IBEW Local 96 at IBEW Construction and Maintenance Conference in Washington D.C.

May 18th, 2018

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.


Ostrow Electric Company, IBEW Local 96 Near Completion of UMASS Memorial Health Alliance – Leominster Campus Cogen Plant

April 20th, 2018

GC: Harry Grodsky and Company, Inc., Springfield, MA; EE: NKE Engineering; Architect: DiGiorgio Associates, Boston, MA Leominster, MA –IBEW Local 96 signatory contractor Ostrow Electric Company, Inc. is nearing completion of the comprehensive electrical project associated with the new, 2MW cogeneration plant at the UMASS Memorial Leominster Hospital campus.


IBEW Local 96 Apprentices Volunteer in American Red Cross Worcester Fire Safety Initiative

April 10th, 2018

IBEW Local 96 apprentice electricians proudly participated in the American Red Cross, Central Massachusetts Chapter’s annual Sound the Alarm Save A Life fire safety and prevention campaign on Saturday, April 6th. Through the efforts of Local 96 and 80 total volunteers, the American Red Cross made 72 Worcester homes safer by installing battery operated smoke alarms and CO2 detectors, and providing fire safety eduction to occupants of homes throughout, as well as providing fire safety education to its occupants. All supplies and equipment used were provided through donations to the Red Cross. Red Cross Central MA volunteers will continue this … Continue reading IBEW Local 96 Apprentices Volunteer in American Red Cross Worcester Fire Safety Initiative


Local 96 Conducts Medium Voltage Splicing Class

February 26th, 2018

45 Worcester Union Journeymen Wiremen receive specialty training

IBEW Local 96 held a Medium Voltage Splicing class (5kV to 30kV) on February 20 and 21, which was attended and completed by 45 Local 96 journeymen electricians at the union hall in Worcester. The specialized, continuing education program was spearheaded by Business Agent Dave Martinelli and conducted by Karl Graeenstetter, Eastern Regional Sales Manager for TE Connectivity and Jim O’Conner of TE Energy/Raychem and Ampact.


Local 96 Contributes to Veterans in Winter Clothing Drive

February 12th, 2018

Journeyman Nate Daniel Recognized for Community Charity Work and Outreach

IBEW Local 96 members proudly contributed winter clothing and other goods valued at $2000 to Veterans Inc. in Worcester through the union’s Winter/Pre-Holiday Clothing Drive. Clothing was delivered on a weekly basis to the veterans organization by Local 96 from the pre-holiday period through January.


IBEW Local 96 Members Attend 15-Hour National Electrical Code Update Class

January 31st, 2018

55 IBEW Local 96 journeymen electricians attended and completed the Worcester Joint Apprenticeship and Training Fund 15-hour 2017 NEC Update Class on January 27 and 28 at the Local 96 union hall in Worcester. The program was instructed by Bill Laidler, a certified code instructor from IBEW Local 223 in Brockton. Another NEC code update class will be scheduled in October 2018.


Susan Coghlin Mailman, President of Coghlin Electrical Contractors, Elected President of Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts

January 10th, 2018

In November 2017, Susan Coghlin Mailman, president of Coghlin Electrical Contractors, Inc., based in Worcester, MA, was elected to serve a two-year term as president of the Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts (ASM) at the association’s Biennial Gala in Boston. Commenting on her role, Mailman said, “I am honored to become chair of the ASM Board of Directors and to be able to represent the interests of subcontracting firms throughout Massachusetts. I believe our industry is a story of workforce development. The construction industry needs to diversify its workforce. We need to welcome women, and I mean REALLY welcome women – … Continue reading Susan Coghlin Mailman, President of Coghlin Electrical Contractors, Elected President of Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts


JF White Electrical/IBEW Local 96 Near Completion of Worcester Airport Taxiway Expansion and Cat III Instrument Landing System

December 19th, 2017

Architect and Engineer: Jacobs Engineering, Boston; General Contractor: J.F. White Contracting Co.; Owner: MASSPORT

December 15, 2017 – Worcester, MA – NECA Boston contractor, JF White Contracting Co.’s Electrical Division, headquartered in Framingham, MA, is nearing completion of comprehensive electrical installations associated with the Worcester Regional Airport’s new taxiway and advanced Cat III instrument landing system project.