Los Angeles Local 18 Program Expands Career Opportunities in Civil Service


For more than a decade, Los Angeles Local 18 has provided area residents with a much-needed path to civil service jobs with the city's Department of Water and Power, and a ticket to the middle class.


California Local Partners With Utility on 'Boot Camp' for Aspiring Apprentices


When Dariyn Choates found out about the Lineworker Scholarship Program run by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District and Vacaville, Calif., Local 1245, he knew it was a chance to get closer to his goal of becoming a lineworker.


New England Broadcast Local Enforces Wage Law for R.I. Members


Boston Local 1228 members employed by Rhode Island broadcast outlets are receiving back pay after the local became aware of a state law regarding overtime wages.


After IBEW Day of Action, California Establishes Utility Workers Appreciation Day


Utility locals in California supercharged a Day of Action at the state Capitol in March, giving lawmakers and the public a look at the skills, equipment and demands of their essential, high-risk jobs.


'A Different Kind of Approach': L.A. Local Invests in Recruiting, Retaining Women


With a near unprecedented amount of work on the horizon, Los Angeles Local 11 is leaving no stone unturned in expanding its efforts to recruit and retain more women members.


Workers Memorial Day Marked by Sobering Report on Jobsite Deaths


The number of U.S. workers who suffered fatal injuries on the job inched up for a second straight year, according to the most recent data, as a long era of budget cuts and dangerous state policies combined to imperil the ability of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to protect America’s workers.


Jurisdiction Win in New Brunswick Could Help Locals Across Canada


When a company used legal loopholes and technical trickery to prevent the IBEW from bidding on a project to rebuild a troubled New Brunswick wind turbine farm, the leaders of Moncton Local 1555 fought back.


Senate to Consider New Term for IBEW-Supported NRC Chair


President Joe Biden has nominated Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Christopher Hanson, who has been an advocate for IBEW members working in the industry, for another five-year term. Now, it’s up to the Senate to confirm him.


My IBEW Story - Robert Lewis


In this installment of the My IBEW Story series, we meet Robert Lewis, an apprentice from Local 212 in Cincinnati, OH. After serving more than 11 years in prison, Robert proved he deserved a second chance and began his IBEW journey.