Faces of the IBEW: Second-Chance Baltimore Wireman Headlines New Ad Campaign

 

Rico Albacarys didn’t sulk or stew when he was turned down for a Baltimore Local 24 apprenticeship back in 2010. Instead, he got back to work – and the right people noticed.

 

Syracuse, N.Y., Local 97 Members' 'Flawless' Replacement of Diesel Back-up at Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station

 

When back-up generators at nuclear power stations stop working, the clock starts ticking before federal rules require the main unit to shut down. So, when the 49,000-pound back-up diesel generator went quiet at the Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in upstate New York, the nearly 75 members of Syracuse Local 97 in the maintenance department had a monumental challenge on their hands.

 

Even in Right-to-Work Era, Northern Michigan Manufacturing Local Grows Membership

 

Growing membership in a manufacturing local is a challenge under any circumstances. American jobs continue to move overseas at an alarming clip, so growth in a right-to-work state makes it even more of an achievement.

 

New Program Aims to Help Trades Recruit More Women

 

Expanding programs for women who might be considering a career in the skilled construction trades, or who are already in them, is the goal of a new joint initiative of Canada’s Building Trades Unions and the federal government.

 

Social Security Workers Fight For their Rights Against Anti-Union Attacks

 

The Social Security Administration has joined a growing list of federal agencies that are impeding the ability of unions to represent government workers and taking extreme positions in contract talks.

 

IBEW Builds Banc of California Stadium

It's L.A's first outdoor stadium in more than 50 years. And it was built 100% union. Go behind the scenes of the building of Banc of California stadium.