IBEW Local 8
  • September 22, 2021
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    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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    Upcoming Events
    Executive Board Meeting
    Sep 27, 2021
    Fremont Unit Meeting
    Sep 28, 2021
    1310 Siler St. Fremont, OH
    Regular Union Meeting
    Oct 04, 2021
    IBEW Local 8 Union Hall
    IBEW Sister's Meeting
    Oct 10, 2021
    IBEW Local 8 hall 807 Lime City Rd. Rossford, OH 43460
    Executive Board Meeting
    Oct 11, 2021
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    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
    Adrian Armory
    230 W. Maumee St.
    Parking and entrance in rear; meeting in the lower level main room
    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
    American Legion Post #3
    120 W. Front St.
    Findlay, OH 45840
    *Unit meetings are held the
    2nd Tuesday of the month.*
    Fremont Unit
    Bricklayers & Masons Local 46
    1310 Siler Street
    Fremont, OH 43420
    *Unit meetings are held the
    4th Tuesday of the month.*

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