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    Liz Shuler, IBEW Member, Elected AFL-CIO President

    Congratulations to the AFL-CIO's newly elected President Liz Shuler, a second-generation member of the IBEW! Liz becomes the first woman elected president of the national labor federation. Now with her election and that of the United Steelworkers' Fred Redmond as Secretary-Treasurer, and Tefere...

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    White House Strategizes Jobs Plan with IBEW

    Last month, President Biden introduced the American Jobs Plan. This is an ambitious multi Trillion-dollar plan to rebuild the Country's infrastructure and put Americans to work. Biden has been traveling across the country to sell the plan. On Tuesday, the IBEW met with White House staff to...

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    Benefits for New NYSEG Hires

    Any NYSEG employee hired after 2/1/2020 and have 90 days with the company are eligible for health insurance per the current CBA (see statement below). Log onto the HR benefits center to sign up for the health insurance, you will need the SS# for any family member you are signing up. If you have any...

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    NYSEG: Contract Accepted

    The contract between NYSEG and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 10 has been accepted.

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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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