Business Manager: Russell Harper ( )

Welcome to IBEW Local 457

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 457 was chartered in 1972. We represent approximately 950 working men and women in CT. Our workforce is on the properties of Eversource Energy, FirstLight Power Resources, Norwich Public Utilities, NRG Energy, Inc. and Wallingford Public Utilities.

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 12 different contracts. Our office is in Berlin, CT, where we have of staff of four working full-time; 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. 


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IBEW 457 Crashes Press Conference With Utility Executives

Rich Sank, Business Manager, IBEW Local 457 raised issues and questions to CL&P's President Jeff Butler at a Press Conference yesterday.
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Watch the 9/1/11 Press Conference on CT-N!

Rich Sank posed numerous questions to Jeff Butler, President & COO of CL&P during the September 1, 2011 Press Conference.

To watch the CT Press Conference from Thursday, September 1st titled "Utility Company Officials Discuss Efforts Being Made To Restore Power To Their Connecticut Customers" Click Below!!

Welcome New Members : Hartford Clerical Group

On August 18, 2011 the Hartford Clerical Group voted to join IBEW Local 457!

Congratulations and welcome to the Union!


Thank you to all the IBEW Local 457 members who contributed generously for a Brother and fellow worker who suffered serious injuries as a result of an accident on the job in MA.  The outpouring of generosity and caring from our Brothers and Sisters was truly amazing. You are the perfect example of what belonging to a Union is all about.


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