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Congratulations and welcome our newest members of IBEW Local 488! 2nd year JATC apprentices sworn in. apprentices swear in 9-14-2020.jpg
For members who are out of work and are looking to travel, current open calls include: Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant Portsmouth Naval Shipyard SMC Solar Project Please contact BM Marco Lacasse or Assistant Steve Lawrence for job, wage and benefit info by calling 603-224-4239 or by emailing marco.lacasse@ibew490.org or steve.lawrence@ibew490.org.
Due to the concerns about social gatherings affecting us all at this time, funeral services and interment in St. John's Cemetery, Monroe were held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Dimitrie Romanian Orthodox Church, 504 Sport Hill Rd., Easton, CT 06612. Click the following link to read full obituary: https://abriola.com/tribute/details/5268/Anthony-Soter/obituary.html
Sisters and Brothers, I have the unfortunate task of informing you that our Brother and my friend Assistant Business Manager Tony Soter passed away last night. Tony was a dedicated member of this Local and the IBEW, he always had the best interest of both in everything he did. He will be sorely missed and we pray for his family and friends as we all grieve together over this tremendous loss. Tony was a member of Local 488 for 33 years and was active in the Local for most of his career. He was the Recording Secretary (2001-2004), Executive Board Member (2004-2020), he was appointed Assistant...
The union offices are open to limited foot traffic.  Masks are required and hand sanitizer is available for use. The hall and your representatives are available to assist members as we mitigate through this unprecedented time. To slow the spread of Covid-19, please take note of the following: • Business can still be conducted over the phone to limit foot traffic at the hall, this includes Book 1 Referrals. • If you become unemployed due to the coronavirus, please contact us by phone. • If you need to file for unemployment or an extension of benefits, you can...