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IBEW Local #1837 have been nominated and selected to serve as delegates to the International Brotherhood of
International Convention in Chicago: IBEW 1837 Business Manager Tony Sapienza, IBEW 1837 President Michelle Crocker, IBEW 1837 Organizer/ Business Representative Matt Beck, IBEW 1837 Vice Pres. Bob McNeff, E-Board Rep Kitty Kilroy, and retiree Bill Tarallo. Since the number of nominees was equal to the number of delegates for our Local, there will not be a  n election held for those seats.
If you owned coastal property in Maine or New Hampshire and weather forecasters said that a hurricane was barreling up the Atlantic Coast, you would probably batten down the hatches, stock up on groceries and flashlight batteries, hope for the best, and prepare for the worst. If the hurricane passed us by, well, you could still make good use of those supplies. If we took a direct hit from Mother Nature, you’d be all set to ride out the storm.
By the same token, when the forecast calls for upcoming contract bargaining at one of our represented companies, members ought to consider getting their... Read More
Companies with employees represented by our Union have developed and revised policies related to safety protocols for COVID-19 since the early days of the pandemic and in recent months with the spread of the Delta Variant. Before the introduction of emergency use authorization vaccines, most of the policies concerned vehicle sharing, masking, testing, working remotely andmaintaining 6-ft. social distancing indoors at company facilities. With Pfizer, Moderna and J&J vaccines readily available for anybody 12 and older willing to get “jabbed,” those policies have evolved and vary widely from... Read More
On the campaign trail and throughout his presidency, Joe Biden has promised to be the most pro-union, pro-worker president in history. As President Biden celebrates his first year in office, his actions are matching his words.
“President Biden has taken significant and historic steps to promote, protect, and enhance the rights of working people, including IBEW members,” President Stephenson said in a statement citing a long list of first-year accomplishments:
Appointing a union member to lead the Department of Labor
Creating the first-ever White House Task Force on Worker Organizing and... Read More
Featuring these headline stories and more:

Dick Rogers Retires as IBEW 1837 Business Manager
Tony Sapienza Becomes New Business Manager
Changes in Union Leadership and E-Board
News Contracts for Eversource, Central Rivers Power, Granite Ridge, and Granite Shore Power
Schiller Station in Portsmouth Ceases Operations

Emera: Contract Extension Ratified if ENMAX Sale Approved (pg. 1) Emera: Arbitration Victory for Unjust Termination (pg. 1) Broadcasting: WABI Contract & WGME Agreements (pg. 2) CMP: In Memorium: Lineworkers Henderson & Grant (pg. 4) Unitil, CMP & NHEC: October & November Storm Photos (p. 5) IBEW 1837: Business Manager’s Year-End Letter (pg. 8)

Schiller Station stopped generating
electricity in June 2020.

July 14, 2020 - The long-term and likely permanent closure of Schiller Station in Portsmouth last month not only marked the end of 70 years generating electricity for the Granite State, but it was the end of the bargaining unit that played a pivotal role in the history of IBEW Local #1837.         
Local 1837 was first established at Schiller in 1953 as the framed charter hanging in the Union’s Dover office helps to memorialize. Richard Pray is credited with organizing the... Read More
June 4, 2021 - In a tremendous victory for working people and their unions in the Granite State, the New Hampshire House of Representatives soundly defeated “Right to Work” legislation on Thursday,  June 3, by a vote of 199-175. That was followed by a 197-178 vote to indefinitely postpone the bill, effectively killing it until at least 2023. The morning of the vote, hundreds of Union members carrying “Vote No” signs lined the streets leading to the NH Sportsplex in Bedford where the session was held.
“This legislative victory was only possible because of the great work done by members of... Read More