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April 18, 2015
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Unit 7 Meeting Alton
Apr 20, 2015
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Apr 21, 2015
IBEW Local #193 3150 Wide Track Dr. Springfield, IL
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May 12, 2015
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May 13, 2015
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May 14, 2015
Best Western Hillside 4400 Frontage Rd., Hillside, IL
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Congratulations Dan Stiemel
Dan in the red shorts and members in Des Plaines raised $175 for Special Olympics. Donate to Dan’s fundraiser here: https://www.classy.org/fundraise?
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.
IBEW 21 Executive Board takes the Challenge
Now they challenge you get out and VOTE! Watch it by clicking on the picture.

Our members show their allegiance to the St. Louis Blues at last night’s meeting at the Central City Lyons Club in Southern Illinois.

Winter can’t end soon enough for Tim Greiger, from the AT&T Crown Point garage as he works in Lowell, IN.

DirectSat Workers Join IBEW21. View more photos here.

Deseree Lee Bass volunteers at Mercy Home During the IBEW 21 Days of Giving.

21 Days of Giving donations delivered by Chuck Wyman Villa Park Steward.

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

April 14, 2015 The Communication Workers of America (CWA) is in negotiations with AT&T to reach new agreements for employees working in the CWA Midwest region and in the CWA Legacy T Agreement.  Their contracts with AT&T expired on Saturday, April 11, 2015. While these negotiations do not directly affect AT&T employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers System Council T-3 we do stand in solidarity with the CWA.


IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of retired member and former Business Representative Michael McCormick. Arrangements are as follows. Visitation: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 2pm to 9pm Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home 9000 W. 151st St. Funeral services:Thursday April 16, 2015 Procession leaves funeral home at 9:15 am. Mass 10:00am.St. Elizabeth Seton Church 9300 W. 167th Street Orland Hills. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.


April 2, 2015 Time is running out to apply for an IBEW 21 scholarship.  Applications and essays must be received by Friday, April 24, 2015.  Up to eight $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to Local 21 members or an immediate family member. This year’s essay question is “Looking beyond our own needs, how can Local 21 members help build a sense of community in our Union.


March 19, 2015 AT&T is offering a General SIPP to employees in the Chicagoland area working in the construction splicing title. Management is looking to offer 30 General SIPPS’s to Cable Splicing Technicians in Construction & Engineering working in the Chicago, North Suburban and South Suburban RCA’s. A surplus has not been declared.Those employees interested in leaving the payroll must turn in their SIPP paperwork by Friday, March 27, 2015. The last day on payroll for those selected will be April 10, 2015. For more information please contact your Chief Steward or Business Representative.


February 26, 2015 Find out what is going on “Across the Local” by reading Frontline. The latest issue is on its way but you can read it now before it gets to your mailbox. In this issue you will also find articles about IBEW 21 scholarships, bargaining at DirectSat, and how you’re making a difference in the communities where you live and work.  


February 20, 2015 We are asking all IBEW 21 members, retirees, and their families to join us at St. Patrick’s Day solidarity events in the Chicagoland area. We will build camaraderie while helping the children served by Mercy Home with their “March for Kids” campaign. Click the headline above to find out how you can help the kids.


February 19, 2015 - 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 safety documentation given to them by their employers. Supplemental information on working in cold weather can be found on OSHA’s website osha.gov.Read more on working safely in the cold by clicking the headline above.


January 8, 2015 Make 2015 the year you get more involved in your Union. You can start by attending union meetings. The first January meeting is tonight at a new location in Park Ridge. The Unit 1 meeting will be held at Teamster’s Local 700, 1300 W. Higgins Road, Suite 301.A complete list of Union meetings can be found by clicking the scrolling banner at the top of this page.


December 22, 2014 Your kids are home for the holidays and it’s the perfect time to put them to work! Have them write an essay answering the question “Looking beyond our own needs, how can Local 21 members help build a sense of community in our union. When they are finished they can then work on gathering the other information needed so they can win an IBEW Local 21 scholarship.


December 15, 2014- Voluntary Separation Packages (VSIPP) are available to all employees who are not affected by the surplus announcement made by AT&T on December 12, 2014. If you would like to save the job of someone whose job is at risk please consider turning in your VSIPP application today. If you are interested you must file your VSIPP paperwork by 5 p.m. Friday, December 19, 2014. Article 30 of our 2013 Collective Bargaining Agreement governs all AT&T surplus declarations. View the agreement now by clicking here. If you have any questions or concerns please contact your IBEW representative.


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