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FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1893 Printed in the USA International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Vol. 10 No. 4 April 2016 IBEW News High Court Split The Voices of an Icon Antiunion forces stymied b

2 The Electrical Worker April 2016 Continued from page 1 IBEW MEDIA WORLD In addition to your monthly issue of The Electrical Worker, check out the wealth of IBEWrelated information in cyberspace.

The Electrical Worker April 2016 3 The High Court Vacancy so to get from point A to point B, or to marvel at the beauty and structure. Some, however, go for more dire reasons. Since its opening, an

4 The Electrical Worker April 2016 ROFTOP SLARVIK The St. Louis Swedish Solar Super Roof F our miles due west of the St. Louis Arch is a big box store unlike any other in the state of Missouri.

The Electrical Worker April 2016 5 Excellence in the Spotlight at New York Manufacturing Plant C hristian Serrano has done his job well for nearly two decades at an Eaton Cooper Lighting plant in

6 The Electrical Worker April 2016 Prime Ministers Visit Highlights Albertas Plight E dmonton, Alberta, Local 424 Business Manager Kevin Levy was honored to host Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He

The Electrical Worker April 2016 7 ORGANIZING WIRE Settlement Delivers Smackdown to ADTs AntiWorker Tactics in South Carolina Installation technicians at an ADT shop in Columbia, S.C., won a hardfo

8 The Electrical Worker April 2016 TRANSITIONS DECEASED CIRCUITS IBEW Joins Siemens Dialogue, Looks to Neutrality When unions and management work together to level the playing field in todays glob

The Electrical Worker April 2016 9 tuity and will help the people within their trade forever, Nord said. Its set up to be given to people year after year after year. Thats a powerful thing. Nord sa

10 The Electrical Worker April 2016 LOCAL LINES Welcome to New Contractor L.U. 8 as,em,i,mar,mt,rts,sspa, TOLEDO, OH Greetings, brothers and sisters. Local 8 welcomes a new signatory contractor. T

The Electrical Worker April 2016 11 Certification Classes L.U. 42 catv,em,govt,lctto, HARTFORD, CT The work picture for Local 42 A members is slow at the time of this writing. Distribution and tra

12 The Electrical Worker April 2016 LOCAL LINES Local 68 retired Bro. Emerald Nelson celebrates his 100th birthday. Recognized for Service Active Young Brotherhood L.U. 80 io, NORFOLK, VA Work s

The Electrical Worker April 2016 13 done without the dedicated members who volunteer. Warren M. Becker, V.P. Annual Luncheon for Retirees L.U. 194 i,spau, SHREVEPORT, LA On Dec. 9 last year, Loca

14 The Electrical Worker April 2016 LOCAL LINES eral Assembly. Bro. Houghtaling ran as a Democrat and his victory in a Republican stronghold was a monumental task and a great success. Assemblyman H

The Electrical Worker April 2016 15 Local 494 members Derrek Larson left and Jake Zacharias center with Bus. Mgr. Dean A. Warsh. At the Local 640 apprenticeship graduation ceremony in January. Fo

16 The Electrical Worker April 2016 LOCAL LINES Appointments Transitions L.U. 1116 em,lcttu, TUCSON, AZ Local 1116 recently said a fond farewell to our former business manager, Frank Grijalva. F

The Electrical Worker April 2016 17 Annual Funding Notice for National Electrical Benefit Fund Introduction This notice includes important information about the funding status of the National Elect

18 The Electrical Worker April 2016 FROM THE OFFIC EDITORIALS E R S International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Manufacturing Excellence A Top Priority his edition of The Electrical Worker re

The Electrical Worker April 2016 19 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR A Brawler for All of Us On Feb. 1, Manchester, N.H., Local 2320 Sister Linda Horan passed away. She was known to most of us as a fierce ad

20 The Electrical Worker April 2016 Trade Deal Opposition Mounts TPP, Signed, Faces Hurdles in the Capitol O n most issues, Washington feels hopelessly gridlocked, but believe it or not, politic

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