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Upcoming Events
Unit 6 Meeting Springfield
Sep 18, 2018
IBEW Local #193 3150 Wide Track Dr. Springfield, IL
Unit 5 Meeting East Peoria
Sep 19, 2018
UAW 974 3025 Springfield Rd. East Peoria, IL 61611
Unit 3 Meeting Hoffman Estates
Sep 20, 2018
Marriott Chicago Northwest 4800 Hoffman Blvd. Hoffman Estates, IL
Unit 2 Meeting Merrillville, IN
Oct 09, 2018
Slovak Club 6920 Broadway Merrillville, IN
Unit 4 Meeting- IBEW 21 Hall
Oct 10, 2018
1307 Butterfield Road Suite 422 Downers Grove, IL
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2018 IBEW 332 Health Fair
09/17/18 - IBEW Local 332
Join us for IBEW'3 332 Health Fair on Saturday, October 6th, 2018. 9:00 am to noon. Free Health Screenings.
Union Car For Sale
09/17/18 - IBEW Local 659
For Sale $4,000 2007 Chevy Impala LTZ 186,000 miles Clean Leather Interior Moon Roof Boise Premium Sound Michelin Defenders, lots of mileage left. Contact the Union hall @ 541-664-0800 For more info.
Upcoming November Elections - Volunteers Needed
09/13/18 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
Good afternoon Members,   There is an election coming up in November and in an effort to educate workers on labor friendly candidates our I.B.E.W. Land Organizer, Jason Simpson, is looking for volunteers to handle canvasing and phone banking. There are (3) daily three hour shifts available as well as a half day shift on Saturdays at alternating locations starting at 9am.
Pre-Order 768 T-Shirts and More
09/13/18 - IBEW Local 768
Pre-order your IBEW Local 768 t-shirts, hoodies, and hats today. Call during office hours or email the us with your order.  Cutoff for pre-orders will be September 28, 2018 at 5pm. Price may vary slightly depending on the volume of each order. So order yours today! Click to view. T-Shirt $20.00 Pullover Hoodie $40.00 Hats $20.
STAY TUNED!!!
09/13/18 - IBEW Local 326
This Web Site is being UPDATED soon.
M2M Leadership Training..... Come & See How You Can Help 483 Stay UNION STRONG!
09/12/18 - IBEW Local 483
M2M Leadership Team Please RSVP if your are attending.  This is a really important meeting.  It is a turning point with regards to signing up new hires into our membership and retaining our current members. Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. we are having a M2M Leadership Team meeting at IBEW Local 483.
Happy Labor Day!
09/03/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The Officers, Executive Board and Staff of IBEW Local 21 would like to wish all of our members a Happy and Safe Labor Day. Working people are the backbone of our nation and need to be recognized as such, both in word and deed. Too often, those working every day for a better life are forced to take a back seat to corporate interests which care only about their own bottom line. As we celebrate Labor Day let us remember the Labor movement has fought to gain benefits many workers enjoy today.
City of Tacoma Wellness Incentive Deadline
08/31/18 - IBEW Local 483
City of Tacoma Employees - Do you want to save up to $480 in 2019? There are only 32 days left until the end of the incentive period. Deadline:  September 30, 2018 | Website:  tew.redbrickhealth.
Newsletter
08/27/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
Honor Mike’s Bravery
08/27/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Our Brother Chief Steward Mike Andel will be receiving the BrainUp Bravery Award at their 5K Run/Walk.  It is often said patients fight a battle with cancer.  In Mike’s case, cancer is waging a war to defeat our Brother who is refusing to back down. While undergoing treatments since last year Mike has shown incredible courage and commitment to his family and the Sisters and Brothers of IBEW Local Union 21 who he represents. He is an incredible father, husband and Union representative. While many have been assisting our Brother in his recovery, Mike is helping others defeat cancer by joining with BrainUp in their fight to find a cure. His commitment to others is unwavering.
Last Call for Sox Tickets
08/17/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
We just received the tickets for our first IBEW 21 Sox ticket order and will be sending them out next week.  If you haven’t ordered your tickets for the Chicago White Sox Union Day game on Sunday, September 9th you need to get your orders in ASAP but no later than Friday, August 24th. If you don’t order them soon you may not get your tickets in time.
T6 Ratifies
08/17/18 - IBEW local 2325
The IBEW System Council T-6 announces that a four year extension has been ratified by the Members of IBEW Locals 2222, 2320, 2321, 2322, 2323, 2324, and 2325.  96% voted in favor of the Agreement. The current Collective Bargaining Agreement is set to expire in August of 2019. This new agreement will now extend our contract till August 5th 2023.
New Ask-A-Rep Form
08/17/18 - IBEW Local 551
Do you have a question about the Agreement? Do you have a concern about working conditions? Use the Ask-A-Rep Form to have a Business Representative contact you
IBEW 21 Members Ratify Agreement with CBRE
08/09/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The membership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21), working at CBRE voted overwhelmingly to accept the tentative four year agreement that was reached on July 13, 2018. For more information contact IBEW 21 Business Representative Mike Grindle.
Union Meetings-Sox Tickets-School Supplies
08/07/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Union meetings start tomorrow night. We are asking all members to participate in the IBEW 21 Days of Giving Back to School Drive that ends on August 12th.  Donations are slow this year. Please bring your school supply donations to the meetings. Join us on Union Day Sunday, September 9th. Let’s show our Union Pride with the White Sox. Get your orders in ASAP. We would like to place our bulk ticket order soon so we can get your tickets to you in time for the game.
Local Union 659 Picnic Sponsors
08/03/18 - IBEW Local 659
August 3, 2018 To Our Sponsors: What a success!  Local Union 659 members enjoyed our Annual Union Picnic and it is getting rave reviews.
White Sox IBEW 21 Union Day Event
08/03/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Join us on Union Day at Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday, September 9th-Game Time 1:10pm White Sox vs. Angels. Special Ticket Pricing for Union Members. $7.84 - Upper Box, $11.20 - Outfield, $26.88 - Lower Box, $10 - Parking Pass, $7.75 - Hot Dog Value Meal. Order Your Tickets Today!
Donate For Free!
07/30/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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.  You can buy 10 notebooks and 10 packs of pens and Menards will send you a rebate for the full price of those items that you can use on a future purchase. They also have $3 rebates on backpacks after the rebate your donation will only cost you $3.88. We can use as many backpacks as possible. The charities we are assisting have over 1,200 children in their care. We are trying to help as many as we can. For under $5 you can help ensure one of these children starts the school year with the supplies necessary for them to be successful.
Time is Running Out - Get Your Cougars Tickets
07/26/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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. The deadline to order your tickets is this Sunday July 29th.
Help Support the 12U Pacific Northwest Champions "Willamette Valley Babe Ruth All Stars"
07/25/18 - IBEW Local 659
July 25, 2018 Dear Members: David Casarez is an IBEW Member and Substation Journeyman / Meter Tech for Springfield Utility Board. His son Sawyer is a member of the Willamette Valley Babe Ruth All Stars and the 12U Pacific Northwest Champions. His Team has advanced to the 2018 Cal Ripken World Series in Branson Missouri.
Sad News
07/24/18 - IBEW Local 659
It is with heavy hearts that we must let you know that Cheryl Hyatt-Adkinson, wife of Anthony Adkinson, Journeyman Wireman, Executive Board Member of Local Union 659 passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, July 22, 2018.  Funeral service will be held at Conger-Morris 800 S. Front Street, Central Point OR 97502 on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at noon with a Celebration of Life to follow.
Labor Endorsed Candidates
07/24/18 - IBEW Local 483
Looking for a labor friendly candidate.
IBEW 21 Back to School Supply Drive Starts Today!
07/23/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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. IBEW Local Union 21 believes in making a difference in the communities where we live and work. We are asking you join us in our efforts by making a donation to our Back to School Supply Drive. Ideally we would like every student to begin the year with the supplies needed to have a successful school year. Building strong communities starts by making sure the children living in those communities have the education needed to be successful in life.
2018 Ratification Voting
07/23/18 - IBEW local 2325
Brothers and Sisters; The System Council T6, CWA and Verizon have reached a tentative agreement on a four year contract extension. This extension will expire on August 5, 2023. There is currently one year left on our current collective bargaining agreement that was negotiated in 2016. This new extension will take effect when our current contract ends.
I.B.E.W. LU 1547 BM Janus Message
07/19/18 - IBEW Local 659
Have you ever had a bad day at work? It happens to all of us once in a while. Back in the days before organized labor and higher work standards, people suffered daily at their jobs because of things like unsafe conditions, long hours, no training and poor benefits.
2018 Tentative Agreement
07/19/18 - IBEW local 2325
Bargaining began a few weeks ago between the IBEW, CWA and Verizon on an extension to our current Collective Bargaining Agreement. The only topics discussed in this round of bargaining would be wages, healthcare and duration of an agreement. There were no other discussions regarding any other benefits or language in our contracts.
Sox – Cougars – School Supplies
07/17/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Just a few reminders about upcoming IBEW 21 events. The IBEW 21 Days of Giving – Back to School Supply Drive starts next week. 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. Our first ever IBEW 21 Solidarity Event with the Kane County Cougars will be on Saturday, August 18th. Our annual IBEW 21 Union Day Chicago White Sox game is on Sunday, September 9th. Click the link for more info on all of our events.
Agreement in Principle
07/16/18 - IBEW local 2325
The System Council T6, CWA and Verizon  have reached an agreement in principle to extend the collective bargaining agreements for a four-year period. The current agreements are set to expire on August 3, 2019. If finalized, the agreements will extend through August 5, 2023.
Don't Knock Poster
07/13/18 - IBEW Local 483
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IBEW 21 and CBRE Reach Tentative Agreement
07/13/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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. Highlights of the new four year agreement include: an 11% wage increase over the life of the agreement, no negative changes to health care language, on-call pay increases, one additional floating holiday, and work up rate increases for CFC Certified Facility Mechanics.
2018 Retirement Planning Seminar
07/10/18 - IBEW Local 191
Please join us for our 2018 Retirement Planning Seminar at the Tulalip Resort & Casino on Saturday, September 8, 2018 The IBEW Local Union 191 and the NECA Cascade Chapter invite you to attend the 2018 Retirement Planning Seminar.
IBEW 21 - Kane County Cougars Solidarity Event
07/09/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW 21 - Kane County Cougars Solidarity Event This is a family friendly event! Saturday, August 18, 2018 Gates open 4:30 PM   Pre-game Hi- Infidelity Concert 4:45 Game time 6:30 PM 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.
NEBF/ NEAP Information
07/09/18 - IBEW Local 768
Check out the updates from NEBF and NEAP. Click on each link to view the document. New Functionality to NEBF / NEAP online benefits portal.
Summer Unit Meetings
07/08/18 - IBEW local 2325
REMINDER: Summer Unit Meetings are cancelled for July and August, as usual. Meetings will resume with the Central unit on Tuesday, September 11th. Since regular meetings are suspended, a special meeting may be called if it becomes necessary.
Summer Unit Meetings
07/08/18 - IBEW local 2325
REMINDER: Units meetings are cancelled for July and August as usual. Meetings will resume with the Central Unit on Tuesday, September 11th.
Lineman Appreciation Day - July 10, 2018
07/06/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 57
Vote No On 3
07/06/18 - IBEW 396
Early Negotiation Extension
07/03/18 - IBEW local 2325
As you already know, CWA, IBEW and Verizon began meeting for a two-week period to attempt to negotiate the terms of a possible extension to the collective bargaining agreements that are set to expire in August 2019. We have agreed with the Company to extend the negotiations for a few additional days after the holiday. Meetings are expected to resume in the middle of next week.
Welcome to the new website......
07/03/18 - IBEW local 2325
 We would like to welcome everyone to the new website for IBEW Local 2325. We have upgraded our site to a new format that will allow us to update and stream information faster and easier. This new site will give us the functionality to transmit news from the Telecom industry and update this membership on information from other labor organizations.
Vote No On 3
07/02/18 - IBEW 396
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Vote No On 3
07/02/18 - IBEW 396
Brothers and Sisters, We Must Vote Question 3 down in November, 400 of our Local Union Members will lose their jobs if this passes. Vote No On 3.
Vote No On 3
07/02/18 - IBEW 396
Brothers and Sisters, This would be our fate if we do not get out and Vote in November, Plus 400 of our Brothers and Sisters will lose their jobs. Vote No On 3 [TEXAS] Electricity prices expected to skyrocket this summer L.M.
Heat-Related Illnesses Can be Fatal; Would You Know What to Do?
06/29/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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. 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. Every year, thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. These illnesses and deaths are preventable. Remember water, rest, shade.
Volunteer at the Mercy Home Picnic!
06/28/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls in Chicago needs IBEW 21 volunteers to help out at their Friends First & AfterCare Summer Picnic on Saturday, July 21 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. If you are available to volunteer, please contact IBEW 21 Recording Secretary-Bob Przybylinski, 630-930-4466 ext. 447, 708-404-0417, bobp@ibew21.org or Unit 2 Chairman-Antonio Mingo Antoniomingo40@gmail.com.
Janus Decision Issued
06/27/18 - IBEW Local 125
On June 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in the Janus v. AFSCME case. This decision means that unions can no longer collect agency fees unless the employee affirmatively consents to pay.  This ruling makes every state a right-to-work state for public employees. IBEW Local 125 have committed to our union. “I’m Staying IBEW Strong.
United Traffic Control
06/27/18 - IBEW Local 125
United Traffic Control is looking for flaggers.  If interested please contact Ashley at (360)673-9328.
IBEW Local 21 Officers' Election Results
06/21/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
June 21, 2018 The Local Union Officers’ Election and Unit Officers’ Election is complete all the ballots have been counted. President-Business Manager & Financial Secretary Paul Wright, Vice President - Bill Henne, Recording Secretary - Bob Przybylinski, Treasurer - Jacquie Fields
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