Welcome to the IBEW Local Union 21 page for members working at the Lake County, IN 911 Center.
August 5, 2016 - The membership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21), working as dispatchers at the Lake County Indiana Emergency Call Center voted overwhelmingly to accept the tentative agreement that was reached on June 27, 2016. The three year agreement that was accepted by 85% of the members rewards these employees who work to protect the county’s citizens every day. We welcome our new Sisters and Brothers into our Union.
July 27, 2016 - Lake County 911 contract overview meetings are scheduled for Tuesday August 2nd and Thursday August 4th starting at 6pm around evening shift change. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, sign up, and vote on the tentative agreement.
July 18, 2016 - Tentative Lake County 911 Agreement - This is the agreement that must be ratified by IBEW Lake County 911 Center Dispatchers and certified by Lake County, Indiana officials.
June 27, 2016 - Tenative Agreement Contract Overview
June 27, 2016 - Lake County, Indiana Emergency Call Dispatchers who voted to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21) in June 2015 have reached a historic first contract with Lake County representatives. The tentative agreement which affects nearly 100 Lake County Indiana Emergency Call Center dispatchers still needs to be ratified by the IBEW 21 members.
Union officials are planning meetings with the dispatchers to explain the new agreement and then ask them to vote to accept the proposal. The IBEW 21 bargaining team consisting of IBEW 21 negotiators and Lake County dispatchers are recommending that their members accept the agreement.
Paul Wright, IBEW 21 President – Business Manager stated, “We were seeking a contract that rewarded the dispatchers for their service to the residents of Lake County. This agreement this achieves many of our goals.”
We would like to thank everyone for their involvement. If you have any questions be contact IBEW 21 Business representative Byron Bonham at 630 960-4466 ext. 340. A brief contract overview can be found here.