Business Managers Message Updates

  • Merry Christmas & Happy New Year Local 83

    Message from Business Manager Leo Yanez Brothers and Sisters, as the year winds down we have to look back and reflect on how this year affected our lives. It has being a year full of surprises, changes and to some extent some  disappointments. The war being waged against organized labor,  politics...

  • Happy Thanksgiving Local 83!

    Have a wonderful Turkey Day  Message from Business Manager Leo Yanez Brothers and Sisters, we just celebrated Veterans Day on November 11th; A day to recognize and honor the American heroes, from past and present campaigns. I believe that one day is not enough to express our thanks and gratitude to...

  • Let's Memorialize Dale together

    Message from Business Manager Leo Yanez   Brothers and Sisters, below is a communication put out by the company of a Memorial Service for our brother Dale Crout. Many members from the Elmira Division will be participating. If you can manage, we invite the entire Local 83 family to attend the event...

  • Yanez: Storm Season is here

    Brothers and Sisters, Summer is just a memory now. The leaves are changing and the air is getting cooler with each passing day. There are many things happening around us that we can not escape. From the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to the Government shut down, still the Labor Movement...

  • Make Labor Day's true meaning a topic of conversation

    Message from Business Manager Leo Yanez. Brothers and Sisters, the Labor Day weekend is here, for many this signifies the end of the Summer and the start of the school year. Labor day is much more than that. Labor day is a celebration of workers and their achievements., This celebration originated...

  • Freedom at home and abroad

    Message from Business Manager Leo Yanez   Brothers and Sisters, it is hard to believe that almost half the year is already gone. Independence day is just around the corner, with this day of celebration there are a few things we should consider. Safety is the number one priority for an enjoyable...

  • Merry Christmas: What Brotherhood means to me

    A Special Christmas Message from Leo Yanez, Business Manager   Brothers and Sisters, the holidays are rolling in and there is no place to hide, so be out there and enjoy it.  I want to thank you for making me a part of your lives and I want to thank you for allowing me to be your Brother.   I would...

  • Romney's anti-union agenda beaten at the polls

    Organized Labor turns out in record numbers to give Obama another term.  From Florida to North Dakota, IBEW members and their families helped make the difference on Election Day, from reelecting Barack Obama and Joe Biden to a second term to helping pro-worker candidates win seats in Congress. Says...

  • Victory

    Dear Brothers and Sisters We have achieved victory last night, it was a hard battle. This is a victory for the Labor Movement and for Unions across the country. This will give us a break and a chance to educate and send our message to the rest of the Nation, specially to the "right to work" States...

  • Be at the table and not on the menu

    Now that the Summer is officially over, our thoughts and senses gravitate towards the the Fall season. Football, warm cider, the smell of fresh baked home made apple pie, and the sounds of dry leaves under our feet in the clean crisp morning air.   Here in the union office work still goes on at a...

  • Vote your values & educate your neighbors

    June 13, 2012. We are at the halfway point in 2012 and there are still many challenges ahead of us. This being an election year, all of us are subjected to news and promises from politicians. As members of a Brotherhood we have to listen, not only to what the politicians are saying, but more...

  • May is Electrical Safety Month

    Message from Local 83 IBEW Business Manager Leo Yanez   With the recent Workers Memorial Day behind us, we now enter into May and re-energize ourselves to be safe. May is Electrical Safety Month, where we remind ourselves and our nieghbors of the dangers of working with and around electricity.  It...

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