Local 1600 IBEW is a chartered Local Union located in Central and Southeastern Pennsylvania, whose jurisdiction is primarily of an Electrical utility property nature. Its membership is primarily employed by Pennsylvania Power Light Company, yet it has members whose employer is the Municipality of Ephrata, Comcast Cable. Local 1600 is a Union Shop, and embodies all bargaining unit classifications as prescribed by the National Relations Board certification. The only exclusions are managers, professionals, guards and part-time students as defined under the act. Its jurisdictional territory includes 29 of the 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

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Up Coming Election News


Ballots are out!

The ballots for Local 1600 elections were mailed and should be arriving shortly. If you do not receive a ballot package, please contact the Judge of Elections, Robert K Weidner at 610-417-0482 and a ballot will be mailed to you.


Only Unit #7 has a ballot. The remaining seven units have the unit positions unopposed. Please make sure that you receive the correct ballot. If you do not receive the correct ballot, Please contact the Judge of Elections, and the correct ballot will be mailed to you.


Please read the ballot directions carefully and complete the ballot correcttly before you mail the ballot. This will make the counting of the ballots easier for the tellers.


Robert Weidner,

Judge of Elections,


Brookfield Renewable Contract Proposal Official Talley Of Ballots. To veiw the contract go to the members page. - Click Here



"ALERT" Message from Steve Knoebel on donating to the Hurricane Relief Fund. Click Here



Message from the IBEW Iternational on donating to the Hurricane Relief Fund Click Here


I.B.E.W Local Union 1600 Application for Scholarship Click Here



Winner of the IBEW Watch Is "Mark Ebner" Congratulations



1600 Updates

Alert Help out a Fallen Linemans Daughter
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Talen announced the reduction of 128 job positions
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Displacement List
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Susquehanna SES - World's Toughest Fixes
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Talen Contract Extention Results
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Planning for retirement—before you claim

Time off for union business codes

How it works

Below are the codes to be used for Union Business.
Talen - REG 730079-100
Ephrata - UBUN
Comcast - UBUN


Ephrata Borough Updates
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Talen Update Alert
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Form for "Unit Meeting Minutes"
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Pa. Senator Christine M. Tartaglione's
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