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    Upcoming Events
    Sound and Communications Unit Meeting
    May 02, 2018
    6250 Village Parkway Dublin, CA. 94568
    RENEW 595
    May 04, 2018
    John Limnios
    18837 Brickell Way
    Castro Valley, CA 94546
    General Union Meeting
    May 10, 2018
    Dublin Hall
    595 West Designated off day
    May 25, 2018
    Holiday All
    May 28, 2018

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    Thomas J Sweeney Disabled Electricians Fund

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    make check out to:

    IBEW Union Local 595

    Please make notation or memo that the check is for a contribution to the Thomas J. Sweeney Disabled Electricians Fund

    6250 Village Parkway, Dublin, CA. 94568


    I.B.E.W. 595 & Friends Golf Club

    • Brothers and sisters, please join your Business Manager Dan Chivello and staff to search for our missing brother and colleague Tom Mullarkey.

      We need experienced skiers and snow boarders to meet at

      Bear Valley Ski Resort in the sunroom at

      8:30 AM

      Organized searches will take place April 8, 15, and 22, 2018, if you can help please call the hall at 925-556-0595 for more information.

      If you can Donate funds to help in the search efforts please do so here

      Safety Showcase
      Safety Showcase

      Installer/Technician Upgrade Classes

      NorCal S&C JATC has added the following classes for the Summer of 2018. For

      detailed information on dates, times, and locations for these classes and other

      classes offered, please Click Here for More Information or visit our website: www.norcal-jatc.com

      Labor Studies Class 

      Dates: April 2, 4, 9 & 11, 2018
      Time: 5:00 PM — 8:00 PM (A light dinner is served)
      Location: IBEW 595 Office
      6250 Village Parkway
      Dublin, CA 94568

      A good foreman should be aware of the various policies and procedures of IBEW 595. This course will provide foremen with important information to ensure that the projects that they manage run smoothly and efficiently. The classes will cover topics such as the Collective Bargaining Agreement, IBEW 595 Job Referral Procedures, Portability and Clearances, and California jobsite requirements. A good working relationship between the foreman and job steward will facilitate a successful project. The Labor Studies course will also include a certified Steward Training Class to increase the understanding of the role played by each on the jobsite. The Labor Studies Class is a requirement of the Foreman Call by Name provision of IBEW Local 595 job referral. Contact the Union office at (925) 556-0595 to register by phone or with any questions.
      Complete this registration form and mail or fax to:
      IBEW Local

      Click here for Flyer

      J. McKinney Memorial Fund Scholarship

      I.        The Program

      The J. McKinney Memorial Fund Scholarship honors the memory of Jeff McKinney who passed away in 2011.  Donations were made to the Sound & Communication JATT in his name.  It is intended that this scholarship opportunity will benefit the professional development of the IBEW/NECA industry.

      II.       Eligibility

      Applicants may qualify for eligibility by one of four methods:

      1.        Be an IBEW member of either Local Union 6, 100, 180, 234, 302, 332, 340, 551, 595, 617 or 684 and hold a Sound & Communication classification.  Members must have been in continuous good standing and have paid dues without an Honorary Withdrawal for four years preceding May 1st of the scholarship year.

      2.        Be employed by a Signatory IBEW/NECA company who has made contributions to the S&C JATC for one full year.

      3.        Be employed by a NECA Chapter in the jurisdictions listed in                        item 1.

      4.        Be a son or daughter of items 1, 2 or 3.

      III.     Evaluation Criteria:

      Applicants are required to submit a 250-500 word essay describing how the scholarship will benefit their electrical career or formal education. A Letter of Introduction including contact information is required.

      IV.     Application Timeline:

      Applications must be submitted via the NorCal JATC website prior to May 1, 2018.  The website address is www.norcal-jatc.com

      V.       Scholarship Award Amounts:

      Up to $1,100.00 at the Board of Trustee’s discretion.

      Pictures from Santa At The Hall and Old Timers' Nite now available!

      Pictures are now available on the 595 website!

      Online Dues Payments


      Local 595 Member On-Line Payments

      Local 595 Members now can pay their membership dues on-line using a credit card or debit card. In order to access your on-line account, you must first have a valid email account on file with the Union Hall Office.   You can contact the office at 925-556-0595 if you need to have this information verified or if you have any questions regarding logging onto the system.  The online payment link can be found on the right panel of our website or under Member Resources.

      First-time on-line payment users: select the “Registration/Login Request” tab in the Register Window.

      Return Users: select Sign-in 

      Cal Energy Grant

      “IBEW 595 member, JATC instructor and owner of CalEnergy Corp., Collin Weiner explains the CA. Energy Commission grant that is helping electricians learn the latest demand response technology”

      Prevailing Wage

      Indiana GOP Leader Admits Repealing Prevailing Wage 'Hasn't Saved a Penny'

      A video has surfaced from a forum April 24 in Milwaukee, WI where Republican Indiana House Assistant Majority Leader Ed Soliday angrily reveals that similar legislation passed in Indiana which went into effect in 2015 "hasn't saved a penny."

      "We got rid of prevailing wage and so far it hasn't saved a penny," Soliday says during the question and answer session last week hosted by the Wisconsin Transportation Development Association in Milwaukee. "Probably the people most upset with us repealing [prevailing] wage were the locals. Because the locals, quite frankly, like to pay local contractors and they like local contractors to go to the dentist in their own town."

      In the video obtained by One Wisconsin Now, Republican Soliday also mocks the outrageous claims about savings made by right-wing organizations like Americans for Prosperity. In Indiana, anti-worker groups claimed prevailing wage repeal would save taxpayers 22 percent on construction costs.

      "The exaggerations in those hearings that we were going save 22 percent," Soliday says. "Well, total labor costs right now in road construction is about 22 percent, and I haven't noticed anyone who's going to work for free. [They claim] there's some magic state out there that's going to send all these workers into work for $10 an hour and it's just not going to happen. There's not 22 percent savings out there when the total cost of labor is 22 percent. It's rhetoric."

      Soliday adds, "So far, I haven't seen a dime of savings out of it."


      President Hill with our 2nd year apprentices in San Leandro
      President Ed Hill visit to our ZNE Center
      On April 29th we were honored to have Int. Pres. Ed Hill tour our training center
      Sutter Home Winery
      Central Valley Electric crew at the Sutter Home Winery in Lodi.
      Youth Build- San Joaquin Building Trades
      Local politicians were in attendance for MOU signing
      Youth Build Event
      Career Fair on March 11, 2015
      595 members at BART's Warm Springs Extension in Fremont, Warm Springs Constructors
      Governor Brown at the ZNE Center's grand opening on May 30, 2013
      Red Top electricians installing conduits at the new ZNE Center in San Leandro.

      Journeyman Wally Piekarczyk and 1st bracket apprentice, Brandon Puller manning the boat at the shore power project for Shimmick at the Port of Oakland

      Al Brady with 3rd bracket apprentice, Sam Ejerssa running pvc at the Oakland Airport BART connector project for Contra Costa Electric
      Rod Erks, steward at the new U.C. Berkeley Stadium
      Emily Chen bends on a 555 at Russell Cities

      JW Brian Kennedy and his Partner at Russell Cities Power Plant


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      Free child care provided

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