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President Biden traveled to Portland, Ore., on April 21 to visit the site of a massive project to upgrade the Portland International Airport and discuss the infrastructure law’s role in transforming the economy of the Pacific Northwest.

 

2022 Local 90 Fundraiser

 

Once again, we will be having a fundraiser for our Brothers and Sisters in need.  This is the fourteenth year we’ve held this fundraiser and hope to continue with it as it has already helped our members and their families when they’ve needed it most. Thanks to your generosity.

         

IBEW LOCAL UNION 90 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP OUTING

Saturday, September 10, 2022 

YMCA Camp Mountain Mist, 534 High Hill Road, Meriden, CT 203-237-7864

 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

Organized Labor Night

Saturday September 3, 2022

Hartford Yard Goats

 

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Nearly 8 million new jobs have been added to the U.S. economy since the end of 2020.

The Biden administration invoked the Defense Production Act to ease supply chain issues around solar panels on June 6, while continuing its investigation into possible Chinese trade violations.

 

Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to Durham, N.C. to call for more unionization in the state.



President Biden traveled to Portland, Ore., on April 21 to visit the site of a massive project to upgrade the Portland International Airport and discuss the infrastructure law’s role in transforming the economy of the Pacific Northwest.

 

President Joe Biden has signed an executive order that will require project labor agreements on federal construction projects over $35 million.

 

The first-of-its-kind task force that President Joe Biden created last year to identify ways that his administration can help empower workers and strengthen unions has returned with nearly 70 recommendations for federal agencies to pursue.

The Biden administration’s high-level task force is actively instituting policies to support unionizing and collective bargaining.

A labor department plan to strengthen federal prevailing wage rules and enforcement under the Davis-Bacon Act would put more money in the pockets of an estimated 1.2 million U.S. construction workers.

President Joe Biden electrified the IBEW Convention in Chicago on May 11, drawing thunderous cheers for infrastructure projects that will employ IBEW members far into the future, championing unions like no

Members of the IBEW were front and center for President Joe Biden’s White House announcement of Siemens USA’s plan to invest $54 million to expand its manufacturing facilities, a growth that promises to bring at least 300 new jobs to the company’s IBEW-represented workplaces in California and Texas.

Federal guidance for the creation of a national network of electric-powered vehicle charging stations explicitly recommends that agencies consider the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program as they look to spend billions in funds allocated by President Biden's infrastructure bill, which passed last November.

EVITP-credentialed members will help build out the nation’s electric vehicle charging network. IBEW training includes EVITP, which is also a short course available to journey- level members.

President Biden met with IBEW President Lonnie Stephenson and labor leaders to discuss strengthening America’s labor unions and support workers. 

President Biden met once again with the leaders of America’s top labor unions in March. IBEW President Lonnie Stephenson is pictured third from left in the back row.

The opportunity to bask in the glow of appreciation for working people does not come often, particularly in the presence of high-ranking elected officials, including the President of the United States.



See attached list of candidates for the CT's Primary Election on August 9th.

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