International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement on the passage of Michigan House bills 5383, 5384 and 5387.
April 29, 2016
IBEW President on Verizon’s Final Contact Offer
IBEW International President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement regarding Verizon’s final offer to employees.
April 12, 2016
Verizon Workers Go On Strike April 13
IBEW President Denounces Unchecked Corporate Greed
April 11, 2016
Verizon Workers Announce Strike Deadline of Wednesday, April 13
Telecom giant makes $1.8 billion a month in profit, but seeks to destroy good jobs for nearly 40,000 East Coast working families
March 28, 2016
IBEW President on Energy Department’s Support of Plains and Eastern Clean Line
IBEW International President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement regarding the Department of Energy’s support of the Plains and Eastern Clean Line.
February 10, 2016
IBEW on the Supreme Court’s Blocking of EPA Carbon Regulations
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to halt the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s new regulations on carbon emissions.
December 11, 2015
IBEW Applauds DNC Decision to Drop WMUR Sponsorship of Next Debate
IBEW leaders are applauding the decision of the Democratic National Committee and the New Hampshire Democratic Party to drop television station WMUR as a co-sponsor of the next Democratic presidential debate scheduled for December 19.
May 29, 2015
IBEW President Edwin D. Hill Retires
Sixth District Vice President Lonnie Stephenson Named New President
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Edwin D. Hill is retiring effective June 1, bringing a nearly six-decade career in the union to a close.
May 15, 2015
Senate Energy Bill Recognizes Union Apprenticeship Programs
“The 21st Century Energy Workforce Act is a major step forward in helping our nation meet the skilled worker shortage looming over the energy industry.
April 18, 2015
IBEW President Hill on TPP: ‘No More NAFTAs’
“I urge all members of Congress to reject President Barack Obama’s call for trade promotion authority, or fast-track, legislation.
Feb. 19, 2015
ADT Locks Out Winston-Salem, N.C. Employees
ADT employees and union leaders are denouncing the security company’s Feb. 13 decision to lock out 19 of its service technicians in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Feb. 9, 2015
IBEW International President Edwin D. Hill on Proposed Verizon/Frontier Sale
“Verizon’s announcement that it is selling $10.5 billion of its wireline operations in California, Texas and Florida – along with a Missouri-based call center – to Frontier Communications Corp. will affect millions of customers and thousands of workers across the country.
August 3, 2014
FairPoint Deadline Passes With No Resolution
A six-year contract between FairPoint Communications and 1,700 members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and 300 members of the CWA expired at midnight Aug. 2., as the parties agreed to continue talks to forge a new agreement.
July 28, 2014
IBEW to Speak Out Against
EPA Carbon Emission Rule
IBEW members are testifying this week in four cities in opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan.