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Great Job Rock Island!
IBEW 21 members hit their goal all the kids at Bethany Home now have a new backpack for school!
2017 AT&T Contract Ballot Count
We would like to thank all our members who counted the AT&T contract ballots. More pictures can be found by clicking on the picture.
Dodging the Rain Drops
Alan Fayia an IBEW 21 AT&T “Downtown” Walker dodges the rain as he walks from job to job in Chicago.
Proud to Help!
IBEW 21 members help build a house for a vet alongside volunteers from A Soldier’s Journey more pics can be found in our photo gallery.
Engineering Assistants Suzanne Thomas and Chavonne Hodges
Take a break to discuss ways our Local communicates with our members and think all members should sign up for IBEW 21 text messages.
Great Job City of Chicago 911 OEMC Members!
Congratulations to our members who received awards for their outstanding public service and to our new members who just graduated.
IBEW 21 Days of Giving
Chris & Gary from Morris help deliver school supplies to the families in Coal City.
A Little Snow Can't Stop Them
Prem Techs John Griffey & George Hovorka from Wheaton do what it takes to safely get the job done.

Fleet mechanic James “Jimmy” Byrne testing a line truck at the Cermak garage.

Jim Fleming and Jim Moniak working in Morocco, IN

Steve McCullum - Romeoville DEG tech working on a crossbox in Alsip.

Ed Lauer as he works on a Hicap circuit in the manhole on Foster Ave. and York Road in Bensenville.
All Nighter
Paul Cavenaile works a 900 pair pulp cable hit at 75th & Lemont Road.
IBEW Local Union 21 News

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.   The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Back to School Supply Drive ends on Sunday. Contact your Chief Steward about getting your donations into the Union Hall. There is still time to win some cash in the Kunas Fund 50/50 Split the Pot Raffle. Get your chance to win today!

Union meetings start tonight. 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. We are asking all members to donate a minimum of $1 and school supplies so we can help children in the communities where we live and work. Join us on Union Day with the White Sox on Sunday, September 3rd. Let’s show our Union Pride on Labor Day weekend. Upper Deck tickets are only $5 and Lower Box seats are $25. Get your orders in ASAP.

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. Since joining the IBEW in 2014 their employer hired union avoidance attorneys who have initiated a union busting campaign. Last month the National Labor Relations Board found in our favor by ruling DirectSat has been bargaining in bad faith. Through it all our Brothers stood together in solidary and made their voices heard today by again voting Union Yes! We congratulate our Brothers on their hard fought victory!

Congratulations to all members working at the Rock Island Call Center! They 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! On Friday Bethany Home received 62 school bags filled with supplies they needed. Every child will be receiving a backpack! Thanks for making a difference in the community where we live and work. Find out how you can help and donate today!

Join your IBEW 21 sisters and brothers on Wednesday August 2nd when DirectSat workers vote Union YES and reject managements attempt to break them. The voting will take place at 401 W Taft Drive in South Holland. We need IBEW 21 supporters to show up from 6:30 – 9:30 a.m. to cheer the workers on and let them know they have the entire Labor Movement behind them.

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. 50/50 Split the Pot Raffle Tickets are still available at $5 per ticket or five tickets for $20. Order your tickets today!

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. If everyone does their part we can help all of the children from these charities. Please set up a collection area in your work location. Help your stewards by talking to your coworkers and collecting supplies and cash and then arrange to get the donations to your Chief Stewards. Together we can make a difference in the lives of children in the communities where we live and work.

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. Once you get there, pick Six Flags Great America as your park and in the upper right corner enter promo code: IBEW17

We would like to congratulate our 2017 IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship winners: Samantha Reattoir, Mary Collum, Amanda Rodriguez.

Join your IBEW 21 Brothers & Sisters and their families on Union Day Sunday, September 3rd. White Sox vs Rays, Game Time 1:10pm. Special Union Member prices: $5 - Upper Box Seats $25 - Lower Box $10 – Parking Pass $7.50 - Hot Dog Value Meal. This is a family friendly event! There will be face painters, balloonists, and caricature artists. Kids 13 and under can run the bases after the game!

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