Southern California Members Keep Cool Despite Sweltering Temperatures


The IBEW and others in the electrical industry celebrated National Lineworker Appreciation Day on July 10. The timing was fitting in Southern California, where hundreds of IBEW members worked to repair power outages caused by some of the area’s hottest temperatures on record.


‘Working Man Serving Working People’: IBEW Wireman Runs for Pennsylvania Senate


Six days before the filing deadline for Pennsylvania’s May primary, a texting SUV driver swerved into the wrong lane and slammed head-on into Bill Troutman’s van.


Boston Member’s Book Shines Light on Women in the Trades


A lot has changed since 1998, when Boston Local 103 retiree Susan Eisenberg published her first book detailing the struggles of women like her in the building trades. And yet, as she notes in the preface to the recently-released second edition, a lot has stayed the same.


IBEW Lights Up Trenton Makes Bridge


The IBEW is helping people see a historic landmark in literally a new light.