The IBEW represents many employees in the broadcasting industry. Our members are engaged in every aspect of the industry – television and radio stations, network operations, public broadcast stations, recording companies, closed circuit television and production companies.
The IBEW represents employees in the telecommunications industry working in all phases of the industry- local and long distance telephone companies, cable television, wireless and communications systems.
IBEW members are employed by leading telecommunications companies across Canada as well as the U.S.The next time you relax at home in front of the television, stop for a moment and remember the workers who made one of our favourite pastimes possible. IBEW Communication Workers work behind the scenes to ensure that your television is there for you. In a field of continuing changes in technologies, IBEW members stay on top. Cable Television uses thousands of IBEW members in the installation, maintenance, and operations of television delivery systems.
If you talked to one of your friends today over the phone, chances are IBEW members were involved in seeing that it was possible.
The greatest communication system in the world is no accident. IBEW members have been there from the beginning; erecting poles, stringing lines, and bringing the world into your home. From Ma Bell to the hand held cordless phones, IBEW members have been there doing quality work. Telephone linemen, cable splicers, station installers, plant engineers, draftsmen and all the other IBEW members made it possible for you to place calls to your friends.