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International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers

Hobart residents concerned about M'ville wind turbine project

MERRILLVILLE | A proposed wind turbine at an electrical union's Merrillville headquarters is expected to provided job training opportunities for union members, but some Hobart residents who live near the site have concerns about how it could affect them.

April 21, 2013 6:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Look for commonalities, not differences between us

GUEST COMMENTARY: Look for commonalities, not differences between us

From our Neanderthal beginnings, we as humans banded together for survival and efficiency. Hunter-gatherers were more effective when working toward a mutual goal. So that we might better our chance of survival, we came together for our own sake. Even if the saber-toothed tiger succeeded in p…

February 12, 2013 12:00 am

Hard work, resolve helps union hit century milestone

MERRILLVILLE | The ability to adapt to innovation and improving opportunities for members is how the current and former officials said the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 697 has survived 100 years.

June 10, 2011 3:00 pm

Unions picket contractors for Menards work

Representatives from three Northwest Indiana labor unions led a picket Monday against contractors in Merrillville amid concerns that the companies don't pay what the unions describe as the area's standard wage.

December 21, 2010 12:00 am
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