IBEW Local 8
  • November 25, 2020
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    same as 2020.

    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
    Regular Union Meeting - cancelled
    Dec 07, 2020
    IBEW Local 8 Union Hall
    Findlay Unit Meeting
    Dec 08, 2020
    120 W.Front St. Findlay, OH
    Adrian Unit Christmas Party - Cancelled
    Dec 09, 2020
    Adrian Armory 230 W. Maumee St. Adrian, MI
    Retiree' Club Meeting
    Dec 09, 2020
    Latin Labor Council
    Dec 10, 2020
    IBEW Local 8 Union Hall
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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
    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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    Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance
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  • NEBF
    Updated On: Jun 02, 2020


    2019 NEBF Temporary Return to Work Amendment

    The NEBF has approved a temporary return to work amendment for 2019. All normal and early retirees
    who retired prior to December 2018 are permitted to return to work in 2019 for up to 600 hours. Click on the link below for details. If you have any questions, contact Heather at Local 8 at 419-666-8920.



    NEBF Early Retirement Benefits

    NEBF offers an Early Retirement Benefit with no reduction as long as you meet all four
    of the specific criteria listed below.

    1. You are Vested (5 or more years), and

    2. You are age 62, 63, or 64, and

    3. You are retired from the electrical industry, and

    4. You have worked for a Covered Employer for 300 or more hours in any one of the seven
    calendar years immediately before the month of your 62nd birthday.

    If you do not meet all four criteria listed above, there is a Reduced Early Retirement Benefit
    option. There is also a Normal Retirement Benefit option at no reduction at age 65.

    As a reminder, you can create an online account through www.nebf.com and
    receive your Benefit Estimate directly.

    Your specific circumstance may be different than others; please contact Heather in the business
    office at 419-666-8920 with any questions regarding your NEBF retirement options. 
    Keep in mind,
    pension applications may take up to 90 days to process, so please schedule your appointment in advance.


    NEBF Status Letters Mailed to Members

    Recently, NEBF sent out status letters to members detailing hours and years of service. NEBF
    typically has a 3-4 month lag from the time hours are reported and the hours shown on your account.

    To check on your NEBF benefits, log onto their Online Benefits Portal at www.nebf.com/nebf
    and create an account; just keep in mind, all of your 2017 hours will not be recorded yet.

    Contact Heather in the Business Office at 419-666-8920 if you have any questions.

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