IBEW Local 26 Information Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic

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New referral procedure due to COVID-19

Please note due to the pandemic of the COVID-19 the following changes to the referral procedures will be in place until further notice.

For Day Book Signing (AJW/RW/RE), please visit www.ibewlocal26.org/books_ajw_rw_re/

For Day Book Signing (Teledata), please visit www.ibewlocal26.org/book_td/

**If you have any further questions please feel free to contact us at (301) 459-2900.

To sign the books first time after separation

Please visit www.ibewlocal26.org/work_form/

Brothers and Sisters,

If you have been in contact with someone who has tested positive, call your Foreman or Superintendent to let them know.  DO NOT show up to the jobsite to relay this information. Your tools with be secured if necessary. Thank you.

Vaccine Recommendations and Guidelines of the ACIP
Evidence Table for COVID-19 Vaccines Allocation in Phases1b and 1c of the Vaccination Program


NECA/IBEW National Disease

The IBEW shall meet via teleconference every 30 days to evaluate this agreement and determine its continued utility. If you have any questions, please be sure to contact either the IBEW or NECA national organizations.

National Disease Emergency Response Agreement (NDERA) (download agreement)

Coronavirus Legal New COVID Stimulus Bill - NOTE: “Of particular note, the new legislation extends the deadline for our members to receive payroll tax credits for payments made prior to April 1, 2021, but DOES NOT mandate employer participation after December 31, 2020.”

NDERA Questions and Answers Part 1
NDERA Questions and Answers Part 2





Your Guide to Masks

Improve How Your Mask Protects You

 View CDC Guidelines 

How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask

Masks help stop the spread of COVID-19 to others. Visit our new web page to learn How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask. Wear masks in public settings around people who don’t live in your household and when you can’t stay 6 feet away from others.

Making a decision about selecting a mask can be confusing. This new web site provides tips on how to choose your masks. 

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How to pay your dues online:

Members Login Section of Website or App

In the new Members’ Only section on www.ibewlocal26.org you can:

  • Pay your dues online
  • Change your contact information
  • View your agreement book, by-laws, referral rules, and/or total wage package for your classification

Just click on the “Members’ Login” link from the homepage and log in using your last name as your username and your dues card number as your password. You will then be asked to create your own username and password to continue. Please continue to click on each tab to double check the accuracy of your information. You must have all the information filled out correctly under the “Contact Info” tab in order to continue. Be sure to add your cellular carrier at the bottom of the “Contact Info” page. Then go to your email for a confirmation link. The link will then prompt you to rename your username and password.

The new Local 26 app, called “Unions Get It,” can be downloaded free from the Apple App store or Android store. After downloading the app you will be asked to enter your local union number (26) and your card number, as well as change your username and password if you didn’t already do so on the website. Visit the “Manage My Membership” section on the app to ensure that your information is correct. Your information on the app should appear exactly as it does in the Members’ Only section of our Local 26 website. *(Our Members’ Only section and Local 26 app are interconnected so the information you enter on one will also appear on the other.) The app will also allow you to report non-union work via the “ratrAPP (Rat Trap)” link and report a jobsite safety violation via the “Work Site” link. 


Unemployment Links for DC, MD, VA

Generally, you file for unemployment in the state where you worked. The unemployment office will direct you to the appropriate place to get started applying for unemployment. See link below.


 Washington DC:     


Maryland State:  


Virginia State:  


Please remember that IBEW Local 26 is not your employer, if you list Local 26 as your employer, it will slow your claim.


IBEW 26 Federal Credit Union
Effective immediately, and in light of current circumstances, our lobby is closed to the public. We are actively now working in the office.  You can still access your account electronically and using your debit/credit card. If you have any questions, please email us at information@ibew26fcu.com
As always, you can access your account 24/7:

Online Banking: https://www.financial-net.com/ibew26fcu/

Mobile Banking: https://www.ibew26fcu.com/electronic-services/Mobile-Banking

Surcharge-Free ATM Locator: https://www.allpointnetwork.com/

Telephone: 301-306-0610

Toll Free: 1-888-306-0610

Audio Response: 800-724-7573 (pin is last 4 of primary account holder’s social security number)

Debit Card Lost or Stolen (24/7): 833-305-5912

Debit Card Fraud (24/7): 833-305-5913

Debit Card Activation and PIN (24/7): 800-757-9848

VISA Platinum Credit Card (24/7): 877-602-8968

VISA Platinum Credit Card International (24/7): 571-325-3434

Email: information@ibew26fcu.com (Electronic mail is not secure, and confidential or personal information should not be communicated in this manner)
.IBEW Local 26 - NECA Joint Trust Funds

 Teledoc Mobile App

How to set up Teladoc



What Construction Workers Need to Know about COVID-19

From the CDC

Know the Difference

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 Cares Act


Residential night classes are in session, some virtual.

Most journeyman electives are one hold.

Day school is alternating virtual sessions with in-person sessions.

Aptitude tests are still in-person and are in session.

Upgrade and 5th year apprentice are working LMS courses.

The JATC is following all the CDC/Prince George's County regulations and guide lines as far as in person training, with includes limitation of students in the class room, social distance, wearing face mask, temperatures checks, etc....

Please visit the JATC website for further information.

Resource Links






Center for Disease Control Resources for COVID-19 Symptoms

High-Risk Countries


OSHA Resources -Guidance on Preparing Workplaces

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