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The IBEW is offering a series of virtual events and Zoom video conference webinars toengage IBEW women as activists and leaders.  Please click on the attachment for more information and to sign up for this event.

Due to Governor Lamont's decision to enter Phase 3 of the COVID-19 response, the October Membership Meeting will resume as normal at the Irish American Home beginning at 7:00 p.m.  The date is Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

CDC guidelines will be followed.

Attached are two documents that spell out why the IBEW has endorsed and supports Joe Biden.  You will see that he has supported the IBEW in the past, and his plans for his presidency will improve the lives of not only IBEW members and their families, but all working people.


With the upcoming election on November 2nd, it's very important for everyone to get out and VOTE!  Connecticut now offers online voter registration.  Click on the following link to register now.

If you are already registered to vote and need to know where your polling location is, click on the link below to find it.

September 21, 2020 at 11:30 a.m.

Amazon Distribution Center, 1220 Kennedy Road in Windsor, CT

On Monday, September 21, 2020 at 11:30 a.m., construction workers, contractors, labor leaders and legislators will hold a press conference to protest Amazon’s irresponsible and unsafe labor practices.

I.B.E.W. Local 35 Membership 

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

7:00 p.m.


208 Murphy Road

Hartford, CT

Meeting will be held in the rear of the hall partially inside and outside under a tent.  Please dress accordingly.

CDC guidelines will be followed.


In order to accommodate Local 35 members who still need to take their Continuing Education Class, the JATC is adding two more classes.  They will be held on Veteran's Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2020.

There will be a morning and afternoon class.  Class size will be very small due to social distancing requirements.

The first set of CEU classes being held at Local 35 are full.  In addition, the JATC will be holding sessions at Local 42's new building located at 20 Craftsman Road in East Windsor.  The classes will be primarily for Local 42 members, but we can put some Local 35 members in.

The classes are ALL Saturday mornings, from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

October 17      (full)

October 24

November 7

November 14

If you still need to secure a date, please contact Vicki at 860-525-5438.

We have scheduled new dates for the 4-Hour Continuing Education.

Day Classes    8:00 a.m. - Noon           Night Classes   4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The Department of Consumer Protection has sent out notification regarding renewing your electrical licenses.

Please be advised that the Governor has extended the deadline for taking the 4-Hour Continuing Education Class to December 31, 2020 rather than September 2020.

When you receive your renewal notice, please go ahead and send in your payment to renew.

The CSCU Foundation is again offering the Ted Martocchio Scholarship to children of Building Trades members.  The scholarship is available to those applying to Central, Eastern, Southern and Western Connecticut colleges.  Please note that the deadline is August 13, 2020.

Click on the following link to access the application.

Please note that there is a $1,000.00 scholarship available from the Connecticut State College University Foundation.  The scholarship was created in 2000 in memory of Ted.  It is available only to children of a Connecticut State Building Trades member.  It is only available for attendance at Eastern, Western, Southern, or Central State Universities.  The deadline for applications is May 3, 2019.

The Golf Committee has decided to cancel the Annual Local 35 I.B.E.W. Andy Weigert-Ted Martocchio Memorial Golf Tournament this year.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they felt it was in the best interest of all those involved to follow the recommendations to maintain social distancing.  Hope to see everyone again in 2021.

Please see the following link for Unemployment Information -

Thank you.

Business Manager William Moriarty


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