Local 96 is again proud to accept and make donations to help make the holidays brighter for our American veterans.
December 2, 2018 – Washington, D.C. – On November 27 to 29, IBEW Local 96 Business Manager Thomas Maloney joined with IBEW President Lonnie Stephenson and 200 IBEW business managers and pension trustees from throughout the U.S. to successfully head off an attack on Multi-Employer pension plans that Congress was considering during the current legislative session.
On September 24, 40 highly skilled IBEW Local 96 electricians proudly joined with All-Pro Electric, of Haverhill, MA to provide electrical system safety checks and upgrades at homes in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover in the wake of the Merrimack Valley natural gas disaster.
IBEW Local 96 signatory contractor, Zap Electric, based in Longmeadow, MA, is underway with the energy-efficient LED lighting retrofit project at Claremont Academy in Worcester. The City of Worcester was awarded one of 47 Green Communies Competitive Grants by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to help fund the project. The project scope entails the replacement of interior fixtures with high-efficiency, intelligent LED lights. Motion detectors, daylight sensors and digital timers will also be installed into the lighting system to further reduce energy consumption. In addition, the lights will be network-controlled to enhance energy efficiency. The project … Continue reading Zap Electric and Local 96 Underway with Claremont Academy Lighting Retrofit Project
Worcester, MA – IBEW Local 96 is pleased to announce that 29 first-year electrical apprentices have been accepted into the five-year Worcester Joint Apprenticeship Training Program (WJATP). On July 11, the apprentices attended an orientation at the Worcester union hall. WJATC Chairman Thomas Maloney and WJATC Training Director David Martinelli presented the apprentices an overview of the program, including the rules and regulations and curriculum requirements. The classroom portion of the electrical apprenticeship training begins September 4th at Worcester Technical High School. The Inside Journeyman/Wireman program includes five years of electrical theory schooling and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training. Upon … Continue reading Twenty-nine First-year Apprentices Accepted into 2018 IBEW Local 96 / Worcester JATC Incoming Apprenticeship Class
Worcester, MA – On July 2, 2018, IBEW Local 96 confirmed its 2018 Officers, Executive Board Members, and Examining Board Members at a Swearing-in Ceremony at the Local 96 union hall in Worcester. Thomas J. Maloney was elected Business Manager and David C. Martinelli elected President and each will serve three-year terms. The election was held on June 4, 2018. 2018 Local 96 Officers, Board Members and Examining Board Members Officers Thomas J. Maloney, Business Manager David C. Martinelli, President Michael Stearns, Vice President Andrew Turcotte, Recording Secretary Keith Fontaine, Treasurer Executive Board Members: Justin Beauregard Kevin M. Fitman Robert … Continue reading IBEW Local 96 Elects 2018 Officers, Board Members and Examining Board Members
IBEW Local 96 Now at Full Employment IBEW Local 96 is currently at full employment as nearly 400 active electicians and VDV technicians are working on diverse projects throughout Central Massachusetts, including major solar projects in Shrewsbury and Hopkinton, as well as ongoing electrical projects at College of the Holy Cross, UMASS Medical Center, the Eversource 115kV utility project in Hudson, and at WPI’s Foise Innovation Studio and Residence Hall. The union is currently reviewing more than 80 applicants for the incoming Local 96 / JATC apprenticeship class.
IBEW Local 96 Holds Apprenticeship Graduation Banquet May 17 at Holden Campus Center at Holy Cross College On May 17, IBEW Local 96 held its 2018 Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony and Banquet, with 13 Local 96 electricians graduating the five-year Worcester Joint Apprenticeship Training Program (WJATP) progam. Local 96 Business Manager Tom Maloney and special guest speakers Tim Murray, President and CEO of the Worcester Chamber of Commerce and Mike D’Amico, International Representative of IBEW addressed the graduating class. The ceremony was attended by all active apprentices in the NECA/IBEW Worcester Joint Apprenticeship Training Program; management personnel from IBEW Local 96 … Continue reading IBEW Local 96 2018 Apprenticeship Graduation
Shrewsbury, MA – Mass. Electric Construction Company, headquartered in Waltham, MA, has been awarded and is underway with electrical construction of the 3.4MW ground-mount solar farm at the Shrewsbury, Massachusetts landfill for the Town of Shrewsbury. A crew of 35 IBEW Local 96 is providing installations for the large-scale solar project, which is comprised of an RBI ground-mount racking system designed to withstand 100mph wind speed and 55psf snow loading and 11,880 SunTech solar panels. Mass Electric Project Manager Kevin Conlon and Local 96 Foreman Michaels are supervising the project team. Construction began in early April and the project is … Continue reading Mass. Electric Construction, Local 96 Underway with 3.4MW Solar Farm for Town of Shrewsbury
Washington, D.C. – IBEW Local 96 Business Manager Thomas Maloney and Business Agent David Martinelli proudly represented the Worcester electrical union at the annual IBEW Construction and Maintenance Conference in Washington D.C., April 11 – 13, 2018. Maloney and Martinelli met with Massachusetts legislators, discussing issues important to the electrical construction industry in Central Massachusetts.