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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.

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Coghlin Electrical, IBEW Local 96 In Progress with Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Residence Hall at WPI

February 28th, 2018

Architect: Gensler, Boston, MA; GC: Shawmut Construction, Boston, MA

Worcester, MA – IBEW Local 96 signatory contractor, Coghlin Electrical Contractors, Inc., based in Worcester, is in progress with the ground-up, core and shell electrical construction of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Residence Hall project.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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Dagle Electrical, Local 96 Near Completion of MassDOT I-90 Toll Plaza Lighting Project in Central Mass.

December 6th, 2017

GC: Skanska McCourt LLC, Boston, MA

October 29, 2017 – Worcester, MA – IBEW Local 96 signatory contractor, Dagle Electrical Construction Corp., based in Wilmington, MA, is near completion of the MassDOT Toll Plaza Lighting project on I-90 (MassPike) in District 3, from Exit 13 (Natick/Framingham) to Exit 9 (Sturbridge). The project has included wiring and installation of 145 new LED light poles and lighting controllers for the reconfigured ramps on I-90 in Central Massachusetts.

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IBEW Local 96 Conducts “Code of Excellence” Training

December 6th, 2017

October 12, 2017 – Worcester, MA – IBEW Local 96 is conducting ongoing IBEW/NECA “Code of Excellence” training sessions for all Local 96 members. Local 96 and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Central Mass. Chapter formally instituted the agreement in late April, 2017 and training began in mid-July. The most recent course, held on October 11, was attended by 40 Local 96 members. Craig Duffy, IBEW International Representative, Education & Training Department, conducts all training at the Local 96 union hall in Worcester. The program is focused on a commitment that ensures union electrical workers perform the highest quality … Continue reading IBEW Local 96 Conducts “Code of Excellence” Training

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LOCAL 96 NEWS SPOTLIGHT

Upcoming Events

APRIL 2018

  • Wednesday, April 18, 6pm – Notified Union Meeting for All Active Members at Union Hall
  • Monday, April 23, 5pm - 9pm – CPR Class for Local 96 Apprentices at Union Hall
  • Tuesday, April 24, 6pm – LU 96 Executive Board Meeting at Union Hall
  • Wednesday, April 25, 5pm – Motorcycle Club at Union Hall
  • Thursday, April 26, 10am – Retiree Group Meeting at Union Hall
  • Saturday, April 28, 8am - 2pm – JATC Hoisting Class – Journeymen at Union Hall
  • Monday, April 30, 5pm - 9pm – Connecticut NEC Code Update Course at Union Hall

MAY 2018

  • Thursday, May 3, 5pm - 9pm – Safety CPR Class for All Active Members and Retirees at Union Hall
  • Monday, May 7, 5PM – LU 96 RENEW Committee Meeting at Union Hall
  • Monday May 7, 6pm – LU 96 Member Meeting at Union Hall
  • Tuesday May 8, 5pm - LU 96 IBEW Building Corporation Meeting at Union Hall
  • Tuesday, May 22, 6pm – LU 96 Executive Board Meeting at Union Hall
  • Thursday, May 31, 10am – Retiree Group Meeting at Union Hall

           

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