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November 2022 Meeting Notice

Local Union 18, IBEW -AFL-CIO 4189 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles Phone: 213.387.8274 Fax: 213.739.6937  MEETING NOTICE  Click here for PDF    

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Local 18 Union Election Results

  PDF DOWNLOAD Local 18 Union Election Results  

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Recommendations for General Election, November 8, 2022

 IBEW, Local 18  Recommendations for General Election  November 8, 2022  PDF DOWNLOAD

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2022-2026 Local 18 – LADWP Wage Package and MOU Contract Ratification Vote

2022-2026 Local 18 – LADWP Wage Package and MOU Contract Ratification Vote Ballot Count, October 12, 2022   Yes Votes: 70% No Votes:  30%

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Re-sign and Signing the Books

The next  re-sign is scheduled for October 1st -20th 2022 Please contact our office for further assistance at 213-387-8274 DOWNLOAD RESIGN SHEET In October please email, fax, or mail your re-sign: Email: ibew18@ibewlocal18.org Fax: 213-739-6937 Mail: IBEW, Local 18 4189 W. 2nd Street Los Angeles, CA 90004 You can now sign our books online. Please go to Resources […]

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LADWP Members – Unfair Labor Practice regarding Mandatory Vaccinations Ordinance

Dear Sisters and Brothers, On August 25, 2021, Ordinance No. 187134 regarding Mandatory Vaccinations (Ordinance) was implemented by the City of Los Angeles (City).   Because the City did not give IBEW, Local 18 advance written notice of the Ordinance and an opportunity to meet and confer with the City before implementing it, we filed an […]

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AS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY NEARS, CITY, IBEW & LAPD LEADERS RENEW CALL FOR INFORMATION IN THE UNSOLVED MURDER OF BELOVED LADWP EMPLOYEE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27th, 2021 Contact Brandie N. Harris, Fiancée of Akeem Coburn & LA City Employee, 310-738-3059 | JusticeForAJCoburn@gmail.com (Available to coordinate interviews)  Branimir Kvartuc, Office of Councilmember Buscaino, 213-248-7954 | branimir.kvartuc@lacity.org Martin Marrufo, IBEW, 213-219-7341 | mmarrufo@ibewlocal18.org Detective Roger Fontes, Los Angeles Police Department, 323-786-5111 | 34970@lapd.online   AS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY NEARS, CITY, IBEW & LAPD […]

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Interview Skills Training

IBEW Local 18 & Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC) hosts an Interview Skills Training workshop presented by HR Employee Development Training open to IBEW Local 18 Members on June 24, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Must RSVP by June 22 at EWMC18@ibewlocal18.org  Click_for_PDF_File

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Optum EAP Resources for Local 18 members

Dear Sisters and Brothers,   Your IBEW Local 18 Health & Welfare Trustees want to reassure our members and retirees that we are always here for you and your families. We understand the challenges and hardships that you and your families face daily and want to remind you of the confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP) […]

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Office Updates

Our office is open but will remain closed to the public until further notice. Our clerical staff is currently working on a modified schedule to ensure their safety during the Covid-19 pandemic. If you call our office, please either leave a message or send an email to our general mailbox at ibew18@ibewlocal18.org and someone will get back […]

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Letters of Agreements – Local 18 and LADWP

Emergency COVID-19 Telecommuting Agreement (PDF) Voluntary Rotational Work Assignment Plan –Emergency COVID-19 Pandemic (PDF)

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LADWP Members – GM Bulletins COVID-19

Listed are LADWP General Manager Bulletins from Martin Adams regarding COVID-19 March 16, 2020 PDF FILE: 200316 GM Bulletin COVID-19 March 17, 2020 PDF FILE: 200317 GM Bulletin – COVID19 Update March 19, 2020 PDF FILE: 200319 Bulletin COVID-19 March 19, 2020 March 24, 2020 PDF FILE: 200324_GM Bulletin – COVID-19 March 25, 2020 PDF FILE: 200325_GM_Bulletin_COVID-19 March 26, […]

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CAMPAIGN 2020: E&E News Article about IBEW International President Lonnie Stephenson and Joe Biden

In federal court, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is defending President Trump’s rollback of the Clean Power Plan, the signature climate change policy of President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. The 2015 rule “posed a significant threat to the IBEW and the jobs of its members who provide many services needed for the […]

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LADWP Members – GM Bulletins COVID-19

March 24, 2020: Listed are LADWP General Manager Bulletins from Martin Adams regarding COVID-19 March 16, 2020 PDF FILE 200316 GM Bullentin COVID-19 March 17, 2020 PDF File: 200317 GM Bulletin – COVID-19 Update March 19, 2020 PDF FILE: 200319 Bulletin COVID-19 March 19 March 24, 2020 PDF File: 200324 GM Bulletin COVID-19 March 25, […]

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Letters of Agreements – Local 18 and LADWP

June 18, 2020 Letters of Agreements – Local 18 and LADWP Emergency COVID-19 Telecommuting Agreement And Voluntary Rotational Work Assignment Plan –Emergency COVID-19 Pandemic

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Important Resources Local 18 Health Plans: COVID-19

IBEW Local 18-Sponsored Health Plans IBEW L18 COVID-19 Benefit Resources Flyer – 10.26.21

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Protecting Jobs & Ratepayers

Brothers and Sisters, Thank you to the more than 400 Local 18 members that showed up last week to protest the Mayor’s State of the City address. Local 18 has been at the forefront of building a clean, renewable energy future, and we strongly support legislation and policies that reduce our reliance on fossil fuels. These policies […]

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Peer Volunteer Program LADWP/Local 18/JSI

What is the Peer Volunteer Program?  The Peer Volunteer Program was developed as an alternative resource for employees and their families to get information regarding alcohol and substance abuse and to provide assistance in accessing treatment. For more information, view the PVP Brochure 2019 (PDF).  

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Free Child ID Kits Available

IBEW has partnered with the National Child Identification Program to make it easier for our members and their families to maintain current descriptive information about their children. The Child ID Kit allows law enforcement authorities to scan the child’s fingerprints from the completed kit into the National Crime Information Center database, to assist in locating […]

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Spotlight on Peer Volunteer Program

This article published in Transmission and Distribution World Magazine highlights the Peer Volunteer Program, which is modeled after the Program developed by PG&E and IBEW Local 1245.  Our Peer Volunteer Program is a collaborative effort between IBEW, Local 18 and LADWP, in which volunteers experienced in alcohol/drug recovery make themselves available to other LADWP employees […]

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2018 Fall Leadership Video

Local 18 has been at the forefront of building a clean, renewable energy future, and we strongly support legislation and

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2016 Leadership Video – Poet Mayda Del Valle Spoken Word

IBEW Local 18, 2016 Leadership Convention at the Sheraton Universal Hotel, Los Angeles. Special guest speaker Mayda Del Valle wrote a poem recognizing our members for their hard work and dedication.

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IBEW Local 18 Statement on the Passing of Edwin D. Hill

IBEW Local 18, Business Manager Brian D’Arcy releases this following statement: It is with great sadness that the IBEW family mourns the loss of International President Emeritus Edwin D. Hill, who passed this past Saturday, December 1. A great labor leader who was a second generation member and served as the IBEW’s International President from […]

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Union Chief is Wired into City Hall

Brian D’Arcy represents about 9,000 well-compensated DWP employees and is using his clout to back Wendy Greuel for mayor and a slate of candidates for City Council. February 16, 2013, 4:40 p.m. By Steve Lopez If you bumped into the guy, you probably wouldn’t recognize him. Chances are, you’ve never even heard of him. But […]

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Local 18 Members Called Heroes After Fire Rescue

The Daily News reported on 7/17: “Wednesday seemed like an ordinary workday for Michael Brackin and Darren Arjoon, technicians at Burbank Water and Power, when they arrived at the 300 block of Florence Street to boot a meter for nonpayment. “Then Brackin went to his utility truck and saw smoke billowing out of an apartment […]

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Working Californians releases poll finding run-off all but assured in CD 2 Special Election

Survey finds Paul Krekorian leads in primary but unable to garner a majority vote as Christine Essel and Tamar Galatzen battle to face him in the run-off. Los Angeles – A poll commissioned by Working Californians of 400 likely voters has found a tight race for second place in the September 22nd Special Election to […]

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IBEW Local 18 Fighting to Bring Good Family Supporting Jobs to Los Angeles

National attention shines on Local 18 and LADWP as they bring jobs to the under-served communities of Los Angeles while also trying to meet a growing demand for qualified workers to aid repairs to the city’s growing infrastructure needs. Los Angeles – On Wednesday, June 3 , at 9am International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local […]

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IBEW Local 18 releases video about the crisis in the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

DWP Workers rally at DWP Headquarters, 111 N. Hope St. at 1 p.m. to present dramatic video to the DWP Commission Los Angeles – On Tuesday, July 17th, members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18, which represents nearly 8000 workers at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, are releasing a […]

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