Special Delivery: Local 134 Helps Retirees Stay Safe, Well, and Fed

 

As volunteers delivered care packages of food to Chicago Local 134 retirees and widows at the end of March, Elbert Walters said it was a little like “reverse trick-or-treat.”

 

Boston Local Donates 20,000 Face Masks to Area Hospital

 

Boston Local 103 has stepped up to help address the shortage of face masks needed to combat COVID-19.

 

What the $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill Means for IBEW Members

 

With the COVID-19 pandemic essentially closing the American economy, the House and the Senate sent an unprecedented $2 trillion bill to the White House, where the president signed it late Friday afternoon.

 

Canada's Parliament Approves $2,000 a Month for Pandemic-affected Workers

 

Last week, Parliament passed and received royal assent on Bill C-13, “An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19,” a relief package that will provide $2,000 a month through July for those who have lost their jobs or who are going unpaid as a direct result of the disease.

 

COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines for Construction Trades

 

North America’s Building Trades Unions issued specific advice for construction industry employers to protect IBEW members and other construction professionals from spreading the virus that causes COVID-19.

 

National Lighting Bureau Donates LED Lights to Coronavirus Testing

 

The IBEW-partnered National Lighting Bureau is offering free LED lights to remote COVID-19 testing sites being set up nationwide to help combat the global pandemic.

 

IBEW, Telecom Partners Working to Help Members Cope with Coronavirus Pandemic

 

The IBEW has negotiated agreements with Verizon, AT&T and other companies that will provide telecommunications employee-members added flexibility in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic

 

IBEW 2019 Canadian Women's Conference

#IBEW women are making their voices heard. Check out what went down at the 2019 IBEW Canadian women's conference.