Bienvenidos, Hermanos: Puerto Rican Utility Workers Choose the IBEW

 

The 650 members of an independent union representing Puerto Rico's utility workers merged with Orlando, Fla., Local 222 in June, giving the IBEW a permanent presence on the island for the first time in decades.

 

No New NAFTAs: Blinken Pledges Pro-Worker Approach to Trade, Foreign Policy

 

At an unprecedented roundtable with union leaders stung by NAFTA and other trade deals the past three decades, Secretary of State Antony Blinken pledged that new trade pacts and related foreign policy will help, not harm, American workers.

 

CCO Secures Major Funding Grant to Strengthen NCS Training

 

Modern buildings increasingly need to be “smart” to meet customer demands, packed with building automation and power-over-ethernet systems alongside voice and data networks. This requirement has created a critical need for qualified union network cabling specialists to handle these installations.

 

Wisconsin Sisters Come Together to Build Solidarity

 

All across Wisconsin, IBEW women are coming together in important ways, from recruitment and retention to leadership and visibility, and ultimately making the IBEW stronger for it.

 

Apprentice’s Gratitude Earns Pentagon Award for West Virginia Local

 

Thanks to an unexpected nomination by one of its apprentices, Charleston, W. Va., Local 466 recently was honored by the Defense Department for its strong support of its military-serving members.

 

What Happened in Texas? The Texas Power Crisis of 2021, and What Comes Next

 

Experts are now saying that Texas could be in for a long summer because the state's power grid isn't ready to deal with the heat. Here's what went wrong last winter and what needs to be done to prevent another energy catastrophe.