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 to perform their craft. Channellock is Union made in America and is family owned and operated for five generations. Manufacturing tools unsurpassed in the industry. Wright Tool Company has been crafting American made tools in Ohio since 1927 and have an excellent reputation for providing the craftsmanship that is expected of an American made tool. These are just some of the quality manufacturers that Chicago Tool Werks has developed partnerships with and they’re working to bring more manufacturers to their table.

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Rest in Peace Brother Miller

IBEW Local 117 regrets to inform you of the passing of Brother David C. Miller. Born October 3rd, 1945, he passed away December 4th, 2022. Brother Miller was initiated into Local 117 in October of 1970 and retired in 2007. Rest in Peace Brother

Happy New Year!

Just a friendly reminder. Due to the New Years holiday falling on Sunday this coming year the observed holiday will be Monday, January 2, 2023. The Office will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2023. Monday January 2, 2023 is considered a holiday in Local 117’s contract. Enjoy the holiday! We’ll see you next year!

Just in time for Xmas…

Santa stopped by early. There are new Local 117 hats available for purchase at the Hall. Made in the USA. Get them before they’re gone!

Happy Holidays from I.B.E.W. Local 117

Due to the Christmas holiday falling on Sunday this year the observed holiday will be Monday, December, 26 2022. The Office will be closed on Monday, December 26. The same is true for the New Year. The holiday falls on Sunday so it will be observed on Monday January 2, 2023. The Office will be

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