The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) was founded in 1891 and is the most established and extensive electrical union in the world, existing as long as the commercial use of electricity. From the beginning, workers realized the importance—and danger—of electricity. As the industry grew, electricians began organizing themselves and setting the stage for increased safety measures, fair pay, and a better standard of living.

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IBEW History & Structure
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