Scenes from a Pandemic

 

The COVID-19 crisis is challenging IBEW members and their families in unprecedented ways.

 

At the Center of a Pandemic: New York Members Endure the Latest Test of Their City’s Resilience

 

As COVID-19 roared into New York City in March, IBEW members found themselves in the center of a unprecedented crisis once again.

 

How Prevailing Wage Boosts Homeownership

 

The benefits of a prevailing wage extend beyond just pay and benefits, according to a study from the Illinois Economic Policy Institute. Prevailing wage laws also make it easier to get a piece of the American Dream.

 

IBEW Member Tapped to Head Michigan’s Coronavirus Workplace Safety

 

Sean Egan, a member of Muskegon, Mich., Local 275, has been appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as Director of COVID-19 Workplace Safety.

 

St. Louis Member, Former Lawmaker is New Head of Missouri AFL-CIO

 

Jake Hummel has been a longtime successful advocate for Missouri’s working people, so it came as no surprise when he was asked to assume the top post in the state’s labor movement.

 

PA Local's Food Drive Fills Shelves of Area Charities

 

By the numbers, there were seven pickup trucks, 30 deliveries, six food banks and $15,000 in cash donations to help feed the community that Chester, Pa., Local 654 has served proudly for 80 years.

 

Brotherhood Across Borders:Angola Hospital Mission Bonds IBEW, Italian Electrical Workers

A trip sponsored by Electrical Workers Without Borders North America sent New York CityIBEW Local 3 members to Angola last summer to work with Italian electricians on a solar array to power a rural hospital.