Please remember to Vote on or before November 6th

Remember in Minnesota you can vote early at your County Elections office. Most of these offices are at your County Court House and are open during normal business hours. They are also open the last Saturday before the election 10 am to 3 pm and the day before the election until 5pm. If you are not sure which places are open and where please give Greg Graif a call 507-995-2800 and I will help you out. Please click below for a list of endorsed Candidates.

The endorsed Candidates are a recommendation. Remember how you vote is up to you.


Local 343’s JATC is looking for a full-time instructor in Mankato. For more information go to Local 343 web site and click on the news tab



4th Quarter Dues were due October 1st!   $117/quarter for “A” members and $63/quarter for “BA” members  (Remember to pay your dues ONLINE or mail in payment as we no longer take payment over the phone)

Calls for Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Unfilled Long Call:  FPD Power – Mankato Energy Center – Mankato, MN – 3 JIW – MN Electrical License is Required – OSHA 10, Steel-toed boots, DL, SS card, Drug Test – Work a full (5) 10 week M-F and get paid $300 per diem; Work a full (6) 10 week, M-Sat and get paid $450 per diem – Report on Wednesday, 10/24/18 at 7 a.m.

Unfilled Short Call:  Hunt Electric – Hilton on Broadway – Rochester, MN – 2 JIW – MN Electrical License is Required – 2 forms of ID – Report to Shop ASAP

Unfilled Long Call: Volt Electric – Shop – Austin, MN – 1 JIW – MN Electrical License IS required – Various residential and light commercial jobs in the Austin area – Residential Scale – Report to the Shop ASAP at 7:30 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, October 19th, 2018

Long Call:  Premier Electric – Rochester Area – 1 JIW – Went out at #22

Short Call:  Hunt Electric – 3M- New Ulm, MN – 1 JIW – Went out at #45

Unfilled Long Call:  FPD Power – Mankato Energy Center – Mankato, MN – 8 JIW – Went out at #68 and Book 2, #s 18, 30, 31, 32 and 3 went Unfilled

Unfilled Long Call:  Hunt Electric – Zumbro Falls Solar – Zumbro Falls, MN – 1 JIW – Went out at Book 2, #15


Click Here For Upcoming Work in Local 343

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.