How IBEW Helps It’s Members

  1. Representation: IBEW represents its members in negotiations with employers over wages, benefits, working conditions, and other employment-related matters. This includes collective bargaining to secure contracts that outline these terms.
  2. Advocacy: The union advocates for labor rights and workplace safety regulations, often working to influence legislation and policies that impact workers in the electrical industry.
  3. Training and Apprenticeships: IBEW provides extensive training programs and apprenticeship opportunities for electricians and other electrical workers. These programs ensure that members have the skills and knowledge needed to perform their jobs safely and effectively.
  4. Support and Resources: The union offers various forms of support to its members, including legal assistance, healthcare benefits, pension plans, and other resources designed to improve their quality of life and job security.
  5. Community Engagement: IBEW is involved in community service and outreach efforts, working to improve the communities where its members live and work.
  6. Enforcement of Labor Agreements: The union helps enforce labor agreements, ensuring that employers adhere to the terms and conditions of the contracts negotiated with the union.

Through these activities, the IBEW aims to improve the economic and social conditions of its members, promote fair labor practices, and ensure a skilled and safe workforce in the electrical industry.