IBEW 280
  • October 27, 2016
    Electrical Contractor

    Important Links
    Harrison-Cascade Trust Fund
    Central Electrical Training Center
    IBEW/SJ Cascade Federal Credit Union

    • 2016 Candidates

      This list of candidates was generated through an interview process with the Oregon State Building Trades Council.  You can view the list here.  Please VOTE!

      The Trusttes of the National Electrical Benefit Fund are proud to announce the expansion of new features to the NEBF website's "Online Benefits".  Once a participant registers through the "Online Benefits" they will be able to easily generate an estimate of their NEBF lifetime benefits, including their years of service.

      Delinquent Fees

      Local 280 is close to launching the option for our members to pay their dues on-line. For those that are behind in their dues, you will automatically be delinquent @ 2 months. There is no longer a 9 day grace period starting 9/1/2016

      IBEW 39th International Convention

      The International Convention is underway in St. Louis, where 125 years ago the first ever union of electrical workers were born.  You can view the daily IBEW Convention Newsletters here on our website.

      September 19th                          September 22nd

      September 20th                          September 23rd

      September 21st

      Vote Electrician of the Year

      Local 280 Member, Shelby Kytola, has been nominated for Electrican of the Year!    Please take a moment to view his video and vote here! .  We are so proud of Shelby!

      Unit Meetings

      All Meetings are at 5:30 p.m.

      Salem Unit (3rd Thursday of Odd Numbered Months) ~ Lancaster Mall is Salem.

      Eugene Unit  (3rd Wednesday of Odd Numbered Months)~ LU 290 Training Center, 2861 Pierce Parkway, Springfield

      Joint Unit (3rd Thursday of Even Numbered Months) ~ CTT, 33309 Hwy 99E, Tangent

      Central Oregon ~ IBEW / UA 290 Training Center, (2nd Thursday of EACH Month) 2161 SW 1st., Redmond

      Retirees Luncheon

      Retirees meet at 11:45 a.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Hometown Buffet on Lancaster in Salem.  If you have any questions please give Don Ball a call at 541-327-3388.

      The Beginning...
      Henry Miller
      Henry Miller, the first President of the IBEW, died in 1896 without enough money for a decent burial.  Miller was not alone.  In the early part of the 20th century accidental electrocution among people employed in the electrical industry occurred with such frequency that many insurance companies refused to insure the lives of electrical workers.  Others set the premiums so high that the typical electrical worker could not afford to maintain life insurance for his or her survivng family.  In response to this dilemma members of the IBEW established a fraternal death benefit association in 1922 whose essential purpose was to provide the named beneficiary of a deceased member a sum that might permit our members to be interred in a dignified manner.  That was later merged with the IBEW Pension Benefit Fund.  You can view more on that here.  Also, if you click on the picture above you will be able to view a short movie detailing how the IBEW came about.

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      Local 48

      Local 76

      Local 112

       Local 659
      (after 5:00 p.m.)

      Local 932
      (after 5:00 p.m.)

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