Detroit Member Featured in Lifetime Special With Vice President Harris

 

Detroit Local 58 member Felicia Wiseman joined a diverse set of women who were featured recently in the Lifetime special, “Women Making History,” including Vice President Kamala Harris.

 

Harris Calls for Investment in IBEW, American Jobs in Visit to New Hampshire Local

 

Vice President Kamala Harris praised the IBEW’s apprenticeship programs and said they are a key part of the Biden administration’s American Jobs Plan, which she promoted during a visit to Dover, N.H., Local 490 on April 23.

 

Biden Creates First-Ever Task Force to Strengthen Unions, Empower Workers

 

A new White House task force is charged with making sure the federal government acts to promote unions and collective bargaining, the first mission of its kind to fulfill the nearly century-old promise of the National Labor Relations Act.

 

OSHA’s 50th Anniversary Marks Workers’ Memorial Day 2021

 

Each year the Labor community comes together on Apr. 28 to remember those workers who lost their lives on the job over the past year.

 

Fighting for Progress: Virtual ‘Fly-In’ Brings IBEW Voices to Capitol Hill

 

Hundreds of IBEW members took a virtual trip to Capitol Hill this month, making the case for infrastructure, pro-union legislation and other issues in nearly 300 online meetings with lawmakers and their staffs.

 

Biden to Nominate Retired IVP Klein to TVA Board, a First for Unions

 

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate retired Tenth District International Vice President Robert P. “Bobby” Klein to serve a five-year term as a member of the board of directors for the Tennessee Valley Authority. More than 2,500 IBEW members work for the government-owned utility, providing electricity to nearly 10 million customers across Tennessee and parts of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina and Virginia.

 

IBEW Local Opens New Job Opportunities for Unemployed Members

Less than 6% of wind power workers are union. But #IBEW​ organizers are fighting to change that.