Our Mission

The mission of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is:


To organize all workers in the entire electrical industry in the United States and Canada, including all those in public utilities and electrical manufacturing, into local unions;

  • To promote reasonable methods of work;
  • To cultivate feelings of friendship among those of our industry;
  • To settle all disputes between employers and employees by arbitration (if possible);
  • To assist each other in sickness or distress;
  • To secure employment;
  • To reduce the hours of daily labor;
  • To secure adequate pay for our work;
  • To seek a higher standard of living;
  • To seek security for the individual;

And by legal and proper means to elevate the moral, intellectual and social conditions of our members, their families and dependents, in the interest of a higher standard of citizenship.