Chicago Parks, Beach, Sparkle After IBEW Day of Service

On a chilly May Chicago morning, one refrain summed up the good will as gloved hands cleared debris from acres of South Side parkland and beach: “It’s what we do.”

A Big Chicago Welcome: Food, Fun & Rock Greet Delegates in the Windy City

Derek Diehl attended the 40th International Convention picnic at Soldier Field on Saturday wearing a leather Chicago Bears jacket dating back to the early 1980s that was originally owned by his grandfather.

May 9, 2022

Find out everything you need to know for Day 1 of the convention, Monday, May 9.

RENEW/NextGen Caucus Brings Together Hundreds of Young IBEW Leaders

Hundreds of young, and not so young, members of the IBEW came together at Thursday’s RENEW/NextGen caucus to talk, think, share and learn how power works in the IBEW.

EWMC Touts IBEW Strong, DEI Initiatives as ‘Bridges’ to the Middle Class

On Saturday morning, hundreds of convention delegates gathered in the leadup the IBEW’s 40th International Convention to support one another and a shared vision for a more diverse and equitable IBEW through the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus.

Women and Male Allies Come Together for Women’s Caucus

More than 300 IBEW delegates and guests to the IBEW’s 40th International Convention came together for the Women’s Caucus on May 6 to discuss topics ranging from maternity leave to mentoring to mansplaining.

Government Affairs Caucus Celebrates Wins, Cautions ‘It’s No Time to Rest’

Leaders and presenters during Friday’s Government Affairs Caucus celebrated the election of President Joe Biden and gains made by working people and the labor movement during his tenure.

Convention Expo: Union-Friendly Vendors Make Their Case to Delegates

From T-shirts to technology, investment funds, health care, tools, protective gear, and more, there was something for everyone among the nearly 80 vendors filling the 40th International Convention’s Expo Hall.