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    IBEW Members Sequestered at Power Plants

    Several dozen IBEW utility members have been sequestered at their work sites in California and New York since early April to protect critical power infrastructure and personnel from the threat of COVID-19.   The IBEW has also signed agreements with dozens more utility companies across the U.S. and...

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    Secretary Opening

    There is an opening for the Secretary position. If you are interested in the position please contact the union hall by March 31st. Contact info: Phone: 607-798-9718 Email: ibewlocal10@stny.twcbc.com Mail: 271 Main Street, Johnson City, NY 13790  

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    Biden, Sanders Split on Natural Gas with Thousands of IBEW Jobs at Stake

    A bill introduced late last month by Vermont senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders could cost tens of thousands of IBEW jobs and cripple a natural gas industry fueling job growth across the entire U.S.   The issue played a key factor in the IBEW's endorsement earlier this month of his...

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    IBEW Teams with OSHA to Keep Workers Safe

    Across the U.S., an ongoing shortage of inspectors at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is putting workers' lives at risk. But IBEW locals are stepping in to help fill the gaps. Locals across multiple states are working with OSHA's Strategic Partnership Program, helping inspectors...

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    Your Employer Must Provide Time For You to Vote

    While we are still a few months away from Election Day, this is an important reminder that your employer must allow you time to vote. Below is a copy of the New York State Law concerning this issue. New York State Election Law § 3-110. Time allowed employees to vote. 1. A registered voter may,...

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    Local 10 Member Saves a Life

    Below is a great story of Local 10 member Matthew Huette saving a life while on a kayaking trip in Moab Utah. Great job Matthew An off-duty New facYork State Park Police officer is being called a hero after saving a kayaker who capsized on the Colorado River in Moab earlier this month. On June 6,...

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    America's Infrastructure Crisis Creates Opportunity for Gasworkers

    Beneath nearly every American city, a crisis is unfolding. While talk of America's crumbling infrastructure focuses on bridges and roads, ports and airports, below ground the aging pipe networks that carry natural gas to homes and businesses grow more dangerous by the day. For decades,...

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    Mike Schulte Memorial Golf Outing

    The Mike Schulte Memorial Golf Outing will be held on June 1 2019 at Swan Lake Golf and Country Club. The money that is raised from the event goes to support the Tri-Valley Central School district through scholarships, athletics, scouting, performing arts, and the district's student service...

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    Binghamton Meeting Location Change

    Due to the building being sold, Binghamton union meetings will now be held at:   AMERICAN LEGION POST #1305 820 LOWER STELLA IRELAND ROAD BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK 13905 The time and date will remain the same.

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    UCOMM Blog: A Tribute to Ed Hill

    Back in 2014 UCOMM covered the NYC Labor Day Parade. That year, the Business Manager of Local 3 IBEW was the Grand Marshall and thousands of IBEW members marched in celebration of not just their leader and themselves, but they marched in triumph of all labor had fought for and accomplished over the...

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    Make Sure Your Signed Up for COPE

    "IF YOU ARE NOT AT THE TABLE, YOU ARE ON THE MENU!"   If you are not signed up to donate to COPE (Committee on Political Education), please contact the Local Union 10 IBEW office and ask to sign up. A dollar a week would be very helpful.  

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    Welcoming Our New Business Agent

    I would like to introduce to you Brother Roman Cefali. Roman will be Business Agent for the Lancaster, Hornell, Geneva-Auburn, Ithaca, Elmira and Binghamton areas. Brother Cefali has been an Executive Board member and longtime steward, bringing that experience to the job. He started with NYSEG in...

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