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    Stay Cool This Summer

    It's that time of year again. The days get longer. The sun rides higher in the sky. And heat-related illnesses start claiming lives and sending working people to hospitals at alarming rates.     "Summer is full of vacations and backyard barbecues and quality time spent with our families, but it's...

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    What is a Trade War and Are We In One?

    The AFL-CIO has put together this excellent article explaining what a trade war is, how tariffs can be used to help workers, and looks at whether or not we are actually in a "trade war." Read more below.   TV pundits keep repeating that we're in a "trade war." What does that even mean?    Now...

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    Notice of Officer Nominations and Election

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    Condolences to the Remchuk Family

    One of our Members Dave Remchuk Passed away in a motorcycle accident at bike week in Daytona Beach on 3-12-18 and they are having a celebration of life for him. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.  

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    IBEW Testifies on the Nation's Electrical Grid

    Construction and Maintenance Department Director Jim Ross testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy Feb. 27 about how the federal government can improve the state of the nation's energy infrastructure.  Ross and representatives of local government, industry, labor, higher education and...

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    Notice of Vacancy Local 10 President

    There is currently an opening for the office of President for the local. If you are interested please email ibewlocal10@stny.twcbc.com or call the office at 607-798-9718 by March 31st to be considered.

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    New Testing Facility

    I would like to bring to your attention a new testing facility that some of our companies may utilize.  Telematic Testing Administers tests for outside agencies.  They use multiple layers of encryption to guarantee the security of exams and test answers.  Their security is state-of-the-art.  They...

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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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