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    Sign Up: #NYInequality

    New York State has the worst income inequality in the nation - a broader divide between the rich and the poor than anywhere else. We suffer unprecedented levels of homelessness and hunger throughout our state. In our largest cities, half of the children live in poverty. We can't accept these levels...

  • Explanation Meeting and Vote

    Message from Business Manager Leo Yanez Due to the International's Amalgamation of SCU-7 into IBEW Local Union 10, the following dues structure will be as follows: Sec.5. The monthly dues shall be:  (a) "A" and "BA" Members: 1.25 percent times the basic hourly rate times 173.33 (2080 working hours...

  • Merry Christmas & Happy New Year Local 83

    Message from Business Manager Leo Yanez Brothers and Sisters, as the year winds down we have to look back and reflect on how this year affected our lives. It has being a year full of surprises, changes and to some extent some  disappointments. The war being waged against organized labor,  politics...

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    Fill out the form to send Governor Cuomo a message today!

    Working with New York State Senator Nozolio’s office, we need the members of Local 83 to email letters to Governor Cuomo urging him to support the re-powering project proposed by the Upstate Power Producers for our members employed at the Cayuga Power Plant in Lansing, New York. Simply fill out the...

  • Happy Thanksgiving Local 83!

    Have a wonderful Turkey Day  Message from Business Manager Leo Yanez Brothers and Sisters, we just celebrated Veterans Day on November 11th; A day to recognize and honor the American heroes, from past and present campaigns. I believe that one day is not enough to express our thanks and gratitude to...

  • Let's Memorialize Dale together

    Message from Business Manager Leo Yanez   Brothers and Sisters, below is a communication put out by the company of a Memorial Service for our brother Dale Crout. Many members from the Elmira Division will be participating. If you can manage, we invite the entire Local 83 family to attend the event...

  • Yanez: Storm Season is here

    Brothers and Sisters, Summer is just a memory now. The leaves are changing and the air is getting cooler with each passing day. There are many things happening around us that we can not escape. From the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to the Government shut down, still the Labor Movement...

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    The IBEW Youth Caucus

    Many IBEW members aged 35 and younger had the pleasure of attending the IBEW 3rd District Progress Meeting  / Youth Caucus at the end of September. It started with International VP, Don Siegel, addressing the younger members along with President, Ed Hill. The message that they shared was that they...

  • Make Labor Day's true meaning a topic of conversation

    Message from Business Manager Leo Yanez. Brothers and Sisters, the Labor Day weekend is here, for many this signifies the end of the Summer and the start of the school year. Labor day is much more than that. Labor day is a celebration of workers and their achievements., This celebration originated...

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    Support for the Cayuga Power Plant repowering effort

    PLEASE TRY AND ARRIVE AT THE MEETING BY 5 PM   Message from Business Manager Leo Yanez:  New York State Senator Nozolio was at the Cayuga Plant on Monday, July 15th supporting an initiative to keep the plant open.  We had member's of the community and the School board speak in favor of keeping the...

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    Utilities Employees Credit Union If Credit Unions are Taxed, WE LOSE

    An open letter to UECU Members from CEO Glen Yeager. This is an urgent message about the future of your Credit Union. The U.S. Congress is considering an overhaul of the federal tax code and one idea being discussed could seriously harm UECU and our members. Utilities Employees Credit Union is a...

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    Bloomberg: Utility Line Worker Cuts Hobble Emergency Storm Response

    Originally Reported in Bloomberg News: An electrical crew works on overhead lines in Melville, New York following Hurricane Sandy. Four days before Hurricane Sandy struck in October, Consolidated Edison Co. (ED) sought 1,800 power-line-repair workers from its fellow utilities to help respond to the...

  • Freedom at home and abroad

    Message from Business Manager Leo Yanez   Brothers and Sisters, it is hard to believe that almost half the year is already gone. Independence day is just around the corner, with this day of celebration there are a few things we should consider. Safety is the number one priority for an enjoyable...

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    Groups say proposed Canadian power line route is too close to Revolutionary War cemetery

    Groups say proposed Canadian power line route is too close to Revolutionary War cemetery midhudsonnews.com   STONY POINT - A proposed high-voltage power line that would extend from Canada to New York City, and pass through the Hudson Valley, would run right by the Historic Waldron Cemetery in Stony...

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    May is Electric Safety Month

    May is National Electric Safety Month. Throughout the entire month, people are educated in the steps that can be taken in order to reduce the number of electrically-related fires, fatalities, injuries, and property loss.  This year, the campaign theme is Electrical Safety for All Ages. Electrical...

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    April 18th: National Lineman Appreciation Day

    On April 10th, the United States Senate passed a Resolution making April 18th, 2013, as National Lineman Appreciation Day.   113th CONGRESS 1st Session S. RES. 95   Recognizing linemen, the profession of linemen, the contributions of these brave men and women who protect public safety, and...

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