International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 494

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Statement by IBEW Local 494 Political Director on Roundtable discussion with Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke
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Statement by IBEW Local 494 Political Director on Roundtable discussion with Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke

"Thank you to Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke for realizing the pathway to the Democratic nomination for President begins in union halls across the country and ends in Milwaukee at the 2020 Democratic National Convention."

Statement by IBEW Local 494 Business Manager on Milwaukee being selected to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention
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Statement by IBEW Local 494 Business Manager on Milwaukee being selected to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention

"Milwaukee is on the move, and our success in building the future represents the best of America."

Statement by IBEW Local 494 Business Manager on Cabinet Appointments to Secretaries of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services and Wisconsin Workforce Development
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Statement by IBEW Local 494 Business Manager on Cabinet Appointments to Secretaries of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services and Wisconsin Workforce Development

"Dawn brings a wide range of expertise on licenses and regulations issues and will be a very valuable asset for the Evers administration and for policymaking in Wisconsin."

Statement on Recent Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Officer Election
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Statement on Recent Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Officer Election

"We know Stephanie Bloomingdale will do an excellent job at representing working families in Wisconsin as President."

Job fair for electrical or data work
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Job fair for electrical or data work

Electrical and Data Contractors, will be on hand, looking to hire to fill job openings.

Union Members and Retirees Targeted in Phone Scam
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Union Members and Retirees Targeted in Phone Scam

IBEW Local 494 has received multiple calls from members and retirees, complaining of a phone scam involving someone claiming to represent the union.

IBEW Local 494 Praise Project Labor Agreement Covering Bucks Projects
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IBEW Local 494 Praise Project Labor Agreement Covering Bucks Projects

PLAs establish terms and conditions for construction employees and contractors on a project, from wages and benefits, overtime pay, grievance procedures, drug testing, holidays and more.

Labor Day: Promise fulfilled but threatened
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Labor Day: Promise fulfilled but threatened

As we mark this Labor Day with our families, let’s also pause to remember the sacrifices of those the holiday commemorates.

Statement of IBEW Local 494 on Milwaukee County’s Sale of the Downtown Transit Center
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Statement of IBEW Local 494 on Milwaukee County’s Sale of the Downtown Transit Center

"The Couture is the next big step forward in Milwaukee's ongoing renaissance."

IBEW Local 494 Congratulates the Milwaukee Bucks on the Ground Breaking of Their New Arena
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IBEW Local 494 Congratulates the Milwaukee Bucks on the Ground Breaking of Their New Arena

IBEW Local 494 is a labor union representing over 2300 members in the electrical industry.