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MEETS THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 5:30 PM
IBEW LOCAL 46 STAFF ADVISOR: 
GILLIAN BURLINGHAM (SHE/HER)
-OFFICE : 253-395-6519
-CELL: 206-331-2878
GILLIAN@IBEW46.COM

 

FREDERICK SIMMONS CHAPTER

Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC)

IBEW LOCAL 46
MEETS THE FIRST THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 5:30 PM
IBEW LOCAL 77
EWMC NATIONAL

 

Women’s Committee

MEETS THE FOURTH TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 5:30 PM
ANNOUNCEMENTS
IBEW LOCAL 46 STAFF ADVISOR:
LAURA ROBINSON (PRONOUNS: SHE/HER)
(253) 395-6505 OFFICE
(253) 259-0339 CELL
LAURA@IBEW46.COM

 

BUILDING A STRONGER IBEW . . .

The first page of the IBEW Constitution begins with a declaration:
"Our cause is the cause of human justice, human rights, human security."

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE: (link)

 

It’s a powerful statement of the values that IBEW leaders and members pledge to uphold when they take the oath of membership. And combined with the union’s first objective, to organize all workers in the entire electrical industry in the United States and Canada, the message is unmistakable.

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“There is a place in the IBEW for working people of every race and gender, every religion and sexual orientation, every background,” said International President Lonnie R. Stephenson in launching the implementation phase of the union’s new diversity, inclusion and equity initiative, “IBEW Strong.”

“This diversity and full inclusion effort is about making sure that the IBEW genuinely represents the interests of every single worker in our industries,” he said. “It’s about ensuring that people entering the workforce today — members of one of the most diverse generations in history — feel that they have a place in the IBEW.”

“We need to include everyone, regardless of history, background, or job classification,” said Boise, Idaho, Local 291 Business Manager Mark Zaleski, who served on the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. “Society is changing, but the thing is, everyone deserves good wages and benefits, and we can offer that. That’s how we stay strong.”

There’s nothing new about seeking to represent the voiceless and unrepresented. The IBEW has long stood for solidarity, equality and against oppression of any kind. So, IBEW Strong is a natural outgrowth of what this union has stood for since its beginning, Stephenson said. The IBEW should be a place that welcomes all workers and gives everyone a voice and a shot at a better life for themselves and their families.

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The Diversity and Inclusion Committee grew out of a unanimously passed resolution at the 39th International Convention in 2016.

Made up of officers and other IBEW leaders and members from every branch, district and background, its members have worked behind the scenes for the last three years.

Through the work of the committee and discussions with the international vice presidents and executive officers, members of the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus, RENEW/NextGen and the Women’s Committee, five themes were identified as part of a strategic plan to strengthen and grow the IBEW.

They are:

Organizing/Expanding Membership: Develop and expand outreach, recruitment and marketing programs to young people, nontraditional and historically marginalized communities.

Education and Training: Provide training and education programs that address the importance and need for inclusion to all IBEW members and leaders.

Building Member Capacity: Provide inclusive opportunities for members to learn and develop leadership skills and foster local union activism.

Leadership Advancement: Provide opportunities for all local union members to take on leadership roles.

Replicating Best Practices: Document, share, and replicate best practices for creating a stronger IBEW through outreach and inclusion programs.

 

Now, the focus shifts to putting the ideas behind these themes into practice.

With input from the committee, the Education Department is working on a variety of trainings for locals, as well as outreach efforts, including to schools, and a collection of best practices that will be shared union-wide. The trainings will vary in length, content and audience, including some geared toward leadership, and eventually include a train-the-trainer version.

“We want locals to see the value of diversity and inclusion,” said Education Department Director Amanda Pacheco. “The IBEW will be stronger for this, and we can lead the way.”

 

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AREA WAGE REPORTS - ALL CONSTRUCTION UNITS
PARKING ZONE AREA MAPS

Hi Motorcycle Club Family!

Riding season is fast approaching, and we are having our FIRST MEETING ON MAY 21ST at the Poodle Dog Restaurant in FIFE from 8 a.m. till NOON.  We are looking forward to seeing everyone there and Having a GREAT RIDING SEASON!  If you have any places you would like to ride, please feel free to say so at our meetings. 

Have a great week everyone and please MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR MAY 21ST MEETING, SEE YOU THERE!!  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me any time of day or evening.  If you can, please RSVP me, thank you!

 

Judy ‘Mama’ Cartwright, LU 46 M/C Correspondent Secretary

(206) 518-0570    

 Scootergirl54@live.com

 

05–16–2022 : IBEW Local 46: Dispatch Report for April 2022
05-02-22 : sound & comm raffle at the meeting!
05-02-2022 : stockman unit meeting reminder
05-02-22 : SOUND & COMM / LIMITED ENERGY MEETING REMINDER
05-02-2022 : IBEW Local 46/ Frank Woolsey EWMC Seattle 2022 Presentation
04-28-22 : Mayday announcement - video
2022 - march dispatch report
04-20-22 : update message 111 from bm sean bagsby
04-13-22 : IBEW Local 46 is looking for 02 residential Journeymen
04-11-20 : SUPPORT BUILDING A BETTER AMERICA - ADD YOUR NAME (AFL-CIO)
03-28-22 : Ibew 46- we support our brothers and sisters at Starbucks
03-28-22 : The Women Build Nations Conference INFO.
2022 - women's committee t-shirt contest for wbc
FOR UNION MEMBER TYLER PENA'S HOME DESTROYED BY FIRE
03-11-22 - MESSAGE FROM BM SEAN BAGSBY ON OPENINGS AND TEAMSTERS
03-11-22 : UPDATE ON THE MARINE, HVAC AND MOTOR SHOP UNITS
MARKET RECOVERY WITH ALLAN WAUD
02-03-22 - PARKING PREMIUM NOTICE

Teamsters 174 Solidarity!

01-21-22 - IBEW Local 46 retiree and COVID survivor Lloyd Young speaks about the need for vaccination
11-09-21 - NEW NOTICE FOR MEMBERSHIP- DRUG TESTING CHANGES!
long term care & FAQ
10-05-21 - LONG TERM CARE BENEFIT- LETTER FROM SEAN BAGSBY 
10-05-21 - LONG TERM CARE INFORMATIONAL BROCHURE 
08-30-21 AT&T OFFER - DISCOUNT FOR UNION MEMBERS!

JOB POSTINGS

OPENING AT THE SEATTLE TIMES
FOR A MECHATRONICS (ELECTRICIAN) MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - KENT, WA - ongoing
- other positions available

09-03-21 - JOINT LETTER COVID-19 VACCINATION 

posted 03-29-22

COVID-19 Vaccine | Washington State Department of Health

Visit that pharmacy or provider page directly
to check appointment availability.
Call 1-800-232-0233,
the National COVID-19 Vaccination Assistance Hotline.

COVID-19 Vaccination Locations on VaccineFinder | CDC

CURRENT IBEW LOCAL 46 COVID-19 PROTOCOLS (03-12-22)

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 Frank Woolsey: frankw@ibew46.coM or 253-246-9695. 
For meeting and activity info, please e-mail ewmcfsseattle@gmail.com
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