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COVID-19


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

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.

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. 

Scholarship Information

IBEW Founders' Scholarship

 The IBEW Founders' Scholarship honors the dedicated wiremen and linemen who, on November 28, 1891, organized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Each years the officers of the IBEW are pleased to offer its working members scholarships on a competitive basis. It is hoped that the awards will not only contribute to the personal development of our members but also steward th electrical industry that our founders envisioned.

The award is $200 per semester credit hour at any accredited college or university toward an associate's, bachelor's, or postgraduate degree in an approved field. 

The maximum distribution is $24,000 per person over a period not to exceed eight years.

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