Posts Tagged ‘International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’

Mar
2014
25

New IBEW Ad Links Union Pride, American Advancement

  A new ad from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) began running on channels such as ESPN and CNN recently. The spot touts the accomplishments of unionized electricians and their contributions to the American economy.  “Proudly American, Proudly Union” shows the value of quality work and puts a face to the…
Jan
2013
17

Austin, TX to Audit Marriot for Potential Prevailing Wage Violations

When the City of Austin approved the construction of a new JW Marriot in the city’s downtown area it included an agreement to waive nearly $3.8 million in fees. In exchange, the project would pay prevailing wages to all workers. Sadly, after complaints from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 520, the city…
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Jan
2013
16

DOL Video Celebrating 75 Years of Apprenticeship Earns MARCOM Award

The video used to kick off the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ “OutEducate, OutBuild, OutInnovate” Education and Action Summit was named a gold medal winner in the Video/Film/Government category of the MARCOM awards. The awards are presented by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The…
Apr
2012
4

Oregon 29th District Candidate, Ben Unger, Earns Endorsement of State AFL-CIO, Nurses and Building Trades Organizations

Oregon 29th District Candidate, Ben Unger, Earns Endorsement of State AFL-CIO, Nurses and Building Trades Organizations
Unfortunately, politics rarely produces a clear example of a quote-unquote “good guy,” but a Democratic candidate for State Representative in Oregon’s 29th District, Ben Unger, looks like just that on paper. Unger has garnered the support of many Oregon labor organizations thanks to a track record of fighting for worthy reform…