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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    May 23, 2019
    Upcoming Events
    Executive Board Meeting
    May 27, 2019
    Fremont Unit Meeting
    May 28, 2019
    May 28, 2019
    Election of Local 8 Officers
    Jun 03, 2019
    Regular Union Meeting
    Jun 03, 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.*

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      ****REFERRAL SYSTEM CHANGES EFFECTIVE MAY 28, 2019**** In an effort to better serve our members, contractors, customers, & our jurisdictional outlying areas, the following changes to the referral system will go into effect on 5/28/19.

      8FCU Shutting Down Old Debit Cards on June 3, 2019

      Eight Federal Credit Union will be shutting down all non-emv (non-chip) debit cards on 6/3/19. If you have not activated your new debit card and/or updated any automatic payments, please do so by 6/3/19 to avoid any inconvenience.

      Ohio House Bill 6 Rally - Wednesday, May 22, 2019

      A message from IVP Brian G. Malloy. Visit the Political page for details.

      Election of Local 8 Officers

      The election of officers will be held on Monday, June 3, 2019 from 7:30 am - 7:00 pm at Local 8's hall located at 807 Lime City Rd. in Rossford, OH. The polls will close at 7:00 pm sharp. Ballots will be counted immediately following the close of the polls and the results will be announced at the union meeting.

      "A" Members - Don't Lose Your Benefits!

      “A” Members, did you know that if you are 2 months behind in your basic dues, your family will not receive your death benefit upon your death? That’s $6250 if a member dies from natural causes or $12,500 for an accidental death.

      2019 Dinner Dance

      Click on the link below to look at photos taken at the 2019 Dinner Dance.

      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.

      Brother John Haley
      Congratulations to John on 20 years of service with IBEW Local 8.
      Brother Mike Brodeck
      Congratulations to Mike on 40 years of service to IBEW Local 8.
      Defiance Unit April Trash Pick-up Members were Tom Brogan, Jake Meyers, Roy B. Grosswiler, Buck
      Crosser, Ron Bergman, Terry Short, Jeremy Batt, Dave Phillips and Steve Ruger. Not pictured is Joe Geiger, Jeff Burger & Tom Sholl.
      Dennis Brown
      Congratulations to Brother Dennis Brown who received his watch for 38 years of service to the IBEW.
      Latin Labor Council
      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.

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