Press Corner


Next Union Meeting:

The next Union Meeting will be a regular Meeting, Wednesday, August 8th, 2018, held at 5:30pm, in the Meeting Hall, at 2300 East River Road.

James Versprille Scholarship:

Any member who has a son or daughter who will graduate this year from high school and wants to apply for scholarship help from this fund should contact the office for an application.  For your convenience applications are available on the Local 86 website at  Completed applications must be returned to the business office no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 17, 2018.  The Executive Board of Local 86 will review all the applications at the July 18, 2018 Executive Board meeting.

Annual LU 86 Family Picnic:

The Annual Family Picnic will be Saturday, August 4th, at Seabreeze.  Tickets are available at the Union Hall.  Tickets must be purchased no later than Tuesday, July 31st.  Please check the flyer that you should have received for ticket prices.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Hall at (585) 235-1510.

Annual LU 86 Mixed Clambake:

The Annual LU 86 Mixed Clambake will be Saturday, September 8th, at LU 86.  Please use the form you will be receiving in the mail when purchasing your tickets.  Tickets must be purchased no later than Wednesday, September 5th.

Red Wings Tickets:

Local 86 has purchased four box seats for the Red Wings 2018 season.  Your dues must be paid through the date of the game that you are requesting, and you can only reserve one game.  Tickets will be reserved on a first come/first serve basis. Please call (585) 235-1510 to reserve your date.  See schedule online at

Seneca Park Zoo Rewards Program:

As a member of IBEW, Local Union 86 you have the exclusive opportunity to purchase and print discount Seneca Park Zoo tickets whenever you want.  Simply enter our unique discount code (IBEW86) at check out when purchasing general admission and meal combo vouchers online at

ATTENTION – Re-sign Information:

All re-signs are once a month, from the 10th through the 16th of each calendar month.  Re-sign can be done by email, fax and mail or in person on those days.  You do not get a reply email back ~ Please print the page.  Web Referral is available at 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.  If you have any questions, please call Ron at (585) 235-1510, option #5.

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.

NEBF Pension:

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

Kodak & Xerox Training:

Xerox Training – Is held at Bldg. 335 at 7:30 am on Mondays.

Kodak Training – Is only done online.  The link is available on our website

Note – to accept any job calls you must have your OSHA 10.

Thought for the day!

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle – Napolean Hill

Ron Freida