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Important Notice of 2019 International Dues Increase:

The Delegates of the 39th I.B.E.W. International Convention, which was conducted in St. Louis, Missouri during the week of September 19th through September 23rd, 2016, approved several amendments to Article IX of the I.B.E.W. Constitution. Accordingly, effective January 1, 2019, there will be an increase of one dollar ($1.00) for the I.B.E.W. pension fund, which applies to “A” members only.  This will increase your 2019 Dues to $43.50 monthly or $130.50 quarterly or $522.00 yearly.

For more information contact us at (585) 235-1510.

Vacation Account

Vacation withdrawals must be requested with 24 hours notice. Your check will be available for pick up at noon of the following day. Any withdrawal requests must be made by the member and signed for by the member.  For more information contact us by phone (585) 235-1510 or by email vacation@ibewlu86.com

The vacation fund will be frozen on December 31st, 2018 for year-end close-out check processing.  As a result, the last day to withdraw your vacation funds this year will be Friday, December 28th, no exceptions.


International & NEBF Pension

For more information contact Michelle Catalfamo (585) 235-1510, option #4.

International Pension:

IBEW PBF Quick Reference

IBEW PBF Plan Description

Website:  www.ibew.org/Pension-Reciprocity

For forms related to the International Pension see Online Forms page

NEBF Pension:

NEBF Pension Quick Reference

NEBF Plan Description

For forms related to the NEBF pension see Online Forms page

Website: www.nebf.com

The Trustees of the National Electrical Benefit Fund (NEBF) and the National Employees Benefit Board have approved a temporary Return to Work Amendment to the Plan of Benefits for the NEBF that permits certain eligible retirees to return to covered and contributory employment for a period of time without a loss of pension benefits from the NEBF.  The temporary amendment is for the period of January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018

Click here and read the notice carefully as this amendment does not apply to all retirees or to all electrical employment.  In order for a retiree to return to work under this temporary amendment, the retiree must complete the third page of this letter and return it to the NEBF.

Should you have any questions, please contact the NEBF at 301-556-4300.