Local 10 News Archive

  • The Three Documents You Need to Know

    As a Local Union 10 member there are three documents you should make yourself familiar with. First is the Collective Bargaining Agreement, or Contract. Here you can find your wages, working conditions, benefits, and more. Next, is your Accident Prevention Manual, or Safety Handbook. In this...

  • Don't Spread Rumors or Gossip at Work

    "Do not repeat anything you will not sign your name to."   Rumors, we all have to deal with them. However, at work is certainly a place where they are not needed. If you choose to entertain them on your own time, that's your business. Please don't practice rumors or gossip at work. There is...

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    Stay Cool This Summer

    It's that time of year again. The days get longer. The sun rides higher in the sky. And heat-related illnesses start claiming lives and sending working people to hospitals at alarming rates.     "Summer is full of vacations and backyard barbecues and quality time spent with our families, but it's...

  • We are Brothers and Sisters, Not Enemies

    As you have no doubt seen in the news, the United States is placing tariffs on products coming to America from Canada. Canada, in return, has vowed retaliatory tariffs for products entering its boarders from the United States. At the recent G7 summit there was a war of words concerning this...

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    What is a Trade War and Are We In One?

    The AFL-CIO has put together this excellent article explaining what a trade war is, how tariffs can be used to help workers, and looks at whether or not we are actually in a "trade war." Read more below.   TV pundits keep repeating that we're in a "trade war." What does that even mean?    Now...

  • Happy Independence Day

    Wednesday July 4, 2018, is Independence Day. It is a federal holiday in the United States and celebrated on the fourth of every July. The day celebrates the date when the original thirteen colonies declared independence from Great Britain in 1776. This significant step came one year after the...

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    Notice of Officer Nominations and Election

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  • Keeping Our Union in Good Financial Health

    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 administrations frugal spending and careful oversight of the Local Unions monies. It was not easily accomplished, but...

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    Register to Vote Today

    The IBEW is launching a nationwide campaign to register our members to vote so we can vote for pro-union candidates in this year's primaries and the general election. This is part of the IBEW's campaign to elect members to office and elect more union friendly candidates in the 2018 midterm...

  • You are Accountable for Your Actions

    Whether you work for a multi-national corporation, a power producer, or a Rural Electric Cooperative, as a Union Member of Local 10 IBEW you must remember that you are accountable for your actions.   The companies we work for now monitor all aspects of what we do. Phone calls are recorded,...

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    IBEW Stresses Importance of Organizing

      With unions coming under attack from Janus and Right to Work, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) held the Legislative/Political conference as well as their Construction & Maintenance conference last week in Washington DC.  The main theme of the Legislative/Political...

  • Become a Fighter

    You often hear the expression, "they are a real fighter." Or, "They are in for the fight of their life." I most often hear these type of expressions in relation to sports activities. Also, maybe in reference to someone unfortunately "fighting" an illness or disease. General George Patton once said...

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    Condolences to the Remchuk Family

    One of our Members Dave Remchuk Passed away in a motorcycle accident at bike week in Daytona Beach on 3-12-18 and they are having a celebration of life for him. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.  

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    IBEW Testifies on the Nation's Electrical Grid

    Construction and Maintenance Department Director Jim Ross testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy Feb. 27 about how the federal government can improve the state of the nation's energy infrastructure.  Ross and representatives of local government, industry, labor, higher education and...

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    Notice of Vacancy Local 10 President

    There is currently an opening for the office of President for the local. If you are interested please email ibewlocal10@stny.twcbc.com or call the office at 607-798-9718 by March 31st to be considered.

  • Millennials: The Growing Generation

    Millennials, I hear a lot of talk about this generation. As you usually do concerning the next generation.  It is my hope that this group of young Americans will be the generation that brings organized labor back to the high density numbers in the work force experienced in its most influential days...

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