by Guest Post | on May 09, 2019

America's Infrastructure Crisis Creates Opportunity for Gasworkers

Beneath nearly every American city, a crisis is unfolding. While talk of America's crumbling infrastructure focuses on bridges and roads, ports and airports, below ground the aging pipe networks...

by Guest Post | on Apr 29, 2019

Fastest Growing Jobs are in Green Energy

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. The fastest growing jobs in nearly a quarter of U.S. states are IBEW jobs according to projections form the Bureau of Labor...

by Guest Post | on Apr 24, 2019

Trump's OSHA Cuts Put Workers at Risk

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department As the number of OSHA inspectors shrinks, enforcement action to safeguard workers is on the decline — at the same time that investigations...

by Guest Post | on Apr 09, 2019

Toledo Local Looks to Recruit from New Communities

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. The Latino population in northwestern Ohio has risen steadily over the last 40 years. For Toledo,Ohio, Local 8’s Ricardo Jiménez, this...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 05, 2019

Biden Courts the IBEW

Joe Biden might not be officially running for President, but he sure seemed like he was planning to jump in the race on Friday when he addressed the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 04, 2019

What Union is Qualified to Organize Amazon?

Oh, Amazon, what to do with you. First, you innovated e-commerce to become the world’s largest Internet retailer, and at the same time, you did your best to thwart organized labor at every...

by Guest Post | on Feb 26, 2019

The Rising Tide Lifting Women into Leadership

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. Sally McKleinfeld has been helping female friends with their résumés for years. Now she’s developed a program to help even more women within...

by Gary Bonker | on Feb 08, 2019

What Does My Union do for Me?

A while ago I had a few members of Local Union 10 IBEW ask me "What does the union do for me anyway?" I was more than a little surprised to get that question from our own members. We talked...

by Ashley Blom | on Feb 04, 2019

IBEW Training: Confidence in the Next Generation

Being an intern at UCOMM offers many opportunities. One of those opportunities was being able to get a VIP tour of IBEW Local 3’s state-of-the-art training center in Long Island City, a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 07, 2018

A Tribute to Ed Hill: A Visionary

Back in 2014 UCOMM covered the NYC Labor Day Parade. That year, the Business Manager of Local 3 IBEW was the Grand Marshall and thousands of IBEW members marched in celebration of not just their...

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