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.


IBEW Locals Celebrate Autism Acceptance


Across the country, IBEW locals are lighting up their halls, posting on social media and engaging members in other activities to recognize members of their unions and communities who have autism.


A Decade of Political Work Pays Off: IBEW, Building Trades Win City-Wide PLA in San Diego


San Diego is now the first major city in the U.S. to pass a blanket project labor agreement for nearly all city-funded construction, the culmination of roughly a decade of hard work and perseverance by Local 569 and the Building Trades Council to reshape the political landscape.


'Do All the Things That Bring You Joy' New York Wireman Turns Scraps Into Art


New York Local 3 member Mitchell Siegel doesn't look at scrap metal on jobsites the same way most wiremen do. For him, that discarded material is inspiration.


'Right-to-Work' No Match for Labor's Preparation, Solidarity in New Hampshire


New Hampshire’s labor movement maintained its decades-long winning streak against right-to-work during the 2024 legislative session, with both the GOP-led House and Senate voting down the latest versions of the anti-worker bill. IBEW leaders said personal contact with lawmakers by union members and retirees was the key to success.


N.C. Local Helps Electrician, Family Fleeing War-Torn Ukraine


Ukrainian electrician Dmytro Hrikh and his family had tried to remain in their home country for as long as they could after Russian troops invaded in February 2022. But late last year, when it finally became almost impossible for them to stay, the members of Charlotte Local 379 helped the family settle into a new home in North Carolina.


Founders’ Scholarship Open for 2024 Entries


Applications for the IBEW’s Founders’ Scholarship, which is awarded on a competitive basis to members continuing their studies, are now being accepted. Rules and a list of required entry materials are available at ibew.org/foundersscholarship. The dead­line is May 1.


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.