News From: IBEW

Avaya Stadium: the Most Connected Stadium in the MLS
by Guest Post | on Oct 12, 2016

The most connected stadium in America

A picture in the stands posted to Instagram. “Checking in” to the stadium on Facebook. Tweeting about that last goal. In our modern world, we expect to be connected at all times through...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 21, 2016

The skinny on union conventions

This week, two major unions are holding their union conventions. For those who are not in a union, a convention might seem a little nerdy or it might seem like one big party - but that couldn’t...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 15, 2016

Service in St. Louis

On Thursday, September 15th, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) kicked off their 39th Convention with a service project.  Throughout St. Louis IBEW members, young and old...

Notre Dame Crossroads Part 1: Using Union Workers to Combine Athletics and Academics
by Guest Post | on Sep 08, 2016

Crossroads at South Bend

The University of Notre Dame has long been known for both athletic excellence and a commitment to academics, but never before have they come so close to one another until Notre Dame started the...

by Guest Post | on Aug 19, 2016

Protection for employees prone to assault

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation that will strengthen protections for employees who are prone to assault. The measure elevates assaults on utility workers (S2251-A / A4738-...

by Press and Media | on Aug 09, 2016

Making friends with enviros

You know how they say politics makes strange bedfellows? Well, sometimes the environment does, too.Leaders from the United Steelworkers, the Sierra Club, the Utility Workers Union and the National...

by Guest Post | on Aug 08, 2016

They don't just make cars

This article first appeared on Tesla doesn’t just make electric cars. It also makes batteries, the kind you can use to power your home. And if you live in Vermont, you’ll need...

by Chris Erikson Jr. | on Jul 12, 2016

Pride and tradition

Throughout history, the bagpipes have represented a number of things in a number of different cultures – the serious and dangerous nature of military regiments being lead into battle by a piper...

by Guest Post | on Jul 11, 2016

Thanking a lineman

July 10 was Lineman Appreciation Day, commemorating the contributions of the men and women who bring electricity to the U.S. economy and honoring the legacy of Henry Miller, one of the founders of...

by Guest Post | on Apr 06, 2016

A Woman leading the Building Trades

Theresa L. King, recording secretary for Tampa, Fla., Local 915, was elected last September, making her the first woman president of not only the Florida Building and Construction Trades, but the...