Around the Local

The IBEW Construction and Maintenance conference is an annual gathering of our Union's leadership in Washington DC, and this year, attendees witnessed a historic moment as our new President, Kenny Cooper, steps up to the podium for the very first time, igniting a transformative era for our Union.


2023 IBEW LOCAL 90




Place:         Hawks Landing Country Club, 201 Pattonwood Drive, Southington, CT 06489  860-793-6000


U.S. Small Business National Federal Subcontractor of the Year



IBEW Local 90 Motorcycle Riding Club

New Haven, CT



SPANKY (203) 654-0554

DOM BORELLI (475) 414-7766




Have You Thought About Running for Public Office?

The Connecticut AFL-CIO and the Area Labor Federations, in partnership with the national AFL-CIO, are hosting a Path to Power Political Candidate Training.

The Local 90/859/747 Riding Club is having their 2nd Annual "Toys For Tots" Toy Drive


The event will take place at the Local 90 Union Hall

on Saturday November 26th 2022 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM





        For members’ children only, please.

The Biden Administration and Congress have won a historic achievement for IBEW members and their families with the Inflation Reduction Act. The enormous energy and tax package will put IBEW members to work in family-sustaining jobs for the secure, self-reliant grid of the future.

Boston Local 103 fifth-year apprentice Lovette Jacobs introduces President Biden on the South Lawn of the White House.

Beefing up domestic supply chains while strengthening security and competitiveness is behind the new law incentivizing the production of critical computer chips here in the United States.

The Biden Administration and IBEW seek to build more domestic semiconductor factories (IBEW-built GlobalFoundries plant in Malta, NY)

Nearly $5 billion in new electrical vehicle charging systems are on the way, and demand for qualified installers has never been higher.

The IBEW continues its national push to certify and train members to install EV charging infrastructure.

After more than 1.3 million jobs in the manufacturing sector were lost to the depths of the pandemic in 2020, recent data shows manufacturers have added back 1.4 million factory jobs, adding 668,000 additional manufacturing jobs since the Biden administration began.

The Department of Labor put the final nail in the coffin of the Trump administration’s attempt to allow industries to water down training standards by cheapening the value of the gold-plated labor-management apprenticeship model that has served the IBEW for generations.

IBEW members strongly support high quality registered apprenticeship programs, the gold standard in the electrical construction industry.

St. Louis Local 1 Electrical Connection and Chicago Local 134’s Powering Chicago have been chosen as U.S. Department of Labor apprenticeship ambassadors.

Labor-management partnerships between local unions and their respective National Electrical Contractors Association chapters are among 200 entities chosen to share their experiences and collaborate with the DOL to champion apprenticeship opportunities.

A new U.S. Department of Labor initiative is widely promoting the use of registered apprenticeship programs like Portland, Ore. Local 48's.

Celeste Drake has been appointed President Biden’s top labor advisor. She served as the first-ever made-in-America director at the White House Office of Management and Budget since 2021, where she helped develop and implement domestic policy. Drake was formerly a trade and globalization policy specialist for the AFL-CIO, playing an instrumental role in shaping U.S. trade policy to promote inclusive growth for working American families and the manufacturing sector.

President Biden posthumously honored former AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor.

In July, President Biden traveled to Ohio to celebrate the most significant effort to protect multiemployer pensions in 50 years.

Dear Local 90 Brothers and Sisters:

On Friday, Oct. 21, four unions will compete in a charity softball tournament at the Yard Goats!

Come join in on the fun, raise some money for charity, and have an entertaining evening at one of the best minor league baseball stadiums in the country.

Game 1: AFSCME Council 4 vs. Connecticut State Building Trades Council

Game 2: AFT Connecticut vs. Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association