IBEW 280
  • May 29, 2016

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

    Electrical Contractor

    • Application for CO Rep/Organizer Position

      If you would like to apply for the Central Oregon Organizer position please review the job description here.  The Questionnaire/Application will need to be turned into the Hall no later than May 31st.

      Oregon REQUIRES an Electrical License (NO Apprentice license, NO Temporary Permit)

      For information regarding on how to obtain your Oregon Electrical License please visit the State of Oregon Building Codes Division here or give them a call @ 503-378-4133

      Reciprocal License Information

      If you click on the Contact Us tab at the top of the page and request the State of Oregon Electrical Examination Content Outline we will send you some links that may be helpful to you.

      Central Oregon Lodging can be viewed here


      Union Hall Closure

      The Union Hall will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Friday May 27th and will also be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day.  We wish all of you a safe Holiday!

      Annual LU 280
      Golf Tournament

      June 11th
      Mallard Creek Golf Courst
      Four Man Scramble.  Sign up 
      as a single, with a partner, 
      as a threesome, or as
      a team



      Effective April 25, 2016 there will be a suspension on the Monthly Updates for our Members on the Road.

      If you received a strike between January 1, 2016 and April 25, 2016 while out on the road, that strike will be removed.

      Strikes issued on your referral number prior to January 1, 2016 will remain on that number.

      Unit Meetings

      All Meetings are at 5:30 p.m.

      Salem Unit (3rd Thursday of Odd Numbered Months) ~ South Salem Senior Center, 6450 Fairway Ave. SE, 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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