With Help from VEEP, Wisconsin Local Provides Opportunity for Veterans

 

Courtney Tillman envisioned a life of travel while growing up in northeastern Ohio, especially when she found how much she enjoyed studying foreign languages. She also saw an older sister dealing with college debt, so after graduation, she decided to enlist in the Navy

 

Tree Trimming Academy Brings Career Opportunities to Detroit Area

 

Detroit’s Tree Trimming Academy recently graduated its first class of tree trimmers, providing much-needed talent in a high-demand field and a lucrative career opportunity for area residents.

 

Denver Local Paves Way For Biden Speech at Federal Energy Research Laboratory

 

In a September visit that Local 68 helped arrange, member Julian Aguilar introduced President Joe Biden for a speech on the Build Back Better plan’s clean energy projects and the good, union jobs they will create.

 

As Work Starts on One Major Solar Farm in Ohio, Legislation Threatens Others

 

Dozens of IBEW members in southern Ohio are set to start working not only on what is being touted as the first utility-grade solar installation farm in the Buckeye State, but also on what Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley is calling the largest municipal solar array in the U.S.

 

What Happened in Texas? The Texas Power Crisis of 2021, and What Comes Next

 

Experts are now saying that Texas could be in for a long summer because the state's power grid isn't ready to deal with the heat. Here's what went wrong last winter and what needs to be done to prevent another energy catastrophe.