Ottawa Local Shares Outdoor Space to Help Neighboring Restaurant During Coronavirus


The coronavirus has upended the restaurant industry like almost nothing else, making it difficult to stay afloat. So, when Ottawa, Ontario, Local 2228 was asked to share some outdoor space with a next-door business in need, they were happy to do their part and help put a few of their neighbors back to work.


New Attacks on Federal Workers Part of Administration’s Anti-Worker Agenda


The Federal Labor Relations Authority has issued three new rulings regarding federal employee unions. What’s not new is their disregard for the rights of union members.


Ontario Local Begins Innovative Apprenticeship


For more than a century, the IBEW has been successful by adapting to changes in the electrical industry. Thunder Bay, Ontario, Local 402 Business Manager Glen Drewes is confident his local union has found an innovative way to build on that history.


Tennessee Electrician Invents an Equipment-Saving Lubricant


Steven Hood has worked for nearly a quarter of a century as an industrial electrician, so he’s seen his share of co-workers on jobs getting frustrated when friction would cause their drill bits and saw blades to stop cutting, seize up or snap.


Indiana Local, Signatory Contractor Partner with NAACP to Expand Solar Training Program


Evansville, Ind., Local 16 is helping to train the next generation of members through and innovative partnership with one of its contractors and the local chapter of the NAACP.


Long Island IBEW Members Power New Navy SEAL Museum

When members of Long Island, N.Y., Local 25 learned of a museum being built to honor a local Navy SEAL hero, they were all in.