IBEW Sisters Find Their Careers in Growing Manufacturing Sector


Kianni Vigeant had never considered a job in manufacturing before serendipitously landing in one. Dianna O'Brien only knew about the possibilities because of her mother. Yet both women have found successful careers in this growing segment of the American economy, reinvigorated thanks to new investment and an emphasis on "Buy American" by the Biden administration.

‘I’m Not Leaving’: IBEW Members Step Up in Aftermath of Hawaii Wildfires


The wildfires that devastated Maui in early August were among the worst natural disasters in Hawaii’s history and were the deadliest fires in the U.S. in over a century. As always, IBEW members were there to help pick up the pieces, many of them on the job when they didn’t even know the fate of their own homes.

Unions Power the Economy, Says Treasury Report — and Most Americans Agree


The Biden administration has come out with new data supporting a long-held view: that unions are good for the middle class, and what’s good for the middle class is good for the American economy. And, according to new polling, most Americans agree.

Workers Win, Low-Road Contractors Lose Under New Prevailing Wage Rules


The most sweeping updates to federal prevailing wage law in 40 years are now on the books, meaning more money in the pockets of IBEW members and other construction workers on federal projects.

Broadband Boom is Boon for IBEW


Membership in the IBEW’s Telecommunications Branch has significant growth potential during the coming years via the Biden administration’s $42 billion broadband expansion plan.

Panasonic Battery Plant Means Work for Busy Kansas City Local


Kansas City, Mo., Local 124 construction members already were busy with a number of major projects.

My IBEW Story - Robert Lewis


In this installment of the My IBEW Story series, we meet Robert Lewis, an apprentice from Local 212 in Cincinnati, OH. After serving more than 11 years in prison, Robert proved he deserved a second chance and began his IBEW journey.