The objectives of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers are:

  • Organize all workers in the entire electrical industry in the United States and Canada, including all those in public utilities and electrical manufacturing, into local unions.
  • Promote reasonable methods of work.
  • Cultivate feelings of friendship among those of our industry.
  • Settle all disputes between employers and employees by arbitration (if possible).
  • Assist each other in sickness or distress.
  • Secure employment.
  • Reduce the hours of daily labor.
  • Secure adequate pay for our work.
  • Seek a higher and higher standard of living.
  • Seek security for the individual.
  • By legal and proper means to elevate the moral, intellectual and social conditions of our members, their families and dependents, in the interest of a higher standard of citizenship.
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