IBEW Student Electrical Training Boot Camp

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Recently Alvord Unified School District offered an electrical worker boot camp to their high school students which was held at the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) facility in San Bernardino. By all accounts, the boot camp was a success. During the event, Dwight Cromie of Energy Independence Magazine talked with a handful of teachers, administrators and IBEW members about the program. ”
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IBEW 440 Celebrates 75 Years

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The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local #440 held a 75th anniversary gala in Riverside, California, to celebrate its successes and steady growth in spite of various economic challenges through the course of its history. The event brought together hundreds of members including leadership past and present to reflect on its accomplishments while looking ahead to the future.”
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PROSECUTING CONTRACTOR FRAUD

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Executive Director James Reed and Chief Investigator Brandon Lopez from the Center for Contract Compliance (CCC) recently spoke with Sean Reynolds of Energy Independence Magazine. In our continuing series on contractor fraud, the two representatives discuss the issue and the CCC whose mission is, in part, β€œto protect law-abiding employers from those who would attempt to gain an unfair advantage by failing to comply with minimum labor standards.”
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SAFETY COURSE SAVES THE LIVES OF THREE FIREFIGHTERS

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Recently, while fighting a commercial building fire, an aerial ladder from a Colton City fire truck made contact with a 12,000-volt power line injuring three firefighters. Dwight Cromie, of Energy Independence Magazine, spoke with Battalion Chief Kevin Valentin, who was on the scene that night, about the incident. Valetin explained how an electrical safety awareness course, provided by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), saved the lives of those three men and, possibly, many more firefighters that night.
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