IBEW Local 611

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Thanksgiving Office Hours

In observance of Thanksgiving, the Union hall will be closing early on November 23rd at 3:00pm and will reopen November 28th at 8:00am. We want to wish you all a safe and Happy Thanksgiving with your family.

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IBEW President Lonnie R. Stephenson retiring January 4th, 2023

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie R. Stephenson is retiring, effective Jan. 4, bringing an end to a nearly five-decade active career in the union. “It’s been the honor of my life to serve the members of the greatest union in the world and advance the cause of trade unionism in the electrical industry,” Stephenson said. “As hard as it is to step aside, I am confident that the IBEW remains in good hands.” The International Executive Council appointed International Secretary-Treasurer Kenneth W. Cooper to fill the remainder of Stephenson's term and Sixth District International Vice President Paul Noble to fill the remainder of Cooper’s term. “Lonnie’s been more than...

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U.S. Department of Labor Rescinds the Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program

The US Dept. of Labor has announced a final rule to rescind the Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program. Resources will now be directed toward Registered Apprenticeships to expand access to good paying jobs and create reliable pathways to the middle class. From the DOL News Release "the department determined EO 13801 had created a duplicative, lower-quality system that was not in the best interest of workers and industries". Click here to read the full article.

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The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a legislative package to fight inflation, lower prescription costs for seniors, invest in domestic energy production and manufacturing and reduce carbon emissions by roughly 40 percent by 2030. Many questions and concerns have come up, please click here to read more about how the Inflation Reduction Act supports workers and families.

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