Local 10 News Archive

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    Vote No on a NYS Constitutional Convention (Prop 1)

    A Multi-Million Dollar Boondoggle In 1967, the last “Politicians’ Convention” held in New York cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars. Fifty years later, the price tag is estimated to be in the hundreds of millions. That’s an awful lot of money to spend on an exclusive party for New York...

  • Vote No on Con Con

    On November 7, 2017, New Yorkers will be asked if the state should hold a convention to re-write our state constitution. What is alarming to me is that 60% of New Yorkers have not even heard of this. The thought that this group of people may go into a voting booth and think "why not, I'll vote yes...

  • Unions: As American as Apple Pie

    "We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for...

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    IBEW Life Saving Award Matthew Steele MRC

    While on his way to a route on the morning of September 12, 2017, Matt came upon a truck turned over on its top. It was a tractor trailer carrying compress natural gas. Without regard for his own safety, Matt pulled over and ran up to the truck to see if he could help the driver. The driver was...

  • Become an Active Union Member

    Being a member in a Union is not a spectator sport. Unions were not designed to have its members sit in the stands and talk about the action taking place on the field. Members of Local 10 IBEW need to know their stewards and officers. They should also have their contact information. Members also...

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    IBEW Linemen Head to Florida to Restore Power

    More than 10 million people are without power in the Sunshine State after Hurricane Irma churned its way up the length of the peninsula over the weekend, unleashing 140 mph winds, heavy rain and 10-foot storm surges in some coastal areas.     But help is on the way. What is being described as the...

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    Happy Labor Day

    Labor Day is upon us once again. Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of the American worker. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity...

  • Respect in the Workplace

    Webster's Dictionary tells us that "RESPECT" is defined as - to show consideration or esteem for, to relate to, courtesy or considerate treatment. Respect is something, as an IBEW Member, that guides us through our whole day. We must respect ourselves enough to do our job the right way. Respect...

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    BCC Examination Prep Course

    Please check your NYSEG Company email for information concerning Broome Community College Entrance Examination Prep Course.

  • Immediate Action Needed

    "Every Success is built on the ability to do better than good enough" Recently there have been many accidents, flash burns, close calls and wires burnt down. We are all aware of the "Safety Pyramid." It won't be long before there is a fatality if this type of behavior continues regarding safety. It...

  • 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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  • 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...

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