News From: IBEW

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...

by Guest Post | on Sep 12, 2018

IBEW Honors Five Heros

Five IBEW members have been honored for acting heroically to save lives last fall during one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history.

by Guest Post | on Sep 11, 2018

Rebuilding a Notorious Bridge in New York

The Hudson River crossing between Nyack and Tarrytown, N.Y., is a terrible place to build a bridge. The river is three miles across, one of the widest spots on the entire river, where, in places, the...

by Guest Post | on Aug 10, 2018

Union-Run Health Clinics: Solidarity Through Affordable Care

In union-dense New York City, Local 3 has long operated a medical clinic for members from its headquarters in Queens. Its nearly 30,000 members could populate a respectably-sized small town, so it...

by Guest Post | on Aug 09, 2018

Union Wireman Giving Back Via Backpacks

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Local 728 member Phil St. Jean isn’t one to walk by when he sees someone in need, especially not when it’s in Dominica, his home country.

by Brian Young | on Jul 25, 2018

Trenton Makes the World Takes

If you have taken Amtrak from Washington DC to New York or Boston, you probably have seen the famous Trenton Bridge. For decades the bridge has been lit up with a sign saying “Trenton Makes The...