For over 100 years Electrician's Local 34 has been here for our members, contractors and, most importantly, our customers:
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers was founded November 28th, 1891 in St. Louis, Missouri. IBEW Local 34, an affiliate of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, was founded in September 1899 in Peoria, Illinois. Our main office is in Peoria, but we also maintain offices in Quincy and Galesburg. We represent over 900 industrial, commercial, and residentail electricians, nearly 100 communication techs, and many motor shop techs. And we continue to serve our over 200 retirees, throughout 17 counties in west central Illinois.
Electricians' Local 34 has a positive and progressive Labor-Management relationship with the Peoria Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). Together, we work together to see that highest standards of craftmanship and safety are maintained, and that our customers receive the best value in the electrical industry.
Local 34 received its original charter on September 1, 1899. Local 67 was chartered in 1895 at Quincy, Illinois, and was amalgamated into Local 34 effective October 1, 1976. Local 184 was chartered in 1901 at Galesburg, Illinois, and was amalgamated into Local 34 effective January 1, 1977. Due to geographical distances, local unit meetings are held in Quincy and Galesburg. The regular Union meeting is held in Peoria.
Click HERE to sign up for the events & training below. And be sure to check out the JATC Monthly Calendar on the Apprenticeship page for more info on classes offered.
April's Union and Unit Meeting's Benefit Seminars: Do you have questions about your hard earned pension and annuity benefits? At the JW Benefit Seminar before each unit meetinge, we will discuss retirement ages, expected benefits, vesting, multipliers, unfunded contributions, and much more. The Quincy seminar will begin 6pm April 21st in the unit meeting room; the Galesburg seminar will begin 5pm April 23rd in the unit meeting room. Make plans to stay for the union meetings immediately following each seminar. No RSVP is necessary.
April 22nd: VFD Drives Class in Quincy, IL @ 5:30pm @ French Gerleman. Contact Steve Marold or Brandon Currie to sign up.
April 28th: Workers' Memorial Event lines up 5pm at the Peoria Labor Temple. Join the Labor Council as we remember those who have died or been seriously injured on the job. The cause of worker safety created the labor movement, and the labor movement continues to fight for it, for all workers. All workers are encouraged to attend this important event. Click HERE for more information.
Online CET Training: Journeyman, please get yourself registered with our JATC for potential online training. Remember, when you register and select the classes that you would be interested in taking, you are not committing to those classes. You are simply letting the JATC know which classes we could offer due to enough interest. If you happened to miss the presentation at the March Peoria meeting, Click HERE to download the powerpoint presentation. You can click HERE to go to the online CET registration webpage. Please note that online training is only available to local 34 members in good standing. Your status will be verified before final acceptance is granted. Any questions, please call Brandon Currie @ (309)673-0393 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
OSHA 10: For anyone needing to renew their OSHA 10 card before the JATC next scheduled class. Click HERE and take the class at online from home. The cost is $25 and upon completion, bring the completion certificate and receipt to the JATC and you will be re-imbursed 100% of the cost. Any other class besides this one will only receive $25 towards re-imbursement. Any questions, contact the JATC.
May 17th: Local 34 Spring Golf Outing @ Quail Meadows GC. Tee off at 8am. Click HERE for more information. You can call the Hall to sign up your team and pay by phone. If you don't have a foursome, call the Hall because we have several teams still looking for players. Players may be any IBEW member.
June 14th: Local 34 Annual Steak Fry. For IBEW MEMBERS ONLY. Great Ribeyes Catered by Rabers Meats Union Butcher Shop. Click HERE for more details.
July 12th: First Annual Flying Fish Festival & Bow Fishing Tournament: Most of the procedes go towards restoring the Peoria Labor Temple, and to the Union Sportsman Alliance. Click HERE for all the details.
August 8th: Labor Night @ Peoria Chiefs baseball game with fireworks and bobbleheads! Click HERE for more details, but don't buy any tickets because we have 200 reserved. Call the Hall to sign up your family today.
October 4th: Union Day 2014: Purdue v Illinois football game in Champaign. This is an all building trades event. Purchase your tickets by July 15. Click HERE for more info.