Local 10 News Archive

  • Happy Fourth of July

    Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and 53 other Founding Fathers ratified the  Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776. They literally put their necks on the line for liberty. Their struggle gave birth to this great nation of ours and in the centuries that followed, millions of...

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    July Meetings

    Because we are in the process of scheduling special explanation meetings for the recently negotiated tentative agreement with NYSEG, all informational meetings for the month of July are CANCELED. On Monday, July 6th in the late afternoon, these special explanation meetings will be emailed out and...

  • NYSEG Contract Update

    Contract negotiations continued late in the day yesterday and will continue today, the 30th and beyond if necessary until the committee believes we have an agreement that can be ratified by the membership. We will work as long as it takes to reach a settlement with NYSEG.  Please concentrate on the...

  • NYSEG Contract Update

    Contract negotiations are continuing and progressing.  There have been questions as to what happens when the agreement expires.  If that happens, (and with time constraints is probable) and unless notified by stewards, email, notices, website, etc., we will continue to negotiate and you will...

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    Worker's Memorial Day

    Workers Memorial Day Observation Saturday, April 25, 12:00 Noon Wall Street, Binghamtonat the Binghamton Factory Fire commemorative plaque Please join us to honor and remember the workers who have sufffered injury, illness, and death in the workplace, and to call for safe jobs for all workers...

  • National Lineman Appreciation Day

    So there is some confusion over when National Lineman Appreciation Day actually is. Congress declared one on April 18th in 2013 but no other resolution has been passed since making it an annual day of recognition. Public utilities and co-ops across the country have recognized the many sacrifices...

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    ULC Legislative Initiatives

    Representing over 15,000 IBEW Utility Workers in New York State, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Utility Labor Council of New York Electric - Gas - Steam, is made up of 18 IBEW Local Unions. They lobby and advocate for laws and regulation that ensures the safety of utility...

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    Worker's Memorial Day

    Every year on April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew our efforts for safe workplaces. This year the struggle continues to create good jobs in this country that are safe and healthy and pay fair wages and...

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    IBEW Fact Sheet: Trade Promotion Authority (Fast Track)

    Trade Promotion Authority (TPA or Fast Track) gives the U.S. president authority to enter into trade agreements with limited congressional oversight.1 Trade Promotion Authority can only be granted by Congress.2 By giving TPA to the president, Congress relinquishes its constitutional authority to...

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    MLK Day:Tribute to Dr. King

    The 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference will be held Jan. 15–19 in Atlanta. The Conference is established to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the accomplishments of the civil rights movement, this multi-ethnic, multi-gender and...

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    Make ibew10.org an app-like shortcut on your smartphone!

      iPhone Above:   Adding an app-like shortcut to your smartphone is easy, simply figure out if you have an android or iphone and follow the instructions in the image.   Please note: These steps vary depending on the age of your device, because there are so many different types we included...

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    New Law Limits offshoring

    With the new year comes a new law. On Dec. 17, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Chapter 520 of 2014, an amendment to the existing Call Center Bill, which was signed by then-Gov. David Paterson back in 2010.   The initial intent of the Call Center Bill was to require that gas and utility companies...

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    Chapter 520: Call Center Bill Signed into Law

    On December 17th 2014, Governor Cuomo signed Senate Bill 66198 which would require public hearings by the Public Service Commission for the closure or relocation of gas & electric call centers. The law will be referred to as Chapter 520 of 2014. A very big thank you goes our to Senators Diane...

  • Happy Holidays from IBEW Local 10

    From our families to yours, and on behalf of the membership and leadership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 10, we would like to wish our members, customers and the community a Happy Holiday anFrom our families to yours, and on behalf of the membership and...

  • Enjoy the Thanksgiving Holiday

    Message from Business Manager Mike Lutz As the newly formed IBEW Local 10, hardworking union members grouped together now throughout New York State, to say the merger has been an adjustment is an understatement. We got to give you all some credit, the changes were not easy, but we have come through...

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    Exercise your great American right to vote

    We here at the IBEW Local 10 want to encourage our members to get out and vote for the political candidates that best support working people and our right to live better,  work safer and work union.  Each member of our union across this entire state understand that there is much at stake this...

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