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About 1620

1620 Electrical Workers is a part of IBEW – International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. IBEW currently has over 84 Local Unions across Canada alone. With another 861 plus across the United States.

Formed in 1891, IBEW has earned its reputation as the oldest, largest and most professional electrical Union in the world. Members are on the job at construction sites, power plants, factories, offices, shipyards, TV studios and rail yards.

Local 1620 specifically, located in Newfoundland, Canada, has Utility and Construction members on the job across the province working with Newfoundland Power, Collier’s International, Lower Churchill Project and Outside Line Construction. Some of our construction partners currently include Locke’s Electrical, Bursey Cleaners (2010) Limited, Springdale Forest Resources Inc., Pennecon Industrial Limited and Safway Services Canada.

Representing the Best

Our membership represents the industry’s best and can be characterized by the utmost quality and workmanship that each brings to their work. Their dedication to excellence in training, safety, and professionalism in all they do is a hallmark of the relationship between 1620 Electrical Workers members and employers throughout the industry. 1620 Electrical Workers is a modern Union with a proven mega-project ready professional force that faces every task with integrity, efficiency, and innovation.

The Current, Collaborative Choice

Partnering with 1620 Electrical Workers ensures a modern workforce that’s fitted with the highest standards of training, safety, and efficiency. We bring our commitment to respectful partnerships, labour relations, and dispute resolution to every new project we undertake, including yours. We know that mutually beneficial partnerships are the future of our industry – for getting the job done safely, on time, and on budget.

Industry’s Choice

Employers look to 1620 Electrical Workers for collaborative, quality work that’s done on time and on budget – and our members deliver. As the voice of our membership, we are constantly pro-active in promoting the professionalism and value of our membership to prospective employers. They know our members have the training and skills to ensure each and every job is completed at the highest level of quality, on time and on budget.

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