In Maine: IBEW Local 1837
16 Old Winthrop Road
Manchester, ME 04351
Phone: (207) 623-1030, Fax: (207) 621-8384
In New Hampshire:
680 Central Avenue, Suite 201
Dover, NH 03820
Phone: (603) 743-1652, Fax: (603) 743-1654


to IBEW Local 1837 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1837 is proud to represent approximately 1,600 working men and women all over Maine and New Hampshire. Most of our members work at electric utilities or broadcasting stations throughout the two states. We work at companies such as Central Maine Power, Eversource in New Hampshire, and WGME-TV 13, just to name a few! IBEW Union Local 1837 maintains two offices to better serve our members—one in Manchester, Maine and the other in Dover, New Hampshire. The office in Maine includes a separate building with a conference room and meeting area for union programs and training sessions.

IBEW 1837 News

  • Following months of investigations and weeks preparing for trial, Unfair Labor Practice charges filed against Central Maine Power Company (CMP) by IBEW Local 1837 were settled just days before the trial was set to begin.

  • The newly-chartered Western Maine Labor Council is hosting the First Annual Workers Memorial Day/May Day Breakfast on Saturday, April 28 at 9:00am. This exciting new event will be held at the historic Bates Mill Complex in Lewiston, on the 2nd floor above Davinci’s Restaurant at 35 Canal Street. Doors will open and a tour of Museum L/A at 8:00am.

  • A hearing before the National Labor Relations Board in Boston has been rescheduled to mid-May. The hearing before the NLRB Regional Director will determine the scope of the bargaining unit for the Writers at Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH).

  • IBEW Local 1837 is working with the national AFL-CIO to help pass the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) as it moves to the United States Senate. In Maine, Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins are being asked by union members to sign on as co-sponsors of the bill. In New Hampshire, we are asking Sen. John E. Sununu to do the same.

  • Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH) has scheduled mandatory "Face-to-Face" anti-Union meetings for Field Technicians A/B/C and Field Technician Specialists who are seeking to join IBEW Union Local 1837. This comes in the wake of the withdrawal of our petition and the rescheduling of a hearing at the National Labor Relations Board in Boston.

  • IBEW 1837 has launched a cutting edge web site to better server its members.

    Members can now sign up for user accounts, access members-only content, update their address information, receive daily email news updates and newsletters, and sign up for events.

  • Safety Concerns Highlighted for IBEW 1837 Members

  • On January 13, 2006 a group of 47 workers including more than a dozen in professional classifications at CMP voted to join IBEW 1837. These workers join a growing wave of white collar workers who are learning that as companies get bigger and the push for profits intensifies, they are no less subject to takeaways or disrespect than their blue- collar co-workers have been.