IBEW Local 8
  • Welcome to Local 8!

    IBEW Local 8 represents more than 2000 members in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan providing skilled craftsmen in the electrical construction industry including commercial, industrial, alternative energy, instrumentation, residential and voice-data-video.

    Our apprenticeship training programs offer students on-the-job training while attending class at our state-of-the-art Joint Apprenticeship Training Center. Providing highly skilled electricians for our customers is the goal of the IBEW. 

    Members also have the opportunity to take journeyman education classes in order to improve their skills and to continue to provide customers with the best trained workforce.

    Local 8's jurisdiction covers Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Williams and Wood Counties in Ohio and Hillsdale, Lenawee and Monroe Counties in Michigan.

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    March 19, 2019
    Upcoming Events
    Defiance Unit Meeting
    Mar 19, 2019
    March Madness Fundraiser
    Mar 23, 2019
    Local 8 Hall
    Executive Board Meeting
    Mar 25, 2019
    Fremont Unit Meeting
    Mar 26, 2019
    Mar 26, 2019
    Main Office
    807 Lime City Rd
    Rossford, OH 43460
    Office hours:
    Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Saturday 7:30 am - 11:30 am
    Adrian Unit
    136 E. Maumee St.
    Adrian, MI 49221
    *Union meetings are held the
    2nd Wednesday of the month.*
    Defiance Unit
    623 W. Second St.
    Defiance, OH 43512
    *Unit meetings are held the
    3rd Tuesday of the month.**
    Findlay Unit
    120 W. Front St.
    Findlay, OH 45840
    *Unit meetings are held the
    2nd Tuesday of the month.*
    Fremont Unit
    1310 Siler Street
    Fremont, OH 43420
    *Unit meetings are held the
    4th Tuesday of the month.*

    Important Links
    ACT Ohio
    IBEW - International Office
    IBEW - Fourth District
    IBEW - Sixth District
    Mesothelioma Prognosis
    Northwest OH Building Trades
    Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance
    Widman & Franklin LLC
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      Local 8 Dinner Dance - Saturday, March 30, 2019

      Local 8 Dinner Dance Local 8 will host the annual dinner dance on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the Premier Banquet Complex located at 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd. in Toledo. Social hour begins at 6 pm and dinner will be served at 7 pm. All Local 8 members and retirees are welcome to attend and bring a guest.

      March Madness Fundraiser - Saturday, March 23, 2019

      March Madness Fundraiser The WGA March Madness Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Local 8's hall. Doors will open at noon. The event is open to all Local 8 members and their families and friends. A donation of $10 will get you into the party and a ticket for the raffle. There will be food and beverages, big screen TVs and games.

      ISA Toledo Section Vendor Exposition and Symposium

      March 27, 2019 11 am - 6 pm Holiday Inn French Quarter US 20 @ I-75 exit 193, 10630 Fremont Pike Perrysburg, OH 43551 Free Technical Seminars, door prizes, lunch for all attendees and more. Click on  2019 Vendors Exhibit.pdf for details.

      Benefit for Brother Joe Crouse

      There will be a benefit for Brother Joe Crouse on Sunday, March 31 at the Bunker Bar on Eber Rd. Read more for details.

      Fremont Unit Has a New Location

      The Fremont Unit has a new location! The new location is at the Bricklayers & Mason Hall, Local 46, located at: 1310 Siler Street Fremont, OH An Open House will be held at their next meeting on Tuesday, March 26. Join us to check out our new home! Click on Fremont Unit to check out their schedule.

      Inside & Residential Agreement Booklets are Available

      The new Residential and Inside Agreement booklets are available at the hall. Stop by the union hall to pick one up. The agreements are also available on the website. Click on https://www.ibew8.org/index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/Contract.cfm  to access the agreements.

      Android Cell Phone Users Need to Re-install Mobile App

      Attention Android Cell Phone Users!! If you have already downloaded the mobile app, please delete it and download it again. Union Active found a glitch with Android users and the mobile app. They have fixed the problem. In order for you to receive notifications, you must re-install the app.

      Local 8 Market Share Report

      Market share numbers for 2017 are in.

      Monroe/Lenawee County AFL-CIO Central Labor Scholarship

      The deadline for applications for the Monroe/Lenawee County AFL-CIO Central Labor Council's Family Scholarship Program is Friday, April 5, 2019. For information and the application, click on the link below. /MLAFLCIO%20FAMILY%20SCHOLARSHIP%202019%20AFFILIATE_.

      Michigan License Renewal Extended

      The Michigan Bureau of Construction Codes has extended the deadline for electricians to renew their electrical licenses. Licensees have an extra 60 days grace period to renew their licenses without late fees.

      Retiree Bill Lauderman receives 65-year service pin.
      Congratulations to Retiree Bill Lauderman on receiving his 65-year service pin presented by Asst Business Manager Bill Box.
      Catherine Miller
      Congratulations Cathy on 42 years of service to the IBEW.
      Members Assist Red Cross with Smoke Detectors
      Brothers Ken Rawski, Chris Pagel Jake Meyers and Don Beard installed smoke detectors in homes for the Red Cross in Adrian, MI.
      Members Assist Red Cross with Smoke Detectors
      Jason Matthews and Ann Peek installed smoke detectors in homes for the Red Cross in Monroe, MI.
      Defiance Unit Meeting
      Defiance Unit hosted an open house for their new building at 623 West Second Steet in Defiance, OH.
      Apprentices Sworn in Feb 2019.
      Congratulations to the new members of Local 8 sworn in on February 4, 2019.
      Apprentices Sworn in Feb 2019.
      Congratulations to the new members of Local 8 sworn in on February 4, 2019.
      Joe Doan
      Congratulations Joe on 10 years of service to the IBEW.
      Joe Rutkowski
      Congratulations Joe on 40 years of service to the IBEW.
      Kim Chambers
      Congratulations Kim on 22 years of service to the IBEW!

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