IBEW Local 567
238 Goddard Road, Lewiston, ME 04240
p (207) 786-9770 f (207) 786-9773
info@ibew567.com
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The IBEW 567 Mission in Maine

After many years of calling the Labor temple on 110 Exchange Street home, Local 567 bought and remodeled its own building at 240 Gray Road in Falmouth. However, it was not long before this building could no longer meet the needs of the local union. The Local then purchased the current facility at 238 Goddard Road in Lewiston. This building houses the administration offices of the local union and pension office, the meeting hall, and offices, permanent classrooms and training space for JATC.

Since 1915 IBEW Local 567 has been a leader in the electrical industry of Maine. The future is full of promise as long as members can recall the dedication and solidarity of those who went before us. It is that type of resolve that has allowed this local union to grow and enjoy the success we have today! Read More About Our History...

Please contact us with your questions or concerns any time!
Jim Valente 
Business Manager, IBEW 567

IBEW News

Apprenticeship Application EEOC Information

This apprenticeship sponsor  is committed to equal opportunity for all applications. The recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices during their apprenticeship, shall be without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, gender or age - except that applicant must meet minimum age requirement. The JATC does not, and will not, discriminate because of the disability of such an individual. We respectfully request that you return this form along with your completed application form for apprenticeship.

Years of Service Awards

It is our honor to recognize the following members for their years of service to the IBEW:

50 years
William Clough
Richard Fickett
Martin Foley (deceased) 
Gary Gould
Paul Jacques
John Moore

60 years
Donald Bernard

65 years
Roger McPherson
Ronald Thomas

70 years
Richard Lafontaine
Morris Tucker

Thank you, Brothers. Your pins and certificates are in the mail.

ELECTION RESULTS

President - Terry Colpitts

Vice President - n/a

Recording Secretary - Nathan Belanger

Business Manager/ Financial Secretary 
James Valente (70) 
Thomas Johnson (45)

Executive Board 
Tim Bennett (82)
Andrew Breau (60)
Dominic Degifico (59)
Jeffrey Dunn (69)

Andrew McLaughlin (52)
Caleb Mulkern (54)
Jonathan Palmer (48)

Dues Increase

                        "A" Members          "BA" Members
Per Capita:           $18.00                  $18.00
Pension Fund:      $18.00                  not applicable 
Total:                   $36.00                  $18.00 

Local 567:            $1.25                    $1.25

Total:                   $37.25 per month    $19.25 per month
                            $111.75 Qtr.             $57.75 Qtr. 

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2016 Commencement

On November 18th (National Apprenticeship week) we recognized the graduating class of 2016.

 
Eric Emond, Caleb Mulkern, Chad Broughton, David Duquette 
Missing - Keith Austin, David McCarren

National Training Institute


Fourth year instructor, Tim Bennett, after his graduation from the National Training Institute.  
Left to right - Allan Shepard [training director and instructor], Tim Bennett [fourth year instructor], Karen Bennett, Tom Johnson [fifth year instructor], Nate Belanger [second year instructor]. 
 

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PJATC

Training Director Allan Shepard, of the Portland Joint Apprenticeship training Committee,  presents a check for $900.00 to help their newest apprentice Caleb Marston. Caleb is a current student at Lewiston Vocational Technical Center, in the electrical Program. Caleb competed in the recently held Skills USA completion in Augusta and won! He is now on his way to the national completion in Kentucky. Caleb applied and was successful in becoming an apprentice  for IBEW local 567, and will start classes in the fall.

Apprentices Volunteer

This is an article that was in the Portland Press Herald in regards to the individual that the Apprentices helped by donating their labor working on the remodeling project.

http://www.pressherald.com/2014/12/25/home-for-christmas-paralyzed-in-an-atv-crash-portlands-brian-walker-returns-to-his-family/

Foreman Training

FOREMAN CALL OUT BY NAME

Section 2.03.  The employer shall have the right to call a Foreman by name provided:

A)  The employee has completed the Code of Excellence foreman training levels 1 and 2. The employee shall also be required to complete all required live Code of Excellence Foreman training within one year of being named a foreman.

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Community Service Project

PJATC Apprentices have contributed to a very worthy service project in the city of Portland. This family was impacted by a tragic ATV accident in which the father was seriously injured. Due to the extent of his injuries area contractors have come together to remodel his home to become handicap accessible. PJATC apprentices have contributed over 80 man hours of combined labor to furnish the electrical work along with NECA contractor , E S Boulos Co.