IBEW Local 8
  • March 04, 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
    Golf Meeting
    Mar 08, 2021
    IBEW Local 8 Union Hall
    Findlay Unit Meeting - Cancelled
    Mar 09, 2021
    120 W.Front St. Findlay, OH
    Adrian Unit Meeting - Cancelled
    Mar 10, 2021
    Retiree' Club Meeting
    Mar 10, 2021
    Latin Labor Council
    Mar 11, 2021
    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
    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.*

    Important Links
    ACT Ohio
    IBEW - International Office
    IBEW - Fourth District
    IBEW - Sixth District
    Mesothelioma Prognosis
    Mass Mutual
    Northwest OH Building Trades
    Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance
    Widman & Franklin LLC
    Action Center
  • Unemployment


    Helpful Hints for Local 8 Members applying for Ohio Unemployment

    If asked to report places you're seeking work, reply "IBEW LOCAL UNION #8" for each
    entry and also (EXCLUSIVE UNION HIRING HALL). OBES will note this and ask you to provide union verification. Contact referral for "union hiring hall verification". We will provide verification to OBES and no response is necessary on your part for this step. Local 8 will ask if your claim is all Ohio or a special claim.(Special claims consist of combined wages of multiple states.)

    • Reply NO to question - "Are you attending school?"
    • After applying, remember your Claimant ID Number.
    • Read the Worker's Guide Unemploymen Insurance booklet
    • Read all correspondences - a timely response to issues and appeals is usually required.

    To file your claim, click on Ohio Unemployment. This link also includes a list of information you will need to file. Click ibew8.workingsystems to print your work history from the Local 8 website.



    If you are filing for Michigan Unemployment, click on https://www.michigan.gov/ for all the information you need to begin the process. The link includes a list of information you will need to file, eligibility requirements, what you need to know before and after you file and more. You will also be able to start the process right on this site. 

    Click ibew8.workingsystems to print your work history from the Local 8 website.

    UIA UPdate: Workers returning to unemployment should reopen their previous claim
    https://www.michigan.gov/UIA Update: Workers returning to unemployment should reopen previous claim (November 19, 2020)

    More information - click on Emergency Unemployment Compensation through April 2021.

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