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  • IBEW Local 48 Mission Statement

    Learn about our promise to our contractors, our customers, and our industry
  • IBEW Local 48

    Helping Portland, Vancouver, and surrounding areas to prosper.
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Begins at 5:30pm
RENEW Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month in the Executive Board Room.  RENEW stands for Reach out and Energize Next-gen Electrical ... More
Begins at 6:30pm
If you have questions about meeting with the Executive Board regarding Community Donations, Sick Fund disbursements, your Book 1 Application status,... More
Begins at 6:00pm
Join us at the Coast Unit meeting on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00pm at the Astoria Labor Temple, 926 Duane Street, Astoria, Oregon.... More
Begins at 5:30pm
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm Location: Executive Board Room Details: EWMC Portland Chapter503-256-4848 x270 Meeting date / time change... 2nd Tuesdays, 5:30... More

About us

Who We Are

We represent approximately 4,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including inside electrical construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, electrical manufacturing, maintenance and marine... more

Our Mission

Our cause is the cause of human justice, human rights, and human security. Our object is to organize all workers in the entire electrical industry working in our jurisdiction into our Local Union... more

Brief History

Local 48 weathered the tough times of the Depression even though many members couldn't afford their Union dues. Through their personal sacrifices, members committed to the Union and kept it alive... more


Contact Us

Member Services Office
Hours: 9:00 to 5:00

Closed from 12:00 to 1:00 for lunch
Portland 503.256.4848
Vancouver 360.892.0171

IBEW Local Union 48
15937 NE Airport Way
Portland, Oregon 97230-4958 

Dispatch Office
Hours: 8:30 to 5:00

Closed from 12:00 to 1:00 for lunch
OR Job Hot-Line 503.251.9134
WA Hot-Line 360.892.0171 x301

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