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Our Mission

Charted November 3rd, 1917, the beginning of Brotherhood was created.

The vision of the IBEW has remained steady since established, to promote excellence and to improve the lives of each and every member. 

Our Promise

  • 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 standard of living 

  • To seek security for the individual 

  • To properly elevate the moral, intellectual and social conditions of our members, their families and dependents, in the interest of a higher standard of citizenship. 

IBEW Founding Members
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