Objectives

The Objectives of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers are:

  • To organize all workers in the entire electrical industry in the United States and Canada, including all those in the public utilities and electrical manufacturing, into local unions,
  • To promote reasonable methods of work,
  • To cultivate feelings of friendship among those of our industry,
  • To settle all disputes between employers and employees by arbitration (if possible),
  • To assist each other in sickness or distress,
  • To secure employment,
  • To reduce the hours of daily labour,
  • To secure adequate pay for our work,
  • To seek a higher and higher standard of living,
  • To seek security for the individual
  • And by legal and proper means to elevate the moral, intellectual and social conditions of our members, their families and dependents, in the interest of a higher standard of citizenship.