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Donate For Free!

Updated On: Jul 30, 2018 (12:38:00)
July 30, 2018 This is your opportunity to donate to the IBEW 21 Days of Giving - Back to School Supply Drive for free! We learned of a great way you can save money and donate to the drive.  Menards has school supplies on sale.  When you buy 10 notebooks and 10 packs of pens Menards will send you a rebate for the full price of those items which can be used on a future purchase Read More...
Time is Running Out - Get Your Cougars Tickets

Updated On: Jul 26, 2018 (08:30:00)
July 26, 2018 Time is running out for you to join IBEW 21 members at the Kane County Cougars game on Saturday, August 18, 2018.  This is a family friendly event with a pregame concert, postgame fireworks, kids can run the bases and it is also Super Hero night. Complete information about the event can be found here. The deadline to order your tickets is this Sunday July 29th Read More...
IBEW 21 Back to School Supply Drive Starts Today!

Updated On: Jul 23, 2018 (12:47:00)
July 23, 2018 As our children prepare to start another school year, IBEW Local Union 21 is holding our annual Back to School Supply Drive.  We are collecting supplies and donations for children assisted by Mercy Home, My Joyful Heart, Crittenton Centers and Bethany Home Read More...
Sox – Cougars – School Supplies

Updated On: Jul 17, 2018 (08:58:00)
July 17, 2018 Just a few reminders about upcoming IBEW 21 events. The IBEW 21 Days of Giving – Back to School Supply Drive starts next week.  Information on the Drive can be found here. Please begin setting up collection areas in your work locations.  Your donations will benefit members in need and school children in the areas where we live and work Read More...
IBEW 21 and CBRE Reach Tentative Agreement

Updated On: Jul 13, 2018 (10:38:00)
July 13, 2018 IBEW Local Union 21 and CWA District 4 have each reached a tentative agreement with CBRE.  The agreement contains many improvements over existing contract provisions which were made to address the concerns of our members Read More...
IBEW 21 - Kane County Cougars Solidarity Event

Updated On: Jul 09, 2018 (18:10:00)
Join your IBEW 21 Brothers & Sisters and their families! Saturday, August 18, 2018 Gates open 4:30 PM   Pre-game Hi- Infidelity Concert 4:45 PM Game time 6:30 PM Postgame Fireworks Box Seat Bundle Tickets $19 One (1) Box Seat ticket and $10.00 in Ozzie Dollars.   Ozzie Dollars can be used to buy anything at the ballpark. It is Superhero Night Read More...
Heat-Related Illnesses Can be Fatal; Would You Know What to Do?

Updated On: Jun 29, 2018 (10:20:00)
June 29, 2018 With the extreme heat and humidity hitting our area we remind all IBEW Local 21 Union members to take proper precautions while working outside, going to and from work, and while enjoying your time at home. We also ask that you check on your co-workers, family, friends, neighbors and all others who may be at risk Read More...
Volunteer at the Mercy Home Picnic!

Updated On: Jun 29, 2018 (08:15:00)
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls in Chicago needs IBEW 21 volunteers to help out at their Friends First & AfterCare Summer Picnic on Saturday, July 21st from 11:30 - 4:00. They need Local 21 members to fill a number of roles such as assisting with kid’s activities, games, serving food and setting and cleaning up Read More...
IBEW Local 21 Officers' Election Results

Updated On: Jun 21, 2018 (13:28:00)
June 21, 2018 The Local Union Officers’ Election and Unit Officers’ Election is complete all the ballots have been counted. Under the election rules, each office is decided by the candidate receiving the most votes for that specific office Read More...
AT&T General SIPP Due Date is 6/29

Updated On: Jun 18, 2018 (09:28:00)
AT&T General SIPP Due Date is 6/29. 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 Read More...
AT&T Announces SIPP Offers

Updated On: Jun 18, 2018 (08:41:00)
Friday, June 15, 2018 (11:20 a.m CST) – Today AT&T officials announced the company is going to surplus four (4) employees in Illinois and offer a General SIPP to employees working in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The announcement will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW21) Read More...
AT&T Wage Increases and Contracts

Updated On: Jun 07, 2018 (17:38:00)
On Sunday, June 24, 2018 wage increases for our members working at AT&T go into effect.  The new wage rates can be found here. (You will have to scroll down past the first page.) Since the signing of the contract members have asked, “Where are the AT&T contract books Read More...
IBEW 21 White Sox 2018 Solidarity Event

Updated On: Jun 06, 2018 (10:59:00)
IBEW 21 Solidarity Event Join us on Union Day at Guaranteed Rate Field White Sox vs. Angels Special Ticket Pricing for IBEW 21 Members Read More...
And the Winners Are…

Updated On: May 22, 2018 (13:16:00)
May 22, 2018 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 Read More...
IBEW 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Cordell Williams

Updated On: May 04, 2018 (14:33:00)
May 4, 2018 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 Read More...
IBEW 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Mark Reczek

Updated On: Apr 20, 2018 (14:59:00)
April 20, 2018 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 More...
Read Frontline – Scholarships – Clothes

Updated On: Apr 20, 2018 (13:02:00)
Frontline The ink hasn’t even hit the paper yet, but you can read your April 2018 issue of Frontline right now by clicking here. Scholarship Deadline Nears The deadline to put $1,000 in your pocket is nearing.  The IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship deadline is Friday, May 4, 2018.  It is available to all IBEW Local Union 21 members and their immediate family Read More...
IBEW 21 Dress for Success Closet Clean Up Drive

Updated On: Apr 02, 2018 (17:37:00)
IBEW 21 Dress for Success Closet Clean Up Drive April 1st – April 30th Spring is the time of year when we clean out our closets and pitch clothes we will never wear. IBEW 21 members can help the kids at Mercy Home and from My Joyful Heart by donating their unwanted clothing items Read More...
Bulls Tickets – Clothing Drive - Facebook

Updated On: Mar 26, 2018 (13:58:00)
March 26, 2018 Dress for Success Clothing Drive 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 Read More...
AT&T Voluntary General SIPP Announcement

Updated On: Mar 15, 2018 (16:08:00)
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 Read More...
IBEW Local 21 Night with the Bulls

Updated On: Mar 14, 2018 (12:50:00)
IBEW Local 21 Member Night with the Bulls! Chicago Bulls vs. Brooklyn Nets - Saturday, April 7th - 7:00 p.m Read More...
Mercy Home March For Kids Solidarity Events!

Updated On: Mar 02, 2018 (11:00:00)
March 2, 2018 Mercy Home March For Kids! 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 Read More...
UPDATE on Mitigated Prem Tech Reduction Discussions

Updated On: Feb 23, 2018 (18:15:00)
February 23, 2018 As the result of many conversations between IBEW 21 representatives and AT&T’s Labor Relations Department, on February 14, 2018 the contemplated layoff of IBEW 21 Premises Technicians was stopped.  Since then talks on the implementation of alternatives have taken place Read More...
Celebrate the Life of Brother Anthony Santo

Updated On: Feb 19, 2018 (15:50:00)
February 19, 2018 Celebrate the life IBEW Local 21 Brother Anthony Santo, Customer Systems Technician – Schaumburg, Illinois. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Celebration of Life: Sunday, March 18, 2018   Hockey Game – 4:20 p.m Read More...
Premise Technician Overtime Payment Issue Fixed

Updated On: Feb 16, 2018 (14:13:00)
February 16, 2018 During 2017 bargaining improvements were made in the overtime language for Premise Technicians (Appendix C Article 5.03).  Personal Days and Floating Holidays are now included in the calculation of hours counted towards weekly overtime.  The language took effect on June 25, 2017 but the company’s payroll systems were not updated to include this provision Read More...
Layoff of AT&T Prem Techs – STOPPED!

Updated On: Feb 14, 2018 (16:21:00)
February 14, 2018 On February 2, 2018, AT&T notified IBEW Local Union 21 they were contemplating a Premise Technician Layoff.  Since then there have been multiple conversations between AT&T’s Labor Relations Department and representatives from IBEW 21 Read More...
AT&T Contemplates Layoff

Updated On: Feb 06, 2018 (08:56:00)
February 2, 2018 AT&T notified IBEW Local Union 21 that they are contemplating a Premise Technician Layoff.  A layoff has not been announced.  We received this notification because of the letter that was negotiated during 2017 Bargaining stating in part: Read More...
Cold Weather Safety Reminder

Updated On: Jan 03, 2018 (11:19:00)
January 3, 2018 WORK SAFE! With the 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 Read More...
Kids on Break Driving You Nuts? – Let Them Earn You Some Cash!

Updated On: Dec 28, 2017 (10:58:00)
December 28, 2017 Now that they’ve opened all their presents it’s time to put the kids to work on paying for all those gifts!  Your kids can spend the rest of their break working on their submissions for an IBEW Local Union 21 or Chicago Federation of Labor scholarship Read More...
IBEW 21 Response to AT&T’s Recent Tax Cut Announcement

Posted On: Dec 21, 2017 (11:09:33)
December 21, 2017 Shortly after the passage of the bill that provides massive tax cuts for corporations in the United States, AT&T announced its plans to distribute bonuses to its employees.  On the surface that is great news for employees whose careers will continue with AT&T throughout 2018.  Many are appreciative, as they should be Read More...
SIPP and VSIPP Deadlines at AT&T

Posted On: Dec 18, 2017 (17:03:19)
December 18, 2017 Last week AT&T announced a surplus of 110 employees.   Round One SIPP and VSIPP requests for any employee who wants to leave the payroll must be submitted by Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 5pm CST Read More...
IBEW 21 Response to AT&T’s Irresponsible Layoff Announcements

Updated On: Dec 15, 2017 (13:56:00)
December 15, 2017 (12:45 PM CST) The Officers and Staff of IBEW Local Union 21 are extremely frustrated and downright pissed off with the lack of respect, responsibility and social concern regarding the way AT&T management handles surplus situations.  Departmental level vice presidents down to local first-line managers have been prematurely releasing information regarding surpluses Read More...
AT&T Announces Illinois Job Cuts

Updated On: Dec 15, 2017 (08:58:00)
Friday, December 15, 2017 (11:00 CST) - Today, AT&T announced a surplus affecting 110 employees in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The job cuts will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21) Read More...
401K Transition from AT&T Savings and Security Plan (ASSP) to AT&T Retirement Savings Plan (ARSP)

Updated On: Dec 27, 2017 (12:04:00)
December 8, 2017 As part of the current AT&T/IBEW contract, employees currently eligible to participate in the ASSP will transition to the ARSP effective January 1st, 2018. Balances in the ASSP (if any) will be transferred to one consolidated account under ARSP Read More...
The Last 7 Days!

Updated On: Dec 03, 2017 (09:28:00)
December 3, 2017 As you head out to do your Holiday Shopping please consider picking up a toy or coat for a child whose holiday you can brighten.  The IBEW – 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive ends in seven days on Saturday, December 9th.  If you want to avoid the crowds donate online by clicking here Read More...
Give Your Time – Mercy Home Needs Holiday Volunteers

Updated On: Nov 28, 2017 (12:02:00)
November 28, 2017 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 Read More...
Happy Thanksgiving!

Updated On: Nov 23, 2017 (06:10:00)
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 here Read More...
IBEW - 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive Kicks Off Today!

Updated On: Nov 19, 2017 (07:48:00)
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 9th Read More...
IBEW 21 Members Ratify Agreement with JULIE

Updated On: Nov 16, 2017 (10:47:00)
November 16, 2017 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 Read More...
Chicago OEMC-911 Bargaining Survey

Updated On: Dec 08, 2017 (07:09:00)
November 9, 2017 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 Read More...
IBEW 21 Members at JULIE Reach Tentative Agreement

Updated On: Nov 08, 2017 (12:24:00)
November 8, 2017 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 Read More...
Union Meeting Corrections!!!!!

Updated On: Nov 07, 2017 (13:13:00)
November 7, 2017 In the October issue of Frontline the information for the Unit 3 and 6 Union Meetings was wrong. We apologize for the error and any confusion it may have caused. 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 Read More...
JULIE Bargaining Update

Updated On: Oct 27, 2017 (12:55:00)
October 27, 2017 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 Read More...
EXTRA! EXTRA! Read Frontline!

Updated On: Nov 08, 2017 (07:04:00)
October 26, 2017 The October issue of IBEW 21 Frontline is in the mail if you can’t wait to read the latest edition you can get your copy now by clicking here. If you didn’t know we have archives of old newspapers dating back to 1947 on ibew21.org you can view them here.  If you happen to have an old issue that you don’t see on ibew21 Read More...
AT&T Benefits Annual Enrollment 2018 for Current ACTIVE Employees

Updated On: Oct 11, 2017 (18:40:00)
October 11, 2017 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 Read More...
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Larry Judkins

Updated On: Sep 28, 2017 (16:14:00)
September 28, 2017 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 Read More...
Last Chance to Get Your ILLINI Football Tickets

Updated On: Sep 21, 2017 (08:43:00)
September 21, 2017 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. Order your tickets here. More info on the game can be found here. Last orders will be taken on Monday, September 25th so we can get you your tickets on time Read More...
IBEW 21 mourns the loss of our Brother MSgt. Mark Evans

Updated On: Sep 18, 2017 (17:06:00)
September 18, 2017 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 Read More...
IBEW Hurricane Relief Fund

Updated On: Sep 08, 2017 (10:22:00)
September 8, 2017 The following message is from IBEW International President Lonnie Stephenson regarding IBEW Members who have and or will be affect by the hurricanes ravaging our Nation… 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 Read More...
Join Us at the Union Day ILLINI Football Game!

Updated On: Aug 31, 2017 (13:28:00)
August 31, 2017 Celebrate your Union Pride with the University of Illinois Fighting ILLINI! Join your sisters and brothers on Union Day Saturday, October 14th when the ILLINI take on Rutgers at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. Tickets are only $25 and includes a complimentary all-Union Tailgate with food and beverages in Lot 31 Read More...
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Sandro Giannetta

Updated On: Aug 25, 2017 (15:19:00)
August 25, 2017 IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Sandro Giannetta, who worked at AT&T, in the Chicago Stewart Garage.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. Visitation: Saturday, August 26, 2017 11am-12pm Fagen-Miller Funeral Home 8580 Wicker Ave., St Read More...
Don’t Forget Time is Running Out!

Updated On: Aug 10, 2017 (15:43:00)
August 10, 2017 Ticket sales for the Sox game on September 3rd have picked up. We only have 23 lower box and 18 upper level box seats available.  If you are planning on going please order your tickets now.  We would like to get our group order in ASAP!  Order your tickets here. School Supply Drive The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Back to School Supply Drive ends on Sunday Read More...
Union Meetings-Sox Tickets-School Supplies

Updated On: Aug 08, 2017 (13:59:00)
August 8, 2017 Union meetings start tonight; a complete list of the meetings can be found here.  Please bring your school supply donations to the meetings. We are asking all members to participate in the IBEW 21 Days of Giving Back to School Drive that ends on August 13th.  Donations are slow this year Read More...
DirectSat Technicians Vote Union YES!

Updated On: Aug 02, 2017 (16:30:00)
August 2, 2017 DirectSat satellite installers in South Holland voted union yes and will continue to be represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21.  These workers are trailblazers in their industry they are the first group at DirectSat to become IBEW members Read More...
Rock Island Members - Reach Their Goal!

Updated On: Jul 31, 2017 (13:07:00)
July 31, 2017 Our IBEW 21 members in the Rock Island Call Center were given what seemed like an impossible goal but after just the first week of the IBEW 21 Days of Giving - Back to School Supply Drive, they did it!  We contacted Bethany Home in Rock Island and inquired how many kids would need a backpack and they said they have 60 children in their program Read More...
DirectSat Workers Need your Help!

Updated On: Jul 28, 2017 (13:16:00)
July 28, 2017 DirectSat Technicians in South Holland voted to become members of IBEW Local 21 in 2014.  Since then management took benefits away from their workers.  They paid union avoidance attorneys to deny workers their right to obtain a first contract.  IBEW 21 and these workers have been fighting back Read More...
Buy Tickets Help Your Sister!

Updated On: Aug 04, 2017 (08:07:00)
July 24, 2017 Tickets are still available for the Gary Railcats Baseball game on Sunday, August 6th.  Admission to the game is only $10.  Tickets for the Slugger Meal are no longer available.  The proceeds of the event benefit our Lake County Dispatcher who lost her husband just prior to the birth of their first child Read More...
Back to School Supply Drive Starts Today!

Updated On: Jul 24, 2017 (09:05:00)
July 24, 2017 The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Back to School Supply Drive kicks off today.  We are asking all members to donate at least one school supply and $1 for the over 1000 children who are assisted by the charities we are helping, Mercy Home, My Joyful Heart, Crittenton Centers & Bethany Home Read More...
Great America Discounted Tickets

Updated On: Jul 20, 2017 (11:29:00)
July 20, 2017 IBEW members can purchase discounted tickets for admission to Six Flags Great America on 7/29, 7/30, 8/5 & 8/6. You can purchase tickets for $37 by visiting the Six Flags website Read More...
Congratulations to Our Scholarship Winners!

Updated On: Jul 19, 2017 (13:10:00)
July 19, 2017 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. Our Local awards scholarships of $1000 each Read More...
IBEW 21 White Sox Solidarity Event

Updated On: Jul 17, 2017 (10:44:00)
IBEW 21 Solidarity Event Join us on Union Day at Guaranteed Rate Field White Sox vs. Rays Special Ticket Pricing for Union Members! $5 - Upper Box Seats $25 - Lower Box (Limited Availability) * $10 – Parking Pass / $7 Read More...
Back to School Supply Drive Starts Soon!

Updated On: Jul 14, 2017 (08:53:00)
July 14, 2017 Sisters, Brothers, Retirees & Friends of IBEW Local 21, believe it or not we’ve reached that time in the summer when it is time to start thinking about sending the kids back to school! As we shop for our kids let’s also remember the children from the charities Local 21 helps who will be lacking the supplies they need for a successful school year Read More...
Get Your Kunas Fundraiser Tickets at Union Meetings

Updated On: Aug 04, 2017 (08:08:00)
July 12, 2017 You can get your 50/ 50 Raffle tickets and game tickets to help our Sister Amanda Johnson at the July Union meetings!   Dates and times for the meetings can be found here. Join us on Sunday, August 6th at a Gary Southshore Railcats Baseball Game Read More...
Solidarity Event to Help our Sister

Updated On: Aug 04, 2017 (08:10:00)
June 27, 2017 The IBEW 21 Michael A. Kunas Beneficiary Committee will be holding a solidarity fundraising event to help our Sister Amanda Johnson and other IBEW 21 members who have endured major setbacks or losses.  Join us on Sunday, August 6th at a Gary Southshore Railcats Baseball Game Read More...
Solidarity Event and Raffle to Assist IBEW 21 Members

Updated On: Aug 04, 2017 (08:11:00)
IBEW Local Union 21 Kunas Memorial Solidarity Event and 50/50 Raffle to Benefit our Sister Amanda Johnson and IBEW 21 Members in Need. Order All Your Tickets Now Here! Order Your Tickets Today Here. All Sales Final - All Purchases are Non-Refundable. Print the above bulletin board posting and distribute it to your coworkers by clicking here Read More...
IBEW Members Ratify Agreement with AT&T

Posted On: May 26, 2017 (14:11:08)
IBEW Members Ratify Agreement with AT&T Friday May 26, 2017 - 5:00pm (C.D.T.) – The membership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers System Council T-3 (IBEW SCT-3) employed by AT&T have voted to accept the tentative agreement that was reached on April 26, 2017 Read More...
Did You Get Your AT&T Ballot?

Updated On: May 12, 2017 (10:41:00)
May 12, 2017 AT&T Contract ratification ballots were mailed out last week.  If you didn’t get yours call the IBEW 21 Union Hall at 630-960-4466 ext. 0 or contact your Chief Steward or Business Representative.  Complete contract info can be found on ibew21.org Read More...
Wage Benefit Aid and Detailed AT&T Contract Changes

Updated On: Mar 21, 2018 (10:11:00)
May 10, 2017 To help members determine how the economics of the tentative agreement with AT&T affect them we have developed a Wage Benefit Aid.  It contains the economic gains for many job titles over the life of the contract vs the increase in monthly medical premiums Read More...
IBEW - AT&T Tentative Agreement Details Update

Updated On: May 03, 2017 (11:05:00)
Friday, April 28, 2017 - Earlier this week the IBEW SCT-3 announced a new tentative agreement was reached with AT&T. This update contains more information on changes made to articles, appendixes, memorandums and letters. More information and a contract overview will be provided at the May IBEW Local 21 Union meetings and specially called meetings which can be found here Read More...
Union & Specially Called AT&T Contract Overview Meetings

Updated On: Apr 27, 2017 (17:30:00)
April 27, 2017 May Union meetings have changed and additional AT&T Contract Overview meetings will be held during the Month of May.  Please print a copy of the May meeting bulletin board posting for your work location by clicking here Read More...
IBEW – AT&T Reach Early Tentative Agreement

Updated On: May 01, 2017 (11:13:00)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 2:00pm (CDT) - The IBEW System Council T-3 (SCT-3) and AT&T reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering approximately 5,000 employees working for the company nationwide primarily in Illinois and Northwest Indiana Read More...
Help Build a Home for a Vet!

Updated On: Apr 20, 2017 (07:50:00)
April 20, 2017 IBEW Local 21 is proud to sponsor A Soldier’s Journey Home to benefit U.S. Army SPC Anthony (Tony) Chobanov who served in the wars in both Afghanistan and Iraq.  At the young age of 19, Tony walked into the Army recruiting office and pledged his life to the service and defense of America Read More...
IBEW & AT&T to Begin Bargaining Talks

Updated On: Mar 27, 2017 (08:56:00)
March 21, 2017 – Today the IBEW System Council T-3 (IBEW SCT-3) and AT&T agreed to begin “early bargaining" to renegotiate their collective bargaining agreement that is set to expire on June 24, 2017.  The agreement covers employees working for the company across the United States with the majority working in Illinois and Northwest Indiana Read More...
Cards Cubs Game CANCELED

Updated On: Mar 08, 2017 (14:10:00)
March 8, 2017 The Cards Cubs solidarity event that we had planned for May 13th has been CANCELED.  The Cards were unwilling to guarantee a fixed ticket price because of their dynamic pricing policy.  Since our last discussion with the Cards they have increase their ticket prices as a result it is with great disappointment that we canceled this event Read More...
Start Your Week Off Right

Updated On: Mar 05, 2017 (16:51:00)
March 5, 2017 Take your IBEW 21 AT&T Bargaining Survey tonight by clicking here.  All surveys must be completed by Wednesday March 8th.  Your username is your Union Card number. Your password is solidarity21 unless you have previously changed your password.  If you dont know your card number contact bobp@ibew21.org. Save the Date Read More...
In 6 Days!

Updated On: Mar 02, 2017 (05:20:00)
6 Days! March 2, 2017 Your IBEW 21 AT&T Bargaining Survey needs to be completed in 6 Days! If you haven’t completed yours do it now by clicking here. All surveys must be completed by March 8th! If you do not know your union card number contact bobp@ibew21 Read More...
Mercy Home needs More Volunteers!

Updated On: Mar 01, 2017 (09:50:00)
March 1, 2017 We were just contacted by Mercy Home and they are hoping more IBEW 21 members and retirees could volunteer for their March for Kids Events that start this Saturday.  They don’t have enough volunteers and need our help.  They know it is short notice but if you can volunteer this Saturday in Forest Park it would be greatly appreciated Read More...
Be a Winner!

Updated On: Feb 24, 2017 (11:07:00)
February 24, 2017 The IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship Committee is accepting 2017 scholarship applications from IBEW 21 members and their immediate family.  Applicants must submit an application and a 1000 word essay or show their creativity on the “Pros and cons of increasing the minimum wage”.  All materials must be received by Friday, May 5, 2017 Read More...
Dinner Time!

Updated On: Feb 23, 2017 (15:07:00)
February 23, 2017 As you sit down to dinner tonight talk to your family about the issues that are important to you then take the IBEW 21 AT&T Bargaining Survey by clicking here.  All responses are due by March 8th. Your username is your Union Card number. Your password is solidarity21 unless you have previously changed your password. Solidarity Read More...
Solidarity Events! - March For Kids

Updated On: Feb 22, 2017 (11:48:00)
February 22, 2017 IBEW 21 members, retirees and their families are being asked to help spread awareness about the plight of abused, neglected and abandoned young people. Please join your IBEW 21 sisters and brothers by volunteering.  We will March for Kids to help the children served by Mercy Home. Saturday March 4th - Noon Forest Park St Read More...
IBEW 21 - AT&T Bargaining Survey

Updated On: Nov 02, 2017 (08:52:00)
DISREGARD THIS MESSAGE IT IS BEING USED AS A TEST PAGE!!!! - BOB P. 11-2-17 Tuesday, February 14, 2017 IBEW Local Union 21 has posted the 2017 AT&T Bargaining survey on our website. It is designed to be completed by all IBEW 21 members currently working at AT&T. We are asking all current Local 21 AT&T members to take the time to fill out the survey completely Read More...
Do We Have Your Updated Info

Updated On: Feb 10, 2017 (14:59:00)
February 10, 2012 In order for IBEW 21 members to keep up to date on what is happening across our Local, we need to make sure we have your updated contact info.  If you do not get text or email updates from Local 21 or you would like to change the email address or cell phone number we send these messages to, please update your contact information by visiting ibew21 Read More...
Time is Running Out for Illni Tickets & to Volunteer!

Updated On: Jan 16, 2017 (08:01:00)
January 16, 2017 Volunteer in Mokena We still need a few more volunteers to help us this Saturday, January 21st at 9 am at My Joyful Heart in Mokena.  We will be helping them move donations boxes in their warehouse.  We are volunteering our time because they operate on a shoe string budget and they no longer have anyone working in their warehouse Read More...
IBEW 21 mourns the loss of Sister Audrey Anderson

Updated On: Jan 13, 2017 (17:55:00)
January 13, 2017 IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Sister Audrey Anderson, who worked at AT&T in Peoria, Illinois.   Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends Read More...
2017 Meetings - Vols Needed – BBall Tickets

Updated On: Jan 09, 2017 (12:49:00)
January 9, 2017 Start the New Year off right by going to a union meeting.  The dates and locations for the 2017 Union meetings have been posted on ibew21.org.  It is only January and circumstances may force changes please check your bulletin boards and our website for meeting updates. Volunteers Needed Read More...
Union Solidarity Event at U of I

Updated On: Jan 06, 2017 (16:15:00)
January 6. 2017 Join your IBEW 21 Brothers & Sisters and their families on Saturday February 4th at an Illini basketball game. The University of Illinois is offering IBEW 21 members the opportunity to join Union members from across Illinois in solidarity as the Illini takes on the Golden Gophers.   The tickets to the game are only $20.  Tipoff is 3 p.m Read More...
Volunteers For Heavy Lifting Needed

Updated On: Jan 04, 2017 (10:09:00)
January 4, 2017 We hope you enjoyed your holidays. As we start 2017, we continue our commitment to assist those in need in the communities where we live and work.  My Joyful Heart in Mokena is one of the organizations that receives items our members donate during our IBEW 21 Days of Giving drives.  We are one of their “Partners in Hope Read More...
AT&T Announces Surplus in Illinois

Updated On: Dec 15, 2016 (11:44:00)
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - Today, AT&T announced a surplus of employees in Illinois. The job cuts of 36 employees will affect members represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21). Customer Systems Technician – Business Service Organization RCA - #3 1 - 1530 Wabash Ave., Springfield  1 - 1501 E Washington St Read More...
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Patrick J. Houlihan

Updated On: Dec 14, 2016 (14:32:00)
December 14, 2016 IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Patrick J. Houlihan Jr., Customer Systems Technician - Alsip, Illinois. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. Arrangements are as follows: Visitation: Friday, December 16, 2016 - 4p.m. to 8p.m. Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Burbank 4950 W Read More...
It’s Cold Work Safe! Buy a Kid a Coat

Updated On: Dec 09, 2016 (10:01:00)
December 8, 2016 WORK SAFE! With the extremely cold weather hitting our area we remind all members to work safely when helping the customers we serve. All members should review the safety documentation given to them by their employers Read More...
Desperate Need of Toy & Coat Donations

Updated On: Dec 08, 2016 (08:38:00)
December 6, 2016 The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive will conclude on Monday December 12th and we are far short of our goal.  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 Read More...
Helping Our Wounded Brother

Updated On: Dec 06, 2016 (09:57:00)
December 2, 2016 Dear IBEW 21 Members and Friends, As many of you may have heard on Monday, November 28, 2016, a worker from AT&T was robbed and shot after following his assailant’s demands.  The story appeared in many news outlets.  The AT&T employee is an IBEW Local 21 Union member Read More...
IBEW 21 Volunteers Needed at Mercy Home in Chicago

Updated On: Nov 22, 2016 (10:40:00)
November 22, 2016 Mercy Home for Boys & Girls in Chicago needs IBEW 21 volunteers to help out at their Aftercare Christmas party on Thursday, December 15th from 5 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 Read More...
IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive kicks off today!

Updated On: Nov 21, 2016 (08:37:00)
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 Read More...
Post-Election Message from IBEW International President Lonnie R. Stephenson

Updated On: Dec 08, 2016 (08:39:00)
November 14, 2016 Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States, and I offer my congratulations to the president-elect. I also offer my thanks to Hillary Clinton on her hard-fought campaign Read More...
IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive

Updated On: Nov 18, 2016 (13:55:00)
November 10, 2016 Now that the Election is behind us it is time to start thinking about the holidays. The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy and Coat Drive will run from November 21st – December 11th. Please start talking to your Brothers and Sisters about the drive. You will be able to donate online here Read More...
Read Important Frontline Election News

Updated On: Nov 10, 2016 (18:19:00)
November 7, 2016 It is the day before the election that everyone can’t wait to end and many members still haven’t voted or received their latest issue of Frontline that contains important election articles and endorsements. Please read Frontline before heading to the polls Read More...
Time to Celebrate – Read Frontline!

Updated On: Nov 10, 2016 (18:22:00)
November 3, 2016 The Cubs have finally won the World Series the best way to celebrate is to read the latest edition of Frontline.   Ok - maybe it is the third or fourth best way.  Now that we have your attention we just wanted to let you know that the October issue of Frontline is working its way through the postal system Read More...
IBEW 21 – AT&T Reach Agreement to Resolve Surplus

Updated On: Nov 02, 2016 (12:30:00)
November 2, 2016 On September 15, 2016 AT&T declared a surplus.  Since the declaration IBEW 21 leadership and AT&T have been in discussions to alleviate the surplus.  Your IBEW 21 leadership has reached a non-precedent setting agreement with management to resolve the surplus Read More...
Endorsements - Early Voting - Yard Signs - Stickers

Updated On: Oct 14, 2016 (17:00:00)
IBEW 21 members have strength in numbers  we must use our strength to win the good pay, retirement security, safe work environments, broad access to quality education for our children and much more. By mobilizing through our get-out-the-vote effort, IBEW 21 members can elect candidates who support and will enact a working families’ agenda so we all can move forward together Read More...
The AT&T Annual Benefit Enrollment Period is Here!

Updated On: Oct 12, 2016 (11:12:00)
October 12, 2016 The Open Enrollment period for 2017 benefits for AT&T Active Employees started on Monday, October 10th at 7 a.m. and will continue through Friday, October 21st at 7 p.m. Central time Read More...
Fright Fest - October Union Meetings

Updated On: Oct 06, 2016 (12:08:00)
Fright Fest - October Union Meetings October 6, 2016 Union meetings start next week.  Find out the latest news by attending a meeting.  Dates, times and locations can be found here. Fright Fest Great America is offering IBEW members discounted tickets to Fright Fest for admission on October 14th -16th.  Tickets are only $36 dollars which is a savings of over 50% Read More...
AT&T Announces Surplus in Illinois & Northwest Indiana

Updated On: Sep 15, 2016 (15:20:00)
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - Today, AT&T announced a surplus of 69 employees in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The job cuts will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21). Customer Systems Technicians – TFS Organization & Business Services RCA - #2 1 - 124 Northport Dr., Alton 1 - 2501 N. Center St Read More...
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Robert C. Burger Jr.

Updated On: Aug 30, 2016 (12:48:00)
August 30, 2016 IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Robert C. Burger Jr., Customer Systems Technician - Peoria, Illinois. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family Read More...
Order Your Football Tickets Today!

Updated On: Aug 26, 2016 (09:54:00)
August 26, 2016 There are still seats available for the Union Day - University of Illinois football game on Saturday, September 10th when Lovie Smith and the ILLINI take on the #22 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels at Memorial Stadium.  Game time is 6:30 p.m. Tickets which include food and drinks at a pregame tailgate are only $15 Read More...
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Sherman Hammons

Updated On: Aug 24, 2016 (11:31:00)
August 24, 2016 IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Sherman Hammons, Premises Technician, Skokie IL. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Arrangements: Viewing: Friday, August 26, 2016 3:00 – 7:00 p.m Read More...
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Derick Hudson

Updated On: Aug 17, 2016 (10:38:00)
August 17, 2016 IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Derick Hudson, Customer Systems Technician, Chicago, IL. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Arrangements as follows: Viewing: Friday, August 19, 2016 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Burton Funeral Home 6217 S Read More...
AT&T/DIRECTV Employees Vote to Approve Contract Agreements

Updated On: Aug 15, 2016 (17:36:00)
BREAKING NEWS AT&T/DIRECTV Employees Vote to Approve Contract Agreements August 15, 2016 - Downers Grove, IL - As we reported last month, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers System Council T-3 (IBEW SCT-3) and AT&T reached a tentative agreement for over 3,000 employees recently organized who work at DIRECTV/AT&T Read More...
IBEW 21 Solidarity Event with the ILLINI

Updated On: Aug 10, 2016 (11:31:00)
August 10, 2016 Join your IBEW 21 Brothers & Sisters and their families on Saturday September 10th on Union Day as the Fighting Illini take on North Carolina at Memorial Stadium. Tickets are only $15 and include a complimentary pregame tailgate in Lot 31 with food and drinks included.  Order your tickets now by clicking here Read More...
Bring School Supplies to August Union Meetings

Updated On: Aug 09, 2016 (13:13:00)
August 9, 2016 The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Back to School Supply Drive ends on August 14th. We are hoping to collect 500 filled backpacks for the charities we are helping. Please bring your donations to your work location or to the August Union meetings which start tonight in Lansing. A complete listing of meeting locations can be found here Read More...
Lake County Dispatchers Vote to Accept Contract

Updated On: Aug 05, 2016 (12:40:00)
August 5, 2016 The membership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21), working as dispatchers at the Lake County Indiana Emergency Call Center voted overwhelmingly to accept the tentative agreement that was reached on June 27, 2016 Read More...
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Gary Krol

Updated On: Aug 02, 2016 (13:42:00)
August 2, 2016 IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of recently retired member Gary Krol.   Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. Arrangements are as follows: Visitation: Wednesday, August 3, 2016  - 2pm to 8pm Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Homes & Crematory 24021 Royal Worlington Dr Read More...
School Supply Drive Kicks Off

Updated On: Aug 25, 2016 (08:53:00)
July 27, 2016 The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Back to School Supply Drive kicked off this week.  It is our goal to collect 500 backpacks filled with school supplies.  We will be helping children from Mercy Home in Chicago, Crittenton Centers in Peoria and My Joyful Heart in Mokena.  Collectively, they have over 1000 children in need Read More...
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Dennis D. Bathon Jr.

Updated On: Jul 26, 2016 (13:00:00)
July 26, 2016 IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Dennis D. Bathon Jr, Customer Systems Technician, Bellwood, IL. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Arrangements as follows: Visitation: Thursday, July 28, 2016 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m Read More...
Historic Tentative Agreements at DIRECTV!

Updated On: Jul 19, 2016 (13:39:00)
July 19, 2016 – Downers Grove, IL – Historic tentative agreements have been reached between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers System Council T-3 (IBEW SCT-3) and AT&T for their employees working at recently acquired DIRECTV Read More...
Chicago Union Meeting Update - Ball Game - Supply Drive

Updated On: Jul 13, 2016 (14:10:00)
July 13, 2016 Unit 1 Meeting Time The time of the Unit 1 Union meeting at Gideon Welles in Chicago tomorrow is 7:00 p.m. The bulletin board posting stated 6:00 p.m.  The change is because that meeting was originally scheduled to be at IBEW 134’s hall Read More...
Union Meetings - Sox Tickets & Great America

Updated On: Jul 11, 2016 (10:35:00)
July 11, 2016 Union meetings start this week.  A complete listing can be found here.  Just a reminder that the Unit 1 meeting will be at Gideon Welles on July 14th.  Meetings will no longer be held at Local 134’s hall because they sold their building. Sox Tickets! Tickets are still available for the August 28th Sox game Read More...
IBEW 21 Solidarity Event With the White Sox

Updated On: Jul 11, 2016 (09:18:00)
IBEW 21 Solidarity Event Join us at U.S. Cellular on Union Day! White Sox vs. Mariners Special Ticket Pricing for Union Members! $5 - Upper Box Seats $25 - Lower Box (Limited Availability) * $10 – Parking Pass / $7 Read More...
Lake County 911 Dispatchers Reach Tentative Agreement

Updated On: Jun 27, 2016 (09:42:00)
June 27, 2016 - Lake County, Indiana Emergency Call Dispatchers who voted to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21) in June 2015 have reached a historic first contract with Lake County representatives Read More...
8828 Reasons to Say Thanks & Work Safe

Updated On: Jun 23, 2016 (10:32:00)
June 23, 2016 8,828 Reasons to Say Thanks We would like to thank all IBEW Local 21 members who donated to our food drive.  You helped collect over 750 pounds of food and $1,367.  When combined that equals 8828 meals for those in need.  You once again proved IBEW 21 members are making a difference in the communities where we live and work. Work Safe Read More...
School Supplies

Updated On: May 25, 2016 (09:27:00)
May 25, 2016 While most of you are thinking about what to do with your kids while they are home from school, we are already thinking about sending them back.  If you have unused school supplies please consider donating them.  In July, we will be collecting supplies for our IBEW 21 Days of Giving Back to School Supply Drive Read More...
IBEW Verizon Unity Fund

Updated On: May 25, 2016 (09:08:00)
May 25, 2016 We are still accepting donations to help our Sisters and Brothers who have been on strike at Verizon since April 13th. Their fight is our fight.  Please donate here. Watch the video here and then donate here Read More...
Great America Discounts

Updated On: May 25, 2016 (08:37:00)
May 25, 2016 IBEW members can purchase discounted tickets for admission to Six Flags Great America on 7/16, 7/17, 7/30 & 7/31. You can purchase tickets for $36 by visiting the Six Flags website Read More...
The Results Are In & The Winners Are...

Updated On: May 24, 2016 (13:40:00)
We would like to congratulate our IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship winners.  The scholarship committee met and have awarded scholarships to family members of eight IBEW Local Union 21 members.  Our scholars were awarded based on their interpretation of the role union members play as a positive force in the community Read More...
Help! Striking IBEW Verizon Members

Updated On: May 13, 2016 (17:01:00)
May 13, 2016 We are asking you to please donate to the IBEW Unity Fund to help IBEW Verizon members. Our Brothers and Sisters who have been on strike at Verizon since April 13th desperately need your assistance.  After being out on strike for over a month these courageous members have now lost their health care benefits.  Donate Here Read More...
Happy Mother’s Day & Bring Donations to Meetings

Updated On: May 06, 2016 (12:50:00)
May 6, 2016 Your Officers, Executive Board and IBEW 21 staff would like to wish all of our Union Moms a Happy Mother’s Day!  We hope all of you have an enjoyable weekend. The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Food Drive is scheduled to wrap up tomorrow Read More...
Automotive Preference Canceled

Updated On: May 04, 2016 (13:27:00)
May 4, 2016 After many months of meetings and discussions, AT&T management has notified IBEW Local 21 leadership that the automotive preferencing has been canceled and conversations surrounding the fate of their automotive reorganization are forthcoming.  Your Union leadership will continue to have discussions with AT&T management and update you when necessary Read More...
Join the May Day Celebration & Food Drive

Updated On: Apr 29, 2016 (10:03:00)
April 29, 2016 May Day, also known as International Workers Day, is a celebration of workers that takes places all across the world. Join your IBEW Sisters & Brothers,  the Chicago Federation of Labor, Illinois Labor History Society and Jobs with Justice at the site where it all began as we continue the fight for workers’ rights Read More...
Remembering Those Who Died or Were Injured

Updated On: Apr 27, 2016 (09:22:00)
April 27, 2016 Tomorrow, we are asking all IBEW 21 members to observe a moment of silence and to wear a Union shirt, pin or other union item to honor our Sisters and Brothers and all workers who may have died or were injured while at work. Please also take the time to talk about working safely.   April 28th is Workers Memorial Day and also the day OSHA was established in 1971 Read More...
Time is Running Out!

Updated On: Apr 22, 2016 (13:34:00)
April 22, 2016 The deadline to win an IBEW Local 21 Scholarship is a week away! 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 eight winners scholarships of $1000 each. NEW WAYS TO ENTER FOR 2016 Read More...
IBEW 21 Days of Giving Food Drive

Updated On: Apr 15, 2016 (12:45:00)
We are asking all IBEW 21 members, retirees and friends of Local 21 to help those in the communities where we live and work by participating in our IBEW 21 Days of Giving Food Drive. The drive will take place from April 17th – May 7th and will benefit Feeding America food banks in Illinois and Indiana. This could be any one of us Read More...
Bring Donations to April Union Meetings

Posted On: Apr 11, 2016 (10:47:19)
Union meetings start tomorrow with the Unit 2 meeting at Gaelic Park. Dates and times for all meetings can be found here. We are asking you to please bring a food donation to the meetings for our food drive. The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Food drive will run from April 17th – May 7th. All members are encouraged to donate a minimum of $1 and one food item Read More...
Mechanic Preference Extended to 4-1-16

Posted On: Mar 26, 2016 (09:19:14)
March 26, 2016 After many talks with union leadership this week AT&T management has agreed to extend the preference until 11:00 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2016. Please continue to ask and email your managers any questions you have before making your selections. Solidarity Read More...
Mechanic Preference Extended

Posted On: Mar 21, 2016 (15:05:48)
March 21, 2016 – 5pm IBEW 21 AT&T Mechanics, After IBEW 21 leadership and you raised many questions and concerns about the mechanic preference, the company agreed to extend the time you have to return your preference selections until Friday, March 25, 2016 Read More...
Labor Contacted Regarding Mechanic Preference

Updated On: Mar 21, 2016 (10:41:00)
March 21, 2016 – 1pm IBEW 21 AT&T Mechanics, We would like to thank you for attending the meeting on Saturday.  At the meeting, we told you we would update you today with the latest news. Labor was contacted today regarding the preference and we are still waiting for their reply.  Please continue to ask your managers any questions you have before making your selections Read More...
AT&T Layoffs in Illinois & Indiana

Updated On: Mar 15, 2016 (12:42:00)
March 15, 2016 Today, AT&T announced layoffs in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The job cuts will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21). Most of the employees affected by the AT&T announcement met with management on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 to review their SIPP packages and related surplus information Read More...
Scholarships -St. Pat's - Meetings – Food

Updated On: Mar 07, 2016 (10:32:00)
Don’t Miss Out! The deadline for your kid to save you $1,000 on their college tuition is April 29th.  Put them to work over spring break by having them apply for an IBEW Local 21 Scholarship. Complete info and an application can be found here. St. Pat’s Parades Join your IBEW 21 sisters and brothers at St Read More...
It’s Time to Vote!

Updated On: Mar 02, 2016 (13:37:00)
March 2, 2016 In Illinois we are learning the hard way what happens when we decide not to vote or we vote for candidates who don’t support workers and their union rights. Early voting has begun in Illinois.  We are asking all IBEW Local 21 members and retirees to vote. There are many important races where labor friendly candidates are under attack Read More...
Mercy Home March For Kids

Updated On: Feb 25, 2016 (10:49:00)
Have you signed up to volunteer?  Mercy Home is prepped and ready for their annual Mercy Home for Boys & Girls March for Kids and they still need more help from IBEW 21.  Their endeavor is to have 1,000 volunteers throughout the city and Chicagoland area.  With your help, they can achieve this goal Read More...
March For Kids Solidarity Events!

Updated On: Feb 25, 2016 (10:31:00)
IBEW 21 members, retirees and their families have been asked to help spread awareness about the plight of abused, neglected and abandoned young people. Please join your IBEW 21 sisters and brothers by volunteering.  We will March for Kids to help the children served by Mercy Home Read More...
AT&T Announces Job Cuts Before the Holidays!

Updated On: Dec 14, 2015 (14:29:00)
December 14, 2015 Today, AT&T has yet again announced consolidations and surpluses around the holidays.  AT&T’s announcement affects employees in many organizations throughout Illinois and across the United States Read More...
It’s Giving Tuesday for Union Members

Updated On: Dec 01, 2015 (11:40:00)
December 1, 2015 When we started the IBEW 21 Days of Giving we never imagined we would be part of the social movement known as Giving Tuesday. But here we are today sending you an email asking you to please donate to the IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy and Coat Drive. We’ve made it even easier, you can donate now by clicking here Read More...
Stand up For Fairness! Dec. 5-14

Updated On: Nov 30, 2015 (15:45:00)
November 30, 2015 It is time to take action. We are asking all IBEW Local 21 members and retirees to attend the Rallies for Fairness that will take place from December 5th – December 10th as well as the Village of Lincolnshire Board Meeting on December 14th. The Village of Lincolnshire is planning to take final action on a proposal to establish the Village as a Right to Work Zone Read More...
Happy Thanksgiving!

Updated On: Nov 26, 2015 (11:46:00)
Happy Thanksgiving November 26, 2015 The Officers, Executive Board and Staff of IBEW Local Union 21 would like to wish all of our members, retirees and friends a Happy Thanksgiving. May you have a safe and enjoyable day with your family and friends Read More...
Governor Cuts Kids Funding – You Can Help

Updated On: Nov 20, 2015 (17:03:00)
November 20, 2015 The kids in Illinois need your help.  The Governor is using the budget battle he created to hold hostage funds meant to help children and the working poor Read More...
IBEW 21 Toy & Coat Drive Kicks Off!

Updated On: Nov 16, 2015 (12:45:00)
November 16, 2015 The 2nd Annual IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive kicks off today! This year’s Drive will benefit children assisted by Bethany Home, Crittenton Centers, Mercy Home, and My Joyful Heart.  There are over 1000 children served by these organizations Read More...
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Carmelo Joseph Morano

Updated On: Nov 12, 2015 (10:02:00)
November 12, 2015 IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Carmelo “Joe” Morano, Cable Splicer - Westmont, Illinois. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family Read More...
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Darren A. Wills

Updated On: Nov 11, 2015 (16:21:00)
November 11, 2015 IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Darren A. Wills, Customer Systems Technician, Westmont, IL. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Arrangements as follows: Visitation: Thursday, November 12, 2015 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Adams-Winterfield & Sullivan Funeral Home 4343 Main St Read More...
Solidarity Events – Toys- Coats – Union Meetings

Updated On: Nov 10, 2015 (10:59:00)
November 10, 2015 Union meetings start tonight.  Find out what is going on in your Union by attending a meeting.  A complete listing of all of the meetings can be found here.  Please bring a toy or coat to the meetings to donate. Toy & Coat Drive We will be holding our 2nd Annual IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy and Coat Drive November 16th – December 6th Read More...
Thanks! - Now Watch the Video

Updated On: Oct 16, 2015 (09:54:00)
October 16, 2015 The IBEW Local 21 Kunas Committee would like to thank all IBEW Local 21 members, retirees, our friends, sponsors and volunteers who helped make the Kunas Memorial Night of Bowling and Family Fun outing a success Read More...
The AT&T Annual Benefit Enrollment period is about to begin!

Updated On: Oct 15, 2015 (13:27:00)
Timeline The AT&T Open Enrollment period for 2016 benefits will run from October 19th at 7:00 a.m. to October 30th at 7:00 p.m. Corrections can be made during the 2 weeks following the enrollment period. An Annual Enrollment Guide was distributed electronically via company email, on October 1st Read More...
Don’t Miss Out

Updated On: Sep 24, 2015 (10:24:00)
September 24, 2015 It’s not too late to get your tickets for the 50/50 split the pot raffle or for Saturday’s Night of Bowling and Family Fun fundraiser which benefits our Sister Jacqueline Thomas. You can purchase your tickets online. We will send you your completed raffle tickets and your bowling tickets will be waiting for you at the door. Order your tickets now here Read More...
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Sister Alice Mossholder

Updated On: Sep 20, 2015 (06:53:00)
September 20, 2015 IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Sister Alice Mossholder, Customer Account Specialist- Peoria, Illinois. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family Read More...
AT&T Accepting Voluntary SIPP Applications

Updated On: Sep 16, 2015 (08:54:00)
September 16, 2015 Voluntary Separation Packages (VSIPP) are available to AT&T employees who are not affected by the surplus announcement made by AT&T on September 16, 2015 and who are covered by the provisions of Article 30. If you would like to save the job of someone whose job is at risk please consider turning in your VSIPP application today Read More...
AT&T Announces Layoffs

Posted On: Sep 15, 2015 (13:37:57)
September 15, 2015 Today, AT&T announced surpluses in many organizations throughout Illinois, Northwest Indiana and Michigan. Most of the job cuts will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21) as well as other employees from Locals 134 and 58 Read More...
Chicago Comcast Workers Need Your Help

Updated On: Sep 15, 2015 (07:03:00)
ACTION ALERT! Comcast Workers Need Your Help Workers at the Comcast facility located at 4445 W Cortland Street in Chicago have been negotiating their contract since January 2014. The contract expired February 28, 2014 Read More...
Thanks- Read Frontline – Go Bowling

Updated On: Sep 02, 2015 (09:50:00)
September 2, 2015 IBEW 21 Days of Giving Update We would like to thank all of our members, retirees and friends of IBEW 21 who donated to our IBEW 21 Days of Giving - Back to School supply drive.  Your generosity was overwhelming.  You donated nearly $3,000 and many boxes and bags filled with school supplies Read More...
Join Us on Labor Day

Updated On: Sep 01, 2015 (12:18:00)
September 1, 2015 IBEW 21 members will be marching in Labor Day Parades in Naperville and Springfield. Both parades start at 10a.m. on Monday, September 7th. At the Naperville parade IBEW 21 members working at Comcast need your help educating the public about their workplace issues.  Please join them Read More...
Johnson Controls Contract Overview

Updated On: Aug 27, 2015 (11:30:00)
August 27, 2015 As was reported on Thursday, August 20th, the IBEW and CWA reached a tentative agreement with Johnson Controls, Inc. on a new, 3-year contract, which would expire on July 31st, 2018 Read More...
Negotiations for Lake County 911 Dispatchers Set to Begin

Updated On: Aug 24, 2015 (15:14:00)
August 24, 2015 Contract negotiations affecting nearly 100 recently organized Lake County Indiana Emergency Call Center dispatchers will begin tomorrow August 25, 2015.It is the intent of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21) to reach a fair agreement with Lake County representatives Read More...
IBEW-CWA Reach New Agreement with Johnson Controls

Updated On: Aug 20, 2015 (15:05:00)
August 20, 2015 The IBEW and the CWA have each reached a tentative Agreement with Johnson Controls as of 5pm C.S.T. (6pm E.S.T.) today. The agreements contain many improvements over existing provisions, addressing our members’ concerns. Specific details about the tentative Agreement will be released next week Read More...
A Night of Bowling and Family Fun

Updated On: Aug 12, 2015 (09:53:00)
August 12, 2015 The Michael A. Kunas Memorial Fund will be hosting “A Night of Bowling and Family Fun” on Saturday, September 26, 2015, at Diversey Bowl in Chicago.  A portion of the proceeds will assist our Sister Jacqueline Thomas.  Please join us at our “A Night of Bowling and Family Fun” fundraiser Read More...
Johnson Controls Contract Extended

Updated On: Jul 29, 2015 (07:02:00)
July 29, 2015 The contract between IBEW Local Union 21 and Johnson Controls has been extended until August 31, 2015.  The current contract was set to expire on Friday, July 31, 2015. Talks between union representatives and management have been taking place over the past several weeks Read More...
Save Big Money & Donate

Updated On: Jul 27, 2015 (14:35:00)
July 28, 2015 The IBEW 21 Days of Giving - Back to School Supply Drive is scheduled to wrap up this Saturday, August 1st. We learned of a great way you can save some money and donate to the drive.  Menards has school supplies on sale Read More...
It’s HOT! Water – Rest – Shade

Updated On: Jul 27, 2015 (11:35:00)
July 27, 2015 Now that the heat of summer has finally arrived we remind all members to take proper precautions while working outside.  All members should review safety documentation given to them by their employers. Supplemental information on working in hot weather can be found on OSHA’s website osha.gov Read More...
IBEW 21 Days of Giving - Back to School Supply Drive Update – New Way to Donate!

Updated On: Jul 21, 2015 (15:00:00)
July 21, 2015 As the IBEW 21 Days of Giving – Back to School Drive enters its second week we have some exciting news to announce. Members, retirees and “friends of Local 21” can now donate online with our GoFundMe campaign. You can donate now by clicking here. Your donations will benefit families affected by the Coal City tornado and children in living in broken homes Read More...
Discounted Great America Tickets Available

Updated On: Jul 17, 2015 (12:23:00)
July 17, 2015 Have some fun with your family at Great America.  IBEW Local 21 members can purchase discounted Great America tickets.  For more info click here. The tickets are only $35 a savings of over 50%.  They are good for park visits on 7/18 & 7/19 and 8/1 & 8/2. To order your tickets go to the Six Flags website Read More...
Johnson Controls Bargaining Update

Posted On: Jul 16, 2015 (09:57:25)
On June 17th, bargaining teams from the IBEW and CWA entered into joint negotiations with Johnson Controls, Inc. with the goal of achieving a fair Contract, which addressed our members concerns, by the expiration of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement, July 31, 2015. After several days of meetings with the company, we remain cautiously optimistic that we can realize those goals Read More...
IBEW 21 Days of Giving – Back to School Supply Drive

Updated On: Jul 17, 2015 (12:31:00)
July 10, 2015 The IBEW 21 Days of Giving - Back to School Supply Drive will take place from Sunday, July 12th until Saturday, August 1st.   We are asking all members to donate at least $1 and school supplies to help children in need who live in the communities where we live and work. Donate now by clicking here Read More...
IBEW 21 mourns the loss of Sister Tracy A. Foschi

Updated On: Jul 03, 2015 (21:07:00)
July 3, 2015 IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Sister Tracy A. Foschi, who worked at JULIE, in Joliet, Illinois. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family. Arrangements as follows: Visitation: Monday, July 6, 2015, 3:00-8:00 PM Vandenberg Funeral Home 19604 S. Wolf Rd Read More...
July Union Meetings – We Need School Supplies

Updated On: Jul 02, 2015 (15:33:00)
July 2, 2015 The July union meetings start next Wednesday, July 8th.  A complete list of meeting times and locations can be found here.  We are asking all members to please bring school supplies to the meetings.  Our “IBEW 21 Days of Giving” Back to School Supply Drive will run from July 12th – August 1st Read More...
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Jerry Burns

Posted On: Jun 30, 2015 (13:05:18)
June 30, 2015 IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Jerome P. "Jerry" Burns, Customer Systems Technician - Morris, Illinois. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.  Arrangements are as follows: Visitation: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 9:00 a.m. until the services begin at 11:00 a.m. First Christian Church 455 W. Southmor Rd. Morris, IL Read More...
IBEW 21 AT&T Members Get a Raise!

Updated On: Jun 29, 2015 (08:35:00)
June 29, 2015 Starting on Sunday, June 28, 2015 new wage rates went into effect for many IBEW 21 members working at AT&T. The maximum rate for these wage groups was increased by 2.75%. On June 26, 2016, the last year of the CBA maximum rates will increase by an additional 3%. This information can be found on page 33 of our Collective Bargaining Agreement Read More...
IBEW Local 21 Officers' Election Results

Updated On: Jun 25, 2015 (14:01:00)
IBEW Local 21 Officers' Election Results June 25, 2015 The Local Union Officers’ Election and Unit Officers’ Election is complete all the ballots have been counted. Under the election rules, each office is decided by the candidate receiving the most votes for that specific office Read More...
Stay informed! - IBEW 21 Email Update Transition

Updated On: Jun 19, 2015 (12:12:00)
June 19, 2015 Stay informed!  Starting this weekend the mass email system IBEW Local 21 uses to send you emails is being retired.  It is being replaced with a new system.  While the email transition is taking place we will still provide IBEW Local 21 updates Read More...
Voting Reminder

Posted On: Jun 18, 2015 (10:22:32)
Voting Reminder June 18, 2015 Ballots for the IBEW Local Union 21 Officers’ Election must be received in the Glen Ellyn post office by 8 a.m. on June 25, 2015. Ballots were mailed out on June 4, 2015 to the last known addresses of all eligible voters. If you did not receive a ballot or need a replacement, please call the IBEW Local 21 Union Office at 630-960-4466 ext Read More...
Lake County E911 Dispatchers Join IBEW 21

Updated On: Jun 17, 2015 (15:07:00)
June 17, 2015 Lake County, Indiana Emergency Call Dispatchers have voted to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21). The results of the election were read into the record at the Lake County Board of Commissioners meeting this morning. A total of 72 votes were tallied with 68 in favor of IBEW representation Read More...
IBEW 21 Officers' Election

Updated On: Jun 09, 2015 (13:28:00)
June 9, 2015 Ballots for the IBEW Local Union 21 Officers’ Election were mailed out on June 4, 2015 to the last known addresses of all eligible voters. The election ballot mailing and vote tabulation is being conducted by TrueBallot Inc., an independent third party firm that specializes in union elections Read More...
Jun 02, 2015 - National Fast Track Call-In Day 6-3

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:23:00)
June 3, 2015 IBEW International President Lonnie Stephenson is asking all IBEW members to make a call to help stop the Fast Tracking of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. If the agreement is passed using Fast Track no portion of the TPP could be amended.  June 3rd is National Fast Track Call-In Day Read More...
Download: FastTrack-Call-in-June3-AFL.pdf, US BMs-Fast Track Call-In Day.pdf
May 29, 2015 - New IBEW International President Announced

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:23:00)
May 29, 2015 The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers announced the retirement of International President Edwin D. Hill, effective June 1st.  In a brief email to his International Office staff, Hill said, “I came to this decision after much thought and reflection, concluding it was the right time for the next generation of IBEW leadership to come to the fore Read More...
May 22, 2015 - Remember Those Who Served

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:22:00)
May 22, 2015 The Officers, Executive Board and Staff of IBEW Local 21 would like to wish all of our members a safe and happy Memorial Day Read More...
May 14, 2015 - Direct Sat Election Next Week – Please Help

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:21:00)
May 14, 2015 - Casting for Cures Event

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:20:00)
May 13, 2015 - ACT NOW - Make Your Voice Heard Today!

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:19:00)
May 05, 2015 - Rauner-Rahm-You

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:19:00)
Apr 25, 2015 - Do You Live Here?

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:18:00)
Apr 24, 2015 - Workers Memorial Day 2015

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:17:00)
Apr 20, 2015 - You Can Stop the Madness

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:17:00)
Apr 14, 2015 - Solidarity at AT&T

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:16:00)
Apr 02, 2015 - Don't Miss the Deadline

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:14:00)
• Mar 19, 2015 - General SIPP Offered to Splicers

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:13:00)
Feb 26, 2015 - Read Frontline Now!

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (13:05:00)
Feb 20, 2015 - March Solidarity Events!

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:55:00)
Feb 19, 2015 - It's Cold Be Careful

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:55:00)
Jan 08, 2015 - Start 2015 Off the Right Way

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:54:00)
Dec 22, 2014 - A Christmas Scholar

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:52:00)
Dec 15, 2014 - AT&T Accepting VSIPP Applications

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:51:00)
Dec 12, 2014 - AT&T Cuts Jobs Nationwide

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:51:00)
Dec 10, 2014 - AT&T Cutting Construction Jobs

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:50:00)
Dec 01, 2014 - Toy & Coat Drive Ends Tomorrow

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:48:00)
Nov 27, 2014 - Happy Thanksgiving from IBEW 21

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:50:00)
Happy Thanksgiving from IBEW 21 The officers, E-Board and staff of IBEW  21 would like to wish all of our members and their families a safe and happy Thanksgiving Holiday Read More...
Nov 26, 2014 - Winter Warmth

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:45:00)
Nov 21, 2014 - Volunteer to Help the Kids at Mercy Home!

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:44:00)
Nov 14, 2014 - Crittenton Centers in Peoria Needs Volunteers

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:42:00)
Nov 12, 2014 - IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:42:00)
Nov 11, 2014 - Happy Veterans Day

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:41:00)
Nov 10, 2014 - Meetings-Toys-Coats-Scholarships

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:39:00)
Nov 04, 2014 - You Still Have Time

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:37:00)
Oct 30, 2014 - Illinois Workers' Compensation Benefits Could Be Cut!

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:36:00)
Oct 29, 2014 - AT&T Success Sharing Payout

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:35:00)
Early Voting Reminder

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:33:00)
Oct 23, 2014 - AT&T Benefit & Early Voting Reminders

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:30:00)
Oct 16, 2014 - Thanks!

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:30:00)
Oct 10, 2014 - It's Important-Can You Make Some Calls?

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:29:00)
Oct 09, 2014 - AT&T Annual Benefit Enrollment for Active Employees

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:26:00)
Sep 26, 2014 - Fright Fest- Meetings & Golf

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:25:00)
Sep 25, 2014 - Don't Miss Out !

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:17:00)
Sep 24, 2014 - Win the Pot

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:12:00)
Sep 23, 2014 - Be One of the 20

Posted On: Sep 23, 2014 (12:05:47)
Sep 22, 2014 - Golf Outing to Assist Local 21 Members

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:03:00)
Sep 12, 2014 - Read Frontline With Kunas Fundraiser Info Now!

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:03:00)
Sep 11, 2014 - A Message from IBEW President Hill

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:01:00)
Aug 29, 2014 - Happy Labor Day!

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (12:00:00)
Aug 27, 2014 - You've Been Challenged!

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (11:52:00)
Aug 21, 2014 - Kunas Fundraiser to Assist Our Members

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (11:51:00)
Jul 30, 2014 - Time is Running Out

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (11:50:00)
Jul 23, 2014 - Members Helping Members in Need

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (11:49:00)
Jul 13, 2014 - Back to School Drive & Mercy Home

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (11:48:00)
Jul 10, 2014 - The Kids at Mercy Home Need Your Help

Updated On: Jan 26, 2018 (11:56:00)
Jul 08, 2014 - 21 Days of Giving Back to School Supply Drive

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (11:46:00)
Jul 02, 2014 - Storm Overtime Assistance Requested

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (11:45:00)
Jul 02, 2014 - Bring School Supplies to the July Union Meetings

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (11:44:00)
Jul 02, 2014 - Discounted Great America Tickets Available

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (11:41:00)
Jun 19, 2014 - AT&T Surplus in Chicago

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (11:39:00)
Jun 10, 2014 - IBEW 21 Supports Pizzas 4 Patriots

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (11:37:00)
May 12, 2014 - Scholarship Winners & Union Meetings

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (11:36:00)
May 09, 2014 - Boaters Needed for Veterans' Fishing Tournament

Updated On: Jun 04, 2015 (11:33:00)
May 08, 2014 - Stamp out Hunger on Saturday

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:39:00)
Apr 24, 2014 - Workers' Memorial Day Monday April 28th

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:38:00)
Apr 17, 2014 - 1st Ever Hockey Beard Contest

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:37:00)
Apr 03, 2014 - Moment of Silence for AT&T Premise Technician

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:37:00)
Mar 31, 2014 - AT&T Surplus Update

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:37:00)
Mar 14, 2014 - AT&T Announces Layoffs in Illinois

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:36:00)
Mar 12, 2014 - IBEW 21 Scholarship Deadline Extended

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:35:00)
Mar 11, 2014 - It's Not Too Late Help the Kids!

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:34:00)
Mar 06, 2014 - AT&T Premise Technician Preference Agreement

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:34:00)
Feb 28, 2014 - March Solidarity Events Updates

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:33:00)
Feb 25, 2014 - March for Kids Solidarity Events

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:31:00)
Feb 13, 2014 - It's Official

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:33:00)
Feb 11, 2014 - IBEW 21 Days of Giving Update

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:30:00)
Feb 07, 2014 - IBEW 21 Scholarship Correction

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:29:00)
Feb 06, 2014 - IBEW 21 Scholarship Deadline

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:32:00)
Feb 06, 2014 - February Unit Meetings Start Next Week.

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:28:00)
Jan 29, 2014 - Direct Sat Workers Vote to Join IBEW 21

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:26:00)
Jan 24, 2014 - DirectSat Workers Need Your Support

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:26:00)
Jan 05, 2014 - Work Safe in the Extreme Winter Weather

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:13:00)
January Union Meetings

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:13:00)
Dec 17, 2013 - Help Those Affected by Illinois Tornadoes

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:04:00)
Dec 13, 2013 - Can you Volunteer Next Week?

Updated On: Jun 17, 2015 (10:48:00)
Dec 10, 2013 - Be a Part of the Solution

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:03:00)
Dec 06, 2013 - Take the Hunger Quiz

Updated On: Jun 17, 2015 (10:38:00)
Dec 04, 2013 - IBEW 21 Days of Giving Volunteers Needed

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:02:00)
Dec 01, 2013 - IBEW 21 Days of Giving Kicks-Off Today

Updated On: Jun 17, 2015 (10:33:00)
Nov 28, 2013 - Happy Thanksgiving from IBEW 21

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (13:00:00)
Nov 21, 2013 - Find out how you can help- Read Frontline Now!

Updated On: Jun 17, 2015 (10:29:00)
Nov 17, 2013 - Storm Restoration Safety Reminder

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:59:00)
Nov 08, 2013 - Bring a Food Item to the Union Meetings

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:57:00)
Nov 08, 2013 - Fiber Preference at AT&T

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:57:00)
Oct 17, 2013 - AT&T I&M Preference Reopened with Q&A

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:56:00)
Sep 15, 2013 - AT&T 2014 Active Employee Annual Benefit Enrollment

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:54:00)
Sep 12, 2013 - AT&T Construction Preference & Job Security AT&T Construction Preference & Job Security

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:53:00)
Aug 30, 2013 - Labor Day 2013

Updated On: Jun 17, 2015 (10:19:00)
Aug 02, 2013 - Reorganization at AT&T

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:52:00)
New AT&T Contracts

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:51:00)
Aug 01, 2013 - Guess who’s coming to Chicago?

Updated On: Jun 17, 2015 (10:12:00)
Jul 03, 2013 - Summer Safety Update

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:50:00)
IBEW 21 Benefits Report June 2013- AT&T Dependent Eligibility

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:49:00)
Jun 14, 2013 - IBEW 21 Text Message Cutover

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:47:00)
May 23, 2013 - Make Memorial Day a Safe Union Holiday

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:47:00)
May 07, 2013 -IBEW Members Ratify Agreement with AT&T

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:46:00)
Apr 22, 2013 - Read April Frontline & Work Safe

Updated On: Jun 17, 2015 (09:23:00)
IBEW- Frontier MIFA#2 Contract Ratified

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:45:00)
Apr 12, 2013 - IBEW21 & Comcast Reach Tenative Agreement in Chicago Western Suburbs

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:44:00)
Apr 08, 2013 - AT&T Wage and Benefit Aid

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:44:00)
Apr 06, 2013 - AT&T Contract Language Changes & Union Meetings

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:43:00)
IBEW Local 21 and Johnson Controls Reach Tentative One-Year Agreement

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:42:00)
Frontier MIFA #2 Tentative Agreement Summary for Employees working in Illinois.

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:40:00)
Mar 26, 2013 - IBEW - AT&T Tentative Agreement Details Update

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:41:00)
Mar 26, 2013 - IBEW – AT&T Reach Tentative Agreement

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:39:00)
IBEW & Frontier Communications Reach MIFA#2 Tentative Agreement

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:38:00)
Mar 10, 2013 - AT&T Bargaining Starts Tomorrow

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:36:00)
Mar 04, 2013 - AT&T Offers General SIPP

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:35:00)
Feb 27, 2013 - Early AT&T Negotiations Set to Begin

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:34:00)
Feb 19, 2013 - Call to Save Illinois Telecom Jobs

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:32:00)
Feb 13, 2013 - AT&T Surplus Update

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (12:31:00)
Feb 10, 2013 - Start Your Week off Right

Posted On: Feb 10, 2013 (12:21:54)
Feb 06, 2013 - Take the Survey and Wear Your Pin

Posted On: Feb 02, 2013 (11:40:09)
Jan 30, 2013 - IBEW 21 Membership Bargaining & Communication Survey

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (11:45:00)
Jan 08, 2013 - Union - Meetings – Cards – Calendars – Pins - Scholarships

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (11:34:00)
Dec 19, 2012 - Johnson Controls Inc. Contract Extended

Updated On: May 07, 2015 (11:33:00)
Dec 14, 2012 - 2013 Pension Rate & Success Sharing Payout

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (14:02:00)
Nov 16, 2012 - AT&T Announces Job Cuts in Illinois and Northwest Indiana

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (14:01:00)
Nov 09, 2012 -AT&T Retiree Benefit Update

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (14:00:00)
Altura Members Vote to Accept Contract

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (14:00:00)
Nov 05, 2012 - Make Your Voice Heard- VOTE!

Updated On: Jun 16, 2015 (15:07:00)
Nov 03, 2012 - Success Sharing Payout – Clarification

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:51:00)
Nov 01, 2012 -IBEW 21 Members Asked to Assist in Hurricane Sandy Clean Up

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:50:00)
Oct 26, 2012 - Details and AT&T's California Labor Dispute

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:49:00)
Oct 25, 2012 - IBEW 21 President Business Manager Selected to Lead SCT-3 Council

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:48:00)
Oct 08, 2012 - It's Not too Late to Register to Vote Do It Now!

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:47:00)
10/3/12 - IBEW Local 21 OEMC Member’s Contract Approved by Chicago City Council

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:45:00)
Sep 20, 2012 - IBEW - CWA Reach Tentative Agreement with Verizon

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:42:00)
IBEW 21 President Paul Wright to Visit City of Chicago 911 OEMC Center

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:41:00)
8/31/12 - Letter from IBEW 21 Business Manager Paul Wright to Altura Members as Altura Executives Take Low Road in Negotiations

Updated On: Jun 16, 2015 (15:02:00)
Aug 30, 2012 - IBEW 21 Members Asked to Assist in Hurricane Isaac Clean Up

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:39:00)
Aug 30, 2012 - Every Day is Labor Day

Updated On: Jun 16, 2015 (14:56:00)
Negotiations Continue at Frontier Communications for IBEW Local 21 Members

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:36:00)
IBEW Local 21 Members Reject Altura Contract

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:35:00)
IBEW Local 21 City of Chicago 911 OEMC Members Accept Contract

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:34:00)
August 9, 2012- City of Chicago OEMC-911 Center Contract Ratification Vote

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:34:00)
Altura Management Presents Last Best Final Offer to IBEW 21 Members

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:33:00)
Make Yourself Heard! Join Now!

Updated On: May 05, 2015 (13:30:00)
Jul 21, 2012 - IBEW 21 Reaches Tentative Agreement with City of Chicago OEMC-911 Center

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (14:32:00)
July 16, 2012 - Message from Paul Wright IBEW 21 President-Business Manager on AT&T Extension

Updated On: Jun 16, 2015 (14:54:00)
Jul 13, 2012 - BREAKING NEWS- IBEW System Council T-3 Extends AT&T Contract

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (14:29:00)
Jul 13, 2012 - Food Drive- Support Striking IAM-CAT Workers

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (14:28:00)
Jul 10, 2012 - Message from Your President- Business Manager

Updated On: Jun 16, 2015 (14:52:00)
Jul 06, 2012 - IBEW Local 21 Members Working at AT&T Reject Contract

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (14:24:00)
Jul 05, 2012 - Occupational Heat Exposure Warning!

Updated On: Jun 16, 2015 (14:48:00)
Jun 28, 2012 - IBEW Local Union 21 Membership Elects New Leaders

Updated On: Jun 16, 2015 (14:46:00)
Negotiations with Altura Begin

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (11:57:00)
Discounted Six Flags Great America Tickets for IBEW 21 Members

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (11:56:00)
Jun 06, 2012 - IBEW 21 - AT&T Tentative Agreement Ratification Process

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (11:52:00)
Comcast Members Attend Shareholders Meeting

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (11:52:00)
May 30, 2012 - IBEW Reaches Tentative Contract Agreement with AT&T

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (11:49:00)
May 26, 2012 - IBEW - AT&T Bargaining News Update

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (11:48:00)
May 18, 2012 - IBEW Continues Bargaining With AT&T

Updated On: Jun 16, 2015 (14:39:00)
May 15, 2012 - IBEW Begins 2012 Bargaining With AT&T

Updated On: Jun 16, 2015 (14:36:00)
IBEW Local 21-Altura Communications Bargaining Begins June 5, 2012

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (10:38:00)
May 08, 2012 - IBEW - AT&T Bargaining Begins May 15, 2012

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (10:35:00)
May 11, 2012 - Call To Action-IBEW - AT&T Contract Negotiations Begin Next Week

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (11:34:00)
Workers' Memorial Day - Trade Union Struggles: Remember the Dead, Fight for the Living

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (11:34:00)
Public Safety Workers Negotiations Turn Tense Prior to Chicago NATO Summit

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (10:32:00)
Explore Our Website

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (10:31:00)
AT&T Opens V-SIPP to All Employees

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (10:29:00)
Apr 16, 2012 - May 2012 Unit 5 Meeting Location Change

Posted On: Apr 16, 2012 (10:26:58)
Workers Memorial Day * April 28, 2012

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (10:26:00)
AT&T Again Hits the 99% with Job Cuts

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (10:24:00)
40,000 CWA Members at AT&T Vote to Authorize Strike

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (10:23:00)
IBEW 21 Membership Bargaining & Communication Survey

Updated On: Apr 30, 2015 (10:23:00)
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