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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Ahmad Khan Rahami (WABC-NY)Although flagged by officials, it's unclear whether Ahmad Khan Rahami should have stayed on the FBI's radar.

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Marchers protest the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, N.C. (AP)To protesters in downtown Charlotte, N.C., home is a world away from glimmering skyscrapers.

Louise Sunshine, a real estate developer who worked for Donald Trump for 15 years. (Getty Images)Louise Sunshine's time with Trump, which ended in a messy departure, showed a distinct pattern.

Top-10 debate moments from Clinton and Trump. (John Locher/AP)She handled a crisp jab from then-candidate Barack Obama; he took on Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz simultaneously.

Police in US state of Washington are hunting a suspect described as a "Hispanic male wearing grey" after five people were shot dead at a shopping mall in BurlingtonA gunman remains at large after four women and a man were fatally shot at a shopping mall north of Seattle.


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