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From around the IBEW: @IBEWLocal 71, based in Grove City, Ohio, just outside the state capital of Columbus, Ohio, is home to a very diverse membership. This ranges from Outside Construction, Tree Trimmers, Telephone, and Broadcasting personnel. ... See MoreSee Less

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Photo Credit: Skip Jessen IBEW Local 46
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We want to see your IBEW Pride. Click on "Send Message" and attach a picture of your good work. #ibewpride #ibew #highvoltage #IBEWPride #IBEW
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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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Added Course: Article 517

This course is intended to be a brief overview of Article 517 (2017 NEC) Health Care Facilities as it pertains to hospitals. It is registered with the State of Wisconsin for 3 hours of continuing education units for Commercial Electrical Inspector, Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician and Beginner Electrician licenses.

Materials that the participant will need to bring with are: a 2017 NEC, note pad, writing instrument, and an interest in learning more about this topic.

Also bring your State License number so we can get your CEUs recorded properly.

The course will be held at the Training Center, classroom A on Tuesday May 7 from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. There will be one 10 minute break at about the halfway point.… Read more... “Added Course: Article 517”

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