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JEA braces for possible sale

The possible sale of JEA has customers worried about their utility bills and employees worried about their jobs. By: Russell Colburn , Action News Jax Action News Jax has uncovered an internal JEA letter that shows management warned employees about a possible upheaval. JEA employs nearly 2,000 people. Action News …

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JEA employee: ‘There’s a sense of panic right now’

By: Russell Colburn, Action News Jax Some JEA employees tell Action News Jax they’re working in a “hostile” environment as people worry that the utility might be sold. Last week, Action News Jax spoke to five different employees who all expressed fear over their jobs and pensions. “There’s a sense …

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Workers Comp – We Need Your Help!

Sisters and Brothers, In 2003, the Florida Legislature passed an insurance industry crafted overhaul of Florida’s Workers’ Compensation system.  While the law has been a boon for insurance industry profits, it has been a disaster for Florida’s working families.  The current system forces injured workers into an alternate health care …

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IBEW Pension Benefit Fund

The IBEW has a long history of designing and providing benefits to help its members. In 1922, the IBEW created the Electrical Workers Benefit Association (EWBA) to ensure sufficient resources to provide a dignified interment when an IBEW member passed away. The delegates to the 1927 IBEW Convention authorized the …

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