Local 53 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers serves over 2000 men and women working in the greater Kansas City area, plus portions of the state of Missouri. Chartered in 1917, we represent outside workers in line clearance and tree trimming, utilities and radio and television. Our regular meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month. Please let us know how we can serve your needs!Contract Vote Passed
Thanks for your attendance last evening vote on the contract.BA Members
2nd - Year Agreement (09/01/14 to 09/03/16)
Power and Maintenance Agreements
1st year 3.5% Wage Increase
2nd year 3.0% Wage Increase
Zone 1 - 2.0% Wage Incrrease for Journeyman, Operator & Apprentice Classifications (Groundman Classifications - no change)
Zone 2 - Adjust wage rates to be the same as Power Agreement
** At the expiration of the Commercial Agreement on 09/03/16 it shall cease to exist and the scope of the Commercial Agreement will be merged into the Power Agreement.
Change the dates only and extend for one year.
BA Members do not qualify for any pension benefits from the International.