Josh Sajtar

Vote YES on Amendment 1

As always elections have consequences. There are often personal beliefs that influence one’s choices in elections, on the Local level we keep it simple and believe in voting your paycheck. Voting YES on Amendment 1, will add this text to the Illinois State Constitution – SECTION 25. WORKERS’ RIGHTS Employees shall have the fundamental right …

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Belle Tire has opened 1 new store within the jurisdiction of IBEW Local 117 and is working on opening 3 more. Their St. Charles location was Union built. Locations in Elgin, Huntley, and Carpentersville are also utilizing Union labor. Their warranty work is similar to other tire shops that do not use Union Labor (certain …

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IBEW Local Union 117

5:00 PM – Following polling and discussion our monthly Union meeting start time has changed.

This has happened before…with work start times moving earlier it made sense to move the meeting start time up. Following the results of a poll and discussion by the Executive Board, Local 117’s General Monthly Meeting start time has been changed. Starting with the July 6th, 2022 meeting our monthly general meeting will begin at …

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2022 Retirees appreciation Dinner

This years dinner was a great success. We had multiple generations of workers come together for a fun evening of good food, stories, and friends. We’re thankful for everyone that was able to attend and looking forward to future gatherings to come.

Local 117 members shine again in competition

Once again the IBEW and specifically Local 117 were well represented at the IDEAL National Championships competition. The competition allows electricians from around the country to display their skills. Members of Local 117 came home with some of the top honors. Well done Brothers! Here’s a link for you to read more about their exploits.

Erwin Eissing, Rest in Peace Brother

Brother Erwin Eissing passed away on February 18, 2022. Brother Eissing was born on October 11, 1928. He was initiated into IBEW Local 117 in November of 1960. Brother Eissing retired at 67 years of age in January of 1996. He was 93 when he passed away. Rest in Peace Brother Eissing.

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