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We’re pleased to announce that Steven Martin is returning to the Presidency of the IBEW EPCO (Electrical Power Council of Ontario). He is taking over from outgoing president George Couch, who served after Martin’s initial term.
IBEW Local 586, UA Local 71, and SMWA Local 47 demonstrated outside MPP Bob Chiarelli’s office on January 6, 2017 and earned some great media exposure that will help more people understand the issue.
The fight against Bill 70 Schedule 17 in not over – we can still make a difference, and this article explains how. In January and February 2017, let YOUR voice be heard!
Over 250 Kingston trades protested against Schedule 17 of Bill 70 on December 9. MPP Sophie Kiwala met with the demonstrators outside her office.
Members of IBEW Local 586, IBEW Local 105, UA Local 71 and SMWA Local 47 worked together to bring traffic to a standstill outside the Shaw Centre on December 8, 2016.
On December 6 2016, over 300 members of Locals from across Ontario travelled to Hamilton to protest Schedule 17 outside the Trillium Dinner, an annual Liberal fundraiser.
On Friday, December 2, 2016 Ontario IBEW Locals 586 and 105 were demonstrating against Schedule 17 at the offices of their local MPPs. Find out how YOU can help get Schedule 17 removed from Omnibus Bill 70.
The Tony Dean Report proposes using “risk of harm” to decide what work needs to be done by a certified skilled trade and what can be done by general labourers. The problem is that no one knows what this term really means.
IBEW CCO would like to send our thanks to all the IBEW Locals who made the time to be at the rally November 30, 2016.