With IBEW Leading the Way, San Diego Voters Remove Ban on PLAs


San Diego voters on Nov. 8 approved Measure D, which overturned a ban on project labor agreements in the city.

Detroit Tree Trimming Program Brings in New Workers, Garners International Attention


Detroit Local 17’s tree trimming program is one of only two Labor Department-certified apprenticeships in the country, and what makes it even more special is the relationship the local has with the Parnall Correctional Facility in Jackson, Mich.

Wins in Michigan Could Mean Farewell to State's Right-to-Work Law


The political adage "Elections have consequences" is going to be put on display in Michigan in ways that could benefit IBEW members and all working families, including a potential repeal of the state's so-called right-to-work law.

Boston Local Swears In Its Most Diverse Apprentice Class Yet


When Boston Local 103 Business Manager Lou Antonellis swore in this year’s class of apprentices, he welcomed the most diverse class in the union’s history. And it wasn’t by accident.

'Honored and Thrilled': IBEW Sisters Shine in Presidential Spotlight


The twinkle in President Joe Biden's eye and delight on his face said it all: Once again, an IBEW member had knocked his socks off.

Nebraska Local Helps Manufacturing Plant Get $70 Million Investment


Lincoln, Neb., Local 2366 members have been working at Schneider Electric for the past 50 years, but the coronavirus pandemic created an opportunity for the manufacturing plant’s workers to show just how essential they really are. And it helped spur a $70 million investment by the company.

Pennsylvania Locals Get Apprenticeship Funding


Two IBEW locals in Pennsylvania were awarded state funding exceeding $1 million for their apprenticeship programs.

From 'Third World' to First Class:The New LaGuardia


The new LaGuardia Airport in Queens, N.Y., is one of the most complicated construction projects in American history and it is being completed two years ahead of schedule and 100% union built.