Worker's Memorial Day will be held on Sunday, April 28th, this year. Local 97 and the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and also to renew our fight for safe working conditions.
We will be reviewing the Safety Handbook soon to negotiate some changes. Any changes will be discussed with all members when completed.
NSUJL Line Rodeo - Climbing for Lost Linemen will be June 21st and 22nd. IBEW Local 97 is again a sponsor and supporting three teams. Once again this year we are making a donation in support of this event.
Project reviews were held March 13th for Line, Underground, TLS, Stations, Relay and Meter & Test. In-house workers will be performing over 90 percent of the work this year. TLS will be posting four additional jobs and Relay will be posting five additional jobs this year. Gas project review was March 19th. There are over 50 miles of main replacement to be done again this year.
Upcoming Central Division subdivision meetings:
Utica - Tuesday, April 2
Oswego- Wednesday, April 3
Be safe and thank you for all you do! -Jim Card,Assistant Business Manager