IBEW Local Union 26
Washington, D.C.

Objectives of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

  To organize all workers in the entire electrical industry in the United States and Canada, including all those in public utilities and electrical manufacturing, into local unions;

  To promote reasonable methods of work;

  To cultivate feelings of friendship among those in our industry;

  To settle all disputes between employers and employees by arbitration (if possible);

  To assist each other in sickness or distress;

  To secure employment;

  To reduce the hours of daily labor;

  To seek higher and higher standard of living;

  To seek security for the individual;

  And, by legal and proper means, to elevate the moral, intellectual, and social conditions of our members, their families, and dependants, in the interest of a higher standard of citizenship.