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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CT Trees of Honor Fundraiser

Members of IBEW Local 457 have volunteered to help provide power to CT Trees of Honor in Middletown and now we are partnering with Up In Smoke by having a “cigarbeque” to raise money.  

Show your support for Connecticut Trees of Honor in Middletown by attending the event! 

The cigarbeque will be held on Saturday, August 15th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Up In Smoke Cigars in Cromwell. Tickets are $40 each.  Call the Union office if you would like to purchase tickets.

IBEW Local 90 Greater Easter Open Golf Tournament 2015

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Race Brook Country Club,Orange Connecticut Monday,August 3,2015

Registration I Continental breakfast 9:30AM to 10:30AM

11:OOAM shotgun start - Scramble Format

$200 per player (Includes green fees, carts, prizes, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Refreshments with open bar.)

No player limit. Name your foursome!

Refreshments will be available on the course.

Lunch will be served at the tum. Dinner will be served at the end of play.

AFL-CIO Golf Tournament to benefit Project Warm-Up


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AFL-CIO GOLF TOURNAMENT to benefit the Project Warm-Up


IBEW Local 457 Election Results

The election results are in. Thank you to everyone that participated. results are as follows:

President ------ Paul Gagnon
Vice President ----- Shamus Mara
Recording Secretary--- Aimee Riley
Business Manager---- John Fernandes
Treasurer---- Dave Smigel

Executive Board-- 
Paul Smith 
Brian Coggshall 
Mike Kozyra 
Scott McCoy
Tom Penfield
Jeff Burnham
William Foley
Frank Ranfone
Alan Raia 
Stephen Lee
Fred Andrulat

Delegates To The 39th International Convention
Shamus Mara
Aimee Riley

Here is a Chance to Make a Difference

Contact Congressman Jim Himes tomorrow (June 3) and let him know you are with IBEW Local 457 and you are against the Fast Track Legislation.  It takes a minute, but means a lot.  Call or email:



Hartford St. Patrick's Day Parade Tomorrow!

Just a reminder: the Hartford St. Patrick's Day parade is tomorrow! Anyone interested in marching/ riding the IBEW Local 457 float can meet at the Hartford Area Work Center at 8:30 a.m.

YG Unit Meeting to be held at Union Office on 3/17/2015

Yankee Gas Members: Tomorrow's Unit meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Union Office, 2590 Berlin Turnpike, Suite 1, Berlin, CT. It cannot be held at Rocky Hill VFW because there is an event taking place there tomorrow.

Please spread the word to your fellow YG IBEW 457 Members. Thank you!


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