We now have some concrete information on the next Line Helper School, it will be held April 8, 2019 - May 3, 2019. Anyone planning on bidding into Line and has to attend climbing school, please save this 4 week period, as attendance for the entire school is mandatory. This tentatively puts the Postings up the last week in February, looking at 10 - 12 vacancies for this school. Another school and set of Postings are being looked at for July timeframe.
2018 / 2019 FR clothing Reminder: Please remember that any money left in your account not used by March 31 2019, will be lost; it does not roll over to next year; so check your account for any balance. Keep warm and think spring.
A Night Out With IGNITE! Local 97's IGNITE youth group will be hosting an open house at the Eastern Division's union hall on March 20, 2019. Please come out and join Ignite for an informational meeting about them, the Local and an overview of what being a Local 97 member means. Hear some history on the IBEW, some benefits to being a union brother or sister, an overview of Local 97 and the companies we have contracts along with the benefits that have been negotiated for you. Come out and have dinner with Ignite, it promises to be an enjoyable and informative night, meet the Brothers and Sisters of IGNITE, the Eastern Division staff and officers of the Local. Look for more details on your office bulletin boards. We look forward to seeing everybody in March!! -IBEW Local 97 Eastern Division, ABM Chuck Milos