International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 488
721 Main Street, Monroe, CT 06468
203-452-7679 PHONE | 203-459-2553 FAX
office@ibewlocal488.org

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Electrical Professionals

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 nineteen 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!

Daniel W. McInerney, Business Manager

IBEW 488 News

  • Covid-19 Update

    The union offices are now open to limited foot traffic.  One person at a time, Masks are required, temperature will be taken, and hand sanitizer will be available for use.

    The hall and your representatives are available to assist members as we mitigate through this unprecedented time. To slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus please take note of the following:

    • Business can still be conducted over the phone to limit foot traffic at the hall, this includes Book 1 Referrals.
    • In regards to Membership Dues, payments may be mailed and a drop box is located in the vestibule of the hall for added convenience. 
    • If dues receipt is needed at time of payment, let us know and payment will be processed ASAP and receipt given.
    • If you become unemployed due to the coronavirus, please contact us by phone.
    • If you need to file for unemployment or an extension of benefits, you can file or re-open a claim here http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/UI-online/index.htm

    We should make every attempt to do our part to flatten the curve and practice the guidelines recommended by the CDC.

    As information continues to rapidly change, we will keep you updated.

    Stay healthy and contact us with any questions you may have.

     

  • In Sympathy

    With heavy hearts, we regret to inform on the passing of Brother Anthony Martins.  A graveside service will take place at 11:00am on Tuesday May 12th in Saint Peter Cemetery, Danbury. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are welcome, but are requested to respect social distancing and cemetery policy by remaining in their vehicles. 

    A trust fund for his twin 3 year old children, Michaela and Anthony, has been setup by care of Union Savings Bank, 226 Main Street in Danbury. Checks to be made to Kristen Martins - Trustee, with the memo: Michaela and Anthony Trust.

    A full obituary may be viewed here: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/danbury-ct/anthony-martins-9170962

  • Grub for Scrubs

  • How to Avoid Heat-Related Illness (EW)

    http://www.ibew.org/articles/20ElectricalWorker/EW2007/Safety.0720.html

    Source:ibew.org

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