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The IBEW Local 48 Business Office and Dispatch have resumed operations as outlined in the Emergency Hiring Hall Rule Amendment dated March 23, 2020.

Dispatch will begin the evening of July 15, 2020 at 6:00pm.

Please continue to check the COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATES page on our website (click here to be redirected)  and follow our Local 48 Facebook page.

Due to the circumstances surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19 Local 48 will be closing its business office effective Monday, March 23, 2020. Local 48 staff will still be dispatching members as outlined in the Emergency Amendment to the Hiring Hall Rules. If you feel that you need in person assistance, please call 503-256-4848. Basic dues may be paid by phone, online or mail. The Local’s staff will continue to serve our membership via phone and e-mail during this difficult time. You can find all staff phone numbers and e-mails under the Leadership Tab of this website. 


This is a temporary change to the Harrison Flex Wage Replacement requirements. Due to the long wait times for collecting unemployment we have changed the requirement of having to collect money first from Oregon Unemployment Insurance, before Wage Replacement can be disbursed, to simply having applied for unemployment. This is being done with the belief that your unemployment claim will not be denied. However, if for any reason your unemployment claim is denied you will have to pay the Wage Replacement back to Harrison. There are very strict IRS rules that absolutely must be followed.

When submitting this new form, you will also need to submit your flex plan form at the same time.

Harrison Flex Supplemental Unemployment COVID-19 - form

Harrison Flex Claim Form

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