Business Manager Tony Sapienza
Approximately 90 members of IBEW 1837 work for NextEra Energy (formerly FPL-Maine) generating electricity. They maintain and operate... Read More
In August, the Company granted wage increases and new payment for overtime to employees at Unitil CED who were not involved in an organizing campaign concerning five Electric System Operators, who sought representation by the IBEW. At that time, IBEW Local 1837 believed... Read More
To their credit, the Company agreed to accept the majority decision of their employees after verifying the authenticity of the authorization cards by a neutral third party, in this case, a faith leader... Read More
In late March, in an election administered by the National Labor Relations Board in Bangor, the System Operators at BHE voted 8 – 0 to be represented by IBEW Local 1837 for collective bargaining. During the union organizing campaign, initiated by the System Operators themselves, the workers raised issues about fairness and unpaid overtime, but the desire to have the ability to negotiate... Read More
Under the new agreement, no member of IBEW 1837 will be subjected to an involuntary layoff, and all members on the recall and to-be-released lists who... Read More
With New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch’s decision not to seek another two-year term, November’s election looms especially large. Republican candidate Ovide Lamontagne, has proudly proclaimed that he will be like Wisconsin’s “Scott Walker on steroids.”... Read More
The vote at NHEC's Plymouth headquarters followed a week's contract extension requested by a federal mediator. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local #1837 represents approximately 85 employees at the company... Read More
The 2013 Scholarship application is now available.
Application Deadline: A complete application must be received on or before 12:00 p.m.(Eastern Time) on Thursday, January 31, 2013. Applications received after this deadline will not... Read More
In a secret ballot election administered by the National Labor Relations Board, these workers confirmed their original decision by a 3 to 2 margin. Their victory came on the heels of Company tactics that the Union believes constituted unfair labor... Read More
The monthly unit meetings are the best opportunity for members of IBEW 1837 to have their voices heard and participate in the business of the Local. Union staff and officers attend most of the meetings. They are available to answer questions and discuss issues important to our members in their workplaces and communities.
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