News From: IBEW

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 23, 2018

How Reporting Accidents Bond Workforces

Workers Memorial Day is right around the corner. It is also the anniversary of the enactment of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 which created the federal government agency known as...

by Brian Young | on Apr 20, 2018

IBEW Stresses the Importance of Organizing

With unions coming under attack from Janus and Right to Work, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) held the Legislative/Political conference as well as their Construction &...

by Guest Post | on Apr 11, 2018

IBEW Members Work Highlighted at The Masters

Every April, members of Augusta, Ga., Local 1579 work at nearby Augusta National Golf Club during The Masters, providing world-class electricians during one of the golfing world’s highest-...

by Guest Post | on Apr 03, 2018

Teaching Congress About IBEW Apprenticeships

Members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce toured a D.C.-area IBEW training facility, where they received an education of their own about the value of electrical apprenticeships...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 14, 2018

Unions Propel Conor Lamb to Razor Thin Victory

After a long night of counting ballots, Conor Lamb appears to have won the special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District by about 600 votes. While political pundits will spend...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 13, 2018

Organizing Victories in Wisconsin, Idaho and New York

Over the last week, three big organizing victories were announced. One was a first that could shake up the political system while another brought 80 new members into the union movement.  

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 08, 2018

IBEW Members Raise $30K to Support Local 665 Father

Following IBEW 665 member Randy Margraves outburst in court last week, when the IBEW brother attempted to take justice into his own hands against the USA Gymnastics coach who sexually abused his...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 02, 2018

IBEW Father Attacks Daughters Abuser

There’s not much to say about this video that has gone viral. The father of three of Larry Nassar’s victims did what any self-respecting father would do. Unsure if he planned on wearing...

by Guest Post | on Jan 29, 2018

The Importance of New Member Orientations

There’s an old adage that you only have one chance to make a good first impression. It’s also critical to orienting – and organizing – new members into the union. “...

by Guest Post | on Jan 16, 2018

Trump Proposes Ending Federal Pensions

Trump Administration officials have suggested ways to save the government money in the next budget. And, no surprise, some of the savings are expected to come at the expense of working people....