News & Events
As of July 1, 2019, Local 117 referral policy is going to a web-based bid system (we will no longer be calling you for available jobs).
Please review the attached policy.
Any questions please contact IBEW Local 117 for assistance. Gene Glosson,age 75, passed away Monday, July 29. Gene was a member for 51 years and had been retired for 25 years. Services will be held Wednesday, July 31 at 4pm-8pm at colonial Funeral Home. 591 Ridgeview Rd. McHenry and will continue Thursday at 10:30am at The Church of Holy Apostle , 5211 Bull Valley Rd.,McHenry. Chipper Stohl,age 54, passed away Monday, July 15. Chipper was a member for 19 years. No service information is available at this time.
Urgent: Please make your voices heard. Lobbyists are pushing to ease standards for Apprenticeships. This weakens training and hurts working people. Substandard training hurts the entire industry. We need to comment on this issue. The period for comments closes
August 26, 2019.
For Non-members interested in potential solar opportunities or the electrical industry, please utilize the wepoweramerica.org site.
Attention: Do not use any Quest drug testing facilities. Quest has been contracting non-union electrical contractors at their facilities. Please use the following testing facilities or use this link to find other available facilities:
Lab Corp - Crystal Lake
5911 Northwest Highway
Hours: 9am-11am and 2pm-4pm
Lab Corp - Elgin
1710 North Randall Rd.
Hours: 9am- 11am and 2pm- 4pm
IBEW LOCAL 117 PICNIC
Saturday, September 7 at the hall. 11:00am to ? Lunch served at 12:00pm. Call hall to register.