Representing Workers in the Electrical Industry Since 1909
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Objectives of the  IBEW?

  • To organize all workers in the entire electrical industry in the United States and Canada, including all those in public utilities and electrical manufacturing, into local unions;
  • To promote reasonable methods of work;
  • To cultivate feelings of friendship among those of our industry;
  • To settle all disputes between employers and employees by arbitration (if possible);
  • To assist each other in sickness or distress;
  • To secure employment;
  • To reduce the hours of daily labor;
  • To secure adequate pay for our work;
  • To seek a higher and higher standard of living;
  • To seek security for the individual;
  • And, by legal and proper means, to elevate the moral, intellectual, and social conditions of our members, their families, and dependents, in the interest of a higher standard of citizenship.

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From left, Debra Messing, Meryl Streep, Alicia Keys, and America Ferrera were among the celebs who took the stage at the DNC (Alex Wong/Getty Images) and Alicia Keys (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)Using storytelling, humor, music, and showmanship, the stars aligned for Clinton’s historic night.


Bill Clinton (Reuters)The former president tries to dispel a "cartoon alternative" he says Republicans have created about his wife.


Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. (Paul Sancya/AP)She's thrilled Clinton made history, but Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright cites a bigger reason for supporting her.


Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards. (AP)Cecile Richards says "women are going to be the reason" Donald Trump won't be elected in November.


From left, Lezley McSpadden, Gwen Carr, and Sybrina Fulton. (Yahoo News)The mothers of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Trayvon Martin talk about the "unstoppable pain" of losing a child to violence.


A supporter of Bernie Sanders from California shows her displeasure at the Democratic National Convention. (Matt Rourke/AP)Holdout delegates from a populous Western state are showing their discontent by booing, chanting, and hollering rowdily.


Hillary Clinton (AP)Delegates make the former secretary of state the first woman presidential nominee of a major party.


Former President Bill Clinton stands onstage with his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (Julio Cortez/AP)In his 1992 presidential campaign, Bill Clinton promised to give voters "two for the price of one."


Bernie Sanders and campaign manager Jeff Weaver celebrate. (Toby Talbot/AP)Bernie Sanders's campaign manager says the leaks haven't exposed everything the DNC did to sabotage the candidate.


Susan Sarandon at the DNC: ‘Bernie has ignited this spark and we’re not letting go’The actress and outspoken Bernie Sanders supporter, who looked glum when spotted at the DNC, lashes out at critics.


 
 

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