Business Manager: Russell Harper ( )

Welcome to IBEW Local 457

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 457 was chartered in 1972. We represent approximately 1200 working men and women in CT. Our workforce is on the properties of Connecticut Light and Power, GDF Suez, Norwich Public Utilities, NRG Generation, Wallingford Public Utilities and Yankee Gas Services Company.

Our mission is to protect the rights and safety of all our workers throughout the various contracts and work locations. To that end we administer and negotiate 15 different contracts. Our office is in Berlin, CT, where we have of staff of four working full-time; a Business Manager, Assistant Business Manager, Senior Administrator and Class A Administrator. The office is open Monday thru Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It is closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. daily for lunch.  Read More

The Passing of Brother Chris Mihok

We are saddened to announce the passing of brother Chris Mihok

Christopher J. Mihok (1975-2017)

2017 420/457 IBEW Charity Golf Tournament

420/ 457 IBEW Charity Golf Tournament

In Memory of Frank Cirillo

July 14, 2017

Pequabuck Golf Club of Bristol

56 School Street~ Bristol, CT

Registration opens at 8 am (coffee and pastries served)

Shot Gun Tee Time 9 am- Sharp!

$160 per person (includes day of golf with amenities, tournament contests, lunch, dinner, beverages and gift item)

$50 per person (dinner only- spouses and friends welcome)

The IBEW is proud to support: Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Powassan (POW) Virus From Tick Bites

FYI- The Powassan (POW) virus has show up in CT and is transmitted by ticks. Many of our Members work outdoors so please pass on the following info from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Workers Memorial Day in Hartford

Workers Memorial Day in Hartford- CT AFL- CIO
When: Friday, Apr 28, 2017, 1:00pm
Where: Workers Memorial in Bushnell Park
On April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs. This year we will come together to defend hard-won victories by working people from attacks by right-wing Republicans and business groups. We will commit to fighting until all workers have safe jobs and the freedom to form unions to seek a better future.

February 9, 2017 CL&P Union Meeting CANCELLED


IBEW Founders' Scholarship

The IBEW Founders' Scholarship is specifically for IBEW members. Attached are the letter from IBEW President Lonnie Stephenson and the scholarship application.

Connecticut AFL-CIO Labor to Labor Program

Connecticut AFL-CIO Labor to Labor Program

Walk and Phone Schedule Updated on October 4, 2016


Join your fellow union members as we call or knock on union household doors to educate about labor’s endorsed candidates.  

You can also volunteer to help with office work that is vital to supporting the walks and phone calls.

The Passing of Brother Fran Gentile

It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Francis E. Gentile, Chief Lineman (retired) and past Treasurer for IBEW Local #457. Fran served as Treasurer for over 25 years and was a solid UNION man. As solid as they come. He served under 3 different Business Managers which proves what a trusted individual Fran was, not only by his fellow officers, but by the members of #457. Condolences to the Gentile Family and all who were fortunate enough to call Fran, "Friend".


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