Business Managers Message Updates

  • Union Dues Increase

    Lets talk about your Union Dues. In accordance with the Constitution of the IBEW and the Bylaws of Local Union 10 IBEW, "Dues will increase by the same percentage as the negotiated wage increase under the New York State Electric and Gas Labor Agreement."  However, this year, due to the frugal...

  • RENEW Committee Charter for Local 10

    The "RENEW Committee" charter was granted to Local Union 10 IBEW on March 27, 2017. The committee is recognized and established for the purpose of inspiring the next generation of IBEW members to become active in their local unions by attending to issues that are important to younger workers. The "...

  • Right-to-Work is Wrong for Workers

    I have talked with you previously about the importance of politics in building our Union. Not everyone likes politics, but they cannot deny the important role it plays in our lives as Union members. We need friends of organized labor in office to thrive. Recently, Representative Steve King of Iowa...

  • Being Prepared isn't Doing the Minimum

    While you are planning your job at hand and checking the Accident Prevention Manual (APM) or OSHA regulations, please remember that these guidelines are the minimum you are required to do. You can always take further steps to keep yourself and your coworkers safe. Do what is required to make your...

  • Running for Office

    If we want to protect our rights as Union workers, we are going to have to put our members in places where they can make the decisions. We need Union Members to run for political office at the local, regional and national level. IBEW Members in the states of New Jersey and Oregon have already done...

  • Working safely and not doing too much

    "Perfection it's not magic, but it's the art of doing things over and over and over." Philosopher DJ Kyos. The work we do for utilities can be very unforgiving.  We need to be focused and well prepared to safely preform the jobs that we do.  Part of being well prepared is having the training needed...

  • IBEW Convention Resolution No. 24 on Call Centers

    Most companies in the United States utilize workers in foreign countries to handle customer inquires.  These companies also have policies directing overseas employees to transfer a customer to a United States call center upon request. Bringing American Call Centers back to the United States would...

  • IBEW National Safety Council

    The IBEW and the entire organized labor movement have, from the earliest days, had as one of their primary objectives the desire to do all that is possible to ensure that all workers are provided a safe and healthy workplace.   The purpose of the National Safety Council Labor Division is to be the...

  • Communicating with the Local

    "It's okay to be honest about not knowing rather than spreading falsehood. While it is often said that honesty is the best policy, silence is the second best policy."-Criss Jami There is no doubt about it, there is a lot of misinformation put out every day at our places of work. Some people...

  • Happy Holidays Local 10

    Another holiday season is upon us. A time for family and friends to gather and express their appreciation for one another. Children are excited about gifts and are in suspense, waiting until they can be opened. We are very fortunate as union members to be able to take part in all the holiday fun...

  • Electrical Workers Without Borders North America

    At the 39th IBEW International Convention there were fifty-two Resolutions put to the delegates to be voted upon. In the future I will be discussing some of these resolutions with you.   Today, I would like to let you know about Resolution #8 "Electrical Workers Without Borders North America."  ...

  • Happy Thanksgiving Local 10

    Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings.  Suddenly, so many things become so little when we realize how blessed and lucky we are. (Joyce Girauld)   As a member of the the IBEW we are truly blessed and have much to be...

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