International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 488
721 Main Street, Monroe, CT 06468
203-452-7679 PHONE | 203-459-2553 FAX

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Work Opportunites - NH Local 490

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 or


2nd year JATC apprentices sworn in

Congratulations and welcome our newest members of IBEW Local 488! 2nd year JATC apprentices sworn in.


Passing of Brother Brian Juraska

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.


Anthony Soter Obituary

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.

Passing of Brother Anthony Soter

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.


In Sympathy

With heavy hearts, we regret to inform on the passing of Brother Anthony Martins.  A graveside service will take place at 11:00am on Tuesday May 12th in Saint Peter Cemetery, Danbury. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are welcome, but are requested to respect social distancing and cemetery policy by remaining in their vehicles. 


Covid-19 Update

The union offices are now open to limited foot traffic.  One person at a time, Masks are required, temperature will be taken, and hand sanitizer will be 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 the Covid-19 virus please take note of the following:


Live Health Online



Live Health Online is available for members through the New England Electrical Workers Benefit Fund (NEEWBF). 


NEEWBF - CLICK HERE for flier to get started.




Supporting the Youth of Bridgeport

Wednesday November 2nd, the IBEW Local 488 helped the Community of Bridgeport by sponsoring a bus trip for Bridgeport students to attend the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Cool Fun 101 game.  Here is a response from the team, "Thank you so much to Peter Carroll and IBEW Local 488 for sponsoring busing for Bridgeport students to come to the Cool Fun 101 game yesterday.



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