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FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1893 Printed in the USA International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Vol. 11 No. 7 July 2017 IBEW News A Seat at the Table Law enforcement, bailiffs and prosecutors join

2 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r J u l y 2 0 17 Continued from page 1 At Long Last, a Tribute to Canadas Worker Rises Ever Thought about Being an IBEW Contractor Sign up for the Fall 2017 N

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r J u l y 2 0 17 3 Iowa Linn Cedar Rapids Cedar Scott 2017 PHOTO CONTEST A lot goes into a good photo light, contrast, composition. But more than that, it needs

4 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r k e r J u l y 2 0 17 CN Railway Workers Ratify Contract after Strike Threat S ignals and communications workers at CN Railway in Canada ratified a new fiveyear c

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r J u l y 2 0 17 5 THE FRONT LINE POLITICS JOBS Working Missouri Families Get Rare Win Missouri has been battered by antilabor legislation in recent months. That

6 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r J u l y 2 0 17 TRANSITIONS RETIRED APPOINTED Donald C. Siegel After 46 years in the IBEW, Third District International Vice President Donald C. Siegel has re

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r J u l y 2 0 17 7 The next year, thenbusiness manager Giro Esposito offered Maher a job as the locals organizer, and he accepted, leaving the tools behind for goo

8 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r k e r J u l y 2 0 17 LOCAL LINES Fight Underway Against Right to Work in Missouri L.U. 1 as,c,ees,ei,em,es,et,fm,i,mt,rts,s,se,spa,st ws, ST. LOUIS, MO Congratula

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r J u l y 2 0 17 9 Local 41 RENEWIBEW3DYC community service volunteers from left, Jim Murdoch, Matt Arendt, Matt Gaiser, Art Chmura, Ken Scheifla kneeling, Chris G

10 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r J u l y 2 0 17 LOCAL LINES ing their individual units. The Policy Committee further approved and adopted four new policies, which included Conflict of Intere

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r J u l y 2 0 17 11 Langevin, who took the lead in organizing the event. The prime motivation behind this course was education about process in the union. But ther

12 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r k e r J u l y 2 0 17 LOCAL LINES Strong Work Picture L.U. 347 em,i,mt,rtb,rtsspa, DES MOINES, IA Local 347 has recently enjoyed the good fortune of a bountiful

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r J u l y 2 0 17 13 spent a Friday night watching the Anaheim Ducks beat up on the Winnipeg Jets. This was another free event put on for our members that included

14 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r k e r J u l y 2 0 17 LOCAL LINES events. We have walked in the Freeland Walleye Festival parade, and we also had our first annual IBEW Local 557 Walleye Fishing T

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r J u l y 2 0 17 15 local for showing what solidarity in the community looks like. Dewayne Wilcox, B.M.F.S. Dam Spillway Storm Restoration Projects Underway L.U.

16 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r k e r J u l y 2 0 17 LOCAL LINES have had their eyes opened to the political farce we now face in our country. In addition, we believe many in the nonunion workpl

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r J u l y 2 0 17 17 Members for Whom PBF Death Claims were Approved in May 2017 continued Local Surname 159 160 164 164 164 164 175 176 191 191 191 191 193 193 194

18 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r k e r J u l y 2 0 17 FROM THE OFFIC EDITORIALS E R S The Trump Record International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers The Electrical Worker was the name of the

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r J u l y 2 0 17 19 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR We are a Family Brotherhood. Sometimes it is difficult to put into words, but when you see it, you know it. On June 2, a

20 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r k e r J u l y 2 0 17 Retired IEC Chairman Bob Pierson Dies I t is with deep sadness that we announce the death of former International Executive Council Chairma

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