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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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Did you know? 🚗

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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Temporary Referral Procedure Change

Starting Monday, June 20th : Strikes will still be issued for long calls. However, after 3 strikes, members will no longer be removed from the Out of Work book. Members will be rolled to the back of the list and remain on the book.

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IBEW Local 117 Golf Outing

Have you gotten your clubs out yet this year? If not, don’t worry, you’ve still got time to brush up on your game before the annual Local 117 Golf Outing. This year’s outing will be on August 20th with a 9:00 am start. The outing will be held at Crystal Woods in Woodstock. Please contact

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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.

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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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