Local 10 News Archive

  • Unions make a difference in people's lives

    Unions have long been part of our nation's history, fighting for BETTER pay, safer working conditions, health care and retirement benefits, educations and civic participation. Unions have brought different voices together and their struggles have elevated the working conditions, the standard of...

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    Reasons to thank unions

    Weekends All breaks at work, including lunch. Paid Vacation... Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Sick Leave Social Security Minimum Wage Civil Rights Act/Title Vll (Prohibits Employer Discrimination 8-hour work day Overtime pay Child Labor Laws Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) 40 hour work...

  • Training the new generation of Stewards

    Local 10 has started 2016 with training.  Officers received their training in January.  Stewards are being trained February 4th and 16th.  International  Representative Julie Cosenza, International Representative Jim Ayrer conducted the training at the Local 10 office.  The training included topics...

  • Injury free for 3 and a half years

    On January 27, 2016, I had the pleasure of attending the Plattsburgh Division of N.Y.S.E.G.'s annual Safety Breakfast. Local Union Officers have been attending this event for about sixteen years. What made the Safety Breakfast this year special was that they were celebrating three and one-half...

  • Steward Training

    Happy New Year and I hope you had an enjoyable holiday season.  Local 10 IBEW started off the year with training for all its officers.  I requested the training from the International IBEW Representatives in an effort to give the officers of Local 10 the tools to represent the members to the best...

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    In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Eighty-seven years ago today, a great American, humanitarian, and civil rights activist was born; Martin Luther King, Jr.  In his far-too-short life, the Reverend Dr. King appealed to the conscience of our nation, held our great country to its highest ideals, and challenged all of us to see, and...

  • Happy Holidays

    It's been a busy year for Local 10 IBEW.  There were negotiations with NYSEG, Electrical Cooperatives and Power Plants, and the election of the Local Union Officers.  That took us all into this Holiday Season.  It seems to go so fast! Please take time to enjoy yourself and those you care about...

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    Officer and Steward Trainings

    Training will take place for all Officers of Local 10 during the first week in January, 2016.  The training will be provided by IBEW International officer, in an effort to make your Local Union officers as educated as possible in their job.  Business Manager/Financial Secretary, Gary Bonker is also...

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    PSC Advances Transmission Upgrade

    The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) today voted to further its Alternating Current Transmission Proceeding which will now advance to a competitive process managed by the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO). Today’s action limited the new transmission lines to...

  • Retirees Coming Back to Work

    Recently the Company, in your separation discussions has asked about your availability for CONTRACTOR or CONTINGENT WORKER status, i.e. returning to work.  You have retired by choice from the Company and have supported yourself and your families during your careers here. As former members of SCU-7...

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    Get Your IBEW Local 10 T-Shirt

    IBEW Local 10 now has T-Shirts available for purchase.  The cost is $15 and they are on sale at the union office. 

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    Buy Union this holiday season

    Tis the season for gift giving! Hanukkah starts December 6th, then it's Christmas, Kwanzaa and so much more in between. Whatever the celebration, wrap up something awesome from the Labor 411 Gift Guide. Union Made guarantees a quality gift that will put a smile on anyone's face. See the first part...

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    IBEW Local 10 on Facebook and Twitter

    You can now keep in touch with IBEW Local 10 on Facebook and Twitter. Like us on Facebook and you can stay up to date with all of the news from the IBEW, Local 10 and other relevant news that affects our union on Twitter.   

  • Happy Thanksgiving Local 10

    All the officers and staff of Local 10 IBEW would like to wish you all a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday. We all have a lot to be thankful for, and now is the time to reflect on that.  Enjoy those you are with during the holiday, no matter what you are doing. Please be safe if you are traveling, if...

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    Press & Sun Bulletin: Favoring wind and solar doesn’t make sense

    This editorial first appeared in the Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin on November 16th. Politicians are led by polls, and this is the case with energy reform in New York state. In a poll conducted by Clarity Campaign Labs, 77 percent of New York voters think the government should do more to...

  • Binghamton NYS PSC REV Hearing

    As you may have heard, next Tuesday is a very important public hearing on New York's Reforming the Energy Vision initiative. This is an important meeting for many reasons but first and foremost, it effects all of our jobs. Whether you work at utility or in power plants, the outcome of these public...

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