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May 10, 2016
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May 11, 2016
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May 12, 2016
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May 16, 2016
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May 17, 2016
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April 2016 Union meetings can be found by clicking here.

IBEW 21 Days of Giving Food Drive!

April 17 - May 7, 2016

The Food Drive will benefit Feeding America food banks in Illinois and Indiana.
We are asking all IBEW 21 members, retirees and friends of Local 21
to help those in the communities were we live and work.

$1 = 6 meals

Every dollar donated enables food banks to purchase $8 worth of food.

Please donate now by visiting our online donation page here.

This could be any one of us

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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.

Shannon and our members at JULIE One-Call Center did a great job collecting school supplies for kids in need.
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.

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.

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

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. Also The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Food Drive ends next Saturday. We are assisting families across our jurisdiction please donate today.


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. As Mother Jones famously said, “We pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.”


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. The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Food Drive will run until May 7th please help those who are struggling with hunger in the communities where we live and work by bringing a donation to your work location or donate online.


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. Donate here: https://secure.unasecure.net/activestore/index.cfm?start=yes&siteID=ibew21


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.


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.


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.


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. We will keep you informed when we get more information.


March 15, 2016 - 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.


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.  Join your IBEW 21 sisters and brothers at St.Pat's Parades where we will march to help the children served by Mercy Home. March union meetings start tomorrow. Find out the issues that could be affecting you by going to a meeting. The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Food Drive will take place from April 17th – May 8th.


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