News From: IBEW

by Kris LaGrange | on May 22, 2020

Why we should all fear Carpenters Local 57

There are many missions in organized labor. Working together to achieve the goal of protecting workers, bargaining for better wages and benefits, gaining market share within an industry and a city -...

by Guest Post | on May 13, 2020

Entertainment Unions Outline Industry Reopening

This story was written by the IBEW Media Department. The havoc the coronavirus is wreaking on the entertainment industry was the focus of a national media call last week that included the impact...

by Guest Post | on May 06, 2020

IBEW Union Turns Moonshine into Hand Sanitizer

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department “With many members of Gulfport, Miss., Local 903 still working, keeping their families safe requires a plentiful supply of hand sanitizer....

by Guest Post | on Apr 20, 2020

IBEW Members Sequestered at Power Plants

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. Several dozen IBEW utility members have been sequestered at their work sites in California and New York since early April to protect critical power...

by Guest Post | on Apr 09, 2020

Members Helping Members in a Time of Crisis

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. As volunteers delivered care packages of food to Chicago Local 134 retirees and widows at the end of March, Elbert Walters said it was a little like...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 18, 2020

How Unions are Bargaining Coronavirus Protections

With coronavirus spreading throughout the world, workers in a number of industries have faced uncertain futures. Sports leagues have been canceled, and jobs have shut down. However, for some union...

by Guest Post | on Mar 17, 2020

Trump Budget Cuts Thousands of IBEW Jobs

This article was written by the IBEW Media Department President Trump’s 2021 budget cuts new ship construction by 20%, killing 10 new ships – some for this year – and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 14, 2020

Podcast: The Big Union Fight Over Medicare for All

Plus should we fire Will C for sleeping with Dave Portnoy of Barstool Sports? Congress passes the PRO Act, American Factory wins an Oscar, Trump is banning unions at the Department of Defense, and we...

by Brian Young | on Feb 10, 2020

Congress Passes PRO Act

The Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act has passed its first hurdle as the Democratic-led House of Representatives voted to pass the bill.

by Brian Young | on Feb 07, 2020

Podcast: Trump Exit - Will Liberals Leave if he is Re-Elected?

Christopher Dale calls in to talk about whether liberals will leave the country if Trump is re-elected. Trump is also at it again, this time hiring union-busters to oversee the agency that is in...