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Local Labor Management Cooperation Committee

The LLMCC is a committee made up of both IBEW and NECA members to work together gathering ideas to benefit the electrical industry for our members.

LLMCC - Local Labor Management Cooperation Committee
IBEW 294 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Local 294
NECA - National Electrical Contractors Association - Twin Ports Arrowhead Chapter

The Iron Range area LLMCC is the Local Labor Management Cooperation Committee that is proud of the partnership we have with the IBEW Local Union 294 electricians and the Union Contractors. Our goal of the IBEW294-NECA team is to work together in creating the area's premier provider for electrical services.

This partnership we have is a win-win for all of us, as the Union Contractors have the most highly skilled electricians and with Contractors and Union working together they will provide the best possible service for the customer with all work being done on schedule and most importantly the highest quality.

As times are changing and new products are brought forth each Contractor does their share of changes to keep up with the times. As too with our skilled electricians, continuing and learning new products is an ongoing effort for all. What sets us apart is each Contractor will be ready to assist the customer in the design, maintenance or new construction of any electrical project with their education and experience as well as a working team of highly skilled electricians.

Working Together

LLMCC: Local Labor Management Cooperation Committee
IBEW 294: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Local 294
NECA: National Electrical Contractors Association - Twin Ports Arrowhead Chapter

About NECA

The Twin Ports Arrowhead Chapter NECA was chartered in September 1957. The Chapter covers northern Minnesota and Douglas County in Wisconsin. The Chapter handles labor negotiations with Local Union #242- Duluth, Local Union #294- Hibbing, Local Union #294- Bemidji, and The Minnesota Statewide Limited Energy Agreement.

Currently, the Chapter has twenty-one members. Chapter Governor is Rick Osbakken, Holden Electric; President is Ken Larson, Belknap Electric; Vice President is Mark Mann, North Country Electrical Services. Board members: Dave Horvath, Benson Electric; Rick Hart, Duluth Electrical Contracting; Lance Johnson, Amptek: David Orman, Chapter Manager; and Blair Mahan, Board Member Emeritus.

About IBEW

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 its charter to include A & BA members, which included manufacturing and utilities.

Local 294 has 260 members consisting of 213 Journeymen/women, 38 Apprentices, 11 Manufacturing/Signs and 13 in Utilities.