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  1. Apprentice renegotiating wage and work conditions

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hello, new to the site but have found it at a good time because I think I am at a crossroads in my apprenticeship. First off, a few simple questions heading into a renegotiation of my salary with my employer as I finished Level 1 of school with very high marks. 1. Wage Do wages fluctuate with...
  2. Union Rules...

    Union Topics
    Hey Guys, I am soon to be an apprentice for my local Union. I am super excited about the opportunity but still learning about all the Union guidelines. I understand the nature of the construction industry and the possibility of no work between contracts. However, during the times of no Union...
  3. Using the GI bill during an apprenticeship

    General Electrical Discussion
    Has anyone used the GI bill during their apprenticship? I'm looking into using mine and had a few questions about it. Can you use it through the union? Can you do it non-union? Are the any stipulations that go with it in either direction? Any information pertaining to this will help, thanks.
  4. Are you union or non-union?

    Union Topics
    Just curious
  5. Should I go union?

    General Electrical Discussion
    My electricity teacher told me that with my grades, and the math I have taken that I could easily get into the Union. He lined me up to take their aptitude test, and I want to know if the Union is something that I will want to be in. I am still going to take the test regardless, to see how I do...
  6. NYC/LI Non-Union Wages

    General Electrical Discussion
    Hi Everyone, I would like to get an idea of wages in the NY Metro Area (non-union). I'm just starting out and was offered $10/hr w/o any benefits. Does that seem reasonable? What can one expect to earn around here in 0-2 years? 3-5 yrs? Beyond that? Thanks, Nicomn
  7. non union here i come!!

    Commercial Electrical Forum
    well, i did my apprenticeship at ibew 11,it was good while it lasted, i worked steady- only worked for two contractors. finally the economy went bad. every 1 knows once you become a j.w.,your job is on the line.theres hardly any work in l.a. as it is. there's maybey 700 guys on book 1(thats...
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