Tag Archives: IBEW Local 38

Lake Erie Turbine Project Receives Construction Permit from Corps of Engineers

Cleveland-based Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) gained a key permit in their quest to build North America’s first freshwater wind turbine farm. In March, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers granted a construction permit to LEEDco to construct an offshore wind energy project proposed for installation eight miles off[…] Read More →

Two CBCTC affiliated local unions team up to open healthcare centers

On April 17, IBEW Local 38 and Laborers’ Local 310 celebrated the opening of two healthcare centers to provide their combined 7,500 members and families with a number of valuable medical services. The health and wellness centers, located in Beachwood and Brooklyn, will help contain healthcare costs, while improving the[…] Read More →

Remembering IBEW President Emeritus Ed Hill

The building trades and organized labor lost a great leader with the Dec. 3 passing of Edwin D. Hill, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers International President Emeritus. Hill, 81, passed away following a battle with pneumonia. As International Secretary-Treasurer from 1997 to 2001, he streamlined the union’s accounting systems and[…] Read More →

IBEW Local 38 members create festive atmosphere in Cleveland Public Square

More than 80 members of IBEW Local 38 donated their time and talent to help decorate Cleveland Public Square for the holidays. On Nov. 3, a dry and windy day with temperatures in the mid-40s, the Christmas spirit was in the air as 83 members of Local 38 decorated trees,[…] Read More →

IBEW Local 38 pickets Euclid Amazon project

In early October, members of IBEW Local 38 picketed outside the Amazon fulfillment center project in Euclid. Roughly 40 members of Local 38 stood outside the Amazon building on Oct. 8 alerting the public that the conveyor portion of the construction project is being done by non-union workers. According to Local 38 Business Manager[…] Read More →

IBEW Local 38 reclaims Cleveland Building Trades Softball Tournament Title

A large first inning offensive explosion propelled the IBEW Local 38A to their third Cleveland Building Trades Softball Tournament championship in the last four years. Local 38A secured the Division A title with a 14-4 victory over Laborers’ Local 310A at the 37th annual tournament. With the win, Local 38[…] Read More →

Building trades members urged to support wind farm project

The region’s building trades members are encouraged to attend a mid-July meeting to support a proposed wind farm project in Lake Erie. A public hearing will be held on July 19 at Cleveland City Hall by the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) to receive input from the public on the[…] Read More →

IBEW Local 38 honored a member for life-saving action

Recently, IBEW Local 38 honored a member for actions taken to save the life of an infant. Local 38 Business Manager Dennis Meaney presented Darryl Kurian, 43, of Kirtland, with a certificate of recognition for his brave actions. The 18-year member was honored for heroic actions he took on a[…] Read More →

IBEW Local 38 member Elected to Wickliffe City Council

An IBEW Local 38 member was elected to serve on Wickliffe City Council. According to unofficial results from the Lake County Board of Elections, Jason Biondolillo earned 509 votes to defeat Mark Iafelice, who received 314 votes. By winning 62 percent of the electorate, Biondolillo will succeed Edward Matyja, who[…] Read More →

IBEW Local 38 Volunteers Light Up Downtown For Christmas

Members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 38 volunteered their time and expertise to bring holiday cheer to thousands by lighting Cleveland’s Public Square for the Christmas season. According to Dennis Meany, IBEW Local 38 Business Manager/Financial Secretary, his members continued their yearly pre-holiday tradition by volunteering their time[…] Read More →