Local 10 News Archive

  • Happy Labor Day

    On Monday we celebrate Labor Day, the Workers Holiday. Over the past year we have seen the importance of workers who are often forgotten. You were the people that showed up to work during the worst of times to help others work from home and it is our brothers and sisters at IBEW locals from across...

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    Liz Shuler, IBEW Member, Elected AFL-CIO President

    Congratulations to the AFL-CIO's newly elected President Liz Shuler, a second-generation member of the IBEW! Liz becomes the first woman elected president of the national labor federation. Now with her election and that of the United Steelworkers' Fred Redmond as Secretary-Treasurer, and Tefere...

  • Remembering Lester Fillingham

    Brother Lester Fillingham died unexpectedly on May 24th 2021.   Lester joined our union in 2000 when he began his career at NYSEG as a Meter Reader. His time in the meter department proved early on that he would make a positive impact on the people that were lucky enough to know him.   When Lester...

  • Happy Fourth of July

    On Sunday we celebrate the Fourth of July, America's Birthday. On this day in 1776, a group of colonists organized together to declare their independence from England and the King. This revolutionary spirit has stuck with Americans for generations as we have organized around many issues, including...

  • Remembering Those Who Made the Ultimate Sacrfice

    On May 31st, we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. While Memorial Day weekend is often seen as the unofficial kickoff to summer, take a moment to remember those who gave their lives so that we can enjoy the freedoms that we often take for granted. Pay your respects to...

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    White House Strategizes Jobs Plan with IBEW

    Last month, President Biden introduced the American Jobs Plan. This is an ambitious multi Trillion-dollar plan to rebuild the Country's infrastructure and put Americans to work. Biden has been traveling across the country to sell the plan. On Tuesday, the IBEW met with White House staff to...

  • Remembering Don Tuttel

    Spring is here, as we reflect on what was a very trying year, we hope things will start to get back to some type of normalcy with the availability of vaccines and people getting them in their arms. As we go forward this year take care of the things that you can control whether it be health, family...

  • Strengthening Workers Power in 2021

    I hope that you had a safe and happy holiday season. Now we are on to 2021. A new year, a new chapter, a new verse, or the same old story? Ultimately, we write it ourselves. The choice is ours. Let's do everything we can to get rid of: Right to work legislation A anti worker NLRB Union Busting...

  • Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas

    In a year that has secured like no other, we are now upon a holiday season and New Year that will be different from what we would normally be accustomed. Please take the time to enjoy yourself and family through this holiday season with safety in mind. All the officers and staff of Local Union 10...

  • Upcoming Meetings Canceled and Spend you FR Money

    December and January meetings have been cancelled. Make sure to use your FR clothing money before the end of December.

  • Who's Next?

    As of this date it is my true intention to retire at the end of my current term in office the first part of next November. It has been a great honor to serve as a union official for 'you these many years. So who among you will decide to run for office next election cycle? This job is both...

  • Vote Your Wallet, Vote Your Future

    November 3, 2020, is Election Day in the United States. Many important decisions will face you when you vote this year. Voting is one of the most powerful ways to make your voice heard in our democracy. However, in 2016, only 61.4% of the voting age population in the U.S. voted. Modern technology...

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    Why the IBEW Supports Joe Biden

    "We feel that Joe Biden is the best choice for the IBEW because he has taken the time to listen to what our members have to say about the biggest challenges facing our country. And that makes me confident that IBEW members will always have a seat at the table in a Biden administration." - Lonnie R...

  • Happy Labor Day

    Monday, September 7, 2020. Labor Day. Just like this year has been, Labor Day is going to be different this year. The COVID-19 virus has changed so many aspects of our lives, and our Labor Day is going to be one of them. There will be no big celebrations or parades this year. However, we will...

  • Social Media...Again

    Yes, I have talked a couple times before about your job and social media. However, several recent events have led me back to the subject.             First, once you identify yourself as working for a company any of your posts or likes become that company's concern. Forty-eight percent of...

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    Benefits for New NYSEG Hires

    Any NYSEG employee hired after 2/1/2020 and have 90 days with the company are eligible for health insurance per the current CBA (see statement below). Log onto the HR benefits center to sign up for the health insurance, you will need the SS# for any family member you are signing up. If you have any...

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