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by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 23, 2015

Does New York need a Utility Worker Assault Bill?

The IBEW Utility Labor Council of New York State (ULC) recently got together at one of their quarterly professional development workshops to share best practices, tactics and stratgize on moving the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 11, 2014

Did you see the ULC?

The 15,000 member IBEW Utility Labor Council of NYS just sent out their public e-newsletter - The Utility Labor Report. An amended Call Center Bill was passed in both houses and is awaiting Governor...

by Ted Skerpon | on Jul 09, 2014

May 2nd Assembly Gas Hearing

The IBEW Utility Labor Council of NYS provided testimony at the NYS Assembly Gas hearing on May 2, 2014. Below is the text from Glen Casey's testimony and nice work to ULC council members; IBEW...

by Ted Skerpon | on Jul 09, 2014

Utility Workers Assault Bill

Both houses failed to move the Utility Assualt Bill. The ULC is very concerned that legislators continue to lack the education of the dangers that the employees in the utility industry face on a...

by Ted Skerpon | on Jul 09, 2014

The Call Center Bill

We are happy to report that the Call Center Bill was passed in both houses and will be sent to the Governor's office for a signature soon. The Utility Labor Council (ULC) would like to thank...

by Ted Skerpon | on Jul 09, 2014

Call Center Legislation Awaiting Governor's Signature

With over 15,000 hard working power professionals throughout New York State represented by 18 local unions, the IBEW Utility Labor Council of NYS, cares about the safety of utility workers, the...

by Mike Malek | on Sep 03, 2012

Labor Day is when union and non-union come together as one.

The infamous Labor Day weekend is upon us, and of course what is expected to come from the IBEW Utility Labor Council of New York State, and all unions for that matter, is a pro-union message...

by Mike Malek | on Aug 17, 2012

Is Paul Ryan's voice more important than 44,000 working families?

When all 18 IBEW Local Unions who make up the Utility Labor Council of NYS traveled down to Philadelphia last Saturday, August 11th, we knew we were participating in one of the largest...

by Mike Malek | on Aug 06, 2012

Transco proposal will create 38,000 direct and indirect jobs for New Yorkers

The clear choice for top priority in the Energy Highway proposals is the NY Transco submissions. The deliverables from these projects epitomize the goals and objectives outlined in the RFI: Create...