump’s NLRB appointees to the Labor Movement and What are the effects of President Trump’s Supreme Court Judge appointments to the Labor Movement?
OSHA 10 ET&D Training
01/28/19 - IBEW Local 483
Cold Weather Safety Reminder
01/27/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
WORK SAFE! With the snow and extremely cold weather hitting our area we remind all members to work safely when helping those we serve. All members should review the safety documentation given to them by their employers.  OSHA provides many safety tips for workers who work in extremely cold conditions. We All Must Remember No job is so important and no service is so urgent that we cannot take the time to perform our jobs safely. Please check on your family, friends and neighbors to make sure they are safe and forward this information to others who may be at risk.
Special Tree Meetings
01/24/19 - IBEW Local 483
We are on Facebook!
01/22/19 - IBEW Local 191
COME CHECK US OUT! CLICK ON THE READ MORE LINK TO DIRECT YOU THERE!OR CLICK ON THE FACEBOOK TAB ABOVE TO SEE THE FEED!
Steward Training February 23, 3019
01/21/19 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
ATTENTION Local 266 Stewards: Local 266 will be hosting a Steward Training class on Saturday, February 23rd from 8am-4pm at the hall. Please call the hall by Friday, February 1st at 602-275-6222 to either RSVP or decline attendance.  If you have further questions please feel free to call the hall.
2019 Wanda Waldo Memorial Scholarship
01/21/19 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
Local 266 Brothers & Sisters, The 2019 Wanda Waldo Memorial Scholarship Essay contest information is now posted. Please login to our site and click on the 2019 Wanda Waldo Memorial Scholarship tab under the Member Resources menu. Good luck.
Chicago Blackhawks IBEW Member Discount!
01/21/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Join your IBEW 21 Brothers and Sisters at two Blackhawks games.  You can purchase specially discounted tickets for these games: Blackhawks vs Vancouver Canucks-Monday, March 18th 7:30 pm and Blackhawks vs Colorado Avalanche-Sunday, March 24th 7:00 pm Go to the links and enter the discount code: LABOR Tickets are very limited score yours by ordering today.
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Our Brother Jeffrey Harris
01/17/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Jeffrey Harris, who worked at AT&T, in the Joliet Garage.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and coworkers.
M2M Training - Get Signed Up Today!
01/17/19 - IBEW Local 483
New Office Hours Coming Soon!
01/17/19 - IBEW Local 483
Save The Date - Educational Workshop
01/15/19 - IBEW Local 332
IBEW Local 21 Day With the Bulls
01/15/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local 21 Member Day with the Bulls on Sunday, March 3rd - 2:30 p.m. IBEW Local 21 members, family and friends are invited to watch as the Bulls battle the Hawks. On this special day, all IBEW Local 21 members, retirees, family and friends can purchase discounted Chicago Bulls tickets.
Residential Job Fair
01/08/19 - IBEW Local 332
Residential Wireman Job Fair, Saturday Jan 12th @ JATC, 9am - 2pm
JORDON COVE PROJECT
01/07/19 - IBEW Local 659
TO: LU 659 Membership From:  Mike Scarminach Date:  1/7/2019 RE:  Jordon Cove Project Local Union 659 Membership, We have been asked again, to help the Jordan Cove Project get over another hurdle.
Volta Instructor wanted
01/04/19 - IBEW Local 483
Volta is looking for an instructor.
Union Sportsman Alliance Raffle Calendars Available
01/03/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
The Local has 50 calendars available for a donation of $25.00.  Please contact the hall for more details. Please see this link for more details on the firearms being raffled.  http://unionsportsmen.
Sad News
12/28/18 - IBEW Local 659
With great sadness, we wish to let our membership know that Todd Freitag, Journeyman Lineman, with City of Bandon, lost his battle with cancer on December 11, 2018.  Todd’s service will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Bandon Christian Fellowship located at 1190 Face Rock Drive, Bandon, Oregon 97411.  Reception to follow at The Barn.
2018 Year in Review
12/28/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The Officers, Executive Board and Staff would like to wish you a Happy New Year.  We thank everyone for their support and involvement in our many activities in 2018.  We hope to see you in 2019. Together we will continue to make a difference in the communities where we live and work.
"A" Membership Dues Increase
12/26/18 - IBEW Local 768
Effective January 1, 2019 there will be an increase of one dollar ($1.00) for the IBEW Pension Benefit Fund (PBF) contribution, which applies to "A" members only. January 1, 2019 Locla 768 "A" member dues will be fourty four fifty ($44.50) a month. "BA" member dues will remain the same ($25.50) a month. Letter from International President, Lonnie Stevens.
AT&T Surplus Announcement
12/14/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Friday, December 14, 2018 (11:00 CST) – Today AT&T announced a surplus impacting 27 of their employees in Illinois. The job cuts will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21). Voluntary Separation Packages (VSIPP) are available to eligible employees who are not affected by today’s surplus announcement. You must electronically file for a VSIPP by 5 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, December 19, 2018.
The Kids Need Your Help!
12/05/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive ends this Saturday, December 8th.  We are far short of our goal.  We would like to provide a coat and toy for each of the 1000 children assisted by My Joyful Heart, BCMW Community Services, Bethany Home, Crittenton Centers, and  Mercy Home. If you able, please consider making a donation so we can brighten the holidays for children in need in the areas where we live and work. If you are collecting donations in your work locations please talk to your Chief Stewards and Business Representatives and let them know what you have collected so we can make arrangements to get your donations to the children.
Sad News
12/04/18 - IBEW Local 659
Edwin D. Hill, 81, of Beaver, passed away early Saturday morning, December 1, 2018 at UPMC Mercy, Pittsburgh. Born August 11, 1937 in Center Twp., he was a son of the late William H. and Bessie E. Weigle Hill. Ed began his career with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 712, Beaver in 1956, graduating from the apprenticeship program as a Journeyman Wireman in 1960.
Holiday Office Closure
11/30/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 57
IBEW LOCAL 57 WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 24TH, 2018  AND TUESDAY DECEMBER 25TH, 2018, FOR THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY. WE WILL ALSO BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 31ST, 2018 AND TUESDAY JANUARY 1ST, 2019, FOR NEW YEARS. WE WILL REOPEN ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2ND, 2019 AT 7:00 AM. HAVE A HAPPY HOLIDAY.
2019 Dues Increase Notice
11/30/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
DUES INCREASE NOTICE The Delegates of the 39th IBEW International Convention, which was conducted in St. Louis, Missouri, during the week of September 19 through 23, 2016, approved several amendments to Article IX of the IBEW Constitution.  Accordingly, effective January 1, 2019, there will be an increase of one dollar ($1.
Holiday in the Park Discount
11/29/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Holiday in the Park Discount IBEW members can purchase discounted tickets for admission to Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Great America for 12/1 – 12/2 and 12/26-12/31. You can purchase tickets for $30 by visiting the Six Flags website. Once you get there, pick Six Flags Great America as your park and in the upper right corner enter promo code: IBEWHOLIDAY Don’t forget about this kids who won’t have the opportunities our families can enjoy this holiday season. Please donate to the IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy and Coat Drive
IBEW Partnering with other Unions to Defend Public Services
11/28/18 - IBEW Local 2034
IBEW Partnering with other Unions to Defend Public Services Partnership makes its case for injunction against legislated wage freezes “Over the past 2 days, our partnership made some very compelling arguments that the act is already infringing the Charter rights of public sector workers. We have done everything possible to put our best foot forward.
Unions Say Legislation Violates Right to Collective Bargaining
11/28/18 - IBEW Local 2034
Manitoba Hydro should remain a public utility
11/28/18 - IBEW Local 2034
Manitoba Hydro should remain a public utility By Wab Kinew, published in the Winnipeg Free Press March 29, 2018 Manitoba Hydro is at a crossroads. People in our province expect Manitoba Hydro to be reliable. When our families flip a switch, we expect the lights to come on, and when our families open our bills, we expect them to be affordable.
2018 Christmas Celebration
11/28/18 - IBEW Local 659
Give Your Time – Mercy Home Needs Holiday Volunteers
11/27/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
It is “Giving Tuesday” and we are asking our members to give in a different way today.  It is time to volunteer for IBEW 21’s most popular community service activity the Mercy Home Aftercare Christmas Party. Mercy Home for Boys & Girls in Chicago needs IBEW 21 volunteers to help out at their Aftercare Christmas party on Thursday, December 13th from 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. They need us to fill a number of roles such as setting up, guest check-in, assisting with kid’s activities, the toy table and helping Santa. If you can't make it and would like to brighten the holidays for a child in need please donate to the IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive.
Happy Thanksgiving!
11/22/18 - 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 headline above.
IBEW - 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive Kicks Off Today!
11/16/18 - 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 Days of Giving Toy and Coat Drive kicks off today and will run through December 8th.
How can you Help those that are affected by the Northern California Wildfires?
11/15/18 - IBEW Local 659
Afternoon Brothers and Sister, I have been in contact with Brother Meredith at Local 340 and he forwarded me the link below for anyone that would like to donate to Brothers, Sisters and their families affected by the Northern California wildfires. https://www.gofundme.
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