Local 10 News Archive

  • /Political Action

    Register to Vote Today

    The IBEW is launching a nationwide campaign to register our members to vote so we can vote for pro-union candidates in this year's primaries and the general election. This is part of the IBEW's campaign to elect members to office and elect more union friendly candidates in the 2018 midterm...

  • You are Accountable for Your Actions

    Whether you work for a multi-national corporation, a power producer, or a Rural Electric Cooperative, as a Union Member of Local 10 IBEW you must remember that you are accountable for your actions.   The companies we work for now monitor all aspects of what we do. Phone calls are recorded,...

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    IBEW Stresses Importance of Organizing

      With unions coming under attack from Janus and Right to Work, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) held the Legislative/Political conference as well as their Construction & Maintenance conference last week in Washington DC.  The main theme of the Legislative/Political...

  • Become a Fighter

    You often hear the expression, "they are a real fighter." Or, "They are in for the fight of their life." I most often hear these type of expressions in relation to sports activities. Also, maybe in reference to someone unfortunately "fighting" an illness or disease. General George Patton once said...

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    Condolences to the Remchuk Family

    One of our Members Dave Remchuk Passed away in a motorcycle accident at bike week in Daytona Beach on 3-12-18 and they are having a celebration of life for him. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.  

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    IBEW Testifies on the Nation's Electrical Grid

    Construction and Maintenance Department Director Jim Ross testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy Feb. 27 about how the federal government can improve the state of the nation's energy infrastructure.  Ross and representatives of local government, industry, labor, higher education and...

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    Notice of Vacancy Local 10 President

    There is currently an opening for the office of President for the local. If you are interested please email ibewlocal10@stny.twcbc.com or call the office at 607-798-9718 by March 31st to be considered.

  • Millennials: The Growing Generation

    Millennials, I hear a lot of talk about this generation. As you usually do concerning the next generation.  It is my hope that this group of young Americans will be the generation that brings organized labor back to the high density numbers in the work force experienced in its most influential days...

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    New Testing Facility

    I would like to bring to your attention a new testing facility that some of our companies may utilize.  Telematic Testing Administers tests for outside agencies.  They use multiple layers of encryption to guarantee the security of exams and test answers.  Their security is state-of-the-art.  They...

  • Thank You to the Linemen

    Who responds to wires down and burning? Who responds to find and fix reports of gas odors? Who has helped and saved people hurt or ill in their homes? Who has been the first on traffic accident scenes to help the victims? Who responds to large storms, and works through the storm to restore your...

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    He is the Lineman

     "He is the Lineman. "He is the man from the electric company, come to turn the lights back on, because no one else can do it.   "He is in the heavy workboots and the bright yellow plastic hard hat, pulling his coat closer about him as he stands in the cold rain while, all about him, men women and...

  • Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Local 10

    I would like to express my wishes to you for a happy and safe holiday season. Our Union is strengthened by our diversity. So however and with whoever you choose to enjoy this holiday season Local 10 IBEW wishes you our best. This is a time of year to be with Family and Friends, I hope your time...

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    "You Have Given My Kids a Christmas"

    For the last 10 months, 1,800 families have been on strike at Spectrum. As the company refuses to budge on its demand for regressive givebacks, these families are facing an uncertain future this holiday season. As they fight to protect the Middle Class in New York City, their union brothers and...

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    What if Janus Didn't Matter?

      A teacher leader calls on public sector unions to renew their passion to fight for their rights in the face of Janus    If you read UCOMM Blog or follow the news, you know that in recent years attacks against public education and organized labor have come at a fast and furious pace.   On Election...

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    Union Made Gifts for the Holiday Season

    Make your holiday American made with this list of union-made in the USA gift ideas. Click here or the image below for the full list. 

  • Being Silent is More Damaging Than the Act Itself

    One of the great movie scenes is the beginning of the "The Boondock Saints."  A Monsignor is addressing his congregation, speaking of the murder of Kitty Genovese, which was witnessed by many people, but no one called for help.  Because they either didn't want to get involved, or thought someone...