Local 10 News Archive

  • 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...

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    Weingarten Rights

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

  • 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...

  • Happy Holidays Local 10

    Another holiday season is upon us. A time for family and friends to gather and express their appreciation for one another. Children are excited about gifts and are in suspense, waiting until they can be opened. We are very fortunate as union members to be able to take part in all the holiday fun...

  • Electrical Workers Without Borders North America

    At the 39th IBEW International Convention there were fifty-two Resolutions put to the delegates to be voted upon. In the future I will be discussing some of these resolutions with you.   Today, I would like to let you know about Resolution #8 "Electrical Workers Without Borders North America."  ...

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    Union, Holiday Gift Shopping Guide

    It's getting there, but it's not too late yet to find that perfect holiday gift that carries a union label and is made in America. Below is a wide range of gift possibilities, from clothes to games to sports equipment and more, made by members of UNITE HERE, Boilermakers (IBB), Bakery,...

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    Local 10 Members Start Financial Planning Today!

    If you don't have a financial plan, today is a great day to start.  Contact Joseph Bethmann for a free consultation, details below! Services offered to Local 10 Members: Financial Planning College Planning Life Insurance Retirement Planning Non-Qualified Investing Joseph Bethmann - Financial...

  • Happy Thanksgiving Local 10

    Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings.  Suddenly, so many things become so little when we realize how blessed and lucky we are. (Joyce Girauld)   As a member of the the IBEW we are truly blessed and have much to be...

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    Enjoy a Union Made Thanksgiving

    As you celebrate a festive Thanksgiving holiday with family, friends and the special people in your life, Labor 411 reminds you to be grateful for the employers who provide their employees with living wages and a great working environment. Consult our union-made Thanksgiving shopping list and you'...

  • Voting the union value set

    November 8, 2016, is Election Day in the United States. Many important decisions will face you when you enter the voting booth this time.   100% of the House of Representatives is up for election this year and 33% of the Senators. Gaining control of the House of Representatives by those who back...

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    Support candidates who support Labor

    The election is less then a week away and while much of the attention has been taken up by the Presidential election, we also have important races for Senate, Congress, State Assembly and State Senate in New York.  These legislators have the power to help us, as they did when they passed the...

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    UCOMM Blog: Experience Matters

    With the Presidential Election a little more than a month away, union members are being heavily courted by both campaigns.  While both candidates claim to be pro-labor one candidate actually has a record of working with unions, while the other has a long history of screwing them over.  Throughout...

  • Be careful on social media

    Social Media is more popular than ever. Whether it's Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, people are expressing themselves to others now more than ever. Especially younger people, 78% of millennials spend over an hour on social media a day at work. 77 % of all employees use social media at work, 25% of...

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