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Victory: More Than 1,400 BG&E Workers Join the IBEW

Marvin Austin, a gas pipeline mechanic for BGE and employee leader of the organizing campaign, hugs International Vice President Kenneth Cooper after the vote count on Jan. 12.

"This is a fantastic moment for our new brothers and sisters and one of the largest organizing election victories any union has seen in years," said International President Lonnie R. Stephenson. "This will transform not only their lives, but the lives of their families, and I think it will be an inspiration for working people across the U.S. and Canada."

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Our Heroes Deserve Proper Welcomes

Our Heroes Deserve Proper Welcomes

Twelve-year Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1 member Rodney Cook, an industrial electrician at GKN Aerospace, believes every veteran who's been honorably discharged from the American Armed Forces deserves a proper welcome home. In 2012, he and his wife Gretchen started an organization called Mission: American Gratitude to do just that in the River Bend area of Illinois.

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