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From around the IBEW: Based in Port Saint Lucie, FL, Local 627 has members in these classifications: Utility (u). ... See MoreSee Less

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Friday 12/06/2019

NEW CALL
1-JIW long call for Pieper Electric Report to shop
must have OSHA 30,Rigid Conduit and Fire Alarm Experience

OPEN CALL

2-Residential JW long call for Krantz Electric Report to shop.
must be able to wire a house on your own. Know res. codes and arc fault breakers.

BOOK I JIW-54 VDV-4 Res-1
BOOK II JIW-42 VDV-2 Res-0

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The decline in union membership is directly connected to the disappearance of the Middle Class. Credit: @union4workers ... See MoreSee Less

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October 2019 Class Offerings

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INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS: BAD FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed a rule that would allow private entities like employers and trade associations to self-certify apprenticeship programs. These programs would be referred to as Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs or IRAPs.

What is an IRAP?

IRAPs are “apprenticeship programs” that are not registered with a state or the DOL. IRAPs would be approved by private industry entities and would not fall under the same requirements as current DOL or state registered apprenticeship programs. IRAPs differ significantly from our Registered Joint Apprenticeship Programs. Our programs help recruit, train and retain workers through progressive wage increases; apprentice-to-journeyman ratios that promote safety; quality assurance assessments by the government; uniform standards; mandatory safety training; instructor eligibility requirements; and transparency requirements.… Read more... “INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS: BAD FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY”

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July 2019 Madison JAC Class Offerings

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IBEW 159 for Second Harvest

IBEW Local 159 and our RENEW Committee has generously donated lots of time and money to the Second Harvest Food Bank. 

Please see the attached picture of our Framed IBEW 159 T-Shirt that will be displayed on the wall of Second Harvest Food Bank office with others who have generously donated their time and money!  Consider stopping in and offering your time as well.

For more information contact the RENEW committee at renew@ibew159.org

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SCFL Scholarship Application

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