LOCAL 702 News Headlines
This article contains the latest information that we have regarding job opportunities for members looking to travel into other locals for work. Last updated 11/5/13.
Non-Union RTC from Knoxville, Tennessee will be the General Contractor on the Herrin KFC remodel, which is due to begin this Spring!!
McIntire Electric, a non-signatory electrical contractor from DuQuoin, is performing the electrical work on a new hotel being built at the corner of Route 37 and Route 154. Please help!
On October 27th the Company issued a letter to all of you discussing many issues at the plant. Among these issues were Employee Benefits, Protocol Teams, Union Activity, and Safety. There are several statements in the letter that should trouble you as employees at PSGC.
PSGC, had billions of dollars worth of contracts signed before they ever broke ground on the plant that you work in today.Â They protected their future before they ever hired the first employee.Â Now they ask you to trust that they will protect your future, the only way to truly protect your future is through a union contract.
ÂThank you for taking the time to stop in and check out the IBEW. As many of you are already aware, the IBEW is actively helping the employees of Prairie State Energy Campus form a union. Union membership has many advantages, these advantages are as follows.
Your right to talk about the union is protected under FEDERAL LAW!
Signing a union authorization card is the best way to show that you wish to be represented by a union.
Union defines agreement with Cooperative on Paid Time Off at time Separation or Retirement
Noncontact Electrical Tester Recalled by Fluke Due to Shock or Burn Hazard
The National Safety Council offers information on its "Surviving the Cold Weather".
New eTool available on OSHA's web site: Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution.
Alert: Loadbreak Bushing Inserts Missing Ground (Drain) Wires!
The United States Department of Labor, Occupational Health and Safety Administration has issued a safety bulletin on the hazards of Suspension Trauma and Orthostatic Intolerance.
Homelite, Husky and Black Max Generators Recall
Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms; Can Fail to Warn of a Fire
OSHA Schedules Hearing on Cranes and Derricks Rulemaking
The following incident involved a welder who was adjusting the pressure on an oxygen regulator.
National Safety Council News and Alerts, 2/13/09