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 202
Dover, NH 03820
Phone: (603) 743-1652, Fax: (603) 743-1654

Labor News

Comp Time Proposals Bad for Workers

Several bills in Congress threaten to weaken the overtime protections that most of us currently take for granted under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA). Several proposals sponsored and supported by Republican legislators aim to give companies more flexibility on whether they have to pay time and a half after forty hours.

IBEW 1837 Fights Anti-Union Legislation in New Hampshire

Union members and our friends across the state of New Hampshire are working very hard to defeat the anti-union so-called "Right to Work" legislation (House Bill 821) that has been proposed in Concord. And we might win! But there is more to do before we are there.

NH Sends "Right to Work for Less" Down to Defeat!

A tremendous effort by union members and supporters to educate legislators about the value of unions and the anti-union nature of the so-called "right to work" bill paid off when the legislature voted against the bill. Below is a listing by county of each legislator, and how they voted.

 

NH Sends "Right To Work For Less" Down To Defeat!

A tremendous effort by union members and supporters to educate legislators about the value of unions and the anti-union nature of the so-called "right to work" bill paid off when the legislature voted against the bill. Below is a listing by county of each legislator, and how they voted.

 

CMP Fiber Microwave Techs Ratify Their First Union Contract

Negotiating Team members Bill Dunn, Jason Tibbetts and Bob Craig.

February 24, 2014 - Fiber Microwave Technicians at Central Maine Power have ratified their first union contract. These six workers are now part of the largest existing bargaining unit at CMP along with hundreds of other IBEW members. The Fiber Microwave Technicians voted to have union representation in a National Labor Relations Board election last May.

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