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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

John Fernandes Elected President of NEUC

Local 457's Business Manager, John Fernandes, was elected to a 3 year term as President of the New England Utility Council! The NEUC is made up of IBEW Locals in New England who meet throughout the year to discuss important issues. Congratulations John!

Explosion in Hartford- Union Members Are OK

Four of our Union Brothers were doing routine maintenance underground in Hartford this morning when there was an explosion. All of them were wearing safety gear and were transported to Hartford Hospital to be evaluated. We are happy to report that none of their injuries was life threatening and all have been released from the hospital! Everyone stay safe out there!

The Haar Report Blog on Our NLRB Millstone Petition

Dan Haar from the Hartford Courant wrote an article on his blog, "The Haar Report"

 

CLICK HERE to read it!

Petition to NLRB to represent Millstone

John Fernandes and Keith Harris went to Hartford today to submit a petition to the National Labor Relations Board to represent over 400 workers at Millstone Nuclear Power Plant.  Submitting the petition to the NLRB is first step in the process to unionize the workers at Millstone. We will keep our members updated via our website, Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for an account, like us, or follow us to get the updated info as it comes out.

WWII Day of Honor

 

On April 27, 2013, Members of IBEW Local 457 assisted WWII Veterans off the bus and onto the last 5 flights headed to Washington, D.C. to the WWII Memorial for the Day of Honor. Thank you to all the members who volunteered their time to help.

Workers Memorial Day 2013 Info

Workers Memorial Day is Sunday, April 28th. The Connecticut AFL-CIO will host a Workers Memorial Day Ceremony at 12:00 Noon on Sunday, April 28th on the North Steps of the Capitol.

7th Annual IBEW Local 420 vs. 457 Charity Golf Tournament

 

The IBEW is proud to support: Connecticut Children’s Medical Center- the only hospital in Connecticut dedicated exclusively to giving children the care they deserve.

The 7th Annual IBEW Local 420 vs. 457 Charity Golf Tournament will be held on July 12, 2013 at Pequabuck Golf Club of Bristol, 56 School Street, Bristol, CT

Registration Opens at 8:00 a.m. (coffee and pastries served)

Shot Gun Tee Time at 3:00 a.m.- sharp

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