We have made some changes to our out-of-work books guidelines and procedures. (Please see the attached.)
Effective immediately Local 17 will no longer remove applicants off of the books for three turndowns (gigs). Instead, you will remain on the books but will be placed at the bottom of the list. Read More... Download: OUT-OF-WORK GUIDELINES.pdf
Local 17 is currently looking to hire an additional 25 to 50 Woodsman for our Line Clearance Tree Trim Agreement.
This is an entry level position and the first step to our Line Clearance Apprenticeship Program. The starting wage is just under $12 an hour with contributions to retirement and health care insurance. Read More...
We are proud to have been featured as the cover story in The Electrical Worker for the February 2015 edition, "Motown's Energy Makeover" Please see the attached article or view the link below.
http://www.ibew.org/articles/15ElectricalWorker/EW1502/index. Read More... Download: Electrical Worker February 2015.pdf
Thank you for your interest in Local 17!
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is a 725,000-member strong, world-respected labor organization. Since 1891, the IBEW has worked to build an empowered work force and partnered with employers that face the challenges of an evolving economy and developing technologies. Read More...
TEN WAYS TO KILL A UNION
DON’T COME TO THE MEETINGS.
BUT IF YOU DO COME – COME LATE.
IF THE WEATHER DOESN’T SUIT YOU, -- DON’T COME.
IF YOU DO ATTEND A MEETING -- FIND FAULT WITH THE WORK OF THE OFFICERS AND OTHER MEMBERS.
NEVER ACCEPT AN OFFICE -- IT’S EASIER TO CRITICIZE THAN TO DO THINGS. Read More...
Happy October first, markets are very volatile right now, and there is a lot of uncertainty as to what will happen in the last quarter. I hope you find the information below helpful in keeping you apprised of current events. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you might have. Read More...