It's Hot Out There. Here's a Reminder to Work Safely.


With summer approaching and sweltering weather the norm in much of the country, IBEW members are reminded to follow all safety regulations on the job, especially considering some disturbing trends nationally.


Next-Generation Power: A Union Blueprint for Clean Energy Jobs


Renewable energy construction isn't new for members of Kennewick, Wash., Local 112. Its jurisdiction is east of the Cascade Mountains, away from major metro areas like Seattle and Portland, and runs through many smaller communities in eastern Washington and Oregon. The area is ideal for wind energy.


New Federal Rules Will Increase Safety for Rail Workers


Thousands of railroad members will soon have the training they need to work safer thanks to two new rules from the Federal Railroad Administration developed with input from the IBEW.


Los Angeles Local 18 Program Expands Career Opportunities in Civil Service


For more than a decade, Los Angeles Local 18 has provided area residents with a much-needed path to civil service jobs with the city's Department of Water and Power, and a ticket to the middle class.


California Local Partners With Utility on 'Boot Camp' for Aspiring Apprentices


When Dariyn Choates found out about the Lineworker Scholarship Program run by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District and Vacaville, Calif., Local 1245, he knew it was a chance to get closer to his goal of becoming a lineworker.


New England Broadcast Local Enforces Wage Law for R.I. Members


Boston Local 1228 members employed by Rhode Island broadcast outlets are receiving back pay after the local became aware of a state law regarding overtime wages.


After IBEW Day of Action, California Establishes Utility Workers Appreciation Day


Utility locals in California supercharged a Day of Action at the state Capitol in March, giving lawmakers and the public a look at the skills, equipment and demands of their essential, high-risk jobs.


'A Different Kind of Approach': L.A. Local Invests in Recruiting, Retaining Women


With a near unprecedented amount of work on the horizon, Los Angeles Local 11 is leaving no stone unturned in expanding its efforts to recruit and retain more women members.


My IBEW Story - Robert Lewis


In this installment of the My IBEW Story series, we meet Robert Lewis, an apprentice from Local 212 in Cincinnati, OH. After serving more than 11 years in prison, Robert proved he deserved a second chance and began his IBEW journey.