Here are just some of the major advantages of being Unionized and having a collective agreement in your workplace:
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, has members on the job with Newfoundland Power, Collier’s International and across the province working Outside Construction. Some of our construction partners include Locke’s Electrical, Bursey Cleaners (2010) Limited, Springdale Forest Resources Inc., Pennecon Industrial Limited and Safway Services Canada.
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.
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.