News From: National Lineman Appreciation Day

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 18, 2018

Real Everyday Heroes; Lineman Appreciation Day

In a few days, the last remaining utility lineman who responded to restoring the power grid in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated their infrastructure will be coming home. UCOMM took...

by Guest Post | on Jul 10, 2017

Lineworker Appreciation Day

If you’ve ever experienced a power outage – especially in the dead of winter or during a sweltering heatwave – and breathed a sigh of relief when the lights came back on, take a...

by Guest Post | on Apr 18, 2017

April 18th: National Lineman Appreciation Day

National Lineman Appreciation Day is a time to express our utmost appreciation to the great men and women that work so hard for us every day. It's our honor to celebrate the hard work, innovation...

by Guest Post | on Feb 24, 2017

Keeping the lights on in 23 ft. of snow

With winter comes snowstorms, and with normal snowstorms come power outages and emergency work for the tens of thousands of IBEW lineworkers. Even a few inches of snow and ice can knock out power for...

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 Paul Cameron | on Apr 13, 2015

National Lineman Appreciation Day

So there is some confusion over when National Lineman Appreciation Day actually is. Congress declared one on April 18th in 2013 but no other resolution has been passed since making it an annual day...