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Office Closed Temporarily

In line with guidance handed down from the IBEW Sixth District, in order to keep our members healthy and try to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Local 159 business office will be temporarily closed to all external traffic.

We will continue to staff the office and serve members through telephone and electronic communication, but we will not meet with members or the public who visit the Local 159 office.

We will follow this protocol through March 29. We will follow Sixth District and IO guidance, and continue to reassess the situation. We will continue to do our very best to serve everyone, during this ever-changing situation.

To sign the book, or get referral papers: phone Tom Lemens. Referral and bidding will remain accessible online. The job line will remain operational.

To pay dues: pay online at, or phone the office 608.255.2989.

Information about April/May classes will also be updated online, at the 159 web site and FB page. Apprenticeship applications have been temporarily suspended.

For questions about health care coverage call WEEBF: 608.276.9111.

If you have other questions, please contact the office to discuss best options.

Local 159 Office, 608.255.2989
Local 159 Job Line, 608.255.0169

Sue Blue, x115
Yalanda Daniels, x119
Damon Glenn, x112
Casey Healy, x111
Ammu Kuricheti, x113
Tom Lemens, x114

*Please monitor your email, the Local 159 web site, and the Local 159 Facebook page for updates*

You can find staff emails and cell phone numbers on this web page.

Office staff will stay in close communication with Local 159 partners, and will update members with any new developments.

We will update you on any jobsite situations as they are brought to our attention.

If you are ill, please stay home. Try to wash or sanitize your hands often. Meanwhile stay well, look out for one another, and keep in touch.

Thank you for your cooperation, and for supporting one another during this challenging time.

In solidarity,
Local 159 Staff

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