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2017 Solidarity Ride

2017 Solidarity Ride is almost here!! 

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Applying and Qualifying for Appenticeship in the Electrical Industry

The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW 99) jointly sponsor an electrical apprenticeship training program that could potentially offer you the opportunity to earn wages, benefits and a college degree while you learn the skills needed for a trade that can be both challenging and rewarding. You will have the chance to use your mind, as well as your physical skills, to complete work in a variety of settings with the constant opportunity to learn something new.

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Scholarship Fund

The IBEW Local 99 Scholarship Fund is offering several Scholarships for members and members’ families.

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 99 Scholarship Foundation would like to announce the application period for the Thomas Woodmansee Memorial Scholarship is now open. This Scholarship is funded through the proceeds of the Golf Tournament held in September of 2015. 

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Local 99 Merchandise Sale

T-Shirts starting at $10

Long Sleeve shirts $15

Sweatshirts $20

Hoodies $25

Winter Hats $5

Local 99 Earl J. Curtin Scholarship Program

It's that time again.... the Local Union #99 Earl J. Curtin Scholarship Program is open to the families of our members.

$1,000 PER YEAR FOR FOUR (4) YEARS - CHECKS PAYABLE TO APPLICANT

$500 FOR FIRST SEMESTER - $500 FOR SECOND SEMESTER

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Resign Reminder

You must resign between the 10th and the 16th of every month  If you have difficulty on line, then send an email to resign@ibew99.org or call during regular business hours!                 

United Way 2-1-1

Your one-stop call for assistance!

United Way 2-1-1 in Rhode Island is a 24-hour information and referral helpline that identifies the needs of our neighbors and connects them with food, shelter, medical care, job skills development programs, and other critical resources when there is nowhere else to turn.

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IMPORTANT Fluke Safety Recall

*Fluke Issues Recall on Meters and Testers*

In cooperation with the Consumer Products Safety Commission, Fluke
issued recalls for five of its products. In all cases, _users are
directed to stop using the product immediately_. The following products
are affected:

* Fluke 373, 374, 375 and 376 Digital Clamp Meters
* Fluke 190 ScopeMeter
* Fluke T2 Electrical Tester
* Fluke 333, 334, 335, 336 and 337 Digital Clamp Meters
* Fluke 1AC-1 VoltAlert Voltage Tester

Specifics of the recall for each device can be found at
www.fluke.com/fluke/usen/support/safety/
 

IMPORTANT: New referral guidelines posted in the Members Forum

Look under "Referral info" in forum area for new referral information

Local 99's Emergency Response Team has been activated.

If you need emergency response electricians and line crews, call 401-954-9424.  We have 800 men and women and 50 contractors ready who can solve your emergency electrical problems.  

It is a fact, Union Workers are 17% more productive than non-union workers

The simple facts are Union workers spend a great deal more time being trained for their profession than non-union. Training is the key to productivity and safety.  It only makes sense, with so much more time in training and contractors that are highly skilled in managing a project, clearly  the end result has to be a dramatic increase in productivity

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