International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 488
721 Main Street, Monroe, CT 06468
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Book 2 Referral Policy

IBEW Local Union No. 488
Referral Policy – Book II
effective SEPTEMBER 1, 2006 (revised 5/2012)

  1. An applicant for employment may sign Book II between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Members must have a current dues receipt along with a letter of introduction from their Local Business Manager and must be signed up on ERTS through their home Local.

  2. All individuals will be required to keep the referral office informed as to their current telephone number.

  3. All individuals will be placed, chronologically, on the referral list in the order Book II registration.

  4. The referral office will call, in referral list order, the name(s) of the individual(s) who are to be sent out in order of their place on Book II. The office will call the phone number that is registered in Book II between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. If unable to reach a person with that number, we will go to the next person. Any member who quits, or is fired for cause, will have to re-sign the out of work list. There will be no refusals. Any applicant who refuses will be rolled off the list.

  5. Anyone on Book II that accepts employment in any other Local Union, including their Home Local, must notify Local Union 488 that they are working. They will then be taken off of Book II. You are not allowed to be on Book II if you are employed in any other Local Union, including your Home Local.

  6. Re-signs must be made monthly between the 10th and 16th of the month as follows: Book II – Re-sign may be accomplished in person with a paid dues receipt or via facsimile by business manager indicating dues is current and a member in good standing.

  7. Please note that the Business Manager is responsible to fill calls in a timely manner as needed by employers. This means in an emergency, referral may have to be made outside normal hours using whatever means are available to fill calls and place registrants.