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

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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NFPA 70E

PJATC is presenting an 8 hour Course, “ESWP based on 70E” at the Training Center in Lewiston on Saturday, March 5 & Sat., March 26.

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Service Pin Awards

If you initiation date ends in 0 or 5 please join us at the December 23rd meeting to receive your years of service pin. We hope to see everyone there! Happy Holidays!

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.

Department of Labor Offering Workplace Safety Classes in April

Space is available for the safety classes in Augusta, Bangor, Calais, Presque Isle, Springvale and Westbrook

AUGUSTA—The Maine Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Standards is hosting its no-charge safety courses for employers throughout April.

Courses are held at no charge to employers and their employees to ensure and promote safety in the workplace. The courses are held at the SafetyWorks! Training Institute at the Maine Department of Labor, 45 Commerce Drive in Augusta unless otherwise noted.

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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.

Local 567

Greetings Brothers and Sisters:

On October 20, 2014 I will be joining the Second District Staff of the IBEW as an International Representative to service Locals in Maine and New Hampshire. I thank you for the opportunity to work for LU 567 since 2008 and I am looking forward to my new assignment. Please welcome James Valente as your new Business Manager. He was appointed by your Executive Board and will assume those responsibilities on October 20th as well.

 

With My Best Wishes

 

Fraternally:

 

Dick Deering

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Notice

Notice of Dues Increase
 

The delegates at the 38th International Convention of the IBEW which was held in Vancouver, British Columbia during September 2011, voted to increase the monthly per-capita dues to the IBEW International by one dollar beginning on January 1, 2015. Beginning on that date the dues payment amount listed below takes effect. When paying for the first quarter of 2015 and thereafter for the year, please remit the amount below to Local 567 IBEW. This increase will be applied to the Pension Benefit Fund.