Thursday, October 30, 2014

Welcome to IBEW Local 474

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) represents approximately 725,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government.  The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO because it is among the largest and has members in so many skilled occupations. In Memphis, Tennessee, IBEW Local 474 represents the best electricians, technicians, and related professionals that the Mid-south has to offer.

14th Annual IBEW Photo Contest Winners: Favorites Draw Record Votes

With his colorful image of a member carefully welding conduit during asummer heat wave, Blain Logan of St. Joseph, Mo., Local 545 showcased the muscle and nose-to-the-grindstone effort it takes to get the job done – netting the grand prize in the 2010 IBEW Photo Contest.

His entry was the runaway favorite in online voting by members and the public over the past 30 days.

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So You Want To Join The Union...

Union Members Live Better!

As union members, we bargain collectively with our employers over wages, benefits, and rights.

We have the best chance of receiving better wages, benefits and fair treatment in the workplace by bargaining collectively as a union. Most of us have very limited bargaining power as one person, but as a group, we are strong. And, with a good negotiated contract, we have legal protections we would not have otherwise.

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