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    He is the Lineman

     "He is the Lineman. "He is the man from the electric company, come to turn the lights back on, because no one else can do it.   "He is in the heavy workboots and the bright yellow plastic hard hat, pulling his coat closer about him as he stands in the cold rain while, all about him, men women and...

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    "You Have Given My Kids a Christmas"

    For the last 10 months, 1,800 families have been on strike at Spectrum. As the company refuses to budge on its demand for regressive givebacks, these families are facing an uncertain future this holiday season. As they fight to protect the Middle Class in New York City, their union brothers and...

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    What if Janus Didn't Matter?

      A teacher leader calls on public sector unions to renew their passion to fight for their rights in the face of Janus    If you read UCOMM Blog or follow the news, you know that in recent years attacks against public education and organized labor have come at a fast and furious pace.   On Election...

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    Union Made Gifts for the Holiday Season

    Make your holiday American made with this list of union-made in the USA gift ideas. Click here or the image below for the full list. 

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    Happy Thanksgiving Local 10

    Thanksgiving is here again. There is no better time to think of the reasons why you are thankful over this long holiday weekend. As union members, there is a lot to be thankful for like our wages and benefits. We can also be thankful in knowing that thanks to our union and the solidarity of our...

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    Thank You to Our Veterans

    Because of You Because of you, I am here Because of you, I am able to live freely Yet I do not know you And I have not done anything for you But there you stand, ready to fight And there you are prepared to die for me. You've fought before And you'll fight again For someone you don't know So...

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    NYSEG Fire Retardant Clothing Allowance

    Reminder! Local 10 NYSEG employees! Please remember to use your fire retardant (fr) clothing allowance for the year 2017! The deadline to order from Tyndale will be here before we know it.

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    IBEW Life Saving Award Matthew Steele MRC

    While on his way to a route on the morning of September 12, 2017, Matt came upon a truck turned over on its top. It was a tractor trailer carrying compress natural gas. Without regard for his own safety, Matt pulled over and ran up to the truck to see if he could help the driver. The driver was...

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    IBEW Linemen Head to Florida to Restore Power

    More than 10 million people are without power in the Sunshine State after Hurricane Irma churned its way up the length of the peninsula over the weekend, unleashing 140 mph winds, heavy rain and 10-foot storm surges in some coastal areas.     But help is on the way. What is being described as the...

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    Happy Labor Day

    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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    BCC Examination Prep Course

    Please check your NYSEG Company email for information concerning Broome Community College Entrance Examination Prep Course.

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    Lineworker Appreciation Day Salutes Members, IBEW Founder

    If you’ve ever experienced a power outage – especially in the dead of winter or during a sweltering heatwave – and breathed a sigh of relief when the lights came back on, take a second this July 10 to thank a lineworker for making it happen.  The IBEW and the Edison Electric Institute, an...

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