Local 10 News Archive

  • 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...

  • Staying safe and up-to-date this fall

    Fall is here, soon we will be into winter weather and the holidays. Please don't be distracted. Take your time and work safely, watch out for those around you. I would also like to remind everyone of some important upcoming dates.  Open Enrollment for our health insurance will begin on October 24th...

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    UCOMM Blog: Union Sweet Tooth

    We'll all be buried in a mountain of candy displays over the next month or so, but never fear! Labor 411 has made the choice easy with its annual Union-Made Candy Guide. Although, with more than 40 options for candy, the choice may not be so simple. Read more on UCOMM Blog.

  • IBEW Convention recap

    The 39th International Convention of the IBEW was attended September 19-23, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri by the delegates you elected in the last elections. Lonnie R. Stephenson was elected International President. Salvatore J. Chilia was elected International Secretary-Treasurer. Christopher...

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    Resolutions at the IBEW Convention

    One of the roles of IBEW Convention delegate is to look at and vote on the resolutions that will help govern the IBEW over the next five years.  Below are the resolutions that were voted on.  Passed Resolutions: Resolution No. 1: Renewed a commitment to the 10-year-old Code of Excellence and states...

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    UCOMM Blog: The skinny on union conventions

    This week, two major unions are holding their union conventions. For those who are not in a union, a convention might seem a little nerdy or it might seem like one big party - but that couldn't be further from the truth. A union convention serves as a scheduled time where elected representatives...

  • Happy Labor Day Local 10

    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...

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