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Bookkeeper Wanted!
09/22/17 - IBEW Local 191
IBEW 191 has an opening and is looking for a qualified bookkeeper to join our staff. Position comes with a good family wage and benefits. If interested please contact Gena @ 425-259-3195 or Gena@ibew191.
IBEW 332 Health Fair-2017
09/21/17 - IBEW Local 332
The 2017 Health Fair will be held on Saturday September 30th at our meeting hall. This is a great opportunity to talk to your health care providers about their programs and services. This could be helpful if you're considering any changes to your plan during the open enrollment period in December.
Last Chance to Get Your ILLINI Football Tickets
09/21/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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. Last orders will be taken on Monday September 25th so we can get you your tickets on time.
Union Hall Closures!!
09/20/17 - IBEW Local 191
Due to staff training, the Bellingham, Mt. Vernon and Wenatchee offices will be closed all day Friday October 27th. Dispatch will be by phone only. The Everett office will be closed from 10:00am (after dispatch) Friday October 27th until 8:00am Monday October 30th.
Need Help Sept. 26
09/20/17 - IBEW Local 483
?On Sept. 26, next Tuesday - join your brothers & sisters in the Tacoma HR unit for informational picketing prior to the City Council meeting.  Help bring the pressure to the City for a fair contract.
Valley & NGS Picnics
09/20/17 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
Local 266 Members Mark Your Calendar!! The Valley Picnic will be in the PERA Pavilion on Saturday, October 14th from 11am - 4pm. We hope you'll all join us for a wonderful time.
Hurricane Disaster Fund
09/19/17 - IBEW Local 332
As you know there have been a couple of devastating hurricanes in the last month, threatening and displacing thousands of men, women and children. Many families have lost their homes, cherished possesions, vehicles and a place to go to work. Major hardship has been inflicted.
Endorsed Candidates
09/19/17 - IBEW Local 483
?Please Consider Voting for these Local 483 Endorsed Candidates: ??Victoria Woodards  Mayor, City of Tacoma ?Robert Thoms        Dist 2, City of Tacoma ?Catherine Ushka    Dist. 4, City of Tacoma ?Chris Beale            Dist. 5, City of Tacoma ?Lillian Hunter         Dist.
Letter to Governor Walker on Prevailing Wage
Prevailing Wage
09/18/17 - IBEW Local 191
If you are interested in learning the ins and outs of the Rep and Organizer positions, apply today for the Local 191 intern program. Contact the Everett Office for details. 425-259-3195
2017 Local 6 Picnic at the Zoo
09/13/17 - IBEW Local 6
Hurricane Disaster Fund
09/12/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 194
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers has a fund where Members can contribute to Hurricane Disaster Relief for Members affected by the recent hurricanes.
IBEW Hurricane Relief Fund
09/08/17 - IBEW Local 73
The IBEW in typical fashion is stepping up to help IBEW members and their families devastated by recent hurricanes. 
RIP Kyle Gray Jr.
09/08/17 - IBEW Local 100
Brothers and Sisters, It is with a heavy heart that I post this article. Our fellow union members, Kyle Gray and Michelle Smith, had a 13 year old son that they tragically lost last week. Neither of them have been working while they deal with this inconceivable pain and suffering while trying to make funeral arrangements for their beloved son.
IBEW Hurricane Relief Fund
09/08/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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. Hurricane Irma is threatening the southeastern United States, we call on IBEW members throughout the United States and Canada to stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters and support the Hurricane Disaster Fund.
09/01/17 - IBEW Local 191
UNION STEWARD classes will be held: All members are welcome! Call the Everett Office 425-259-3195 and have your name put on the list! Wenatchee Hall: Monday October 2nd and Tuesday October 3rd 5pm-9pm Everett Hall: Wednesday November 8 and Thursday November 9 5pm-9pm
Join Us at the Union Day ILLINI Football Game!
08/31/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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.
Skagit Speedway
08/28/17 - IBEW Local 191
Call the Hall for tickets! Events start at 7pm.
MEPS Thank Supporters of Museum Place
08/25/17 - IBEW Local 332
Thanks to all IBEW and craft members who attended Tuesdays San Jose City Council Meeting. It was a huge success! See article in the Business Journal below.
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Sandro Giannetta
08/25/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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. Viewing: Saturday, August 26, 2017 11am-12pm, Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 8580 Wicker Ave., St. John, IN (219) 365-2674.
The IBEW Difference
08/25/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 57
When temperatures spike, IBEW workers keep their cool.   In the face of Mother Nature’s harshest weather, skilled IBEW gas and electrical workers are ready and able to jump into action. Every day we’re braving the elements and working around-the-clock to keep your power on and your family safe.
Declaration of The IBEW
08/17/17 - IBEW Local 191
Declaration of the INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS Our cause is the cause of human justice, human rights, human security. We refuse, and will always refuse, to condone or tolerate dictatorship or oppression of any kind We will find and expel from our midst any who might attempt to destroy, by subversion, all that we stand for.
Other IBEW Opportunities
08/16/17 - IBEW Local 332
For other IBEW opportunities, please check out the Other IBEW Opportunities section of Member Resources.
08/09/17 - IBEW Local 191
Below is a list of Local Union Businesses in our Jurisdiction that needs our patronage. Before buying from the big stores, see what is offered below.
Contract Vote Results
08/08/17 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
Brothers and Sisters, The membership voted to accept the contract by an overwhelming margin. Thank you for voting for your contract.
Union Meetings-Sox Tickets-School Supplies
08/08/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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.
NWJATC Instructor opening
08/07/17 - IBEW Local 483
NWLine JATC has an opening for an instructor.
IBEW Local 332's 6th Annual Giants Game Night August 5, 2017
08/06/17 - IBEW Local 332
It was great to see our members, along with their families and friends, enjoying a fun-filled night at the Municipal Stadium in San Jose watching the San Jose Giants win over the Inland Empire 66ers with a score of 13-10.  Along with the t-shirt giveways at our table, the first 500 IBEW Local 332 ticket holders into the park enjoyed free hot dogs and sodas.
Arcs & Sparks Newsletter
08/03/17 - IBEW Local 191
The Arcs & Sparks is the members newsletter. We are looking for MEMBER INPUT!! The membership is interested in what other members have to say. Submit your articles, jobsite photos, birth, marriage and whatever to gary.kemp@ibew191.
DirectSat Technicians Vote Union YES!
08/02/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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!
MEPS SJ Dist 2 meet your Council Member
08/01/17 - IBEW Local 332
We are bringing together all Electricians, Plumbers, Sheet Metal Workers and Sprinkler Fitters in District 2 to come meet with their City Council member Sergio Jimenez. We need Councilmember Jimenez to be a champion for middle class construction jobs in San Jose and the first step is getting him to know us better and what our issues are. Come join us Wednesday, August 30th from 4:30pm-6:30pm.
Labor Day-Office Holiday Schedule
08/01/17 - IBEW Local 332
The Union Office and Dispatch Hall will be closed on Friday September 1st and Monday September 4th in honor of Labor Day. Friday the 1st is the last day to RSVP for the Labor Day Picnic to be held again at Alum Rock Park in the foothills of East San Jose. Make in inquirees to Carmelita at 408/606-2060. Space is limited and there is a fee to enter the park.
DirectSat Workers Need your Help!
07/28/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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.
Buy Tickets Help Your Sister!
07/24/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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!
Back to School Supply Drive Starts Today!
07/24/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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.
Great America Discounted Tickets
07/20/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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
Congratulations to Our Scholarship Winners!
07/19/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
We would like to congratulate our 2017 IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship winners: Samantha Reattoir, Mary Collum, Amanda Rodriguez.
Important PBF Message
07/17/17 - IBEW Local 768
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR A-MEMBERS Click the link below to read the attached PDF from IST Cooper. It is important for all A-members to continue paying their dues until retirement. Any "A" member dropped from membership forfeit all accrued pension and death benefits from the PBF.
IBEW 21 White Sox Solidarity Event
07/14/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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!
Buy Union Made...
07/14/17 - IBEW Local 483
Back to School Supply Drive Starts Soon!
07/14/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Back to School supply drive will run from July 24th – August 13th. 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. You can help us kick start the drive by making your donation today.
BI-ANNUAL Re-Sign Procedures *10TH-16TH of January and July
07/14/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
Original Signs are accepted from Local 1205 members by online form at anytime. If you had previously been working please include the date of termination. Thank You! BEGINNING JANUARY 2015 BI-ANNUAL RE-SIGN PROCEDURES 1. Re-signs must be received in January and July during the week of the 10th-16th 2. Book signs only accepted from members in good standing with a current dues receipt 3. Local 1205 members may re-sign by one of these four (4) methods: MAIL -2510 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL 32609 FAX – 352-376-9922 IN PERSON ONLINE FORM – found on our website 4. All Book 2 signs not done in person must be mailed or faxed from the traveling member's home local
Tacoma Water Unit Clarification
07/13/17 - IBEW Local 483
IBEW 483 victorious in the Tacoma Water Unit Clarification ruling.
Get Your Kunas Fundraiser Tickets at Union Meetings
07/12/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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!   Join us on Sunday, August 6th at a Gary Southshore Railcats Baseball Game. The proceeds of the event will benefit our Sister who lost her husband to a sudden heart attack shortly before the birth of their first child. Tickets are only $10, game time is 2 p.m. The Kunas Committee is also holding a 50/50 raffle. Our last winner won over $4,000!
Sparky Softball
07/07/17 - IBEW Local 100
Hey Brothers and Sisters! Our IBEW softball team is back in action again! We will be starting a 9 week coed league at Granite Park on July 31st.  If you are interested in coming out to play or just to show your support for your fellow members, please contact Greg Perez at: (559) 286-5020 Play Ball.
Run Off Election for President
06/30/17 - IBEW Local 332
President - Javier M Casillas
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