Closed Local’s Hall Gets a New Lease on Life

 

The union hall of a disbanded Ohio local is finding new life as a museum and learning center, thanks to an innovative partnership forged between the local’s former leaders and a nearby university.

 

Same Care. Less Time and Money

 

In less than the time it takes the average person to close the front door and drive to a nearby walk-in clinic, members of the IBEW’s Family Medical Care Plan can launch the Live Health Online app.

 

Shuttered IBEW Union Hall Reopens as Interactive Museum

When Hoover shut down its North Canton, OH factory, IBEW Local 1985 shut down as well. But instead of padlocking the doors to their union hall, IBEW members turned it into an interactive museum devoted to local labor history.