Biden’s Executive Orders Restore Rights for Federal Workers


President Biden got to work quickly in establishing a new, pro-union atmosphere for the nation’s federal workforce. On his just second full day in office, he signed an executive order to rescind some of the most egregious attacks by the previous administration against federal employees and their right to representation.


Alabama Local Offers Opportunity, Hope to Forgotten Men


Homelessness has many causes, but one near-universal effect: hopelessness. But thanks to a unique partnership with a local shelter, Birmingham, Ala., Local 136 is tackling the issue in an innovative way, offering hope to a portion of the city’s homeless population in the form of training, jobs and a crash course in union solidarity


Despite COVID Changes, Members Shine at National Electrician Championships


Like most major events over the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic put serious restrictions on the Ideal National Championships, which annually pits the top electricians from across the United States against each other in skill competitions. Organizers dramatically scaled back this year’s event to comply with health guidelines.


Building Trades Leaders Applaud ‘Enormously Productive’ White House Meeting


Labor leaders invited to discuss jobs, infrastructure, stimulus spending and more with President Joe Biden last week say it was the most substantial Oval Office meeting in years for working people.


IBEW Members on the COVID Frontlines

COVID-19 has upended lives throughout North America. But for #IBEW​ members, the work didn't stop. From day one, we've been proud to serve on the front line.