IBEW Sisters Join Fellow Tradeswomen in D.C. for Celebration, Solidarity

 

Solidarity, strength and sisterhood were on full display as nearly 4,000 tradeswomen — including almost 400 IBEW members — descended on Washington, D.C., for the 13th annual Tradeswomen Build Nations conference.

 

Right-to-Work Ends in Michigan as IBEW-Backed Law Takes Effect

 

Unions and working families in Michigan celebrated Feb. 13 as the state’s repeal of its so-called right-to-work law went into effect.

 

Your Turn: Cast Your IBEW Photo Contest Vote Now

 

Your union asked, and once again you answered the call: Photos by the hundreds were submitted last year for the 2023 IBEW Photo Contest. You showed us your work sites in spaces dark and narrow to wide open. You gave us a glimpse of your union meetings, your parties and picnics, and even your pickets.

 

IBEW Wins Upgraded Pension Benefits for Members

 

The IBEW and its contractor partners have agreed on a historic package of retirement benefit improvements.

 

Local 6 Members Mark 80 Years of Cable Car Work

 

San Francisco’s world-renowned cable car system celebrated 150 years of service last summer. In 2024, members of Local 6 are marking their own milestone: For 80 years, the local’s electrical transit mechanics have maintained and repaired the system’s instantly recognizable wood-and-steel vehicles.

 

With First Contract Secure, PGA Freelancers See Good Days Ahead

 

The IBEW officially began its partnership with PGA Tour Entertainment just before Christmas, when employees and freelance technicians working for the company overwhelmingly approved a first contract.

 

Jackpot: IBEW Helps Make High-Speed Rail a Winner for Workers, Passengers

 

Japan’s bullet train turns 60 this year, Eurostar turns 30. For the past 15 years, China has been pouring billions into building the world’s largest high-speed rail network.

 

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.