Business Managers Message Updates

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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