Local 10 News Archive

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    Local 10 Member Saves a Life

    Below is a great story of Local 10 member Matthew Huette saving a life while on a kayaking trip in Moab Utah. Great job Matthew An off-duty New facYork State Park Police officer is being called a hero after saving a kayaker who capsized on the Colorado River in Moab earlier this month. On June 6,...

  • Fire Retardant Clothing Saves Lives

    At the 2019 Utility conference a presentation was put on concerning "Fire Retardant Clothing Relating to Utilities." It was quite informative, and good to hear the information again as a refresher. | would like to share some of the presentation with you as a refresher. When is the best time to...

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    America's Infrastructure Crisis Creates Opportunity for Gasworkers

    Beneath nearly every American city, a crisis is unfolding. While talk of America's crumbling infrastructure focuses on bridges and roads, ports and airports, below ground the aging pipe networks that carry natural gas to homes and businesses grow more dangerous by the day. For decades,...

  • Congratulations on Your Retirement Jo Ann

    I would like to thank and Congratulate IBEW Local Union 10 Office Manager Jo Ann Amedeo on her recent retirement. Jo Ann worked for the IBEW forover thirty years. She started working for L.U. 1125 with Business Managers Joe Herman and Jack Humphrey, . Then she worked for L.U. 83 with Business...

  • What is Right-to-Work?

    How much do you know about the so called "Right to Work?" First, everyone has the "right to work", so something smells fishy already. The right to work slogan originates from a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Dent vs. West Virginia in the 1940's stating that Americans had a fundamental right to pursue an...

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    Mike Schulte Memorial Golf Outing

    The Mike Schulte Memorial Golf Outing will be held on June 1 2019 at Swan Lake Golf and Country Club. The money that is raised from the event goes to support the Tri-Valley Central School district through scholarships, athletics, scouting, performing arts, and the district's student service...

  • Be Fit for Duty When You Arrive at Work

    When you come into work, you are declaring that you are "fit for duty."  Whether you are coming in for your regular work day or you accept a call out.  Many of us are subject to random drug and alcohol testing and therefore have some knowledge of what is  expected of us on this subject. However,...

  • What Does My Union do for Me?

    A while ago I had a few members of Local Union 10 IBEW ask me "What does the union do for me anyway?" I was more than a little surprised to get that question from our own members. We talked about negotiating the collective bargaining agreement, improving safety, processing grievances, and handling...

  • Issues with Seeing Job Postings

    After recent discussions with the Company concerning everyone being able to see job postings that works for NYSEG, it seems that the "search filters" may be the problem. When looking for job postings on the system, don't use any search filters. This way you will be able to see all of the jobs...

  • Skilled Safety Panel Appointments

    Any Local Union 10 NYSEG employees that are interested in being appointed to the Skilled Safety Panel corresponding with the job you do, please send an email to Business Manager Bonker at the Local Union office. All interested members will then be considered for appointment to the panel.

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    Binghamton Meeting Location Change

    Due to the building being sold, Binghamton union meetings will now be held at:   AMERICAN LEGION POST #1305 820 LOWER STELLA IRELAND ROAD BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK 13905 The time and date will remain the same.

  • Don't Screw Over Your Union Brothers and Sisters

    Local Union 10 IBEW against Union Incest! Don't screw your Union Brothers and Sisters!   Do I have your attention now? We have enough outside forces doing everything they can to bring about the demise of the unions. There are the corporations, the politicians, billionaires, the list goes on. Don't...

  • Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Local 10

    Please enjoy some Christmas and New Year's quotes from people who said it better than I can.   "It is the personal thoughtfulness, the warm human awareness, the reaching out of the self to one's fellow man that makes giving worthy of the Christmas spirit." Isabel Currier   "If you can't wrap...

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    UCOMM Blog: A Tribute to Ed Hill

    Back in 2014 UCOMM covered the NYC Labor Day Parade. That year, the Business Manager of Local 3 IBEW was the Grand Marshall and thousands of IBEW members marched in celebration of not just their leader and themselves, but they marched in triumph of all labor had fought for and accomplished over the...

  • Be Thankful for What You Have

    Already the time has come for Americans to gather with family and friends for a day of food and football, Thanksgiving is upon us. The tradition started in the Plymouth Colony Massachusetts 1621. Two hundred years later Abe Lincoln declared the final Thursday of November a national holiday....

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    Make Sure Your Signed Up for COPE

    "IF YOU ARE NOT AT THE TABLE, YOU ARE ON THE MENU!"   If you are not signed up to donate to COPE (Committee on Political Education), please contact the Local Union 10 IBEW office and ask to sign up. A dollar a week would be very helpful.  

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