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News From: IBEW

by Brian Young | on Feb 18, 2021

Biden Meets with Labor Leaders in the White House

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris invited union leaders to the White House on Wednesday to discuss investing in infrastructure and the COVID relief bill. Included in the meeting...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 05, 2021

NFLPA: The Best Days of the NFL are Ahead

Just a few months ago, the NFL Commissioner and NFLPA were locked in a battle over the 2020 season. In a season like no other, COVID seems to have brought Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 13, 2021

Organized Labor Built Vaccine Facilities

Across the country, states are rushing to rollout the COVID vaccine. As cases are spiking it has become more important than ever to get the vaccine produced and distributed as quickly as possible....

by Guest Post | on Dec 18, 2020

Center Stage on ESPN 2: The IBEW

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. The Ideal National Championships, which annually pits top electricians from across the United States against each other in skill competitions,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 11, 2020

Podcast: Trump Freezes Federal Workers Pay

Plus Southwest announces layoffs, NFLPA thinks they can get the season finished without a bubble, the IBEW is training fire departments on how to deal with solar panels, organizing wins from DC to...

by Guest Post | on Dec 09, 2020

IBEW Trains Fire Departments on Dealing with Solar Power

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. It’s among a firefighter’s worst-case scenarios: An overnight call to a scene where the surroundings are dark and unfamiliar and...

by Guest Post | on Nov 12, 2020

Stadium Work Brings Good Union Jobs with Diversity

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. A strategic partnership between two IBEW locals in Massachusetts helped union electricians win work on a minor league baseball stadium while...

by Brian Young | on Nov 06, 2020

Union Organizing Wins in Texas, Tennessee, Virginia

Every week more and more workers begin the process of joining a union and giving themselves a voice at work. Across the country, these successful organizing efforts are continuing even with an anti-...

by Guest Post | on Nov 03, 2020

On the Front Lines of the West Coast Fires

This article was written by the IBEW Media Department. After 16 days working 16 hours a day, Medford, Ore., Local 659 member Colin Farrell took a break to make a phone call. Less than 200 yards...

by Guest Post | on Oct 22, 2020

IBEW Teams with the NAACP to Expand Solar Training

This post was written by the IBEW. Evansville, Ind., Local 16 has a long, proud history. The city sent one of the 10 delegates to the IBEW’s first convention in 1891 and Local 16 has been a...

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