Fort Wayne , Indiana resident and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local #1393 member Kayla Ripley, age 22, was honored in Washington D.C. on March 7, 2014 by the IBEW as the 2013 Hour Power Apprentice of the Year.
Effective April 1st, 2014: Unit 6 (Kokomo) meetings will now be held at 6:00PM. The location is still at the VFW in Kokomo, and it will still be on the first Tuesday of each month.
On Monday February 24, 2014 at approximately 12:00PM in the Bloomington, Indiana area on Duke Energy property two IBEW Local #71 members were involved in an accident while working on an energized 19.9KV line as travelers into IBEW #1393 jurisdiction. A donation fund has been started for the families.
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The Trustees of the National Electrical Benefit Fund (NEBF), the National Electrical Annuity Plan (NEAP), the National Employees Benefit Board and the National Retirement Board, have approved a temporary Return to Work Amendment to the Plan of Benefits for the NEBF and NEAP. This amendment permits certain eligible retirees to return to outside line construction covered and contributory employment only for a period of time without a loss of pension benefits from the NEBF or NEAP. Please read the following notice carefully as this amendment does not apply to all retirees or to all electrical employment.