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News From: IBEW Local 3

by Brian Young | on Dec 21, 2017

Santa's All Year Round

The union movement teaches us that we are all brothers and sisters, regardless of trade or job status. Union members know that thanks to their bargaining power they are often better off than non-...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 05, 2017

“They Rejected our Offer to End the Strike”

Since March 1,800 telecom professionals at Spectrum have been out on Strike fighting for a fair contract and their very survival. While the Local 3 bargaining team and union leadership continue to...

by Guest Post | on Nov 10, 2017

Striking Spectrum Workers Losing Their Homes

When Tanisha Smythe started at Time Warner Cable in New York a decade ago she was living in a shelter with her newborn son. Seven months after Smythe and nearly 1,800 other members of New York Local...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 04, 2017

Local 3 Brings Strike to Airwaves

The 1,700 members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 3 at Spectrum have been on strike for the last six months. With Spectrum receiving renewed scrutiny over their...

by Brian Young | on Sep 19, 2017

A Tale of 3 Strikes

Workers around the world are being taken advantage of by companies that will stop at nothing to make a quick buck for their executives and shareholders. While employers are looking to cut corners and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 15, 2017

Why I'm Marching Across the Brooklyn Bridge

I've marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to make a statement a few times already. The first was back in 2005 when the President of TWU Local 100 willingly broke New York's immoral Taylor Law...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 14, 2017

Interview: Erikson of IBEW Local 3 on Spectrum Strike

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545} Chris Erikson is the elected Business Manager of the 28,000 members of IBEW Local 3 NYC. Erikson...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 24, 2017

Why this GW March is Important

Imagine being on strike for over 150 days. Labor Day is fast approaching, that means school sneakers must be bought, backpacks and school supplies, etc. Instead of going to a family barbecue you have...

by Guest Post | on Jun 29, 2017

Calls on Cable to End Strike

Below is a letter that we received from IBEW Local 3 Business Manager Chris Erikson asking for local unions help in ending their prolonged strike.  Find out what you can do to help. Dear...

IBEW Local 3 Strike Rally with Rory Lanceman
by Guest Post | on Jun 22, 2017

Video: Spectrum Strike in NYC

Post pulled from NYS AFL-CIO: After nine years on the job, I joined my sisters and brothers of IBEW Local 3 in standing up and striking against Charter/Spectrum Cable over their continued...