November 28, 2017
IBEW Supports AT&T/Time-Warner Merger

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is calling for the swift approval of AT&T’s acquisition of Time-Warner, saying it is in the best interests of consumers and employees alike.


October 13, 2017
IBEW President Stephenson on the Repeal of the Clean Power Plan

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement regarding the repeal of the Clean Power Plan.


September 20, 2017
CBS and IBEW Reach Early Contract Renewal Agreement

NEW YORK – CBS and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) announced they have reached an early contract renewal agreement covering 3,500 technicians. The extended contract has been ratified by the affected workforce and will be effective Feb. 1, 2018, through April 30, 2021. The current IBEW agreement was scheduled to expire on Jan. 31, 2018.


August 25, 2017
IBEW President Stephenson on the Release of the Department of Energy’s Grid Reliability Study

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement regarding the Aug. 23 release of the Department of Energy’s Staff Report to the Secretary on Electricity Markets and Reliability.


February 13, 2017
IBEW President Stephenson on Approval of Rover Pipeline

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s approval of the Rover Pipeline.


January 9, 2017
BG&E Workers Rally for Their Own Union at Exelon HQ

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, BG&E’s gas and electrical workers are gathering in front of Exelon’s Baltimore office in a show of strength on the eve of their organizing election.


October 5, 2016
IBEW President Congratulates New NEI Head

IBEW International President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement regarding the election of Maria Korsnick as president of the Nuclear Energy Institute.


June 17, 2016
IBEW Members Ratify Verizon Contract

Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers employed by Verizon Communications Inc., overwhelmingly ratified a new four-year agreement with the company June 17.


June 8, 2016
IBEW Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement endorsing Hillary Clinton for President.


May 30, 2016
IBEW, CWA Reach Tentative Agreement with Verizon

Negotiators from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Communications Workers of America, representing nearly 40,000 striking Verizon workers, announced they have reached a tentative contract with Verizon.


May 27, 2016
IBEW President on Tentative Verizon Contract

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement regarding a tentative contract between the IBEW/CWA and Verizon.


May 25, 2016
IBEW President on U.S. Senate Disapproval of Fiduciary Law

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s vote of disapproval for the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule.


May 9, 2016
IBEW President On Detroit School Bills

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement on the passage of Michigan House bills 5383, 5384 and 5387.


April 29, 2016
IBEW President on Verizon’s Final Contact Offer

IBEW International President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement regarding Verizon’s final offer to employees.


April 12, 2016
Verizon Workers Go On Strike April 13

IBEW President Denounces Unchecked Corporate Greed


April 11, 2016
Verizon Workers Announce Strike Deadline of Wednesday, April 13

Telecom giant makes $1.8 billion a month in profit, but seeks to destroy good jobs for nearly 40,000 East Coast working families


March 28, 2016
IBEW President on Energy Department’s Support of Plains and Eastern Clean Line

IBEW International President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement regarding the Department of Energy’s support of the Plains and Eastern Clean Line.


February 10, 2016
IBEW on the Supreme Court’s Blocking of EPA Carbon Regulations

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to halt the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s new regulations on carbon emissions.


December 11, 2015
IBEW Applauds DNC Decision to Drop WMUR Sponsorship of Next Debate

IBEW leaders are applauding the decision of the Democratic National Committee and the New Hampshire Democratic Party to drop television station WMUR as a co-sponsor of the next Democratic presidential debate scheduled for December 19.


May 29, 2015
IBEW President Edwin D. Hill Retires 
Sixth District Vice President Lonnie Stephenson Named New President

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Edwin D. Hill is retiring effective June 1, bringing a nearly six-decade career in the union to a close.


May 15, 2015
Senate Energy Bill Recognizes Union Apprenticeship Programs

“The 21st Century Energy Workforce Act is a major step forward in helping our nation meet the skilled worker shortage looming over the energy industry. 


April 18, 2015
IBEW President Hill on TPP: ‘No More NAFTAs’

“I urge all members of Congress to reject President Barack Obama’s call for trade promotion authority, or fast-track, legislation.


Feb. 19, 2015
ADT Locks Out Winston-Salem, N.C. Employees

ADT employees and union leaders are denouncing the security company’s Feb. 13 decision to lock out 19 of its service technicians in Winston-Salem, N.C.


Feb. 9, 2015
IBEW International President Edwin D. Hill on Proposed Verizon/Frontier Sale

“Verizon’s announcement that it is selling $10.5 billion of its wireline operations in California, Texas and Florida – along with a Missouri-based call center – to Frontier Communications Corp. will affect millions of customers and thousands of workers across the country.


August 3, 2014
FairPoint Deadline Passes With No Resolution

A six-year contract between FairPoint Communications and 1,700 members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and 300 members of the CWA expired at midnight Aug. 2., as the parties agreed to continue talks to forge a new agreement.


July 28, 2014
IBEW to Speak Out Against EPA Carbon Emission Rule

IBEW members are testifying this week in four cities in opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan.