Inside Wiremans Agreement , Next round begins Spring 2015 (1year ahead of expiry) 993 bargaining committee Meetings to be held in all units. Meetings will be scheduled to coincide with regular Meetings, Oct 8 Nov. 5 In kamloops. Oct.14 Dec. 9 in Prince George. Oct 17 Nov. 14 In Kitimat Open to all active local members who want to learn about and contribute to the collective bargaining process.
Inside Wiremans agreement, 2 year extension Tentative Agreement reached, Ratification Ballots to be Mailed 3-4 Weeks. increases Nov 1 2014 & 15, $0.50 & $0.50,Kitimat Modernization increase to PLA rate $2.00 (package), To take affect June 15 2014
Journeymen Red Seal construction Electricians are still needed for various Jobs in Northern and Coastal B.C. Contact 993 hall. If you are an I.B.E.W. member in Canada, please contact your own Hall and tell them you are ready to go.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is a labor union which represents workers in the electrical industry in the United States, Canada, Panama and several Caribbean island nations; particularly electricians, or Inside Wiremen, in the construction industry and linemen and other employees of public utilities. The union also represents some workers in the computer, telecommunications, broadcasting, and other fields related to electrical work. It was founded in 1891 shortly after homes and businesses in the United States began receiving electricity. Its international president is Ed Hill. The IBEW is affiliated with the AFL-CIO.
“MEN WANTED: FOR HAZARDOUS JOURNEY. SMALL WAGES, BITTER COLD, LONG MONTHS OF COMPLETE DARKNESS, CONSTANT DANGER, SAFE RETURN DOUBTFUL. HONOUR AND RECOGNITION IN CASE OF SUCCESS.” – SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON.