• Doctor On Demand

    Free teledoctor service provided by the  Eighth District Benefit Fund

    Eighth District Fringe Benefit Funds

    New Contact Info For Benesys Administrators

    844-989-2321

    http://www.8thDistrictBenefits.org

    ELECTRICIANS NEEDED!

    Journeyman and Apprentices

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    Sign the Out of Work List

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    • JUNE UNION MEETING CANCELLED

      Due to Governor Littles' Idaho Rebounds plan the Union meeting

      scheduled for Thursday June 4, 2020 will be cancelled.

      We will continue to monitor this order along

      with the CDC and City of Boise imposed guidelines.

      IBEW EIGHTH DISTRICT ART CONTEST

      Congratulations To Our Local 291 Winners!

      Thank you to all who submitted entries, they are all great drawings.

      CLICK HERE to view all of the entries

      GOVERNOR LITTLE'S UPDATED

      STAY AT HOME ORDER

      UPDATED: Idaho Stay Healthy Order

      IBEW International President

      Lonnie Stephenson

      Speaks About Covid-19

      IBEW-President-Lonnie-Stephenson-Speaks-About-COVID-19

      IBEW Summary of COVID-19 Legislation

      http://www.ibew291.org/Modules/IBEW Summary of COVID-19 Legislation.docx

      Employee Rights under the Families First

      Coronavirus Response Act

      https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/posters/FFCRA_Poster_WH1422_Federal.pdf

      National Disease Emergency Response Agreement

      /FinalCOVIDAgreementbetweenIBEWNECAMarchsigned.pdf

      NDERA Q&A-1

      /NDERAQ&A-1.pdf

      NDERA Q&A-2

      /NEDRAQ&A-2.pdf

      Please Read!

      Changes to your Eighth District Benefit Funds

      Effective April 1, 2020

      Eighth District Fringe Benefit Fund Transition Letters

      /BenesysPensionLetter.pdf

      /BenesysAnnuityLetter.pdf

      /BenesysHealthLetter.pdf

      OFFICE CLOSING

      EFFECTIVE THURSDAY MARCH 19, 2020

      Due to the ongoing efforts to try and slow the spread of the coronavirus and based on guidelines from the Center for Disease Control, IBEW Local 291 will be closed to all foot traffic until further notice. Our website www.ibew291.org has forms needed to sign the out of work list and/or resign the books. Please follow all directions carefully. All job referrals will be handled electronically. If you need assistance of any kind phone calls and emails will still be answered as received in an order as best can be handled.

      Union Member Discount 

      The Meridian Carhartt store is offering discounts

      to all Members with proof of membership. 

      the store is located at 3424 E.Longwing Lane

      Meridian ID 83646

      Monthly Re-sign
      For the month of January there were (21) individuals that failed to Re-sign. If you wish to stay on the out of work list you must Re-sign monthly Between the 10th and the 16th of each month.
      Action Center
      Young Workers
      RENEW-Reach out and Engage Next -gen Electrical Workers.Attend Local 291 RENEW Meetings and stay invigorated in the future of organized labor. Meetings are second Thursday.
      RENEW Facebook Page
      IBEW RENEW is on Facebook!
    • VOTE!

      All voting in Idaho for the May 19th Primary will be by mail ballot only. Click on the link below to request your ballot.

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