Press Corner


Next Union Meeting:

The next Union Meeting will be a Regular Meeting Wednesday, April 10th, 2019, held at 5:30 p.m., in the Meeting Hall, at 2300 East River Road. 

18th Annual Local 86 Dinner Dance:

The 18th Annual Dinner Dance will be Saturday, April 27th, 2019 at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center.  Service pins will be awarded to members initiated in the years ending in 4 and 9 and we will be celebrating the graduating Class of 2019.  Detailed flyers have been mailed with ticket information.   

2019 WGA:

This year the WGA is the week of August 19th in Buffalo, NY.  If you are playing in the scramble, make check payable to WGA of Rochester for $65.00 and mail it to WGA of Rochester PO Box 337 North Chili, NY 14514.   

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.

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.

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.

Seneca Park Zoo Rewards Program:

As a member of I.B.E.W., Local 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

Thought for the day!

“Success isn’t always about “Greatness”, it’s about consistency.  Consistent, hard work gains success.  Greatness will come.” ~ Dwayne Johnson

Ron Freida