Local 10 News Archive

  • Who are America's Electric Cooperatives?

    I'd like to make you aware, if not already, of America's Electric Cooperatives. L.U. 10 IBEW services Delaware County Electric Cooperative, Otsego County Electric Cooperative, Oneida-Madison Electric Cooperative and Steuben County Electric cooperative. As late as the 1930's, nine out of ten homes...

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    Lineworker Appreciation Day Salutes Members, IBEW Founder

    If you’ve ever experienced a power outage – especially in the dead of winter or during a sweltering heatwave – and breathed a sigh of relief when the lights came back on, take a second this July 10 to thank a lineworker for making it happen.  The IBEW and the Edison Electric Institute, an...

  • Understand the Grievance Procedure

    Over the years I have noticed how much confusion there is about grievances and the grievance process at NYSEG with our Local 10 members. Many prefer to make up their own rules about how it should work, others are happy to listen to a co-worker and take it as gospel. The process is laid out in our "...

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    Happy Fourth of July

    241 years ago, a group patriots united together to map out a vision for what  free country could be.  In one of the greatest organizing campaigns in human history, these brave men and women united a country against their oppressive colonial bosses and demanded that their basic inalienable rights be...

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    Vote NO on the Constitutional Convention

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    Vote No 2017 - No Constitutional Convention

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  • Union Dues Increase

    Lets talk about your Union Dues. In accordance with the Constitution of the IBEW and the Bylaws of Local Union 10 IBEW, "Dues will increase by the same percentage as the negotiated wage increase under the New York State Electric and Gas Labor Agreement."  However, this year, due to the frugal...

  • RENEW Committee Charter for Local 10

    The "RENEW Committee" charter was granted to Local Union 10 IBEW on March 27, 2017. The committee is recognized and established for the purpose of inspiring the next generation of IBEW members to become active in their local unions by attending to issues that are important to younger workers. The "...

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    Changes to Annual Union Dues

    As a result of frugal care of finances here at Local Union 10, I am proud to announce that there will be an only 1% dues increase for our members instead of 2.917%. Local Union 10 will absorb the difference. This is for the year 2017, I will continue to look at it as a possibility in the coming...

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    Stamp out Hunger Food Drive

    Every year the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service, along with the United Food and Commercial Workers, AFL-CIO and more host the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.  It is one of the largest single day food drives in the country.  It is so successful because it is...

  • Right-to-Work is Wrong for Workers

    I have talked with you previously about the importance of politics in building our Union. Not everyone likes politics, but they cannot deny the important role it plays in our lives as Union members. We need friends of organized labor in office to thrive. Recently, Representative Steve King of Iowa...

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    April 18th: National Lineman Appreciation Day

    National Lineman Appreciation Day is a time to express our utmost appreciation to the great men and women that work so hard for us every day. It's our honor to celebrate the hard work, innovation, and dedication of Electrical Lineworkers. #thankalineman. While a few days are set aside to honor...

  • Being Prepared isn't Doing the Minimum

    While you are planning your job at hand and checking the Accident Prevention Manual (APM) or OSHA regulations, please remember that these guidelines are the minimum you are required to do. You can always take further steps to keep yourself and your coworkers safe. Do what is required to make your...

  • Running for Office

    If we want to protect our rights as Union workers, we are going to have to put our members in places where they can make the decisions. We need Union Members to run for political office at the local, regional and national level. IBEW Members in the states of New Jersey and Oregon have already done...

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    Good Job During the Storms

    Once again the women and men of Local Union 10 IBEW rose to the occasion during the storms of March 2017. From Brewster to Plattsburgh to Lancaster and all in between, the members of Local Union 10 did what they do best whatever their job title! The officers and staff of Local 10 could not be more...

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    Thank You Wegman's

    Officers and Members of Local Union 10 IBEW, would like to recognize and thank Danny Wegman and the employees at Wegmans for their generosity and hospitality! During the storms that hit the Rochester area in March, the Wegman Family of stores provided food to our members and many others, while...

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