IBEW 280
  • December 12, 2017
    Electrical Contractor

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

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      Holidays at the Capitol
      Tom Baumann, Kurt Krause, Dan Blondell, Pete Parker & Bill Kisselburgh
      Upcoming Meetings

      Central Oregon
      Unit Meeting
      Members will be able to do the Yearly Re-sign at the Union Meeting
      December 14th
      5:30 p.m.

      UA 290 Training Center

      December Update

      Just a reminder that to remain on the books  you will need to re-sign in person during the month of December.  The Union Hall will also be open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Saturday, December 2nd, 9th and 16th.

      For those that live in Central Oregon you will need to contact Robbie Smith to set up an appointment  to update.  He will also be available to update the 2nd & 3rd Saturday in December (9th & 16th).

      Note* If you take a LU 280 call, or we receive an ROF from a LU 280 Dispatch, during the month of December, that is called "Activity" and you do not need to re-sign in person.

      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.

      Unit Meetings

      All Meetings are at 5:30 p.m.

      Salem Unit (3rd Thursday of Odd Numbered Months) ~ Red Lion Inn ~ 3301 Market St. NE, Salem (Market & Hawthorne ~ right off the I-5)

      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.

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