After numerous letters, phone calls, and two recent trips to Ottawa, the Federal Government came to us – and committed to anti-scab legislation.
Kenneth W. Cooper grew up in a house with no indoor plumbing in one of the poorest neighborhoods of a dying Rust Belt town and then joined one of the smallest construction locals in Ohio.
Join us on Friday, January 6, 2023 for the annual memorial honoring the Bentall Tower IV workers whose lives were tragically cut short.
We starting 2022 still drying out from devastating floods in the Fraser Valley and IBEW 213 welcomed new members at Plan Group working on the enormous new St. Paul's Hospital project in Vancouver.
On behalf of the First District Office and our entire staff across the country, I would like to wish you all a safe and happy holiday season.
At the 40th IBEW International Convention held this past spring in Chicago Illinois, delegates approved dues per-capita and International Pension fund increases, to be rolled out over the next four years.
IBEW President Lonnie R. Stephenson Retires, International Secretary- Treasurer Kenneth W. Cooper Named New President
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie R. Stephenson is retiring, effective Jan. 4, bringing an end to a nearly five-decade active career in the union.
After over five years fighting for a first collective agreement that includes over three years on the picket line, IBEW 213’s long-awaited Section 80 application to the Canadian Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) finally arrived.
Dear Sisters and Brothers,
Earlier this week, the Government of Ontario passed legislation which imposed a contract on 55,000 education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).