Business Manager Tony Sapienza
Welcome to IBEW 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 Manchester, New Hampshire. The office in Maine includes a separate building with a conference room and meeting area for union programs and training sessions.
There are eleven-unit meetings held each month throughout New Hampshire and Maine for our members to attend.
Many of these meetings will continue to be held at their regular times and locations, but there are a few changes:
Unit 3, Laconia will resume in September, and will now be held at 4:00 p.m. and... Read More
For decades, Beck actively championed fair wages, safe working conditions, and the importance of unions in protecting workers. His commitment went beyond rhetoric; he was a visible presence at... Read More
With over a decade of experience in the broadcasting business, Hegarty worked as an award-winning Chief News Producer, contributing to thousands of live newscasts, breaking news events, and investigative stories. Her leadership in the newsroom made her a go-to person for co-workers' concerns.
During her tenure at WGME, Hegarty... Read More
To see the Summer 2023 Schedule: click here
While this temporary suspension is in effect, we want to assure you we remain committed to maintaining open lines of communication and meeting the needs of all our members. For members belonging to other units, we invite you to join the Unit 10/11 meeting via Zoom. The meeting link... Read More
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To help deserving students... Read More
The decision to elect the candidates was made at a Local Union 1837 Executive Board meeting held on Friday, May 19th, 2023. Following a motion, a second, and a unanimous vote, the Executive Board approved the election of the candidates. A swearing-in ceremony will take... Read More
The Conservation Dinner will be held on Friday, June 9th, starting at 6:00 p.m. at IBEW Local 490, located at 48 Airport Road in Concord, New... Read More
IBEW Local 1837's previous office in Dover, New Hampshire, had served as a hub for the organization's operations for many years. However, this new office at 84 Bay Street, which is situated on the first floor of a historic property built in the 1880’s, is more centrally located for IBEW... Read More
Nominations will take place at the April Unit meetings. Check our website calendar at www.ibew1837.org, download a meeting schedule flier, or call the union office at 207-623-1030 for meeting times and... Read More
Members will receive an $8,000 ratification bonus and annual pay increases of 3%, 3.25%, 3.25% and 3.25%. The minimum straight-time call-out was increased to five hours and the contract establishes a two-hour straight-time call-out for solving issues over the phone after hours. Production Clerks... Read More
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