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  • IBEW 21 COVID-19 Updates

    IBEW 21 members should check here to find the latest COVID-19 news.
    This area may also include employer specific information when its available.
    This information will be update as necessary.

    March 20, 2020 6:00 PM - IBEW 21 Coronavirus Update and Stay at Home Order
    March 25, 2020 11:00 AM -  AT&T – IBEW Reach COVID-19 Bonus Agreement

    COVID 19 – Coronavirus

    All members should take proper precautions to protect themselves from COVID 19 and follow the precautions given to you by your employers.

      We are all in this together and we all need to do our part
    for ourselves, our families and those we serve.

    The information below is from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA),The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Illinois and Indiana Departments of Health.

    Fever • Cough • Shortness of breath
    They may appear 2-14 days after exposure.

    Coronavirus, Colds, Allergies, Strep or Flu?
    Click here to tell the difference.


    The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes that can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.

    Clean your hands often.
    Avoid close contact.
    Stay home if you’re sick and wear a mask.
    Cover coughs and sneezes.
    Clean and disinfect.


    IBEW Local Union 21 News

    March 25, 2020 - 11:00 am Thanks to talks that were initiated by our Local’s leadership, the IBEW SCT-3 Council and AT&T agreed to an across the board 20% lump sum cash bonus payment for all hours actually worked (Cash Award Program/CAP). The 20% bonus reward recognizes all employees who are working during these challenging times. The Cash Award is designed to show appreciation to employees who are working through this pandemic. The CAP is a joint effort between management and your Union to address the exigent circumstances presented by the COVID-19 Pandemic. We appreciate that AT&T acted to reward their employees, our IBEW members who are doing all they can to help the customers we serve and to whom we rely on.

    March 20, 2020 - Sisters & Brothers, We hope you and your loved ones are well. This communication is one that we hoped we would never have to send out. We are dealing with the reality of a pandemic and now a Stay at Home Order and the affects they have on our members, their employers, and those who rely on the essential services we provide. Safety is everyone’s number one concern. Almost every IBEW Local 21 member could find themselves in a situation where they may need to assist a person who is suffering from the effects of the Coronavirus. Our members working at 911 Call Centers, nursing homes, corporate call centers, and our thousands of members who come in direct contact with the public are providing essential vital services to those most in need as they deal with COVID-19. We are proud of all of you.

    IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Sister Alicia Ann Woodfork, who worked at Gardenview Manor. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends and coworkers. Viewing Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Leek & Sons Funeral Home 304 East Williams. Visitation & Celebration of Life Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:00 AM New Life Church of Faith 1419 N. Bowman Ave. Danville, IL

    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.

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