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On behalf of the brothers and sisters of Local Union 488 IBEW, welcome to our website. IBEW Local 488, Bridgeport Connecticut, received its charter April 1, 1913, with nineteen original members. For over 100 years, Local 488 has provided the cities and towns of northwestern and southwestern Connecticut with a highly trained workforce. With a mission to create and ensure a workplace that provides safety, fairness and dignity for all our members, we stand for the ideals that have made America the great nation that it is today: democracy, equal opportunities and a chance to live the American dream. Please contact us with your questions!

Daniel W. McInerney, Business Manager

To register for 1:00pm-3:30pm slots, go to: To register for 5:30pm-8:00pm slots, go to: 
Per Connecticut's phase 3 re-opening, we can accommodate up to 50 members for upcoming membership meetings. Face mask required Temperature will be checked  Hand sanitizer will be available Chairs will be spaced 6 feet apart
OSHA 30 Course - Begins October 21, 2020 at 5:00pm First night of the course will cover the required material for an OSHA refresher card *You must have non-expired card this night with you* The remaining dates for the completion of the course will be discussed at the October 21 Class *If you have an expired card, you must sit for entire course* DUE TO COVID-19, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the JATC Department, 203-452-7679 Space is Limited Questions may be directed to the JATC Department, 203-452-7679 Spring and Fall are the annual seasons that we offer...
We regret to inform on the Passing of Brother Ronald Secchi.  Ron was an active member of his community and was also an active member between Local's 208 and 488 over his 55 years of membership.  Please keep his family in your prayers at this time. A full obituary may be viewed at:
Sisters and brothers, we regret to inform on the passing of Brother Brian Juraska.  Brian was a 20 year member and worked with many of us throughout his career.  Please keep his loved ones in your thoughts and prayers.