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Martin Luther King Day. Join us as we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. ... See MoreSee Less

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Sunday Showcase 🤩😁:
This is IBEW pride.
IBEW LOCAL 570 Tucson, Arizona.
We want to see your IBEW Pride. Click on "Send Message" and attach a picture of your good work.

Photo credit: Will Bettis
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2 days ago

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From around the IBEW: Based in Chicago, IL, Local 134 has members in these classifications: Cable Television (catv), Electrical Manufacturing (em), Government (govt), Inside (i), Maintenance (mt), Radio-Television Broadcasting (rtb), Radio-Television Service (rts), Sound and Public Address (spa), and Telephone (t). ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

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Saturday Thoughts 🤔: The customer said the breaker kept getting hot and tripping so this is how they kept it cool. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

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IBEW Local 159
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Friday 1-17-2020

1 - VDV Technician at Systems Technology;
structured cable installation and closet build-out

1 - VDV Technician at Staff; BICSI certification

BOOK I - JIW-86 VDV-6 Res-1
BOOK II - JIW-45 VDV-3 Res-0
Inside Apprentice - 22

Jobline (608) 255-0169
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December 2019 Course Offerings

Updated 12/20/19

2019-2020-159-JAC-Course-Offerings-Revised-12-20-19

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October 2019 Class Offerings

2019-2020-159-JAC-Course-Offerings-Revised-10-10-19

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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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