Local 10 News Archive

  • 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...

  • Working safely and not doing too much

    "Perfection it's not magic, but it's the art of doing things over and over and over." Philosopher DJ Kyos. The work we do for utilities can be very unforgiving.  We need to be focused and well prepared to safely preform the jobs that we do.  Part of being well prepared is having the training needed...

  • IBEW Convention Resolution No. 24 on Call Centers

    Most companies in the United States utilize workers in foreign countries to handle customer inquires.  These companies also have policies directing overseas employees to transfer a customer to a United States call center upon request. Bringing American Call Centers back to the United States would...

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    It's here; a National Right to Work Law

    When Trump traveled the Nation, and told groups of people and the media that he liked Right to Work laws, you would think that union members and their leaders would have steered clear and done everything in their power to prevent him from becoming President.  Well they didn't and sadly we all have...

  • IBEW National Safety Council

    The IBEW and the entire organized labor movement have, from the earliest days, had as one of their primary objectives the desire to do all that is possible to ensure that all workers are provided a safe and healthy workplace.   The purpose of the National Safety Council Labor Division is to be the...

  • Communicating with the Local

    "It's okay to be honest about not knowing rather than spreading falsehood. While it is often said that honesty is the best policy, silence is the second best policy."-Criss Jami There is no doubt about it, there is a lot of misinformation put out every day at our places of work. Some people...

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    Weingarten Rights

    On our website, we prominently placed a "sticky footer" explaining your Weingarten Rights at the bottom.

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