IBEW Local 46 continues its proud tradition of quality craftsmanship, leadership in our community, excellent wages and benefits for members, and innovation in organizing the unrepresented.

Local 46 jurisdiction includes King, Kitsap, Jefferson and Clallam Counties. Our main office is located in the Kent valley with a satellite office in Silverdale.

Local 46 is composed of over 6,200 members in a variety of craft units.

Our units include:

  • Broadcast
  • HVAC
  • Inside Wireman
  • Low Voltage
  • Maintenance Units
  • Marine
  • Motor
  • Neon Sign
  • Residential
  • Sound & Communications

We also represent all apprentices in the above units.

 

Local 46 Mission Statement

To organize all workers in the entire electrical industry in the United States and Canada, including all those in public utilities and electrical manufacturing, into Local Unions;

  • To promote reasonable methods of work;
  • To cultivate feelings of friendship among those of our industry;
  • To settle all disputes between employers and employees by arbitration (if possible);
  • To assist each other in sickness or distress;
  • To secure employment;
  • To reduce the hours of daily labor;
  • To secure adequate pay for our work;
  • To seek a higher standard of living;
  • To seek security for the individual;

And by legal and proper means to elevate the moral, intellectual and social conditions of our members, their families and dependents, in the interest of a higher standard of citizenship.

 

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All those who dared to dream

Take a walk through IBEW Local 46's history to learn how our Union has evolved and thrived since those Brothers, who formed our Union at the beginning of the Twentieth Century.

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BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE ASSIGNMENTS
AREA WAGE REPORTS - ALL CONSTRUCTION UNITS

PARKING ZONE AREA MAPS

TOWN HALL ZOOM REGISTRATION LINK

2024 Limited Energy Unit Contract Negotiation Updates!

IBEW Local 46: Limited Energy Strike Update April 13th
4/14/2024 le strike update from megan kirby - video
4/14/2024 wednesday 4/17 1:00 pm strike training
4/11/2024 message to all members from sean bagsby REGARDING le unit
4/11/2024 important message from megan kirby
4/10/2024 Attention! IMPORTANT STRIKE INFORMATION!
4/10/2024 Attention! The Strike of the Limited Energy Unit is On!
4/10/2024 LIMITED ENERGY - NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE!!!
4/10/2024 strike preparations REMINDER for service truck drivers
4/10/2024 strike preparations update!
4/10/2024 IBEW Local 46: Limited Energy Negotiations Update April 9th from Megan and Trina
4/9/2024 IBEW Local 46: Limited Energy Negotiations Update from Business Manager Sean Bagsby
4/9/2024 call to action!
4/9/2024 important notice from sean bagsby
4/8/224 limited energy strike training info
4/4/2024 strike voting update from megan kirby
4/8/2024 important le, S&c message from sean bagsby
4/5/2024 IBEW Local 46: Limited Energy Negotiations Update April 4th
4/4/2024 "market forecast"
4/4/2024 'We’re NOT disposable! 1,000 electricians may strike!'
Limited Energy Electricians are struggling (again) to get fair contract from NECA
3/29/2024 Voting updates from megan kirby
3/25/2024 IBEW Local 46: Limited Energy Negotiations Update

MISCELLANEOUS NOTICES

REST PERIOD MOU 1/26/2024

PSEW HEALTHCARE UPDATE FOR MEMBERS
FEBRUARY 2024
 

4/12/2024 rally to support our le members!
4/12/2024 Striking paraeducators, supporters rally in Port Angeles
4/11/2024 message to all members from sean bagsby REGARDING le unit
4/10/2024 important update for all CONSTRUCTION Units from sean bagsby
4/4/2024 kent nuvision credit union atm machine notice 
4/4/2024 IBEW Local 46: Random drug testing update
4/4/2024 spring classes info!
4/3/2024 Washington adds multiple worker protection laws. Gov. Inslee signs ban on mandatory anti-union meetings, AND and other pro-worker bills at IBEW Local 46 hall in Kent

4/1/2024 local 46 peninsula picnic t-shirt design contest
3/28/2024 local 46 seattle picnic t-shirt design contest
3/19/2024 iBEW 46 Limited Energy Electricians are struggling (again) to get fair contract from NECA
3/12/24 TRAVEL CARD RESULTS
Letter to U.S BMs re Biden-Harris Endorsement
2/20/2024 IBEW LOCAL 46 ELECTRICIANS IN CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE PORT OF SEATTLE
2/12/2024 Port of Seattle electricians are bannering for equitable pay
2/5/2024 2024 swag contest info!
2/5/2024 new committee message to members from sean bagsby
1/19/2024 Monthly Town Hall reminder! (Jan. 22)
1/18/2024 2024 limited hawaiian T-SHIRTS 2.0 flyer!
1/16/2024 retiree pendant keychain flyer!
1/2/2024 BIM CLASSES AT LOCAL 46 FLYER
12/28/2023 electric vehicle evitp INFRASTRUCTURE training program
11/2/2023 valley electric phone policy update
10/13/2023 (gpsew) foreman by-name call & valid first aid card notice!
updated referral rules- effective 10-6-2023
8/2/2023 open position in the bylaws committee
6/21/2023 IBEW 46 FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICE NOTICE
5/1/23 IBEW Local 46: A discussion on prefabrication.
4/25/2023 member traveler opportunity wages
2/22/23 - idaho trial board results

UNIT REPORTS

BROADCAST REPORTS

HVAC REPORTS

MARINE UNIT REPORTS

REMINDER NOTICE:
THE MARINE UNIT MEETING WILL BE MOVING BACK TO
THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH @ 5 PM IN THE EXECUTIVE BOARD ROOM

OTHER REPORTS

2/7/2024 LIMITED ENERGY FEBRUARY 2024 REPORT

12/11/2023 LOCAL 46 JOB SITE VISITS NOVEMBER 2023

11/29/2023 BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE ASSIGNMENTS

RESIDENTIAL REPORTS

3/14/24 RESIDENTIAL NEGOTIATIONS SURVEY NOTICE!
residential unit meeting start time- update 3/4/24
5/4/2023 RESIDENTIAL HEALTHCARE UPDATE

SOUND & COM / LIMITED ENERGY REPORTS

IBEW Local 46: Limited Energy Strike Update April 13th
3/4/2024 limited energy april 2024 report
3/29/2024 Voting updates from megan kirby
3/25/2024 IBEW Local 46: Limited Energy Negotiations Update
3/19/2024 iBEW 46 Limited Energy Electricians are struggling (again) to get fair contract from NECA
3/18/2024 IMPORTANT CONTRACT UPDATES
3/5/2024 march 2024 report
3/4/2024 New T-shirts for the Limited Energy members!
-"ATTENTION LIMITED ENERGY:
IMPORTANT CONTRACT UPDATES AT THE UNIT MEETING, WEDNESDAY 3/6/24 AT 5:30 PM, NEW SHIRTS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE MEETING!"​
2/19/2024 survey & meeting reminder
1/29/2024 negotiations reminder

1/3/2024  JANUARY 2024 LIMITED ENERGY REPORT

STOCKMAN REPORTS

4/5/2024 first survey reminder message 2024
3/21/2024 stockman unit meeting reminder
3/15/2024 stockman t-shirt contest!
12/5/2023 stockman wage and meeting message for december 2023

WIRE UNIT REPORTS

2/27/2024 Second survey coming up on feb 28th message
2/9/2024 inside wire unit message from sean bagsby 
8/3/2023 INSIDE wire unit wage report (2023-2024)

DISPATCH REPORTS & NOTICES

3/26/2024 job site visits february 2024
3/15/2024 Job site visits january 2024
IBEW Local 46: Work opportunities update February 2024
updated referral rules- effective 10-6-2023
9/29/2023 DISPATCH REFERRAL RULES, JULY 2023
9/8/2023 AGREEMENT UPDATE
november 2023 dispatch report
OCTOBER 2023 DISPATCH REPORT
SEPTEMBER 2023 DISPATCH REPORT
AUGUST 2023 DISPATCH REPORT
Work opportunities update (05-30-23)
TRAVELING INFORMATION 
DISPATCH NOTICE REGARDING RE-SIGN
10/19/2022: CWA/PLA Priority hire referral rules update from bryan Johnson
9/26/2022 IBEW LOCAL 46: HOW PRIORITY HIRE WORKS (PT 1)
6/1/2022_SB_BREAKTIME RULES NOTIFICATION
Seattle Times op-ed: This discussion has been ongoing for a long time and is a critical component to ensure that IBEW will be able to secure Electric Vehicle Charging work!!! Make sure to take that EVITP course!!! Please see the link below! - Keith Weir 
Environmental justice in WA starts with cleaner cars and trucks | The Seattle Times
anew apprentice resource center link
urban league construction trades program link

long term care & FAQ

OUR DIVERSITY IS OUR STRENGTH!

Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC) – Frederick Simmons Seattle Chapter Monthly meeting:
First Thursday of each month at Kent Hall at 5PM.
For more info, please contact Chapter President ANTONIO BUTLER "TONY": ANTONIO@IBEW46.COM or 253-395-6508. 
For meeting and activity info, please CONTACT CHAPTER RECORDING SECRETARY CHRISTIAN EAFLEHEAD AT christianeaglehead2019@gmail.com 

 

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