Advantages of joining a union
Labor unions like IBEW Local 288 give you a real voice. When you and other workers join a union, you have a collective bargaining power. That puts you in the best position to get better wages, benefits, safety, security and working conditions.
- On average, union workers earn 30% more than non-union workers.
- 68% of union workers have guaranteed pensions, while only 14% of non-union workers do.
- More than 97% of union workers have jobs that provide health insurance benefits.
Employers benefit, too
Unions help employers create a more stable, productive workforce. Union agreements create equity, which benefits everyone.
IBEW Local 288 organizes workers in the entire electrical industry, including:
- Rural electric cooperative linemen/Municipal utilities
- Public employees
Learn the benefits of joining IBEW Local 288 and join now.