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IBEW 159 has deep roots in our local community, supports many charities and causes, provides learning opportunities for members, and reaches out to and engages with community partners.

The Electric Group

The Electric Group

Be sure to check out The Electric Group's new website by clicking the logo above. The Electric Group is a joint venture of IBEW 159 and Signatory Contractors within our jurisdiction. Our mission is to engage the communities we live and work in to grow and andvance the electrical industry through safety education, sponsorships/donations and Holiday Fantasy in Lights.

Decision 2016

There is much to do on the ground for the upcoming elections, especially with the Voter ID law in place – we are hoping to mobilize in our communities to help elect labor-friendly candidates who will continue to fight for working families! We will not be able to do this without your help. Please visit our volunteer page today and register to help.

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We Endorse Bernie Sanders for POTUS 2016

IBEW for Sanders

Join us next Wednesday, July 29th at 6pm at the Labor Temple (Room 201A-C) for our first Organizing meeting in conjunction with Bernie’s national campaign. There will be a live stream address from Bernie himself at 7pm. Bring your family, friends and co-workers to learn about Bernie! You will be able to sign up to volunteer for the campaign at this this event, if interested.

Right to Work Hearing

Subject: Tuesday – senate hearing and conference hall at Monona Terrace reserved for those who can attend

The Pipe Trades have reserved a room for 200 (with option to expand to 350) for Tuesday from 8 am to Noon at Monona Terrace.   Anyone who can be in Madison to attend the public hearing should feel free to gather there.    The time of the hearing has not been announced yet.   I'll keep you posted.

The office will open Tuesday morning at 6:30 a.m. for those interested in carpooling from the hall to Monona Terrace – 4903 Commerce Ct. McFarland, WI 53558 – 608-255-2989

Rally to Oppose Right to Work

IBEW 159 members come show your support

RALLY TO OPPOSE RIGHT TO WORK

12:00 p.m. Tuesday February 24

12:00 p.m. Wednesday February 25

Madison State Capitol, State Street Side

WISCONSIN REPUBLICANS ARE CALLING AN

“EXTRAORDINARY” LEGISLATIVE SESSION THE

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 23 TO PASS RIGHT TO WORK

Act NOW: Right To Work

Dear Members, attached is extremely important information regarding the proposed Right to Work legislation being proposed NEXT WEEK!

Contact your representatives IMMEDIATELY and tell the right to work is WRONG!

To Contact your representatives:

http://www.wisconsincontractorcoalition.com/right-to-work-letter-to-your-senator/

http://hq-salsa.wiredforchange.com/o/5950/getLocal.jsp – this is a website where you type in your 9-digit zip code (also includes a link to find what your 9-digit zip code is).

http://maps.legis.wisconsin.gov/ – this lets you find your state officials based on address alone, but it’s a map and might be harder to load for people with slow internet or old computers. … Read more... “Act NOW: Right To Work”

AFL-CIO Releases Voting Record for 2013-2014

WORKING FAMILIES VOTING RECOrd

The Wisconsin State AFL-CIO compiled a legislative scorecard to grade how well state legislators have served working families in the 2013-2014 Wisconsin Legislative Session.

The voting record tracks how lawmakers voted on issues of importance to workers, their families and their unions.

Click here to view the WI State Senate Voting Record
Click here to view the WI Stat Assembly Voting Record

A paper copy is available at the Hall for you to review during business hours