Stronger Together: Washington Utility, Workers Embrace Code of Excellence


The Grant County PUD in Washington state already had a reputation as a good workplace when Local 77 and management began exploring a Code of Excellence program to make it even better. After pandemic delays, they rolled out their signed agreement last fall with shared enthusiasm.


‘A Sense of Purpose’ Work, Brotherhood, and Resolve Give Injured Lineman a Fresh Start


After a disabling injury in 2018 put an end to John Pruitt’s young career scaling poles and towers as a journeyman lineman, an IBEW brother helped him get back on his feet. Today, Pruitt helps protect others as a utility safety specialist.


Organizing the Work: PLAs Create Jobs, Job Security for Northern California Local


Members of Martinez, Calif., Local 302 are getting ready to tackle one of the biggest mixed-use development projects in the local’s history. The upcoming transformation of the massive Naval Weapons Station Concord is expected to translate into career-spanning work for scores of current and future IBEW electricians across northern California.


18-Year-Old Ohio Member Saves Mother-Son Pair off North Carolina Coast


Travis Shrout is just 18 but he's a third-generation member of Cleveland Local 1377, having followed his parents and grandparents into the broadcasting industry in northeast Ohio.


Delta Star: IBEW Manufacturing in the Industrial South


Delta Star manufacturing and #IBEW Local 2173 are shattering antiunion stereotypes every day. Check out this union success story right in the heart of the right-to-work South.