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 Construction continues, on time and on budget, at our Joint Apprenticeship Training Center. The goal is to move in January. Thank you to our Brothers and Sisters from the other Local Union Building Trades for their craftsmanship, productivty, and professionalism on this all union job!

For 117 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. Currently the IBEW has about 850 Locals, with over 750,000 highly trained members, and growing. 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 1,000 industrial, commercial, residential electricians, communication technicians, and motor shop workers. We also continue to proudly serve over 200 Local 34 retirees, throughout our 17 counties in west central Illinois. More details of our office locations and contact information HERE.

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.

Questions/Comments: 309-673-3691, or email us HERE.




Take a couple minutes to watch this VIDEO showing why AMERICA needs to strengthen unions!

Why exactly is Gov. Rauner bad for Illinois taxpayers and local construction workers too? The short answer HERE

Martin Luther King was not only a civil rights activist; he was also a union activist. Click HERE to see video of him addressing the striking the garbage workers in Memphis. The morning following this speech, 4 April 1968, Martin Luther King would be assassinated.

March 5, 2016: It's Chicago Blackhawks Night at the Riverman Game! We have 100 Peoria Riverman tickets available to Local 34 members & their immediate family. Just let us know how many and where to send them HERE. All the details HERE

March 5, 2016: Know someone interested in a Building Trades career? Their future begins at the 3rd Annual Building Trades Career Fair. Details HERE

March 10, 2016: HRA Benefits Seminar. All Local 34 Members, Contractors, & Spouses are invited to a casual but informative Q&A with Todd Thacker of the Decatur Insurance & Pension funds at our new JATC. Details HERE

March 22nd-24th: Want to help your Local? An Election Judge and Tellers are needed for the Local 34 Election in June. These important positions require training from the IBEW 6th District to ensure a fair and free election. The three 1-day training sessions happen before Judges and Tellers are nominated and elected at the April Union meeting, though. So, if you want to help and are interested in the training, email us HERE for more information.

Every Weekday: WAZU 90.7FM live national radio call-in show with excellent discussions of working family issues, 11am-2pm: The Union Edge, Labor's Talk Radio


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