Sisters Haven renovating Cleveland home to support pregnant women experiencing homelessness

“What Sisters Haven provides for these women is invaluable,” said Dave Wondolowski, executive secretary for the Cleveland Building and Constructions Trades Council. “Eventually, some of the people that are staying here can land jobs in the building trades and become self-sufficient and have good paying jobs and good benefits. Get them skilled up and get them working. It’s a win-win for everybody.”

Electrical Connection completes electrical services for 2023 St. Jude Dream Home

“NECA contractor Grasser Electric and IBEW Local 1 have completed the electrical work at the 2023 St. Jude Dream Home in O’Fallon, Mo… The electrical work was donated by the Electrical Connection, a partnership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1 and the St. Louis Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association.”

Ironworkers Local 29 Goes Contactless with ‘Night on Santa Lane’

Iron Workers Local 29 turned its Northeast Portland union headquarters parking lot into a winter wonderland Dec. 19. “Night on Santa Lane” took the place of “Breakfast With Santa,” a party the union, credit union, and training center have put on for members and their kids and grandkids for 34 years.

IBEW Local 103 Donates 20,000 PPE Masks to Frontline Nurses

Amidst a dire, statewide shortage of critical medical supplies, the region’s largest electrical workers’ union, IBEW Local 103, has donated 20,000 medical-grade protective masks to the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) for direct distribution to front-line caregivers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.