IBEW 1253

IBEW 1253

IBEW 1253 works to improve the lives of men and women working in the field of electrical constructio

Local 1 Volunteers Changing Lives One Home at a Time 09/27/2022

Local 1 Volunteers Changing Lives One Home at a Time

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09/26/2022

From Puerto Rico to Nova Scotia, IBEW linemen are out in force, working to get the power back on. Let's all

Photos from Augusta Electrical JATC's post 09/23/2022

My IBEW Story 09/20/2022

My IBEW Story

My IBEW Story The monthly newspaper of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, representing 750,000 workers throughout the United States and Canada. Breaking news and analysis from the largest electrical workers union in North America.

Photos from Electrical Training Alliance's post 09/14/2022

Photos from Electrical Training Alliance's post

Photos from Augusta Electrical JATC's post 09/01/2022

Photos from Augusta Electrical JATC's post

U.S. Approval of Labor Unions at Highest Point Since 1965 08/30/2022

U.S. Approval of Labor Unions at Highest Point Since 1965

U.S. Approval of Labor Unions at Highest Point Since 1965 Seventy-one percent of Americans approve of labor unions. Although similar to last year's 68%, approval is up from 64% before the pandemic.

IBEW-Backed EV Training Picked for National Charging Network 08/26/2022

IBEW-Backed EV Training Picked for National Charging Network

Give us a call if you're interested in the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training!

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IBEW Photo Contest 08/15/2022

IBEW Photo Contest

IBEW Photo Contest This tool will allow members with valid card numbers to electronically upload photos for the IBEW Photo Contest. Please note that all fields in the form must be completed or the system will not allow you to submit your entries. There is a five-photo limit.

IBEW Challenges U.S. Locals to Register 10,000 New EVITP-certified Electricians by August 08/05/2022

IBEW Challenges U.S. Locals to Register 10,000 New EVITP-certified Electricians by August

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Newport electrical training programs provide multiple opportunities 08/01/2022

Newport electrical training programs provide multiple opportunities

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Newport electrical training programs provide multiple opportunities NEWPORT -- The Electrical Training Alliance Central Maine Apprenticeship Center is committed to training the electricians of the future. The center, located in a former Newport elementary school, has multiple opportunities available for those interested

BRAVE Act Aims to Get Vets Into Apprenticeships 07/27/2022

BRAVE Act Aims to Get Vets Into Apprenticeships

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07/25/2022

Full Report here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8693451-klein-tools-dark-by-2050-report/

“There was a time we all thought the future would be filled with space-age technological advancements and convenience at our fingertips,” said Mark Klein, co-president of Klein Tools. “As it stands, Americans are more likely to be ripping out their car batteries for power than having cars that drive themselves or fly. And this is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of what will happen to society without enough skilled electricians. We need to course-correct now and begin encouraging young people to choose a career in electrical work so that in 20 to 30 years, we, and generations of Americans to come, can live how our ancestors dreamed we would be living – and not worse than how they actually lived.”

07/21/2022

Apply today! 👉 https://www.ibew1253.org/

07/18/2022

Let's do our part to keep road workers safe this summer.

IBEW: The Best Choice For Your Future 07/18/2022

IBEW: The Best Choice For Your Future

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IBEW: The Best Choice For Your Future A lot of young people are drowning in student debt. But IBEW members chose a different path. Here's why the IBEW is the best choice for your future.

IBEW 1253 updated their phone number. 07/15/2022

IBEW 1253 updated their phone number.

IBEW 1253 updated their phone number.

02/24/2022

We now have a new sign at our entrance! Thanks to the wonderful work of York Signs.

IBEW 1253 updated their address. 02/23/2022

IBEW 1253 updated their address.

IBEW 1253 updated their address.

02/23/2022

We are very limited in sizes for the long sleeved t-shirt having only XL AND 2XL.

02/23/2022

Sizes range from Med. to 4XL with just a minimal amount of MED, 3XL AND 4XL.

02/23/2022
02/23/2022

New t-shirts have arrived at the hall in a variety of colors and sizes @ $20 each.

12/02/2021

Chuck Fraser receives his 35yr pin! At the last meeting. Congratulations Chuck and thank you for all the years of service.
In picture President Nick Paquet presents Business Manager Chuck Fraser a 35yr service pin.

11/25/2021

Happy Thanksgiving Brother’s and Sister’s and to your family and friends.

09/07/2020

Happy Labor Day

There’s a Terrible New Plan to Tax Your Retirement – Help Us Fight It Today 12/06/2019

There’s a Terrible New Plan to Tax Your Retirement – Help Us Fight It Today

There’s a Terrible New Plan to Tax Your Retirement – Help Us Fight It Today Senate Republicans are readying a radical plan to raise taxes on retiree pension benefits and put catastrophic burdens on union retirement plans, according to documents released last month.

12/06/2019

Protect Our Pension

10/10/2019

Protecting Workers Matters

Keep up the good work Scott Cuddy.

08/08/2019

Summer Institute 2019 IBEW 1253 members Scott Cuddy, Kimberly Tinsman and Nick Paquet

Photos from IBEW 1253's post 08/08/2019

Maine AFL - CIO 2019 Summer Institute.
Kim #1253 and Andy #567 discussing health care.

08/08/2019

Proud to be partnered with

This has been a great week welcoming returning partners! Today we want to highlight IBEW 1253. Their jurisdiction is Central, Eastern, Mid-coast, and Downeast Maine and provide the best qualified electricians throughout that region. Give them a call today at (207) 453-1301 and find out how they can help you!

Maine Union Members Answer the Call on Path to Power | AFL-CIO 07/25/2019

Maine Union Members Answer the Call on Path to Power | AFL-CIO

Maine Union Members Answer the Call on Path to Power | AFL-CIO Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1253 member Tina Riley never had any desire to get involved in politics until she was recruited to run for the Maine Legislature in 2015.

07/10/2019

TODAY IN LABOR HISTORY: On July 10th, 1896, our founder Henry Miller met his untimely demise after falling off a pole the night before.

“A union was the logical answer for the many problems facing these workers; so the small group of electricians meeting in St. Louis sought help from the American Federation of Labor (AFL) to unionize. An organizer named Charles Kassel was assigned to help them, and in 1890 the group was chartered as the Electrical Wiremen and Lineman’s Union, No. 5221, or the AFL Federal Labor Union 5221. A St. Louis lineman, Henry Miller, was elected president.

Henry Miller was a man of remarkable courage and energy. J.T. Kelly, the first secretary of our Brotherhood, said of Miller, “No man could have done more for our union in its first years than he did.” Miller packed his tools and an extra shirt in an old carpetbag and rode the rails to many U.S. cities to work the trade. The receiving committee for Miller’s arrival in a city was often a “railroad bull”—a policeman who chased him and tried to put him in jail for his unauthorized mode of travel.

Nonetheless, Miller persevered. Everywhere he went, he organized the electrical workers he met into local unions. Largely because of Miller’s work, a great deal was accomplished in that first year of the union. Local unions char- tered by the AFL and other electrical unions were organized all over the United States, including Chicago; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Evansville and Indianapolis, Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky; New Orleans, Louisiana; Cincinnati and Toledo, Ohio; Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Duluth, Minnesota; and New York City.

The First Convention was called in St. Louis on November 21, 1891. Ten delegates attended, representing 286 members:

1. Henry Miller, St. Louis
2. J.T. Kelly, St. Louis
3. W. Hedden, St. Louis
4. C.J. Sutter, Duluth
5. M. Dorsey, Milwaukee
6. T.J. Finnell, Chicago
7. E. Hartung, Indianapolis
8. F. Heizleman, Toledo
9. Joseph Berlowitz, Philadelphia
10. H. Fisher, Evansville

The IBEW now recognizes these delegates as our founding fathers. They met in a small room above Stolley’s Dance Hall in a poor section
of the city. It was a humble beginning—only a tiny fraction of the trade seemed interested in building a national union, and no representa- tives of southern or western workers attended the meeting. The handwritten report of that convention records Henry Miller’s thoughts:

At such a diminutive showing, there nat- urally existed a feeling of almost despair. Those who attended the Convention will well remember the time we had hiding from the reporters and trying to make it appear that we had a great delegation.”

07/03/2019

Have a Great! and Safe! 4th of July

06/24/2019
06/17/2019

Congratulations to Team KVYMCA and local member Chuck Young for your dedication and hard work on the 3 day Trek Across Maine to raise money for the American Lung Association. It was an honor to be one of the sponsors for the team.

06/07/2019

The NECA/IBEW Powering America Team Builds the Largest Solar Farm in Rhode Island

Yes! The Electricians do the Racking!

06/07/2019

Congratulations to Brother Josh Bragan and Brother Matt Butler!

05/31/2019

Brother Al Kenney appointed by the Governor as the newest member of the Maine electricians examining board.
Congratulations and thank you.

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142 Elm Street
Newport, ME
04953

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Monday 8am - 4pm
Tuesday 8am - 4pm
Wednesday 8am - 4pm
Thursday 8am - 4pm
Friday 8am - 4pm

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