Next Union Meeting: 

The August Union Meeting is canceled.  We will keep you updated on the September meeting as it gets closer.  Please call if you have any questions.

Our doors are open:

The Hall is now open to visitors.  Follow the signs posted on doors and windows for social distancing.  Masks are required. 

LU 86 Masks:

LU 86 masks are available.  One per member.  Member must sign for mask at pick up.  If you are picking up for your job site, please provide a list of names; first and last. 

From the Rochester JATC:

All classes at the JATC are postponed at this time due to COVID-19.  We will update everyone when classes resume.


  • The Annual Clambake has been canceled due to COVID-19. 
  • The WGA has been canceled in Detroit.  All future hosts will be pushed back a year. 

ATTENTION – Re-sign Information: 

All re-signs are from the 10th through the 16th of each calendar month.  Re-sign can be done by email, fax, and mail. At this time, we are also taking new signs and re-signs by phone.  Contact Ray at (585)235-1510, option #5.  Web Referral is available at www.ibewlu86.org. Click on Web Referral and then proceed with the instructions on the page.  Members can bid on jobs available, update basic information, as well as re-sign from this link. 

Job Calls – 5:00 pm to 9:00 am DAILY: 

Listen to the job line at (585) 235-1510, option #2.  If you want a job call after listening to the job line you MUST leave your name, card number, phone number at which you can be contacted, and what order you want to accept the calls.

IO/NEBF Pension: 

Please call the Union Office six months before you reach age 62 to set up an appointment to start processing your pension application (585) 235-1510.

Thought for the day!

“We may not have chosen the time, but the time has chosen us.” ~John Lewis