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FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1893 Printed in the USA International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Vol. 11 No. 5 May 2017 IBEW News Ive Lived the Dream IST CHILIA RETIRES AFTER 50YEAR IBEW CAREER See p

2 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r M a y 2 0 17 Continued from page 1 Nuclear Physics Gets a Boost from the IBEW Above IBEW inside wiremen from Lansing, Mich., Local 665, among others, had to

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r M a y 2 0 17 3 IBEW MEDIA WORLD In addition to your monthly issue of The Electrical Worker, check out the wealth of IBEWrelated information online. www.ibew.org

4 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r M a y 2 0 17 Two Strangers and a LifeSaving Act of Brotherhood T his is a story about two brothers. One, a single father from Delaware, spends his days lash

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r M a y 2 0 17 5 The Trump Discount Returns n IBEW signatory contractor filed suit against the Trump organization for skipping out on 2 million of work done on the

6 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r M a y 2 0 17 Were Not There Yet. IBEW Canada Commits to Gender Parity I ts no secret that women make up a small portion of the electrical industry. IBEW Can

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r M a y 2 0 17 7 CIRCUITS Kansas Members Help Vets, Change a Red States Mind About Unions Jeff Thomson appreciates the importance of skilled workers on projects th

8 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r M a y 2 0 17 CIRCUITS despite spending the last four years learning a trade that can get them into an apprenticeship and a highpaying career without student

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r M a y 2 0 17 9 APPOINTED Brian Malloy Fourth District Inter national Representative Brian G. Malloy was appointed vice president for the Fourth District, effect

10 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r M a y 2 0 17 TRANSITIONS tor of Professional and Industrial Membership Development Carmella Thomas. He can talk to anyone, and I mean anyone. His great gift

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r M a y 2 0 17 11 Members for Whom PBF Death Claims were Approved in March 2017 continued Local Surname 77 77 77 77 77 77 80 82 84 84 90 90 90 90 90 90 95 95 95 96

12 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r M a y 2 0 17 LOCAL LINES Educational Partnership Advances Career Opportunities L.U. 1 as,c,ees,ei,em,es,et,fm,i,mt,rts,s,se,spa,st ws, ST. LOUIS, MO On Tues

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r M a y 2 0 17 13 Members honored for their years of service were Mike Irons with 22 years of service, Marcus Perritano 15 years, Richard Paugh 11 years, Eric C

14 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r M a y 2 0 17 LOCAL LINES IBEWNECA Donation To Electrical Trades Program L.U. 229 emi, YORK, PA IBEW Local 229 and York Division NECA Chapter are proud to a

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r M a y 2 0 17 15 work as we head into local and state election cycles. Everyone can help, whether by doorknocking, helping register voters or phone banking. Each

16 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r M a y 2 0 17 LOCAL LINES MacKenzie, 72. Our sympathies to their families. Our Next Gen Committee is organizing hockey games and tournaments, renting skyboxes

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r M a y 2 0 17 17 possible. Get in touch with us, and we will take care of all the odds and ends to make sure your retirement plan is as strong as it can be. I hop

18 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r M a y 2 0 17 FROM THE OFFIC EDITORIALS E R S The IBEWs Giving Spirit International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers The Electrical Worker was the name of

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r M a y 2 0 17 19 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR One of the Boys Remembered My wife, Sister Teri NielsonMacDougall, passed on Feb. 28. Of everything Teri did in life, bein

20 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r M a y 2 0 17 BGE Workers Get Their Union Baltimore Local 410 Chartered 2017 PHOTO CONTEST A lot goes into a good photo light, contrast, composition. But mo

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