The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) represents approximately 725,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government.  The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO because it is among the largest and has members in so many skilled occupations.

IBEW Local 294 was formed on April 9th, 1935, and was made up of Inside and Outside wiremen. On May 5th, 1950 Local 294 amended their charter to include A & BA members, which included manufacturing and utilities.

Local 294 has 260 members consisting of 213 Journeymen/women, 23 Apprentices, 11 Manufacturing/Signs and 13 in Utilities.