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    Happy Fourth of July

    Happy Fourth of July to you all. We hope you and yours have a happy, safe, holiday weekend as you celebrate Independence Day.  As you do, take a minute to reflect on the independence you enjoy as a member of Local 10 IBEW. You have financial independence, union workers make thirty percent more than...

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    Enjoy a Union, Made in the USA 4th of July

    Summer is here, the sun is out and the celebration of our country's independence is almost here! The Fourth of July is an explosion of festivities and gatherings, and we at Labor 411 want you to be well stocked. From flags to ice cream to beer, we've got the goods to make your party the best, all...

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    Solidarity with Verizon Workers

    Nearly 40,000 CWA and IBEW members including 15,000 hardworking New Yorkers are on strike for good jobs and a fair contract at Verizon. These members are your neighbors, they pay taxes and buy goods in your community, they are your sisters and brothers in the labor movement, and now they need your...

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    Passing of Brother Mark Schultz

    It is with the deepest regret that we inform you that longtime Local 10 member Mark Schultz has passed away on May 16, 2016. Mark was the Chief Garage Mechanic in Auburn NY. Please keep Mark and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

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    Electric Safety Month 2016

    The month of May is National Electrical Safety Month. It serves as a foundation to educate people about the steps that can be taken to reduce the number of electrically-related fires, fatalities, injuries, and property loss. For our union, Electric Safety is paramount. According to OSHA, following...

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    Meeting Notice

    Informational Union Meetings in Ithaca, Mechanicville and Brewster will no longer be held due to lack of attendance. All Regular Union Meetings will continue to be held on the dates and at the times as posted on the "IBEW Local 10" website and "Members Only" newsletter.

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    CWA and IBEW Go On Strike at Verizon

    After trying for ten months to reach a fair contract, nearly 40,000 Verizon workers from Massachusetts to Virginia plan to go on strike at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13 if a fair agreement is not reached by then. With strikes in multiple states, the Verizon strike will be by far the largest work...

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    Upstate Energy Jobs Coalition

    New York Lawmakers Fight for the Future. Because of your efforts, multiple lawmakers are also fighting for a secure energy future for upstate New York. Assemblyman Will Barclay and Senator Patty Ritchie have introduced two important pieces of legislation. Assembly bill A8688 and Senate bill S06476A...

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    Reasons to thank unions

    Weekends All breaks at work, including lunch. Paid Vacation... Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Sick Leave Social Security Minimum Wage Civil Rights Act/Title Vll (Prohibits Employer Discrimination 8-hour work day Overtime pay Child Labor Laws Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) 40 hour work...

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    In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Eighty-seven years ago today, a great American, humanitarian, and civil rights activist was born; Martin Luther King, Jr.  In his far-too-short life, the Reverend Dr. King appealed to the conscience of our nation, held our great country to its highest ideals, and challenged all of us to see, and...

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    Officer and Steward Trainings

    Training will take place for all Officers of Local 10 during the first week in January, 2016.  The training will be provided by IBEW International officer, in an effort to make your Local Union officers as educated as possible in their job.  Business Manager/Financial Secretary, Gary Bonker is also...

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