ALTHOUGH WE APPRECIATE OUR LINEMAN EVERYDAY, IT IS GREAT TO SEE THAT OUR NATION OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZES LINEMAN ONCE A YEAR ON APRIL 18TH. MAKE SURE TO THANK A LINEMAN TODAY, OR GIVE YOURSELF A PAT ON THE BACK IF YOU ARE A LINEMAN.
Workers Memorial Day Service specifically dedicated toward remembering three fallen Brothers, two of which were long time members and dedicated Journeymen of Local 17; Al Antanaitis and George Ward.
Monday, April 20, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Philip Murray Building
41 W. Front Street
Monroe, Michigan 48162 Read More... Download: AFLCIO Workers Memorial Day Service.pdf
We are proud to have been featured as the cover story in The Electrical Worker for the February 2015 edition, "Motown's Energy Makeover" Please see the attached article or view the link below.
http://www.ibew.org/articles/15ElectricalWorker/EW1502/index. Read More... Download: Electrical Worker February 2015.pdf
Thank you for your interest in Local 17!
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is a 725,000-member strong, world-respected labor organization. Since 1891, the IBEW has worked to build an empowered work force and partnered with employers that face the challenges of an evolving economy and developing technologies. Read More...
TEN WAYS TO KILL A UNION
DON’T COME TO THE MEETINGS.
BUT IF YOU DO COME – COME LATE.
IF THE WEATHER DOESN’T SUIT YOU, -- DON’T COME.
IF YOU DO ATTEND A MEETING -- FIND FAULT WITH THE WORK OF THE OFFICERS AND OTHER MEMBERS.
NEVER ACCEPT AN OFFICE -- IT’S EASIER TO CRITICIZE THAN TO DO THINGS. Read More...
The markets are holding pretty steady, without much movement, the Fed seems to be slightly more at ease, and things are looking good right now. Oil Prices are still low forcing some income funds to show a current loss, but the lower share price allows dividends more purchasing power. Read More...