Current Events

COPE Meeting 
Thursday, 8/16/18, 4:30 pm
In attendance:

U.S. Congress, 6th District: Matt Longjohn

MI State Rep, 78th District : Dean Hill

MI State Senator, District 21:  Ian Haight
 @ the Union Hall














We are sorry to announce the passing of 1st Year Apprentice, Matthew Rentfrow, on August 15, 2018.
Please keep his family in your thoughts & prayers.
We will update this site with funeral arrangements when they become available.

IBEW Local 153 Picnic

Saturday, August 18, 2018 12pm-5:00pm

             Food served at 1:00pm

Place:    Potawatomi Park Pavilions 3 & 4

Address: 500 S Greenlawn Ave., South Bend, IN

The Local will provide the main dish , beverages, and table service. Please bring a side dish to share (in a disposable container for easy clean-up!) There will be admission tickets available at the picnic for entry to the zoo. 




MEMBERS may file their
Supplemental Benefit Account (SBA) Form online.

Click here: Online SBA Filing

Login (create a login if you haven't already)
Select Claim File Uploads & follow the prompts.

Make sure to write down the confirmation number after submission.



IBEW 153 dues paying and retired members and their families will now get access to a new Legal Benefit Program automatically - no enrollment forms or fees required. Beginning in June all IBEW 153 members, current and paid up on dues, and retirees will have the availability to take part in a free 30-minute legal consultation at the Union Hall every first Thursday from hours of 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Pre-registration is required at least three days prior to the open consultation day and is done by contacting attorney Troy Warner at 574-289-7112. Consultations can also be scheduled at other times and to be held at the office of Warner Legal Services by setting up a time with attorney Warner.

The program will cover the following services: Free Initial Consultation, Free Simple Document Review and Explanation, Discounted follow-up Services.


**There will be a limit of two (2) free consultation meetings per member/retiree per calendar year. This limit may be exceeded with prior approvals of the IBEW 153 Executive Board, Business Manager, and Warner Legal Services. Discounts do not apply to matters involving: a member's ownership or operation of a business, and union-related
organizations or officials.







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