Rest in Peace Joe Carey

IBEW Local 117 wishes to send condolences to the family and friends of Joe Carey. Born March 9th 1954 – Passed away May 6th 2022. Owner of Ridgeview Electric a Local 117 contractor. Visitation is Thursday, May 12th from 3-8 pm at Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory in McHenry Located at 591 Ridgeview Drive. A

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Limited Release!

We have a limited supply of new tape measure holders now available for purchase at the hall. $20 gets you your choice of a brown or black leather tape measure holder. While supplies last!!!

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Work Safe, Go Home Safe

Here’s a short video reminding you of the importance of a safe workplace. We should all be striving to get the job done right, on time, and safely.

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IBEW Local 117 Members

We want your help. At the March regular meeting changing the meeting start time was discussed. We have a link for a web poll on the Local 117 Facebook page. If you’re not a Facebook user, but want to have your voice heard, please reach out and we’ll get you a link to the web

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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.

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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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Local 117 Retirees Appreciation Night/Dinner

Join us in celebrating our past as we look toward the future. Local 117 will be having a Retirees Appreciation Night on Wednesday May 18, 2022 at 5 pm. We’d like to take this opportunity to honor the members that have set the bar so high and made our Local what it is today. We’re

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Local 117 LED fixture upgrade

IBEW Local 117 is hard at work replacing the existing florescent light fixtures with new LED fixtures. We had help from volunteering apprentices and JWs. Job is not completely done, but we are well on our way!

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Chicago Tool Werks

Chicago Tool Werks is an IBEW Union shop owned and operated by 3rd and 4th generation Union members. Their families have had Union trade membership with Electricians, Ironworkers, Carpenters, and Coal Miners. Their mission is to provide quality tools from American manufacturers that stand by the belief that the Union workforce deserves the best tools

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