The IBEW State Council has endorsed Tim Walz for Governor. We are looking for volunteers to walk in the Rochester Fest Parade with him or other candidates on Saturday 6/23/2018. Lineup by 1:00 at 7th Street SW, near 6th Ave SW, Unit 33. If you are willing to help out please call or email Greg Graif 507-995-2800,


The Summer Picnic is being held Saturday, August 11th at Oakwood Trails Campground in Austin, MN from noon – 5 p.m.  RSVP by mail or online.

The picnic committee is looking for 3-4 volunteers to be shuttle van drivers. Responsibilities will be to transport picnic guests to and from the parking area and the picnic area. The position is open to any member, retiree, apprentice, member spouse, or responsible member dependent with a valid driver’s license. Coverage will start around 10 a.m. and continue to 4 or 5 p.m. Shifts will be 2 hours or less, depending on the number of volunteers. All volunteers will receive a gift card, and apprentice volunteers will also receive a signature on the scholarship card. If you are willing to help, please call the Hall to sign up.

IMPORTANT:  3rd Quarter Dues are Due July 1st –  $117/quarter for “A” members and $63/quarter for “BA” members  (Remember to pay your dues ONLINE or mail in payment as no longer taking payment over the phone)

Calls for Monday, June 25, 2018

Long Call:  NEI Electric – WalMart – Red Wing, MN – 1 JIW – MN Electrical License is Required – Job hours 9 p.m. – 6 a.m. – Report to Job on Monday or Tuesday, 6/25/18 or 6/26/18 at 9 p.m.

Unfilled Long Call:  Hunt Electric – Corvus Solar – Mankato, MN – 1 JIW – MN Electrical License is Required – Drug Test – Report to Jobsite ASAP at 7 a.m.

Unfilled Long Call:  FPD Power – Energy Center – Mankato, MN – 5 JIW – MN Electrical License is Required – OSHA 10 – Steel toed boots – Drug Test – Outdoor work in all weather conditions – Some boom lift and height work – Job hours 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Report ASAP at 7 a.m.

**To put in for a call, please call the Job Line between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.**

Calls went out on Friday, June 22, 2018

Long Call:  Egan Company – Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN – 3 JIW – Went out at #69, #72 and #76

Long Call:  Hunt Electric – Corvus Solar – Mankato, MN – 3 JIW – Went out at #75, #77 and one went Unfilled

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Three Things from IBEW Local 343:

  1. Local 343’s Administration does not condone or promote furloughing of any kind.
  2. Any member working for a non-signatory contractor without authorization from the Business Manager will be brought in front of the Executive Board.
  3. Any member referred out on a Market Recovery Call is required to remove their name from the other local’s books.