Local 10 News Archive

  • Thank You to the Linemen

    Who responds to wires down and burning? Who responds to find and fix reports of gas odors? Who has helped and saved people hurt or ill in their homes? Who has been the first on traffic accident scenes to help the victims? Who responds to large storms, and works through the storm to restore your...

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    He is the Lineman

     "He is the Lineman. "He is the man from the electric company, come to turn the lights back on, because no one else can do it.   "He is in the heavy workboots and the bright yellow plastic hard hat, pulling his coat closer about him as he stands in the cold rain while, all about him, men women and...

  • Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Local 10

    I would like to express my wishes to you for a happy and safe holiday season. Our Union is strengthened by our diversity. So however and with whoever you choose to enjoy this holiday season Local 10 IBEW wishes you our best. This is a time of year to be with Family and Friends, I hope your time...

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    "You Have Given My Kids a Christmas"

    For the last 10 months, 1,800 families have been on strike at Spectrum. As the company refuses to budge on its demand for regressive givebacks, these families are facing an uncertain future this holiday season. As they fight to protect the Middle Class in New York City, their union brothers and...

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    What if Janus Didn't Matter?

      A teacher leader calls on public sector unions to renew their passion to fight for their rights in the face of Janus    If you read UCOMM Blog or follow the news, you know that in recent years attacks against public education and organized labor have come at a fast and furious pace.   On Election...

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    Union Made Gifts for the Holiday Season

    Make your holiday American made with this list of union-made in the USA gift ideas. Click here or the image below for the full list. 

  • Being Silent is More Damaging Than the Act Itself

    One of the great movie scenes is the beginning of the "The Boondock Saints."  A Monsignor is addressing his congregation, speaking of the murder of Kitty Genovese, which was witnessed by many people, but no one called for help.  Because they either didn't want to get involved, or thought someone...

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    Happy Thanksgiving Local 10

    Thanksgiving is here again. There is no better time to think of the reasons why you are thankful over this long holiday weekend. As union members, there is a lot to be thankful for like our wages and benefits. We can also be thankful in knowing that thanks to our union and the solidarity of our...

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    Thank You to Our Veterans

    Because of You Because of you, I am here Because of you, I am able to live freely Yet I do not know you And I have not done anything for you But there you stand, ready to fight And there you are prepared to die for me. You've fought before And you'll fight again For someone you don't know So...

  • 2018 Union Dues Update

    As Business Manager/Financial Secretary of Local Union 10 IBEW, I am proud to report that the Local's financial status is once again in good condition. This is a result of this administration's frugal spending and careful oversight of the Local Unions monies. It was not easily accomplished, but...

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    NYSEG Fire Retardant Clothing Allowance

    Reminder! Local 10 NYSEG employees! Please remember to use your fire retardant (fr) clothing allowance for the year 2017! The deadline to order from Tyndale will be here before we know it.

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    Vote No on a NYS Constitutional Convention (Prop 1)

    A Multi-Million Dollar Boondoggle In 1967, the last “Politicians’ Convention” held in New York cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars. Fifty years later, the price tag is estimated to be in the hundreds of millions. That’s an awful lot of money to spend on an exclusive party for New York...

  • Vote No on Con Con

    On November 7, 2017, New Yorkers will be asked if the state should hold a convention to re-write our state constitution. What is alarming to me is that 60% of New Yorkers have not even heard of this. The thought that this group of people may go into a voting booth and think "why not, I'll vote yes...

  • Unions: As American as Apple Pie

    "We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for...

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    IBEW Life Saving Award Matthew Steele MRC

    While on his way to a route on the morning of September 12, 2017, Matt came upon a truck turned over on its top. It was a tractor trailer carrying compress natural gas. Without regard for his own safety, Matt pulled over and ran up to the truck to see if he could help the driver. The driver was...

  • Become an Active Union Member

    Being a member in a Union is not a spectator sport. Unions were not designed to have its members sit in the stands and talk about the action taking place on the field. Members of Local 10 IBEW need to know their stewards and officers. They should also have their contact information. Members also...

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