IBEW 280
  • August 16, 2017
    Electrical Contractor

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

    • Joint Unit Meeting

      August 17th
      5:30 p.m.
      Training Center ~ Tangent

      Labor Day Picnic

      8th Annual Labor Day Picnic

      Monday, September 4th
      Salem Riverfront Park
      230 Front St. SE

      Marion Polk Yamhill Labor Council is hosting a Labor Day picnic for union members and their families.  There will be great food, good company and political guest speakers.  You can view more information here.

      Solar Eclipse 

      With ODOT indicating that the eclipse will cause the "biggest traffic event in Oregon History" and warning drivers to be prepared to be stuck in their vehicles for hours during the Solar Eclipse on August 21st,  the Union Hall and Training Center has assessed the situation and it was decided that the offices will be closed.   Here are also some tips from ODOT if you are planning to travel,  and if you are, please be safe!


      LU 280 Picnic

      The Local 280 Picnic is right around the corner! 
      Horseshoe Tournament starts at 10:00 a.m

      All kinds of raffle prizes.  Bring the Family and come have a great time!  Please RSVP to the Hall at 541.812.1771 by August 30th!

      Sepember 9th
      Timber-Linn Park

      10:00 a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.

      Unit Meetings

      All Meetings are at 5:30 p.m.

      Salem Unit (3rd Thursday of Odd Numbered Months) ~ TBD for the July 2017 Meeting.

      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 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.

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