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FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1893 Printed in the USA International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Vol. 12 No. 5 May 2018 IBEW News Jobs, Jobs, Jobs Pennsylvania Pipeline Puts Members to Work 3 Union

2 The Electrical Worker May 2018 FROM THE OFFIC EDITORIALS E R S Remembering Dr. Kings Labor Legacy ast month, I had the privilege to be in Memphis, Tenn., to mark the 50th anniversary of the assa

The Electrical Worker May 2018 3 JobRich Pennsylvania Pipeline Moves Closer to Completion Credit Energy Transfer Partners IBEW MEDIA WORLD In addition to your monthly issue of The Electrical Worke

4 The Electrical Worker May 2018 Continued from page 1 Prevailing wage laws no longer exist in 21 states. Worker safety rules were rolled back right along with corporate taxes. Unemployment insura

The Electrical Worker May 2018 5 Packing and Cracking The Tools for Designing Districts Voters Cant Win TX 25 Credit These maps are made available under the Open Database License httpopendatacommon

6 The Electrical Worker May 2018 Pennsylvania Labor Ally Rides Union Wave to Congress ith enough hard work, nothing is impossible in politics. Pit tsburgharea union members proved it in March with

The Electrical Worker May 2018 7 Revised TPP Still Fails Canadian Workers Credit Creative Commons Flickr user John F. Novotny T he TransPacific Partnership had to be renegotiated after the Unite

8 The Electrical Worker May 2018 THE FRONT LINE POLITICS JOBS In Kentucky, IBEW Members Thwart Attack on States Unemployment Benefits IBEW members in Kentucky joined with labor allies to stop and

The Electrical Worker May 2018 9 viewed as essential are eventually recast as burdensome constraints that need to be eased or ended, said Thomas Hoenig, outgoing chairman of the Federal Deposit In

10 The Electrical Worker May 2018 CIRCUITS Pushing Infrastructure on Capitol Hill, IBEWs Ross Urges Action use of taxexempt bonds to fund private projects and federal incentives to build extra capa

The Electrical Worker May 2018 11 LOCAL LINES Membership Growth L.U. 17 catv,em,lctt,ou, DETROIT, MI Local 17s membership has increased more than 25 percent over the last six years. We now stand a

12 The Electrical Worker May 2018 LOCAL LINES Upcoming Local 47 events include a Steward Safety Conference on June 6, and the Local 47 Picnic on Aug. 11. We are sad to report the death of Local 47

The Electrical Worker May 2018 13 LOCAL LINES organized labor this century. Other new agreements ratified include a TriState Generation Transmission, Craig Station, agreement a threeyear extension

14 The Electrical Worker May 2018 LOCAL LINES They also demonstrated conduit bending techniques, residential and commercial wiring methods, and online blended learning. Many of the approximately 20

The Electrical Worker May 2018 15 encourage anyone who is not A Busy Spring for Local 697 registered to vote to please contact the hall to find out L.U. 697 c,es,i,mtse, GARY AND HAMMOND, IN how t

16 The Electrical Worker May 2018 LOCAL LINES The conference provided an opportunity for the Maryland AFLCIO and fellow labor union activists to exchange ideas, discuss regional issues, and address

The Electrical Worker May 2018 17 Negotiations for our Big Rivers Generation Division contract should begin soon with high hopes of a good outcome for our members. The Local 1701 retirees extend an

18 The Electrical Worker May 2018 In Memoriam continued Local Surname 163 164 164 175 175 176 176 176 176 180 191 191 191 193 203 212 212 212 213 213 213 220 226 226 230 230 231 233 233 233 234 234

The Electrical Worker May 2018 19 WHO WE ARE Ohio Local Pitches in to Ease Electrical Burden for LowIncome Families International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers The Electrical Worker was the

20 The Electrical Worker May 2018 Womens Committees Empowering the Sisterhood Drawing sisters together to share, inspire, take action and volunteer, and showing what it means to be an IBEW woman in

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