There are union leaders, both past and present, who have taken advantage of the power and trust bestowed upon them by their members. IBEW Local 1260 is not among those dealing with these issues — and here's why.
July 2019 Issue
IBEW Local 1260 Hosts Statewide Solidarity Celebrations
There's strength in numbers, and IBEW Local 1260's strength was in full force during the 2019 statewide Solidarity Celebrations.
June 2019 Issue
Local 1260 Utility Members Earn National Recognition
In the aftermath of the destructive 2018 Camp Fire, IBEW Local 1260 members from Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric, and Hawaii
Electric Light went to California to help residents rebuild. Recently, those responding members were collectively awarded the Edison Electric Institute’s Emergency Assistance Award for helping Pacific Gas & Electric Company with its restoration efforts.
May 2019 Issue
Putting Our Members First: At Home And On The Road
IBEW Local 1260 members are united in pursuit of a voice in the workplace, a stake in our futures, and the fight for our rights as a labor
organization. And the union is there for its members, whether its during shop steward training at home or on the road learning about the latest industry issues.
April 2019 Issue
Love Union Membership Benefits? Lucky You Live in Hawaii!
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Stats recently released a report that found Hawaii to have the largest percentage of its wage and salary earning workforce belonging to organized labor. Nearly a quarter of Hawaii’s workforce is organized and that is big news.
March 2019 Issue
Changing Times Require A Different Approach
The recent IBEW Ninth District Business Managers/Organizers Meeting (BM&O) in Las Vegas, attended by Local 1260 representatives, covered a wide range of topics, including the the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Janus vs. American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
February 2019 Issue
First-Class Representation Across The Pacific
In a climate of ever increasing sentiment against unionized labor, Local 1260 will continue to battle against that tide,
working to forge the very best for both you, as a member in the workplace, and for your families as well.
November 2018 Issue
Reflecting On What We’ve Achieved And What We Face
As members of IBEW Local 1260, we have much to be thankful for, both in the advancements we’ve made as an organization and of the workplace protections we’ve been able to achieve. But there is much more to do.
March 2018 Issue
Things Are Changing, But Is The Sky Really Falling?
In case you haven’t heard: The utility industry is changing. And whether you believe it or not, technological, regulatory and competitive forces are driving change in the way our industry and our union conducts business.