IBEW Local 8
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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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    June 06, 2020
    Upcoming Events
    Executive Board Meeting
    Jun 08, 2020
    Findlay Unit Meeting
    Jun 09, 2020
    120 W.Front St. Findlay, OH
    Adrian Unit Meeting
    Jun 10, 2020
    Retiree' Club Meeting - Cancelled
    Jun 10, 2020
    Latin Labor Council
    Jun 11, 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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    ACT Ohio
    IBEW - International Office
    IBEW - Fourth District
    IBEW - Sixth District
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    Mass Mutual
    Northwest OH Building Trades
    Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance
    Widman & Franklin LLC
  • Coronavirus News from the Funds Office
    Updated On: May 06, 2020

    Please click on this link https://electricalfunds.org/ for the most up-to-date information
    from the Health & Welfare Office.



    If you were expecting an ERP payment and did not receive one, please be patient. The Funds Office is working aggressively to process the numerous applications received. Additional payments will be made on Monday 4/6. If you have questions please email the Funds Office at ERP@electricalfunds.org. (posted 4/3/2020)


    To our members:

    To help control the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect our members and employees, we are working with a limited staff in the Funds office. At this time the Health & Welfare Funds office is closed to walk-ins.  We will be unable to answer calls in our usual and customary process due to the limited number of essential staff on campus. We ask that you submit your questions via email at:

    ERP claims can be completed on-line through the member Portal at www.electricalfunds.org:  Once logged in (Login upper right tab):

    • Select ERP from the Dashboard
      • Select ERP Application
      • Complete the application and Submit Form
    • If you need a User Name and Password, please email the Fund office at Benefits@electricalfunds.org

    The member portal has all necessary forms and information regarding benefits.

    Submitting Documents
    If you need to submit documentation and or payment of any kind, we have a DROP BOX located in the front of the building, we will continue to process mail sent to us at 727 Lime City Rd., Rossford Ohio 43460. Our preferred method would be one of the emails listed above.

    Use this website to access resources such as emails, documents/forms and general information.

    Your safety and wellbeing are the very reason we are instituting these measures and will keep you informed as things continue to move forward. The most up-to-date information on the Funds office will be posted on this website. We thank you for your patience as we navigate these unprecedented events. Stay safe. (posted 4/3/2020)


    Below is some information from the Funds Office regarding the coronavirus:

    • The testing for coronavirus is being done right now through the Ohio Department of Health lab in Columbus.
    • When there is a concern about a person with symptoms or exposure, they need to call a primary care physician, telemedicine provider or an ER to have their symptoms and situation assessed to determine the next step toward testing. They should call first, not go to the provider directly.
    • There may be one or two major commercial labs that will start doing testing soon, but testing still has to have a physician referral, so the person needs to call a provider as described above.

    There is a Coronavirus Call Line at the Ohio Department of Health that anyone can use to ask questions. The number is 1-833-427-5634. It is open 7 days a week from 9 am – 8 pm.

    The two best sources of information that were recommended for employers and the public are the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Ohio Department of Health.

    • The CDC website has information specifically for employers as well as many other resources:


    • The Ohio Department of Health has a current count of cases and testing in Ohio and other resources at this link:

    An option would be to promote “Telemedicine”.  If a telemedicine provider suspects a patient may have coronavirus, then they could coordinate with the Ohio Department of Health and the CDC to authorize testing.  The two options available in Northwest Ohio are ProMedica’s OnDemand and Mercyhealth Virtual Visit.  Members can access by downloading apps to his/her mobile device or by visiting the website.

    Members will be required to pay the full cost at the time of the visit.  The Fund will reimburse 100% of the cost once the member submits a manual claim.  Attached is a manual claim form.  They are also available on the member portal.

    Sub Fund - ERP - https://electricalfunds.org/app/uploads/2020/03/COVID19-ERP-APP.pdf


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