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JATC Application!

This week we worked on Kyle’s application for the JATC (Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee). This is the apprenticeship program through the IBEW union. We’re really excited to complete this application because once Kyle is accepted, he will officially be working towards obtaining his Journeyman Lineman ticket! 239 more words

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IBEW Groundsman-First Week!

We got the call that Kyle was chosen for a job in Colorado while we were on our way to Oregon. Kyle decided that after he finished lineman school, he wanted to go the union route because they have great benefits and also because we had heard good things about the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) from several people in the trade. 585 more words

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Union cries “Don’t blame us” while ignoring Smart Meter safety issues

Despite outreach and expert information from community advocates, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers – IBEW – ignored all safety issues related to Smart Meters except for one local in Tennessee. 514 more words

The Road to Colorado Part I-Coos Bay, Oregon to Boise, Idaho

We left Boise last Monday headed for Oregon. Our plan was to sign the union books with the IBEW now that Kyle has finished his lineman program and also fit in a visit with our family and friends along the way. 441 more words

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About A Dozen Arrests Made During EPA Rally & Protest

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) –- Pittsburgh Police made about a dozen arrests Thursday afternoon when opposing groups rallied and protested outside the Federal Building in response to the Environmental Protection Agency holding hearings on new carbon emission standards. 342 more words

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