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News From: IBEW

by Guest Post | on Dec 15, 2021

Data Centers: A 21st Century Goldrush

This article was written by the IBEW Media Center. In the 130-year history of the IBEW, there has never been anything quite like the explosive growth of the data center business. Fifteen years...

by Guest Post | on Dec 01, 2021

Puerto Rican Utility Workers Chose IBEW

This article was written by the IBEW Media Department. The 650 members of an independent union representing Puerto Rico's utility workers merged with Orlando, Fla., Local 222 in June, giving...

by Brian Young | on Nov 22, 2021

30 Things Biden has Done to Help Workers

A little over a year ago, President Joe Biden won a stunning election victory, upsetting Trump and making him the first President to lose reelection in 28 years. At the time, President Biden said...

by Brian Young | on Nov 08, 2021

Tens of Thousands of Union Jobs Created Under Infrastructure Bill

On Friday night, the House of Representatives passed President Biden’s infrastructure plan. The bill will provide $1 trillion in funding for so-called hard or traditional infrastructure...

by Guest Post | on Oct 11, 2021

IBEW: Vaccines Protect Everyone on the Job

This article was written by the IBEW Media Department. The COVID-19 vaccine is a modern medical miracle, the result of a decade of American-led research into mRNA vaccines and a half decade of...

by Guest Post | on Sep 28, 2021

Girl Scouts Electrical Day Sparks Interest in Trades

This article was written by the IBEW Media Department. Before the fun began with hammers and drills and simulated sections of wall, leaders at the Power Girls camp north of Minnesota’s Twin...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 23, 2021

NY Utility Unions: Gov. Hochul Pandering Not Progressing

New York is dependent on energy supplies from out of state for more than three-fourths of its energy needs according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That means 75% of the energy used...

by Guest Post | on Sep 07, 2021

Nuclear Energy Ensures Union Clean Energy Jobs

America’s IBEW electric utility workers and nuclear engineers are ready to work together to help rapidly decarbonize and electrify the economy. We welcome provisions in the bipartisan...

by Guest Post | on Sep 03, 2021

Order Your Coffee IBEW Strong

Colectivo employees recently voted to unionize, giving them a powerful voice in their workplace.    IBEW Local 494 planned a weekend of action to support the workers of Colectivo with a...

by Brian Young | on Aug 30, 2021

Following Ida, IBEW Members Rush to Restore Power

On Sunday, on the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans and Baton Rouge were hit with yet another devastating hurricane. Throughout the day, the city was battered with winds that were...

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