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
    Mar 26, 2019
    Fremont Unit Meeting
    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
  • Union Meeting News
    Updated On: Mar 11, 2019

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    Report on March 4, 2019

    Retiree Lewis "Lew" Sprague passed away on February 27.

    Eugene Gerrier, Father of Retiree Mike Gerrier and Grandfather of Brother Brian Gerrier,  passed away on February 14.

    Phyllis Morton, Mother of Brother George Morton III, passed away on February 20.

    A moment of silence was held.

    Brother Eric Ganzel needs a liver.

    Retiree Dan Lewandowski is in Lakeland Hospital having testing done. Brother Lewandowski called the Business Office on Monday, February 18 and said the tests came back good!

    Report on February 18, 2019

    David L. "Butch" Chamberlin and Marla D. Chamberlin, Parents of Brother David Chamberlin, passed away on January 28.

    Rex W. Zipfel, Father of Brother Brian Zipfel, passed away on February 10.

    Angela J. "Angie" Ball, Mother of Brother Austin Ball, passed away on Feburary 10.

    Brother Joe Crouse has received his new heart.

    Retiree Pat Manahan had bypass surgery.

    Retiree Mark Pickard had brain surgery.

    Reported at the Union Meeting on February 4, 2019

    Edward Skipka, Father of Brother Michael Skipka, passed away in January.

    Carolyn Knight Robinson, Sister of Brothers Ed and Chuck Knight, passed away on January 22.

    Ethel Lois Gonzalez,, Wife of Brother Arthur Gonzalez, passed away on January 22.

    Elizabeth A. Kiger, Mother of Brother Tim Kiger, passed away on January 23.

    Loretta Kenney, Sister of Sister Stephanie Swan, passed away on January 24.

    Retiree Gerald "Jerry" Clark passed away on January 25.

    Brother David Chamberlin's Mother and Father passed.

    Brother Joe Crouse is in Cleveland Clinic.

    Brother Ed "Steve" Quinonez hurt his ankle.

    Reported at the Union Meeting on January 21, 2019

    Retiree Barry Allen DeWees passed away on January 7.

    Retiree Allen F. Kern passed away on January 7.

    Ernest P. Yetter, Father of Brother David Yetter and Grandfather of Brother Adam Yetter passed away on January.

    Stephen Smith, Son of Retiree Buck Crosser passed away on January 9.

    Retiree Harry Lino, Sr. passed away on January 11.

    James L. Brock, Father of Brother Donald Brock passed away on January 14.

    Retiree Richard D. Akenberger passed away on December 17.

    Jennifer Long, Sister of Brother Chris Bailey passed away on January 12.

    A moment of silence was held.

    Brother Mel Womack is doing better.

    Brother Aaron Swanson is recovering from foot surgery.

    Brother Joe Crouse is having heart concerns.

    Brother Kevin Jackson had appendicitis.

    Retiree John Krajcar had knee surgery.

    Reported at the Union Meeting on January 7, 2019

    Beverly A. Dusseau, mother of Brother Mark Dusseau and grandmother of Brother Mark Dusseau II passed away on December 31.

    Donald Rudd, father of Brother Jeff Rudd passed away on December 29.

    James "Jim" Anderson, husband of Sister Sharon Anderson passed away on January 1.

    Retiree Spencer R. Niles passed away on January 4.

    Retiree Robert Beene is recovering at home.

    Brother Brad Meeker - illness.

    Retiree Allen F. Kern passed away.

    Brother Mel Womack is having health concerns.

    Brother Arnie Reaper is going through medical treatment.

    Brother Jerry Greene - carpal tunnel.

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