Business Managers Message Updates

  • 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...

  • Voting the union value set

    November 8, 2016, is Election Day in the United States. Many important decisions will face you when you enter the voting booth this time.   100% of the House of Representatives is up for election this year and 33% of the Senators. Gaining control of the House of Representatives by those who back...

  • Be careful on social media

    Social Media is more popular than ever. Whether it's Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, people are expressing themselves to others now more than ever. Especially younger people, 78% of millennials spend over an hour on social media a day at work. 77 % of all employees use social media at work, 25% of...

  • Staying safe and up-to-date this fall

    Fall is here, soon we will be into winter weather and the holidays. Please don't be distracted. Take your time and work safely, watch out for those around you. I would also like to remind everyone of some important upcoming dates.  Open Enrollment for our health insurance will begin on October 24th...

  • IBEW Convention recap

    The 39th International Convention of the IBEW was attended September 19-23, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri by the delegates you elected in the last elections. Lonnie R. Stephenson was elected International President. Salvatore J. Chilia was elected International Secretary-Treasurer. Christopher...

  • Happy Labor Day Local 10

    Labor Day is upon us once again. Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of the American worker. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity...

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