Biden Stimulus Bill Promises Cash for Struggling Americans


Joe Biden promised Americans during the 2020 campaign that he would put cash in their pockets, accelerate the anemic vaccine rollout and throw a lifeline to struggling city and state governments – many of which employ IBEW members.


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A Year Like No Other:
IBEW Members Rise to Meet the Challenges of COVID-19 at Work


For most of us, the pandemic of 2020 has transformed our lives. Commutes, gone. Offices, gone. Drop-offs at school, gone. Sadly, too often loved ones gone as well.


Biden’s Executive Orders Restore Rights for Federal Workers


President Biden got to work quickly in establishing a new, pro-union atmosphere for the nation’s federal workforce. On his just second full day in office, he signed an executive order to rescind some of the most egregious attacks by the previous administration against federal employees and their right to representation.


Alabama Local Offers Opportunity, Hope to Forgotten Men


Homelessness has many causes, but one near-universal effect: hopelessness. But thanks to a unique partnership with a local shelter, Birmingham, Ala., Local 136 is tackling the issue in an innovative way, offering hope to a portion of the city’s homeless population in the form of training, jobs and a crash course in union solidarity


Despite COVID Changes, Members Shine at National Electrician Championships


Like most major events over the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic put serious restrictions on the Ideal National Championships, which annually pits the top electricians from across the United States against each other in skill competitions. Organizers dramatically scaled back this year’s event to comply with health guidelines.


Building Trades Leaders Applaud ‘Enormously Productive’ White House Meeting


Labor leaders invited to discuss jobs, infrastructure, stimulus spending and more with President Joe Biden last week say it was the most substantial Oval Office meeting in years for working people.


IBEW Members on the COVID Frontlines

COVID-19 has upended lives throughout North America. But for #IBEW​ members, the work didn't stop. From day one, we've been proud to serve on the front line.