IBEW 280
  • March 23, 2017
    Electrical Contractor

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

    • Annual LU 280
      Golf Tournament

      June 10th
      Mallard Creek Golf Courst
      Four Man Scramble.  Sign up 
      as a single, with a partner, 
      as a threesome, or as
      a team


      At the Salem Unit Meeting held on March 16th, LU 280 Retiree Bernie Pasqualini was presented with a Public Service Grant for the Vets Helping Vets Program, which he is actively involved in.  Pictured from left to right:  Bob Sapp, Drew Lindsey, Bernie Pasqualini, Jeff Yost, Mark Crenshaw and John Payne.  You can view Bernie's Thank You letter to the Brothers and Sisters of IBEW 280 here.

      State's largest solar farm being built in Crook County

      A new solar farm is being built in Crook County and it will be big.  When completed the project will be the largest solar farm in the state of Oregon. You can view the complete article here.


      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.

      Dues Increase

      Dues Increase Notice


      In accordance with the action of the 39th International Convention, the International Secretary~Treasurer will increase the per capita tax rate an additional 2 Dollars ($2.00) per month effective January 1, 2017 for all "A" Members.


      "A" Inside, Sound & Com and Material Handlers Member's dues will be $45.70/month

      "BA" Material Handler dues will remain the same at $27.70/month


      For "A" members here is a breakdown of where your $45.70 in monthly dues goes to: $18.00 to the International office for their monthly (Per Capita) dues, $18.00 to the International's Pension Benefit Fund and $9.70 to the Local Union. (In 2016 the $1.00 increase went towards the I.O.'s  Pension Benefit Fund) 

      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.

      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.

    • Submit your Quarterly Update
      Book 2 & Material Handlers Click Here to Submit Your Update for March.  Updates must be received by March 31st

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      Surrounding Locals

      Local 48

      Local 76

      Local 112

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

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

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