The Limits of Labor Law – and How the PRO Act Can Fix it


America’s current labor law leaves much to be desired from the worker’s perspective, according to new research from the Economic Policy Institute. But there’s a way to fix it – if Congress decides to act.


IBEW Membership is Family Business for Texas Brothers


Almost since its inception, the IBEW has been a family affair. Children have been following parents into the union trades for more than 100 years, chasing the same middle-class dreams that they grew up enjoying. But it’s not often that four children follow a parent into the profession.


The $2 Trillion Plan to Rebuild America


President Joe Biden proposed the largest investment in American infrastructure since World War II at the end of March, introduced by Mike Fiore, a member of Pittsburgh Local 29. Four weeks later he renewed his call for the $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan from the House floor, again with the IBEW at the heart of his pitch.


IBEW Steps in to Rescue Ohio Solar Project


When the developers of a large solar farm in Ohio needed help getting a nonunion project finished, they turned to IBEW members from Cincinnati, where Local 212 stood ready to pick up the slack.


IBEW Mobilizing Helps Kill Right-to-Work in New Hampshire, for Now


Following months of phone calls, emails and text messages from IBEW members in New Hampshire, Democrats and Republicans in the state’s House of Representatives voted last Thursday to reject yet another attempt to enact a so-called “right-to-work” law.


How this IBEW Member is Creating a Chorus of Allies

As a black woman working in the construction trades starting in the 1970s, #IBEW​ sister Donna Hammond faced many adversaries. But she gained many allies and now she's working to build an #IBEW​ that's open to all workers.