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Unit 2 Meeting Merrillville, IN
Mar 10, 2020
Slovak Club 6920 Broadway Merrillville, IN
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Mar 11, 2020
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Mar 12, 2020
Gideon Welles 4500 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago,IL
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Mar 16, 2020
IBEW Local #649 3945 Humbert Rd. Alton, IL
Unit 6 Meeting Springfield
Mar 17, 2020
IBEW Local #193 3150 Wide Track Dr. Springfield, IL
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  • February 2020 Union meetings can be found here.

    IBEW Local Union 21 News

    Chicago Bulls vs. Washington Wizards Sunday, February 23rd - 6:00 p.m. This is a very special game as the Chicago Bulls and IBEW 21 members celebrate Black History Month. All IBEW Local 21 members, retirees, family and friends can purchase half price Chicago Bulls tickets for the Sunday, February 23rd game against the Wizards. Every IBEW 21 member who purchases tickets through this offer will also receive exclusive access to watch pregame warmups from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. in the 100 level.

    IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship 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 winners scholarships of $1,000 each. 2020 IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship Essay Topics "How is globalization shifting the Labor Movement. "Vote – Are you registered, and how can your vote help Union Labor?" "How is Union Labor affected by current technology? i.e. Uber, Zelle,online shopping sites, etc." Applications must be received by Friday, May 1, 2020.

    The dates and times for the January Union meetings can be found on scroll above. Please note that the event calendar and upcoming events on are being updated with all of this year's union meetings. Until the updates are complete the listings may be wrong or out of order. The updates should be completed by the end of this week. Union meeting dates and locations for the January-March 2020 meetings can be found on your Union Board and on the back inside cover of Frontline.

    Happy Holidays! The Officers, Executive Board, and Staff of IBEW Local Union 21 would like to wish all of our members and retirees and friends a safe, happy and blessed holiday season.  Thank you to everyone who donated to the IBEW 21 & 1220 Toy and Coat drive your donations will make a difference in the lives of families in the areas where we live and work.

    Friday, December 13, 2019 (12:00 CST) – Today AT&T announced a surplus impacting 22 of their employees in Illinois. The job cuts will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21.

    Time is running out and donations have been very light this year please consider helping the kids in the areas where we live and work. The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive ends this weekend. We would like to provide a coat and toy for each of the children assisted by My Joyful Heart, BCMW Community Services, Bethany Home and Marillac St. Vincent Family Services.

    Mercy Home for Boys & Girls in Chicago is asking for IBEW volunteers to fill their remaining slots at their Aftercare Christmas party on Thursday, December 12th from 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. We realize this is short notice if you cannot volunteer and would like to brighten the holidays for a child in need please donate to the IBEW 21 & 1220 Toy & Coat Drive.

    IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Thomas Hayes, who worked at AT&T. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and coworkers. Visitation Sunday, December 01, 2019 2:00PM - 8:00PM Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home 24021 Royal Worlington Drive Naperville, IL Funeral Mass Monday, December 02, 2019 11:00AM St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church 15629 S. Rt. 59 Plainfield, IL

    IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive Kicks Off Today! As we enter the holiday season it is time for us to once again brighten the holidays for children who are assisted by charities in the areas where we live and work.  The IBEW 21 & 1220 Toy and Coat Drive kicks off today and will run through December 13th.

    IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Sister Uwani Littleton, who worked at the AT&T Grace Street Call Center. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends and coworkers. Funeral Day Saturday, November 23, 2019 1:30 PM Sacred Memories Funeral Home 2024 E. 75th Street,Chicago


    IBEW President Lonnie Stephenson stopped by our office to support the SCT-3 AT&T Direct TV Call Center Bargaining Team.

    IBEW International President Lonnie Stephenson was in Chicago and stopped by the IBEW 21 Union Hall to support the IBEW SCT-3 AT&T Direct TV Call Cent
    It is not that cold!
    Neighborhood Watch
    Bourbonnais Solidarity
    Great Job!
    Union Stewards Cedric Wouldfolk and DeJon Willis volunteer at the Anti-Violence block party in Chicago.
    Great Job Rock Island!
    IBEW 21 members hit their goal all the kids at Bethany Home now have a new backpack for school!
    Dodging the Rain Drops
    Alan Fayia an IBEW 21 AT&T “Downtown” Walker dodges the rain as he walks from job to job in Chicago.
    Proud to Help!
    IBEW 21 members help build a house for a vet alongside volunteers from A Soldier’s Journey more pics can be found in our photo gallery.
    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.

    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.
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