News From: IBEW

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...

by Guest Post | on Nov 13, 2018

Constant Organizing Protects IBEW from Janus

This post was originally written by the IBEW Media Center. From union-bashing flyers to deceptive emails, targeted ads on social media, intrusive phone calls and even unwelcome visitors at the...

by Brian Young | on Oct 19, 2018

UCOMM Live: Trump to Ban Union Pickets / IBEW Union gets Mayor & Gov to Boycott NY1

Power is being restored in Florida as tens of thousands of IBEW union professionals responded just hours after Hurricane Michael. NY1 in NYC might have a problem getting guests after Governor Cuomo...

by Guest Post | on Oct 16, 2018

IBEW Line Workers and Tree Trimmers Begin to Rebuild

The most powerful hurricane to make landfall in the Florida panhandle in at least 150 years smashed houses, sent a storm surge dozens of miles inland, tore up thousands of trees and...

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2018

One Hundred Altice Employees Join IBEW in New Jersey

Altice USA became one of the dominant cable companies in New Jersey two years ago when it acquired Cablevision. But the company’s attitude toward its workers after the deal wrapped up convinced...

by Guest Post | on Sep 21, 2018

NLRB Moves to Undo Joint Employer Standard

The Republican-dominated National Labor Relations Board took a big step backward on Sept. 13 when it announced it was proposing a new rule on its joint employer standard, a decision that could...

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