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Begins at 5:30pm
Time: 5:30pm Location: Executive Boardroom
Begins at 5:30pm
Picnic Volunteer Planning Meeting Dispatch/Dues Lobby 5:30PM - Before General Membership Meeting
Begins at 6:30pm
Time: 6:30 pm Location: IBEW Local 48 Meeting Hall Details: General Membership meetings are on the 4th Wednesday each month at 6:30pm. The Meeting... More
Begins at 8:00am
IBEW LU48 Broadcast Unit will host a Broadcast Utility (UT) Training for upcoming sporting events in the Portland area.   Training:  Golf and... 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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