International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 488
721 Main Street, Monroe, CT 06468
203-452-7679 PHONE | 203-459-2553 FAX
lu488ibew@aol.com

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from the IBEW Affiliated Electricians of Western Connecticut
On behalf of the brothers and sisters of Local Union 488 IBEW, I would like to welcome you to our website.IBEW Local 488, Bridgeport, received its charter April 1, 1913, with eighteen original members. For over 100 years, Local 488 has provided the cities and towns of northwestern and southwestern Connecticut with a highly trained workforce. With a mission to create and ensure a workplace that provides safety, fairness and dignity for all our members, we stand for the ideals that have made America the great nation that it is today: democracy, equal opportunities and a chance to live the American dream. Please contact us with your questions! Peter F. Carroll, Business Manager

IBEW 488 : Our Mission

Welcome to our site! , received its charter April 1, 1913, with eighteen original members. With Sikorsky Aircraft, Remington Arms and Avco Lycoming in our jurisdiction we quickly grew to meet the defense needs of our nation.

In 1969 we merged with Danbury Local 525, in 1981 with Waterbury Local 660 and again in 2009 with Norwalk Local 208 to increase our jurisdictional area to include most of northwestern and southwestern Connecticut. Please visit our jurisdiction map to view the cities and town serviced by Local 488.

With the decline of the defense industry in Connecticut, Local 488 has been working with state and local officials to meet the needs of our communities with new schools and public service facilities equipped for the 21st Century.

Through our apprentice and continuing education programs we will be ready to meet the new technology needs and challenges that lie ahead with the best skilled craftsmen for the electrical industry. PLease contact us with your questions!

Peter Carroll, Business Manager on Behalf of IBEW Local 488

IBEW 488 News

  • THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE--RENEW COMMITTEE

    The RENEW Committee will be sponsoring a Thanksgiving Food Drive through Monday, November 17th to benefit the Bridgeport Food Bank.  Donations of canned goods and non-perishable food items may be brought to the office before November 17th or brought to the Union meeting that evening.  Please contact Jasmine at Renew488@gmail.com for further information.  Please help us bring joy to a family in need.

  • LABOR WALKS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25

    YOUR HELP IS NEEDED!  

    The November 4th elections are fast approaching and we can not stress enough how important this election will be for IBEW members and their families as we continue to fight for an economy that works for everyone.  We are asking all available members to join in Labor Walks on Saturday, October 25th, in support of Local, State and Congressional candidates who are striving to battle the gridlock in Washington and vote in favor of bills that are in our best interest.

    A walk will be held in Waterbury, meeting at 8:30 a.m. at:  IBEW Local 420, 550 Wolcott St., Waterbury.

    Also, there will be a walk in Bridgeport, meeting at 8:30 a.m. at:  Laborers Local 665, 269 Federal St., Bridgeport.

    All available members are asked to attend.

     

     

     

  • OSHA TRAINING AND REFRESHERS SCHEDULED IN NOVEMBER

    An OSHA 10 class has been scheduled for 5 pm on November 5th, 6th and 13th.  You must attend all 3 sessions to get an OSHA 10 card.  

    For those needing an OSHA refresher, you must attend the class on November 5th at 5 pm with your current OSHA card in hand.

    For more information, please contact Tom Sportini at 203-452-7679.

  • CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PARTY-12/6-TIME CHANGE-BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

    Due to a printing error, please make note that the Children's Christmas Party will be held on Saturday, December 6th from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Testo's in Bridgeport where they will enjoy "Breakfast with Santa". We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • SPECIAL MEETING IN SUPPORT OF PSE&G OCTOBER 27TH

    There will be a special meeting on Monday, October 27th, 6 to 8 pm at the Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport regarding PSE&G and the power plant.  All members are urged to attend and lend their support.

  • Governor Malloy visits IBEW Local 488

    IBEW 488 Business Mgr Peter Carroll and CT Governor Dannel Malloy
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    Govenor Dannel Malloy recently met with IBEW Local 488 Business Manager, Peter Carroll, to discuss the job situation in Fairfield County.  More photos under Members section.

  • Congratulations : Ann's Place Set to Honor Paul P. Dinto, Electrical Contractor

    Written by Lori Zezza , Ridgefield Hamlet Hub

    The Board of Directors of Ann's Place recently voted to name Paul P. Dinto Chairman Emeritus. Mr. Dinto, President & CEO of Paul Dinto Electrical Contractors Inc., retired from the Ann's Place Board in March after serving for twelve years, six of those years as its Chairman and seven years as its Building Chairman.

    The recognition, announced by Board Chairman David Nurnberger, acknowledges the pivotal role Mr. Dinto played in the success of the campaign to fund the construction of Ann's Place at 80 Saw Mill Road. According to Nurnberger, "The cancer community would not be able to access the expanded services of Ann's Place today in this comforting environment were it not for Paul's philanthropic and visionary leadership."

    Read the Entire Article Here!

     

     

  • Lawsuit filed against CT environment depts allege disregard for laws

    http://www.bristolpress.com/articles/2014/10/15/news/doc543f2703be38b647475515.txt

    Source:bristolpress.com

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