We need a lot more electricians if we’re going to electrify everything – Canary Media

Several contractors and labor experts, when asked why electricians are so hard to find, pointed to the widespread belief that the main path to adulthood runs through a four-year university and the related decline of vocational education in high schools. According to Pew Research, 39 percent of millennials earned a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared with 29 percent of Gen Xers and 24 to 25 percent of boomers.

Even for those drawn to a career in the trades, t…….


Union Electricians Bring Light to the World’s Most Famous NYE Party –

Behind the scenes at the world-famous ball drop on New Year’s Eve in Times Square, members of IBEW Local 3’s Sign Division working for union signatory employer AMA Sign & Electric got the job done in time to ring in 2023. This year’s Waterford Crystal ball arrived at One Times Square on Tuesday, December 27. Local 3 electricians replaced crystal panels, installed the 11,000-pound ball, and flipped the switch at the countdown to midnight. Read more about their work featured by amNewY…….

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Howard L. Judge Sr. 1943-2022 | News, Sports, Jobs – Youngstown Vindicator

LIBERTY — Howard L. Judge Sr., 79, of Liberty, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022, surrounded by his family and loved ones, but his legacy of love filled with kindness and giving will continue to flourish through all he touched.

Howard, affectionately known as “Butch” to some, was educated in the Struthers public school system, where he graduated from Struthers High School. He served in …….


Contractor Is Liable for Third-Party Electrician’s Worksite Fall – Bloomberg Law

Dec. 14, 2022, 8:32 PM

Reversal turned on state tort defining negligenceCompany claimed it did not ‘control’ subcontractor actions

An Illinois circuit court erred when it ruled a general construction contractor owed no duty of care to an employee of a subcontractor, a state appeals judge ruled Tuesday.

ICC Group Inc., as a possessor of land, owed a duty to the plaintiff electrician under a premises liability theory of negligence, Justice Fitzgerald Smith ruled, reversing a lowe…….


Electricians: Don’t blame JPS alone; check those bogus workers – Jamaica Observer

EBANKS… get a licensed and certified electrician.

CRIES over high electricity bills have been loud and plentiful, with blame cast at the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) for the spikes.

However, three electricians certified by the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology are pointing to the slapdash work of illegitimate electricians as the possible reason why some consumers ar…….


EV charger deployments must overcome electrician shortage – Utility Dive

The U.S. has known for roughly two decades that it would eventually face a shortage of skilled electricians. Unfortunately, the shortage is hitting just as the National Electric Vehicle Investment (NEVI) program kickstarts the deployment of tens of thousands of electric vehicle (EV) chargers nationwide. As a result, the industry will have to find innovative ways to minimize the labor required by electricians and optimize the use of their tim…….


Park City Mountain mechanics and electricians vote to unionize – The Park Record

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Park City Mountain mechanics and electricians voted 35-6 this week to unionize, becoming what is believed to be the first unionized ski resort mechanics in the country.

The election was conducted by the National Labor Relations Board, with voting taking place Monday and Tuesday.

Park City Mountain lift mechanic Liesl Jenkins said Tuesday that she does not know specifically what will change because the mechanics and electricians do not have a cur…….