News From: IBEW Local 3

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2017

Spectrum Scabs Carrying Guns

The strike at Spectrum in New York City has now entered its second month as members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 3 fight for a fair contract.  In an effort...

by Brian Young | on Apr 24, 2017

Spectrum Strike's New Battleground

For the last month, 1,700 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 3 members have been on strike against cable giant Spectrum.  These Local 3 members have walked the picket...

by Press and Media | on Apr 03, 2017

"Hour 5 of No Internet"

The strike between IBEW Local 3 and Charter/ Spectrum is entering its second week.  1,700 hard working men and women throughout New York City and Bergen County NJ, are walking the picket line...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 28, 2017

20 reasons why Local 3's on Strike

We received a press release today from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3, NYC about why they went on strike this morning.  In the pouring rain at 6:30 AM, 1,700 members...

by Chris Erikson Jr. | on Feb 01, 2017

DeBlasio Allows Construction Deaths

Yesterday in lower Manhattan, tens of thousands of workers came together to collectively raise their voices outside of City Hall and the City Council Chambers in support of a package of bills aimed...

by Chris Erikson Jr. | on Jan 27, 2017

Apprenticeship Programs Open Tenant Doors

Last week’s news of legislation introduced in the New York City Council regarding apprenticeship requirements for construction work was heartening. Safety – or the lack thereof –...

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

Only Union when he needs to be

This article originally appeared in the IBEW Media Center. At the height of the real estate boom in 2005, Donald Trump announced a colossus would rise in central New Orleans. The 70-story...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 10, 2015

Local 3 honored by the greens

On Tuesday, Local 3 IBEW Business Manager Chris Erikson will be honored at the Urban Green Gala 2015 for his commitment to funding training programs that allow Local 3 members to be trained and...

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