Business Managers Message Updates

  • What is the TPP?

    Message from Business Manager Gary L. Bonker    I would like to talk with you about something that could hurt the working men and women of America. It's the "Trans-Pacific Partnership" (TPP). The TPP is an outsourcing deal, not a trade deal. The auto rules of origin are so low that a car or truck...

  • Unions make a difference in people's lives

    Unions have long been part of our nation's history, fighting for BETTER pay, safer working conditions, health care and retirement benefits, educations and civic participation. Unions have brought different voices together and their struggles have elevated the working conditions, the standard of...

  • Training the new generation of Stewards

    Local 10 has started 2016 with training.  Officers received their training in January.  Stewards are being trained February 4th and 16th.  International  Representative Julie Cosenza, International Representative Jim Ayrer conducted the training at the Local 10 office.  The training included topics...

  • Injury free for 3 and a half years

    On January 27, 2016, I had the pleasure of attending the Plattsburgh Division of N.Y.S.E.G.'s annual Safety Breakfast. Local Union Officers have been attending this event for about sixteen years. What made the Safety Breakfast this year special was that they were celebrating three and one-half...

  • Steward Training

    Happy New Year and I hope you had an enjoyable holiday season.  Local 10 IBEW started off the year with training for all its officers.  I requested the training from the International IBEW Representatives in an effort to give the officers of Local 10 the tools to represent the members to the best...

  • Happy Holidays

    It's been a busy year for Local 10 IBEW.  There were negotiations with NYSEG, Electrical Cooperatives and Power Plants, and the election of the Local Union Officers.  That took us all into this Holiday Season.  It seems to go so fast! Please take time to enjoy yourself and those you care about...

  • Retirees Coming Back to Work

    Recently the Company, in your separation discussions has asked about your availability for CONTRACTOR or CONTINGENT WORKER status, i.e. returning to work.  You have retired by choice from the Company and have supported yourself and your families during your careers here. As former members of SCU-7...

  • Happy Thanksgiving Local 10

    All the officers and staff of Local 10 IBEW would like to wish you all a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday. We all have a lot to be thankful for, and now is the time to reflect on that.  Enjoy those you are with during the holiday, no matter what you are doing. Please be safe if you are traveling, if...

  • Binghamton NYS PSC REV Hearing

    As you may have heard, next Tuesday is a very important public hearing on New York's Reforming the Energy Vision initiative. This is an important meeting for many reasons but first and foremost, it effects all of our jobs. Whether you work at utility or in power plants, the outcome of these public...

  • Thanks for your support and service

    Hello, I am Gary Bonker, your new Business Manager/Financial Secretary for Local Union 10 IBEW. It is, and always has been, an honor to work for you as an officer of the IBEW. Thank you for your support in the recent election. Together we can get more people involved in the workings of our local...

  • Happy Labor Day Local 10

    A Labor Day & Retirement Message from Business Manager Mike Lutz   Happy Labor Day to all.  The history of this day goes farther back that we can only reflect.  The origins of the holiday can be debated, but the East Coast and New York State were a big focus of the origin of this day.   The...

  • NYSEG Tentative Contract Explanation Schedule

    Binghamton Service Center                               Kirkwood Wed. July 8, 2015 9:00 AM                                       Wed. July 8, 2015 1:00 & 3:30 PM   Brewster Service Center                                    Liberty Service Center Thurs. July 9, 2015 8:00 AM...

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