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Electricians discuss a task at TJX.

Making the leap to the union side provides new IBEW Local 573 members job security, work closer to home


Last year, two local journeymen electricians made a decision they both agree has been a great move. John Martinelli and Mike Keleman, both represented by IBEW Local 573 in Warren, joined the union in June 2021. They’ve been part of a 12-person team working at the TJX warehouse in Lordstown, most recently working on installing […]

LMCC scholarship winner standing with stepfather

YSU student awarded electrifying scholarship


Liberty resident Ryan Gates is carrying on an electric family tradition. The 20-year-old was recently awarded the NECA-IBEW Electricians’ LMCC Scholarship through the YSU Foundation. “I’m grateful for the scholarship and for the union,” Gates said. To be awarded to the scholarship, applicants must live in Mahoning, Trumbull or Columbiana counties and have at least […]

female apprentice on jobsite

Help Wanted: Union Electrician — Great pay and benefits, will train the right candidate, no college debt


[Following is an updated version of one of our most popular blog posts. This was originally published in 2016 but has been revised to reflect current salary information.] Help Wanted: Local electrical contractors seek candidates 18 years or older with a driver’s license, high school diploma (or GED) and basic algebra and reading comprehension skills […]