All IBEW Local Union # 972 Stewards & Members

Collection for Brother James P Farley Jr

Brothers & Sisters,

I need to bring to your attention that Brother James P Farley Jr "Chewy" has not been able to report to work while recovering from knee procedure.

It has been the policy of this local union to help its members in need.  Therefore, I ask that a collection be taken by each project Steward and at the Union Hall to assist him during these hard times.

Thank you in advance for your generosity and compassion for your brother Jimmy.

United We Stand,

Michael E Haught

Business Manager

IBEW Local Union # 972


There will be an IT class beginning in mid 3/2023.  If you are interested, please contact Kari @ the Union Office and she will add you to the list for the class.

Check out Organizer for Kyle Blinn on WTAP  

Blinn on WTAP

4 of IBEW 972 Business Mangers 

1986-2000 Bill Ferrell     2000-2011 Steve Crum     2011-2022 Troy Ferrell      7/2022- 9/2022 Ryan Dyar



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IBEW Local Union 972 Office Will Be Closed on the Following Dates:

 Monday - May 29th 2023

Tuesday - July 4th 2023

Monday - Sept 4th 2023

Thursday & Friday - November 23 & 24th 2023

Monday - December 25th 2023

Monday - January 1st 2024


The Fund is asking members to complete this survey to help us ensure Fund benefits are going to eligible participants - for example health coverage and death benefits. We are also asking if members’ spouses have access to health coverage other than through the Fund. We are currently reviewing the eligibility rules as part of our responsibility as Trustees and ongoing management of the Fund.

Having a better understanding of spousal coverage options will help us make a decision that is fair and equitable for our members and the Fund.

We'd like to hear from as many members as possible. It should take only a few minutes to complete.

To get started, visit the Member Dashboard (registration and log in required). The survey will automatically display after login. If you haven’t registered yet, use the “Register” link to complete the process.  .  



IBEW Local Union 972 will start taking credit card payments, beginning Monday, Nov 4th 2019.  You will not be able to set up or access the credit card payment website, until Monday, Nov 4th.

Please go to the following website for a tutorial. 


113 Putnam Street

Marietta OH  45750 

Offers IBEW Members a 10% Discount on all work wear (including FR Clothing, Jeans, Work Books, Work shirts, and Work Jackets) with proff of membership.  Be sure to bring your dues receipt with a picture ID. 


 IBEW Local Union # 972 Referral Policy

Effective 9/1/2020 

Applicants may initially register on the "Out of Work List / Book" by phone or in person during normal business hours, Monday - Friday (Holidays Excluded).  Applicants on their initial registration must provide:  Name, Social Security Number, DOB, Current Address, Phone Number(s), Local Union Number, Card Number and Email Address (If you have acces to email).  After doing so you will be place on the appropriate out of work list / book in which you quality.

Each applicant is responsible for notifying IBEW Local Union 972 office of any changes to his/her address, phone number and/or email address.

Registrants remaining active on our Books will need ot re-sign annually (once a year) between January 10th - 16th. Those re-signing can do so in 1 or 2 ways.  Either in person or online via the website.  Registrants, who fail to renew their applicaiton annually as described, will be removed from the list and must re-register in person or by phone to be put back on the bottom of the list.

Manpower request will be filled in numerical order, starting with the 1st registraton on Book 1.  After Books 1 has been exhaused, calls will be filled using Book 2, then Book 3, then Book 4.  Registrants will be contacted by telephone at the number(s) provided by the registrant.  Registrants that cannot be contacted at telephone number(s) provided or who are unavailable for referral when work opportunities are being offered shall be considered a turndown.  Anyoe that does not bid on a job(s) will be considered a turndown.  All turndowns will be issued a "strike".

Registrants who after receiving their 3rd strke will be removedf from the Out-of-Work List / Bood and will need to re=apply/re-sign either in person or by phone.

Applicants for referral who have been referred and rejected by the employer will not be considered as a turndown and will regain their curent position on the Out-of-Work Book.

There will no longer be a short call list.  A call is a call no matter the length.

The Business Manager is responsible for filling all calls for napower in a timely manner.  Normally this will be done as listed above.  However during emergency call outs, referrals may have to be made outside normal business hours using whatever means necessary.


It shall be the policy of the Local Union that individuals who receive 2 discharges for cause within a 12 month period will be suspended from future referral privileges until they appear before the Appeals Committee for determination as to their continued eligibility for referral. 


Healthy Life

As part of belonging and working as an IBEW electrician,

you and your dependent have access to quality health care through the 4th District Health Fund.

The Trustee are always looking for ways to improve benefits

and quality of life for its participants, and recently rolled out the “Healthy Life” program.

  The Fund believes that the preventive care

participants receive during a physical exam help prevents illness,

and has sponsored a plan that promotes a “Healthy Life” style and rewards those who participates.

Click the following link to a ... Healthy Life  


Unemployment Tips 

Brother Nick Anderson has brought it to our attention, that you can find your contact information for Ohio Unemployment by Social Security number if you go to this website:


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